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The Cliff Bay places you within a short walk of Barreiros Stadium and within a mile (2 km) of Madeira Casino. This 202-room, 5-star hotel has 3 restaurants along with conveniences like a full-service spa and an outdoor pool. On the waterfront, it's also near Botanical Garden and Monte Palace Gardens.


Free breakfast is included with your stay. Relish the international cuisine at Il Gallo dOro, one of 3 onsite restaurants. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge.


All 202 air-conditioned rooms provide balconies, minibars, and coffee makers. LCD TVs come with cable channels and DVD players, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers, free toiletries, bathrobes, and bidets. Safes and phones are also standard.

Property features

At The Cliff Bay, guests enjoy a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and an outdoor pool. You can take advantage of free parking, along with an airport shuttle for EUR 30 per room one way. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a children's pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub.


  • Free breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, The Cliff Bay features an outdoor tennis court and an indoor pool. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A complimentary breakfast is offered. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

This 5-star property offers access to a business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 646 square feet (60 square meters) include conference space. This luxury hotel also offers an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

  • Indoor pool 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Children's pool 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Concierge services 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 202 
  • Number of floors - 9 
  • Hair salon 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Garden 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free self parking 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 60 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 646 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa tub 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Cliff Bay offers 202 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and minibars. Rooms open to balconies. LCD televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, bidets, and complimentary toiletries.

This Funchal hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include safes and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Hypo-allergenic bedding and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • DVD player 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Balcony 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bidet 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Cable TV service 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • LCD TV 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary breakfast is offered.

Il Gallo dOro - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner.

The Rose Garden - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner.

The Blue Lagoon - This beach restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch only.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool, an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include an outdoor tennis court, a sauna, and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 

Spa Services

Spa at The Cliff Bay has 8 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include hot stone massages, massages, facials, and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and reflexology.

The spa is open daily.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Number of treatment rooms 8 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 30 per room (one way)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: EUR 40 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 80 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Bay Cliff
  • Cliff Bay
  • Cliff Bay Funchal
  • Cliff Bay Hotel
  • Cliff Bay Hotel Funchal
  • The Cliff Bay - Porto Bay Hotel Funchal
  • Cliff Bay Hotel Madeira
  • Cliff Bay Porto Funchal
  • The Cliff Bay (Porto Bay) Madeira/Funchal

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Travelife, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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