The Cliff Bay

The Cliff Bay boasts a restaurant awarded two Michelin stars

The Cliff Bay

Hotel Description

The Cliff Bay has an impressive cliff-top location which affords magnificent views of Funchal Bay. Located close to the oceanfront promenade and just two kilometres from the centre of Funchal, this luxurious hotel offers superb accommodation, tropical gardens and fantastic dining options - including a restaurant awarded two Michelin stars.

The Cliff Bay

Guests will never tire of looking at the breath-taking sea views at this majestic hotel which is surrounded by beautiful tropical gardens. There are plenty of places to relax or take a dip: there’s an outdoor sea-water pool, direct private access to the sea, a heated indoor/outdoor pool, children’s pool, chill-out zone next to the sea, solarium area and an indoor and outdoor Jacuzzi. Diving and snorkelling lessons can be booked via the hotel.

For a spot of pampering, the Spa is the place to be – with eight treatment rooms, a suite, outdoor gazebo for spa treatments, relaxation room, Turkish bath, Jacuzzi, sauna and gym. Enjoy a massage, beauty treatment or therapy.

Other amenities include a tennis court, table tennis, billiard room, children’s playroom, library and games room. A free shuttle bus between the hotel and town centre operates 7 times a day. 


  • Babysitting
  • Children's Pool
  • Gym
  • Hammam
  • In-room Dining
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Laundry
  • Luxury Spa
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Sauna
  • Tennis
  • Watersports
  • Wi-Fi


Room Types

The bright and airy rooms at The Cliff Bay have armchairs, a desk, TV, DVD/CD player, air conditioning, private marble bathroom with shower and bathtub, bath amenities, bathrobes, hairdryer, minibar, tea/coffee making facilities, Wi-Fi, furnished veranda.

Twin Rooms

A great selection of Twin Rooms are available with various views: Land View, Sea View, Funchal View or Side Sea View. These rooms have twin queen-size beds, private bathroom and veranda with table and chairs.

Max Occupancy: 3
30-42 sq m

Superior Top Floor Rooms

Superior Top Floor and Superior Top Floor Funchal View Rooms area available. These rooms are on the four top floors of the hotel and are furnished in an elegant and modern style. Superior services and amenities include welcome fruit, fresh flowers and house wine on arrival, free minibar (water, juices and soft drinks), exclusive access to the à la carte breakfast in the Il Gallo D'Oro restaurant and a pillow menu.

Max Occupancy: 3
30-42 sq m

Junior Suites

Supremely comfortable suites with a bedroom with twin queen-size beds, adjoining living room with veranda, bathroom with separate shower cabin and bath and the same superior services and amenities as Superior Top Floor Rooms.

Max Occupancy: 3
40 sq m

Executive Suites

Beautifully decorated suites with the benefit of the same superior services and amenities as Superior Top Floor Rooms. These suites have a bedroom with twin queen-size beds, desk, armchairs, en-suite marble bathroom with twin washbasins, shower cabin and hydro-massage bathtub, living room with dining table, sofas and TV with surround sound system, hall, luggage room, guest bathroom.

Max Occupancy: 3
68 sq m


Il Gallo D’Oro: A refined restaurant which has been awarded s Michelin Stars. Serves sophisticated Mediterranean and Iberian cuisine.

The Rose Garden: Open for breakfast and dinner, guests can choose between à la carte dinners, degustation menu or daily themed buffets.

The Blue Lagoon: Enjoy barbecued fare, salad buffet or the à la carte menu at this lovely poolside venue.

Le Cliff Bar & Bistro: Fantastic snacks, lunch or afternoon tea with live music at night.

There’s also the Cactus Bar which serves snacks and light meals or relax and take in the stunning views at the Navigator’s Lounge.

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