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MADEIRA ISLAND | PORTUGAL

THE RESIDENCE

a sense of community . ..

MADEIRA ISLAND | THE RESIDENCE

HOLIDAY PACKAGE

accommodation, breakfast, buffet dinners . ..

Contacts

The Residence

Rua de Leichlingen, 7

9004-566 Funchal Madeira Island Portugal

+351 291 708 700
Geral: recep.residence@portobay.pt
Reservas: book@portobay.pt

The Residence {4*}

a sense of community . ..

apartments, kitchenette, five pools, room for the whole family, next to the seaside promenade, spacious, comfortable…

Occupying the west wing of the Vila Porto Mare resort, The Residence enjoys the use of all its facilities and a real sense of community.

A wide selection of carefully furnished and fully equipped apartments where comfort is our motto. The 99 units divided into studios, one and two bedroom apartments are decorated with a touch of exoticism. The Residence apartments combine views over the ocean with tropical gardens.

The 13,400 m2 of gardens at the Vila Porto Mare resort have created one of the most interesting botanical oasis's on Madeira island. The subtropical gardens, with over 500 unique and identified botanical species have turned this space into a real paradise... Discover our little secret... the orchid corner!

Four restaurants, six bars, one ice-cream parlour, five pools, SPA, sports and children's facilities... With an innovative concept, the Vila Porto Mare resort offers facilities which are shared by three hotels – Suite Hotel Eden Mar, Hotel Porto Mare and The Residence; however, the character of each one of these is guaranteed by individual receptions and different room/apartment types.

The resort offers Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.

ROOMS

Studios, T1 and T2 Appartments. Space, space and more space...

We have options for families with more than 3 people, rooms adapted for people with reduced mobility or special circumstances.Contact book@portobay.pt

STUDIO

30-35 m2 | up to 3 pax.

Look out over the sea right from your window . ..

ONE BEDROOM

70 m2 | up to 4 pax.

Here you will find the space you need for a really wonderful stay . ..

TWO BEDROOM

100 m2 | up to 5 pax.

Spacious and quiet, where you can look out over the sea or gardens in comfort . ..

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

Resort Vila Porto Mare

DINING

each day a different emotion!!

Spoil yourself from dawn to dusk... The choice is all yours!!

Four restaurants, six bars, live music, Mediterranean, Italian and international cuisine, buffets and à la carte menus...
Under the direction of Chef Alcino Marques, we offer you a different experience every day!

Half board is valid in all the resort restaurants (conditions in reception).

Free Wi-Fi in the restaurants.

IL BASILICO RESTAURANT

lunch . tapas . dinner

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Situated next to the Lido sea promenade, is an Italian-inspired restaurant, with sophisticated flavours, that integrates the local community with the resort’s guests. It serves 'à la carte' lunches and dinners, indoors or in the cosy and sunny decked terrace.

OPENING HOURS
12.30 pm - 10.30 pm (sunday until 16h)

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ATLÂNTIDA RESTAURANT

breakfast . dinner

With a sumptuous location overlooking the pool and gardens this offers the diversity of international cuisine. Every night there is a different theme with "show cooking". From Monday to Sunday, a range of flavours...

OPENING TIMES
breakfast: 07.30am - 10.30am
dinner: 6.30pm - 9.30pm

SPECIAL DINNER PACKAGES
+351 291 703 700 . portomare@portobay.pt

MED RESTAURANT

dinner

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The warm flavour of Mediterranean cuisine, so familiar to the Portuguese people, hails from Mediterranean countries, in particular Greece, Morocco and Italy. The surroundings provide a very welcoming environment and the interior design is inspired by Greek and Moroccan styles. Discover hideaways outdoors...unique!

à la carte menu (reduced on Wednesdays) . special children's menu


OPENING TIMES

Tuesday to Sunday: 7pm - 10pm

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ALFAMA RESTAURANT

breakfast . lunch . dinner

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The emblematic flavours of Portuguese cuisine are present at this restaurant. Try lunch or “à la carte” dinner in the inside restaurant or on the esplanade. Treat yourself to typical dishes of Portuguese and Madeiran cuisine.

OPENING TIMES
breakfast: 07.30am - 10.30am
lunch: 12.30am - 3pm
dinner: 6.30pm - 9.30pm
*sunday opened only for breakfast

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PORTOFINO BAR

snacks . afternoon tea . drinks . light meals

After going for a walk, there is nothing better than having a rest in good company. Good music and the sounds of nature provide the main soundtrack of this place. The Portofino bar hosts the entertaining 'Happy Hour' every day in the early evening. This is accompanied by live music on some days.

OPENING TIMES
10am - 12am (winter)
2pm - 12am (summer)

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VARANDA

snacks . drinks . light meals

Next to the biggest pool in the resort. Here you can choose lighter, more informal meals. Make the most of every moment enjoying the water and sunbathing.

OPENING TIMES
10am - 6pm

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OCEANO BAR

snacks . drinks . light meals

The perfect setting to enjoy watching your favourite football team. With live music every night, take the opportunity to relax and enjoy a Ritz Fizz, with a dash of amaretto and lemon juice...

OPENING TIMES
4pm - 12am

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DOCE-LIMA ICE-CREAM PARLOUR

ice-creams . crepes . snacks

A pleasant stroll in the gardens of our hotel takes you to Doce-Lima. Here the specialities of world coffees and real Italian ice-creams are combined with a wide variety of sweet crepes.

OPENING TIMES
11am - 6pm
*lunch: 12.30pm - 3.00pm

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LIDO BAR

sport & show bar . bar service

Opened for special ocassions, come and experience this more colonial corner. Come and enjoy some funny nights.

OPENING TIMES
Open ocasionally

ALMA DI VINO...

A new wine bar with wines from more than 100 reference vineyards, located next to the Med Restaurant. Each wine has numerous stories associated with it to explain its origins and essence. Here you will find a 2005 António Saramago, “Dúvida”, a 2007 Adega Mayor - “7” or a 2007 from the Douro region “Chryseia” and many other fine wines...

ROOM-SERVICE

You can also choose this service to have breakfasts, light meals and dinners from the comfort of your room.

OPENING TIMES
breakfast 6:30 am - 10:30 am
light meals 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
evening meals 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Theme Evenings

The special theme dinners give a special charm to the resort... Meat Lovers (Med), Sea Flavours & Fado (Alfama), Dinner Dance (Med), Live Music (Basilico), One Night Dinner Show (Lido), Pink Party (Veranda), Barbecue (Veranda)

Details

Vila Porto Mare

SPA

perfumes, idyllic sounds, relaxing thoughts...

THE SPA AT VILA PORTO MARE

The SPA at Vila Porto Mare is a magical place where both body and mind reach a unique level of equilibrium.
The Spa features seven treatment rooms, including manicure and pedicure room and a Spa Suite. It also has two sauna and steam bath areas, relaxation room and gym.
Our treatment menu and programmes have been created by the leading Spa professionals ESPA and designed to be both effective and holistic, naturally.
Allow our internationally trained therapists to tailor each treatment to your needs on the day; whether you are looking for relaxation, detox or total escapism, The Spa at Vila Porto Mare aims to ease the stresses and strains from the outside world.

Learn more about our treatments

Information & Bookings:
+351 291 703 777 spa.vpm@portobay.pt

SUGGESTIONS

Vila Porto Mare

Gardens

13,400 m2 devoted to nature...

The Vila Porto Mare resort makes much of the space given over to nature, from the green of the trees to the colours of the flowers, the smell of aromatic plants...

Since the resort opened, this space has become a wonderful garden with over 500 species, subspecies and plants, with some of these plants originating from as far away as Australia, New Zealand and the African continent.

Different fruit trees can also be found where the forms, smells and flavours of their fruits take us to other latitudes, examples are the banana, sugar apple, avocado, starfruit among many others...

The majority of plants grow extraordinarily thanks to the subtropical climate, the fertility of the soil and the constant care and attention from our gardening team. Alongside the flowers and the trees are various endemic plants in the gardens such as the Madeira Geranium, dragon-tree, or the Pride of Madeira, all of them duly identified by origin, family, region and common name. Make the most of discovering a new corner with aromatic and medicinal herbs as well as the “orchidea Garden”, an area dedicated to the most varied species of these marvellous flowers.

Join a weekly visit organised by the hotel and discover some more secrets kept in the many corners of our garden.

See the garden’s video here.

More information at:
www.facebook.com/vpmgardens
www.vpmgardens.blogspot.pt/

POOLS

Entertainment

Live music, entertainment for the children, theme parties, games, guided visit to the
garden, visits to Funchal... and many exclusive events throughout the year!!
At the Vila Porto Mare resort, you'll find a weekly programme of varied activities...

Entertainment for children

traditional games, paintings, Wii, mini-golf, table tennis and board games. The entertainment team provides a programme of activities for children between the ages of 4 and 12.

ACTIVITIES & SPORTS

Water aerobics, yoga, tennis, pilates, table tennis, mini-golf, snooker, petanque...

Theme Evenings

Come and savour the best regional meat cured in our kitchen, and harmonized with a fine seletion of wines...

WALKS IN THE COUNTRY

Discover the Island of Madeira, cultural richness and traditions!! Take a walk to Santo da Serra and have lunch and get to know the charming little hotel, the PortoBay Serra Golf.

GUIDED VISIT TO SANTO DA SERRA

Wednesday and Sunday: visit to a cheese factory and a rustic bakery, typical market, golf lessons...

TRIPS TO THE CITY OF FUNCHAL

Tuesday : visit to Factory Madeira Embroidery, Blandy's Madeira Wine Company, Ethnographic Museum, Farmers Market...

LIVE MUSIC

Every day in the Resort Vila Porto Mare you can enjoy a different style of music in the different resort bars...

Offers

Holiday Package

Package: accommodation, breakfast, buffet dinners...

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News & Reviews

16 October 2017
PortoBay Youth Week
dedicated to our younger friends
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From 24 to 28 October, PortoBay Hotels & Resorts is organising the PortoBay Youth Week event in Madeira, which will take place at its hotels The Cliff Bay and Vila Porto Mare resort.
We aim to dedicate these days to pleasing our younger friends, giving them a healthy and unforgettable holiday experience . .. where good humour and youthful spirit are in charge, and where the main rule is to make the most of these fantastic holidays !!

See the event's journal here. ..

11 October 2017
OFFER PORTOBAY
GIFT VOUCHERS
Pb Mood Party

To mark a special occasion, a birthday, a honeymoon, a wedding anniversary or simply to give a present to someone special . .. we now have PortoBay Gift Vouchers. They can be redeemed for various services and at all our hotels !! Lunches, dinners, spa treatments, accommodation, afternoon tea, breakfast . .. have you chosen what you are going to give ??

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10 October 2017
62 THOUSAND MORE SMILES WITH HOPE !!
THANK YOU !!
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HOPE raised €62,975 in its latest annual campaign which ended last month. This is the result of joint contributions from PortoBay and its guests. The donations have already been handed over to the six beneficiary institutions on Madeira, in the Algarve and in Lisbon. In just five years, we have already donated 257 thousand euros. Thank you for your help !! Let's continue to support these causes . ..

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14 September 2017
5 walks you can’t miss in Madeira
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Madeira is an island of many walks. There are trips to the seashore, mountains, flower gardens, pebble beaches, forests and levadas. The mild climate invites you to go out any time of the year. The landscapes are fascinating, and the flowers bring colour and beauty to each day. Look for these magical places, and find yourself in pure nature.

Read the full article here . ..

11 September 2017
Festival True Italian Essence
at Il Basilico
VPM Ilbasilico Pizza

The culinary festival True Italian Essence is back!! From 18 to 26 September, Il Basilico restaurant is introducing new creations and new exclusive menu where the most popular dishes over the course of the festival become the restaurant's new menu !!
As special guest for the Italy with Soul event, we are introducing Italian chef Pasquale Lanzillotti who will present his specialities throughout the week. ..


Find out more about the event here . ..

25 August 2017
Blandy's Madeira
promotes Wine Festival
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From 5 to 9 September Blandy’s Madeira is promoting an event dedicated to Madeira wine.

For the five days of the festival, wine tastings, workshops, dinners, demonstrations, wine tours and lots of entertainment are scheduled !!

See the program of the event here.

Information and reservations: (+351) 291 228 978 or pubrel@madeirawinecompany.com

Awards

For The Residence 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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