Casa Velha do Palheiro, Palheiro

This is a gorgeous luxury country house hotel; perfect for a relaxing Madeira holiday away from the crowds.

37 very elegant spacious rooms in a variety of sizes and locations.  Bath, hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, TV are standard.


A stroll through the grounds will reveal the charm and beauty of this superb hotel and its surroundings.  The Palheiro Gardens showcase the fertility of Madeira perfectly, after all it has always been known as the “Floating Garden!”  Plants and trees from around the world flourish here.  Why not bring back a box of orchids from the Florialis nurseries?

The Palheiro Spa really is a haven of peace and tranquillity with an indoor and outdoor pool.  To indulge your senses choose from massages, pedicures and manicures, facials, couples treatments and body therapy.

Dining in the Casa Velha restaurant is a joyous experience; choose à la carte, a light menu, a carte du jour or a 7 course degustation menu.

The Palheiro Golf, an 18 hole par 72 golf course, presents many compelling challenges on its hilly terrain.  The Club House and Shop are always a welcoming sight for a drink and a meal after a successful day.


Next to Palheiro Golf Course, (guests have guaranteed tee off times), in superb grounds.  Full of charm and good taste.


Palheiro Spa, superb peaceful grounds, indoor and outdoor pools, gym, golf and game fishing packages.  Gourmet cuisine. 


at a glance

37 rooms
All accommodations have:

  • Cable TV (BBC World and CNN)
  • Heating
  • Safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Mini-bar