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MADEIRA ISLAND | PORTUGAL

THE CLIFF BAY

elegance and sea access . ..

MADEIRA ISLAND | THE CLIFF BAY

ROMANCE PACKAGE

sparkling wine, fruit, massages, romantic dinner . ..

Contacts

Hotel The Cliff Bay

Estrada Monumental, 147

9004-532 Funchal Madeira Island Portugal

+351 291 707 700
Geral: cliffbay@portobay.pt
Reservas: book@portobay.pt

The Cliff Bay {5*}

elegance and sea access . ..

classic, sophisticated, gourmet cuisine, direct sea access, views, quality service, spa, healthclub, free Wi-Fi...

The Atlantic Ocean stretches as far as the eye can see at the foot of The Cliff Bay... Perched on the top of a natural promontory, the hotel is surrounded by gardens - with innumerable secluded corners and centenary palm trees extending to the very edge of the cliff face. The panorama is completed by a magnificent view over the bay of Funchal to the east of the hotel.

This 5 star hotel, one of PortoBay Hotels premium resorts, assures that every single little detail has been carefully conceived to present genuine peace, well-being and elegance. In the hotel’s sea access area one can combine the Atlantic Ocean breeze with the spell-binding views when choosing the new pontoons and solariums.

The most influential restaurant guide in the world, the Michelin Guide, has awarded the Il Gallo d'Oro, The Cliff Bay's gourmet restaurant, run by Chef Benoît Sinthon, with 2 Stars.

Rooms

The only dilemma is: which will be better, going to sleep or waking up?

Ample rooms with private verandas... a combination of comfort, space and views.
The Top Floor and Suites categories include an even greater range of services: more space, fresh flowers, fruit and wine on arrival, breakfast in gourmet restaurant Il Gallo d'Oro, free water and juices, pillows’ menu . ..

We have options for families with more than 3 people, rooms adapted for physically disabled or other special situations. Contact book@portobay.pt

TWIN LAND VIEW

30-42 m2 | up to 3 pax.

Feel the calm and tranquility of your room . ..

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FROM 209,14 EUR
TWIN SEA VIEW

30-42 m2 | up to 3 pax.

Spoil yourself with one of The Cliff Bay's highlights – the view!

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FROM 266,57 EUR
SUPERIOR TOP FLOOR | FUNCHAL VIEW

30-42 m2 | up to 3 pax.

The rooms on the top floors have a different concept in decoration which is elegant and modern, and offer . ..

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FROM 322,29 EUR
TWIN FUNCHAL VIEW

30-42 m2 | up to 3 pax.

View over Funchal, the harbour and the Atlantic !

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FROM 287,14 EUR
SUPERIOR TOP FLOOR

30-42 m2 | up to 3 pax.

The rooms on the top floors have a different concept in decoration which is elegant and modern, and offer . ..

Book now
FROM 301,71 EUR
TWIN SIDE SEA VIEW

30-42 m2 | up to 3 pax.

A partial view over the sea. Allow yourself to be pampered . ..

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FROM 240 EUR
JUNIOR SUITE

40 m2 | up to 3 pax.

Total comfort for the perfect stay. With large "queen size" beds and a private veranda overlooking the bay . ..

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FROM 361,71 EUR
EXECUTIVE SUITE

68 m2 | up to 3 pax.

A room with a distinct decoration and exclusive benefits could only contribute for your well-being . ..

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FROM 414,86 EUR
PENINSULA SUITE

112 m2 | up to 3 pax.

Exceptional... Bedroom, living room, dining room, two bathrooms, luggage room, ample verandas and . ..

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FROM 672 EUR
ATLANTIC SUITE

61 m2 | up to 3 pax.

Unwind, gaze at the sea and the gardens which are the setting for your getaway . ..

Prices are the "starting from" prices, corresponding to the lowest price available within the next 60 days, based on a room for two people. 

Dining

awarded flavours year after year

The Cliff Bay's sophisticated flavors satisfy even the most demanding palates.

Start the day with a unique experience: breakfast in The Rose Garden. Lunch on the terrace of the Blue Lagoon is inspired by the ocean with its refreshing sea breeze. The tempting aroma of scones, chocolates and petit fours accompany the ritual of afternoon tea.

Later, in the evening, enjoy diverse flavours in The Rose Garden restaurant or an exclusive and sublime dinner at Il Gallo d'Oro (2 Michelin Stars).

IL GALLO D’ORO

dinner
2 Michelin Stars

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The Il Gallo d’Oro restaurant, awarded with 2 Michelin Stars, is renowned for the sophistication of its aromatic Mediterranean and Iberian cuisine.

For Chef Benoît Sinthon the fresh products from the island of Madeira combined with high quality products from various regions of the Iberian Peninsula play a key role in culinary creations.

dress code : jacket or tie recommended. Shorts, jeans or tennis are not allowed.

reservations : reservation in advance is required

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The Rose Garden

breakfast . dinner

Enjoy a variety of themes with an international style at The Rose Garden. The cuisine is outstanding and the dishes are prepared with the greatest care. Choose between à la carte dinners or daily themed buffets.

dress code: casual . shorts and/or flip flops are not allowed

OPENING TIMES
breakfast: 7am – 10.30am
dinner: 7pm – 10pm

SPECIAL DINNER PACKAGES
+351 291 707 700 . cliffbay@portobay.pt

*table reservation advisable . special menus for children

Details

THE BLUE LAGOON

snacks . lunch

Take a deep breath and feel the sea air! Next to the outdoor pool and right by the sea, take a time out for a pleasant dip and challenge your senses with the barbecue, salad buffet and the "À la carte" menu. Flavours that are fresh, light and perfectly blended!!

OPENING TIMES
10.30am – 6.00pm
*lunch: 11h00 – 17h00

**occasional dinner during the Summer months

NAVIGATOR'S LOUNGE

The Navigator's Lounge is the perfect place for those who enjoy both good book and endless relaxing view over the Atlantic...
A pleasing combination of atmosphere, views and décor.

OPENING TIMES
10.30am - 1.00am

LE CLIFF BAR & BISTRO

snacks . lunch . afternoon tea

Enjoy the best of the nights in this area where you can dance, enjoy live music or simply sit chatting calmly.

OPENING TIMES
10.30am - 12.30am (Winter)
10.30am - 1.00am (Summer)

CACTUS BAR

snacks

Between dips in the pool or after a Spa treatment, recharge your batteries with a fruit juice, salads or light meals by the indoor pool.

OPENING TIMES
10.30am - 6.00pm



ROOM SERVICE

24 hours

If you prefer, stay in the comfort of your room while we prepare your meal at any time!
The menu is diversified: soups, salads, fish and meat dishes, juices and wines... champagne and strawberries for the more exquisite wishes!
If you've planned a walk, an all-day excursion, or a "levada" ... choose one of our 3 picnic options to take with you.

AFTERNOON TEA

served inside or in the terrace of Le Cliff Bar.

Combine the delicious flavours of home-made scones, mini sandwiches, petit fours... with an aromatic tea of your choice. Once a week you can make the most of an additional treat with your afternoon tea: the gardens hum with melodies played by a violinist. Enjoy!!

OPENING TIMES
3.30pm - 5.00pm

Pools & Sea

feel the sea right at your feet

Pools & Sea

Make the most of the island of Madeira's clear and warm sea for a refreshing dip from the access jetty at the hotel.
Cool off or do exercise in one of the existing pools. One indoor/outdoor and another outdoor, located at sea level with sea water, or enjoy the novelties by the sea: solarium area and an outdoor Jacuzzi, at sea level, to relax while enjoying the views to Funchal!!

Discover a wide variety of marine species and fish best suited to Atlantic waters: barracudas, octopus, moray eels and rays. .. Through reception you can book your diving or snorkeling lessons now. Try a free diving lesson !!

Details

THE SPA AT THE CLIFF BAY

mens sana in corpore sano . ..

SPA

Special treatments are waiting for you . ..

Every single little detail has been carefully conceived to provide genuine peace, well-being and elegance.

With eight treatment rooms, one Suite, a Wellness area with Turkish bath, jacuzzi, sauna, also a fitness room and a relaxation room . .. Our Spa also has a boutique with ESPA range, hairdresser salon, beauty essentials such as manicure, pedicure, hand & foot treatments, waxing and tints.

Choose your treatment among facials, body massage, body wraps with efficiency and relaxation, also available aromatherapy, hot stones therapy (geothermal), jet blitz (hydrotherapy), reflexology and place confidently yourselves in the hands of our experts, always offering a personalized and attentive costumer service for a profound and soothing experience for mind, body and spirit.

Experience our exclusive SPA Suite, a private area for spa treatment with hydrobath, and a chill out area . .. the perfect setting for a relaxing experience for two.

After your treatment, enjoy this space over a cup of tea as you take in the dazzling views of the bay of Funchal and the Atlantic Ocean at your feet!!

Learn more about our treatments.

Information and bookings:+351 291 707 730 | spa.cliffbay@portobay.pt

Suggestions

Romance

Offers

Pick the best offer for your holidays !

Holiday Package

Package: accommodation, breakfast, buffet dinners...

Romance Package

A special moment for two. Sophistication, elegance and wellness three elements that make our Romance package ideal...

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News & Reviews

17 July 2017
Wine Spectator gives Il Gallo D’Oro
its ‘Best of Award of Excellence’
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Il Gallo d’Oro's wine list received the ‘Best Award of Excellence’ from the prestigious American magazine Wine Spectator.
The magazine’s Restaurant Awards recognize establishments whose wine lists offer interesting selections to match the type of restaurant cuisine, which will appeal to most wine lovers.
The winners of the Best Award of Excellence present menus with high quality wines from top producers. With over 350 wines on offer, these restaurants are destinations for wine lovers, and demonstrate a deep commitment to wine, both in terms of their cellar and quality of service.

14 July 2017
Menu refreshed
at Il Gallo d’Oro
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Idble by Benoît Sinthon, Tuna from the island and passiona fruit, Lunar eclipse of cheese and "ruby" 2017, Strawberry XXL or Exotic Pigeon Summer 2017 . .. are just some of the new dishes on Il Gallo d’Oro's menu.
The dishes have been adapted according to the products and ingredients this season has to offer and always considering the region's products, as well as high quality products from other countries.

Come and try !!

See the new menu here . ..

22 June 2017
10 Funchal shops you can't miss
www.inportobay.com
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Living and reviving a holiday in Funchal is also gathering bits and pieces of memories. Crafts, clothing articles, flavours and photographs, bring us back to the thrill of a trip. Each item represents a story, a person, a happy moment.

Read the full article here . ..

01 June 2017
A FUN SUMMER !!
www.inportobay.com
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The good weather is here and with it come the barbecues, evening cocktails and dinners by the sea . .. Try our suggestions !! We have everything you need for an exciting summer !!

If you’ve decided to spend your summer in a PortoBay hotel in Madeira, we have some irresistible suggestions for those long summer evenings . .. just bring your appetite and good humour, and we'll take care of the rest !!

Read the full article here.

11 May 2017
We have harvested almost 10,000 kilos from the PortoBay Garden !!
www.inportobay.com
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Vegetables, herbs and even the first fruit . .. the PortoBay Garden has grown, and a year after the first planting we have already picked nearly 10,000 kilos of produce which is headed straight to the PortoBay hotel kitchens in Madeira.

Read the full article here . ..

04 May 2017
Flowers adorn
hotels in Madeira
Tapetes Detail

The Flower Festival is here again and, of course, the PortoBay hotels in Madeira are joining in this celebration !!
Between 4 and 10 May, lobbies will be decorated with floral arrangements . .. petals, leaves and flowers from the country combine in various forms with traditional island features. During this period various activities are organised : guided tours of the gardens, workshops, themed dinners . ..
Be part of this !!
Find out more here . ..

27 April 2017
On the “Island of Flowers”
www.inportobay.com
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Floral carpets, exhibits, workshops, decorations, a grandiose allegoric parade and even a classic car parade . .. with the coming of spring, the island of Madeira celebrates the Flower Festival !!

Read the full article here . ..

Awards

For The Cliff Bay it is a matter of pride to achieve guest’s expectations. This position has fostered significant loyalty which distinguishes us and has led to a host of awards from tourist operators, online travel agents, or travel audit websites. Thank you!

Portugal

Madeira Island

TripAdvisor TOP 10 Island In The World 2015

Madeira Island

dynamic, creative and multifaceted destination...

Situated in the Atlantic Ocean and with a mild climate, Madeira Island is one of the oldest and most prestigious tourist destinations in Europe. With an extensive natural reserve, the most famous is the prehistoric and exuberant Laurissilva (laurel) forest, which has been recognised by UNESCO as part of the World Natural Heritage.

Nature, the temperate climate, the unique waterfalls, the local traditions, the culture, the cuisine, water and mountain sports, immense gardens and flowers, popular festivals, embroidery and Madeira wine, and the cosmopolitan city of Funchal make Madeira a multi-faceted destination.

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Events

19 Aug - 26 Aug

Jazz at Il Basilico
 On 19 and 26 August, Il Basilico restaurant, located next to the Lido promenade, hosts one of mo...
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Events

27 Aug - 10 Sep

Madeira Wine Festival
Madeira wine is almost as old as Madeira itself. Exports began shortly after the island was disco...
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18 Sep - 26 Sep

True italian Essence
 The Il Basilico Restaurant – part of the Vila Porto Mare Resort - is promoting a week dedicated ...
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03 Oct - 08 Oct

Madeira Nature Festival
Between October 3 and 8, Madeira and its visitors celebrate the best the island has to offer.Reco...
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24 Oct - 28 Oct

PortoBay Youth Week
From 24 to 28 October, PortoBay Hotels & Resorts is organising the PortoBay Youth Week event in M...
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14 Nov - 20 Nov

Funchal International Film Festival
 All film lovers must come to this festival! The Funchal International Film Festival takes place ...
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21 Nov - 25 Nov

PortoBay Wine Week
 Come celebrate the wine with PortoBay Wine Week, taking place at PortoBay hotels' in Funchal !! ...
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Events

01 Dec - 06 Jan

Christmas and New Year's celebrations
The Christian tradition of the Christmas season, deeply set in the habits of the people of Madeir...
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Events

15 Dec - 26 Dec

Christmas at PortoBay
 Madeira has unique traditions at Christmas.One of the most popular and unique to the island are ...
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Events

16 Dec - 24 Dec

Childbirth Masses
Come take part in one of Madeira's biggest religious traditions !!On Madeira, Christmas begins wi...
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26 Dec - 01 Jan

PortoBay New Year's Eve
 Madeira experiences a unique New Year !! The "Guinness World of Records" classified this as the ...
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Events

28 Dec - 28 Dec

MOVE. .. FOR HOPE !!
 On 28 December, take part in an experience that is both pleasant and practical, helping a good c...
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Events

01 Jan - 01 Jan

Madeira Plunge
Welcome the new year differently !!On 1 January 2018, the Madeira Plunge will take place at the P...
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Events

28 Jan - 28 Jan

Funchal Marathon
 The Funchal Marathon is held annually in the city of Funchal, attracting athletes from a wide ra...
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Events

01 Jan - 11 Feb

PortoBay Chocolate & Madeira Wine
 Sweet or bitter . .. chocolate awakens sensations !! And Madeira wine gives it that special touc...
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Events

07 Feb - 14 Feb

Carnival
 Carnival in Madeira has a long tradition that dates back to the 19th Century . ..The Great Alleg...
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Events

09 Mar - 13 Mar

The Stars Route
 In March the hotel The Cliff Bay and Il GallO d'Oro restaurant (2Michelin stars) receive the Sta...
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Events

19 Apr - 06 May

Flower Festival
  Spring is here and it's time to celebrate nature !! The streets of Funchal are the stage for a ...
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Events

19 Apr - 25 Apr

PortoBay Flower Week
 In the lobbies of the hotels of the PortoBay Group on Madeira island, and continuing our homage ...
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Events

28 Apr - 28 Apr

Madeira Island Ultra Trail
 What better place to run in the mountains than on Madeira island ??On April 28th, Madeira Island...
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Events

29 Apr - 29 Apr

Madeira Auto Parade
 The ‘Madeira Auto Parade’ forms part of the celebrations for the 2018 Flower Festival which will...
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Events

14 May - 20 May

Madeira Film Festival
 The Madeira Film Festival awards film-makers the Laurissilva Ambassador Award, the main goal of ...
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Events

01 Jun - 03 Jun

Mercado Quinhentista de Machico
 During the first days of June, the city of Machico returns to the sixteenth century !!! Through ...
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Events

01 Jun - 03 Jun

Ultra SkyMarathon Madeira
 In June, Sky Running is back in Madeira !! The mountains of Santana will be the stage for the Ul...
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Events

03 Jun - 24 Jun

Atlantic Festival
 Realiza-se nos dias 3, 10, 17 e 24 de Junho. Os fogos fazem vibrar o Funchal e ecoam pelas encos...
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Events

01 Jul - 31 Jul

Funchal Jazz Festival
 An open air stage with Funchal Bay as the backdrop !! The jazz festival is one of the most impor...
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Events

26 Aug - 09 Sep

Madeira Wine Festival
Madeira wine is almost as old as Madeira itself. Exports began shortly after the island was disco...
See More

Events

19 Sep - 26 Sep

True italian Essence
 The culinary festival True italian Essence is back !! During the week, Il Basilico restaurant is...
See More

Events

02 Oct - 07 Oct

Madeira Nature Festival
Between October 2 and 7, Madeira and its visitors celebrate the best the island has to offer.Reco...
See More

Events

23 Oct - 27 Oct

PortoBay Youth Week
 From 23 to 27 October, PortoBay Hotels & Resorts is organising the PortoBay Youth Week event in ...
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Events

01 Nov - 30 Nov

Funchal International Film Festival
 All film lovers must come to this festival! The Funchal International Film Festival takes place ...
See More

Events

20 Nov - 24 Nov

PortoBay Wine Week
 Come celebrate the wine with PortoBay Wine Week, taking place at PortoBay hotels' in Funchal !! ...
See More

Events

01 Dec - 06 Jan

Christmas and New Year's celebrations
 The Christian tradition of the Christmas season, deeply set in the habits of the people of Madei...
See More

Events

15 Dec - 26 Dec

Christmas at PortoBay
Madeira has unique traditions at Christmas.One of the most popular and unique to the island are t...
See More

Events

16 Dec - 24 Dec

Childbirth Masses
 Come take part in one of Madeira's biggest religious traditions !!On Madeira, Christmas begins w...
See More

Events

26 Dec - 01 Jan

PortoBay New Year's Eve
 Madeira experiences a unique New Year !! The "Guinness World of Records" classified this as the ...
See More

Events

28 Dec - 28 Dec

MOVE. .. FOR HOPE !!
 On 28 December, take part in an experience that is both pleasant and practical, helping a good c...
See More