Casa Velha Do Palheiro
Funchal, Madeira

Casa Velha Do Palheiro


Casa Velha do Palheiro is a five-star hotel, located high above Funchal, Madeira. This 1801 hunting lodge is set on the 300 acre Palheiro Estate, neighbouring Palheiro Golf Championship Golf Course.

Casa Velha provides an excellent choice of restaurants. The Dining Room serves fine gourmet cuisine matched by an impressive selection of Portuguese and international wines. Alternatively the Club House offers a more casual setting serving a Mediterranean inspired menu to be enjoyed while taking in the panoramic views of the golf course, mountains and Atlantic Ocean.

Additional bars, restaurants and shopping is located just 15 minutes away in the centre of Funchal.

The Palheiro Spa, nestling in woodland a short walk from reception, features a veritable array of treatments and beauty therapies. Heated indoor and outdoor swimming pool facilities, plus a smart gymnasium, further enhance the well-being experience on your Madeira golfing escape.

Hotel facilities also include an all-weather tennis court and croquet on the real lawn. Casa Velha Do Palheiro also offers excursions such as Big Game Fishing.

The hotel also borders the world-renowned Palheiro Gardens – landscaped grounds that nurture an astonishing variety of rare and beautiful sub-tropical flora.


Casa Velha Do Palheiro Double Garden Wing Room Double Garden Wing Room Dining Room Dining Room Bar Casa Velha Do Palheiro Patio The Club House Patio Outdoor Pool Spa Pool Gym Palheiro Golf Palheiro Golf Big Game Fishing Palheiro Gardens
Casa Velha Do Palheiro
Double Garden Wing Room
Double Garden Wing Room
Dining Room
Dining Room Bar
Casa Velha Do Palheiro Patio
The Club House Patio
Outdoor Pool
Spa Pool
Palheiro Golf
Palheiro Golf
Big Game Fishing
Palheiro Gardens
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Casa Velha Do Palheiro

Group Offers

Group OFFER: Group Leader FREE

Listed Golf Package prices for include daily breakfast as standard.

Groups of 6+ golfers at Casa Vehla do Palheiro staying at least 7 nights receive FREE Hotel & Golf for Group Leader.

Offer Dates: 2020/21 Season

Offer Conditions: Group Offer may not be combined with any further Group Discount at Casa Vehla do Palheiro.

Listed Package Prices: Listed Golf Package prices apply with Group Offer for every group of 6 Golfers.

Unlimited Golf

Unlimited Golf Packages

Enjoy Unlimited Golf at Palheiro Golf at Casa Velha!

Offer Dates: 2020/21 Season

Listed Package Prices: Listed Golf Package prices apply with Unlimited Golf for 7 & 14 Night stays.

Guest Rooms

All guestrooms at Madeira Island Hotel Casa Velha do Palheiro have en-suite bathrooms equipped with hairdryers and heated towel rails, TV, Central heating with individual control, Bathroom amenities of the highest quality. Double Garden Wing rooms are supplied with "Relais & Châteaux" products. Double Main House, Double Golf Wing rooms and Suites have "Molton Brown", direct dial telephone, Room safe, Mini bar, Welcome gift in all rooms on arrival, Writing desk with stationary set. The suites and superior rooms have additional separate shower cabins.

Double Garden Wing Rooms - located in the Garden Wing adjacent to the main building. Emerald-green Virginia creeper smothers much of the pale peach façade of this accommodation wing, where ground- and first-floor rooms overlook the hotel entrance and afford pleasant rear-views across the gardens.

Double Golf Wing Rooms - Fronting the hotel's well-manicured back lawn, the architecture of the two-tier Golf Wing is very much in keeping with Casa Velha's country house-style appearance. The Double Golf Wing Rooms offer more floorspace and bathrooms with separate tub and shower. The floor-length rear windows allow glimpses of the golf course.

Senior Suites Golf Wing - The two Senior Suites located in the Wing are named after noted topographical painters Frank Dillon and Andrew Pickens.

Both suites enjoy substantial floor space, with separate bedroom and lounge-sitting room. Bathrooms feature individual Whirlpool-bath and shower units.

Double Main House Rooms - enjoy a period setting within the Old House. Bright and airy, the antique character is immediately inviting and delightfully informal. Decorated throughout in pastel hues, the muted tones accentuate the mahogany furnishings and decorative floral fabrics. Some of the rooms enjoy elevated views over the terrace and rear lawn.

Junior Suites Main House - The three Junior Suites located in the Old House offer a rare combination of generous floorspace and ambient light.


Dining Room – Serving an impressive Continental buffet breakfast spread tempts with an array of freshly baked pastries, assorted jams and spreads, cold cuts, and fresh fruit and juice. An English-style cooked selection provides a heartier option.

In the evening enjoy a choice menu of the finest gourmet cuisine is matched by an enviable selection of Portuguese and international wines.

Club House - Influenced by the Atlantic and inspired by the Mediterranean, enjoy the à la carte menu list of appetising starters, mains and desert while taking in the view of the 18th green, bay, mountains and Atlantic Ocean.

Casa de Chá - enjoy a privileged position in Palheiro Gardens, right next to Palheiro Golf and Casa Velha do Palheiro country house hotel. Serving teas and coffee, soup, sandwiches and salads, and a wonderful selection of homemade cakes, pastries and ice creams for visitors to the gardens as well as light snacks and refreshments for golfers.

The Pool Bar - This convenient facility serves both the hotel’s heated outdoor swimming pool area and the adjacent Palheiro Spa. Serving an assortment of nourishing and healthy snacks to be ordered poolside and the bar also offers a range of hot and cold refreshments.

Leisure Facilities

Casa Velha Do Palheiro offers the following facilities:

• Morning room / Library, Lounge / Bar, Sitting room, Games Room, Meeting Room / TV Room

• Free WiFi in public areas and garden

• 7 day In-house laundry service

• Dry cleaning (next day service)

• Private Parking

• Big Game Fishing

• Sauna, Steam room & Fitness Room - no charge

• Outdoor and indoor Swimming-pools

• Badminton, Croquet, Table tennis, Billiards

• All weather tennis court - floodlit

Local Area

Funchal is just 10km from Casa Velha do Palheiro providing bars, restaurants and shopping.

Palheiro Golf is on the doorstep of the hotel, with a superb Championship layout and offering privileged access to guests.

The hotel borders the world-renowned Palheiro Gardens – landscaped grounds that nurture an astonishing variety of rare and beautiful sub-tropical flora.

Palheiro Golf Course

Palheiro Golf Course

Par: 72

Length: 6086m

Course designer: Cabell B. Robinson

Palheiro Golf Course

Palheiro Golf is a beautiful layout with breathtaking views, fast undulating greens, well-placed bunkers and tight fairways that reward accurate play.

The course winds around the Palheiro Estate which is famous for its pine forests, centennial trees, flowering shrubs and lush vegetation.

Standout holes include the attractive 9th with its exotic trees and the spectacular par-five 18th where your elevated position in the fairway affords you views out to the Atlantic Ocean and tempts you to go for the heavily tree-lined green in two.

Facilities include a six-hole academy course, chipping green with bunker, putting green and driving range.

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     3 Nights
2 Green Fees
7 Nights
Unlimited Golf
14 Nights
Unlimited Golf
Prices per personSharingSingleSharingSingleSharingSingle
Feb 3 - Mar 31, 2021£456 £726 £1000 £1609 £1964 £3159
Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2021£405 £623 £885 £1379 £1738 £2708
May 1 - Jun 15, 2021£380 £576 £703 £1143 £1381 £2245
Jun 16 - Sep 15, 2021£350 £515 £636 £1007 £1248 £1979
Sep 16 - Sep 30, 2021£380 £576 £703 £1143 £1381 £2245
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2021£380 £576 £802 £1242 £1575 £2439
Golf Itinerary3 Nights
2 Green Fees
7 Nights
Unlimited Golf
14 Nights
Unlimited Golf
Palheiro Golf CourseUU
Group Discounts

What's included

  • Accommodation in Double Garden Wing Rooms, Daily Breakfast, Green Fees as listed, Tennis, Badminton, Indoor Pool, Sauna, Steam Room, Service & Taxes
  • Value Added: Entrance to Palheiro Gardens (09:00-17:30), Free Shuttle to Funchal & Palheiro Golf

What's not included

  • Flights, Car Hire/Transfers, Lunch and Dinner.

Standard conditions

  • Holiday Bookings to be received no later than 7 days before travel.
  • Holidays crossing date bands listed above will be priced on a Pro-Rata basis.
  • All Prices listed are subject to availability at the time of Booking.
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Additional information

Payment terms
A deposit of 20% is payable for bookings made more than 4 months in advance, with the balance payable 45 days before travel.
More than 30 days prior to departure
20% of total price
30 to 15 days prior to departure
35% of total price
14 to 8 days prior to departure
50% of total price
7 to 2 days prior to departure
90% of total price
1 day prior to departure or day of departure
100% of total price
Standard fee per person
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If it is possible to make the Requested change, a fee is payable per change, in addition to any additional charge/expense which the change may attract.
£30 Per person per change
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For groups, or On Request, we will be pleased to include flight bookings with your Golf Holiday Package.
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