• City view
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Balcony
  • Free parking
  • Bathtub
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Non-smoking rooms

Located atop a natural peninsula, The Cliff Bay provides panoramic Atlantic Ocean views and private sea access. There are indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a 2-Michelin star restaurant and free Wi-Fi. All guest rooms have twin queen-size beds, an en suite marble bathroom and an LCD cable TV with DVD/CD player. In addition, all rooms feature a veranda with table and chairs, giving views of the hotel's gardens or the Bay of Funchal. Cliff Bay features 3 restaurants, including the 2-Michelin star Il Gallo d'Oro, which serves aromatic Mediterranean and Iberian cuisine. Guests can also relax in any of the on-site cafés and bars. Cliff Bay features top-of-the-range spa and wellness facilities. There is direct, private access to the sea as well as tennis courts, a games room and a library. The hotel is located within a 5-minute drive from the Funchal center, just 20 minutes’ drive from Madeira Airport. An airport shuttle is available upon request.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Porto Bay Hotels & Resorts
Hotel chain/brand

Property highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Funchal, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.6

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
2 twin beds
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1 king bed
2 twin beds
or
1 king bed
2 twin beds
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1 king bed
2 twin beds
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1 king bed
2 twin beds
2 twin beds
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1 king bed
2 twin beds
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1 king bed
2 queen beds
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Sustainability certification

This property has one or more third-party sustainability certifications.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.5
Facilities
9.4
Cleanliness
9.6
Comfort
9.7
Value for money
8.7
Location
9.6
Free WiFi
9.2
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Thomas
    United States of America United States of America
    The hotel makes good use of its stunning location, with lots of places for guests to take in Madeira's beauty. Dining facilities are excellent; the hotel's breakfast offers all kinds of mouth-watering options. Good gym.
  • Napassanan
    Switzerland Switzerland
    We do like everything about hotel. Excellent place for everyone.
  • Anne
    United States of America United States of America
    This property overlooks the ocean and we had an ocean view room with an expansive view of the ocean and city lights at night. Just gorgeous! The service was excellent too. The lady at the reception was v helpful too. Her last name was Abreu. I’m...

Hotel area info

Restaurants
3 Restaurants On Site

  • The Rose Garden
    • Cuisine
      International
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free
  • Il Gallo D'oro
    • Cuisine
      International
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free
  • The Blue Lagoon
    • Open for
      Lunch

Amenities of The Cliff Bay - PortoBay
Great facilities! Review score, 9.4

Most popular amenities
  • 3 swimming pools
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Spa
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 3 restaurants
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Live music/Performance
  • Tennis equipment
    Additional charge
  • Snorkeling
    Additional charge
  • Diving
    Additional charge
  • Ping-pong
    Additional charge
  • Pool table
  • Playground
  • Game room
  • Tennis court
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
Internet
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safe
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
3 swimming pools
Pool 1 – indoorFree!
  • Open all year
Pool 2 – outdoorFree!
    Pool 3 – outdoor (kids)Free!
    • Suitable for kids
    Spa
    • Kids' pool
    • Fitness
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Steam room
    • Spa facilities
    • Body wrap
    • Body scrub
    • Body treatments
    • Hairstyling
    • Hair coloring
    • Haircut
    • Pedicure
    • Manicure
    • Waxing services
    • Facial treatments
    • Beauty services
    • Beach umbrellas
    • Turkish/Steam Bath
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    • Spa
      Additional charge
    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    Languages Spoken
    • German
    • English
    • French
    • Portuguese

    House rules

    The Cliff Bay - PortoBay takes special requests – add in the next step!

    Check-in

    From 2:00 PM

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

    Check-out

    From 4:30 AM to 12:00 PM

     

    Cancellation/
    prepayment

    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    0 - 2 years
    Extra bed upon request
    € 40 per child, per night
    Crib upon request
    Free
    3 - 12 years
    Extra bed upon request
    € 40 per child, per night
    13+ years
    Extra bed upon request
    € 80 per person, per night

    Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

    The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18

    Pets

    Pets are not allowed.

    Groups

    When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

    Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Diners Club American Express Cash The Cliff Bay - PortoBay accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    Please note that for reservations under the condition "Pay at the property - no prepayment needed ", the total amount of the reservation must be paid at the check-in.

    Please note that the credit card used to make the payment of the reservation must be from one of the guests staying in the room. If this is not the case, please contact the hotel prior to the check-in date.

    Please note that all guests, adults and children, staying at the property must show a valid identity card or passport with photo, or equivalent document (e.g. birth certificate). Minors not accompanied by their parents must have a declaration or authorization to stay, issued by the holder of rights of custody.

    Please note that half board rates includes set menu (3 course) dinner and drinks are not included.

    Half Board and Full Board rates include a special dinner on 24 December and 31 December.

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    Please inform The Cliff Bay - PortoBay of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    When booking half board, note that drinks are not included.

    In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

    License number: 6699/RNET

    FAQs about The Cliff Bay - PortoBay

    • Guests staying at The Cliff Bay - PortoBay can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.0).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Buffet

    • The prices at The Cliff Bay - PortoBay may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • The Cliff Bay - PortoBay is 1.3 miles from the center of Funchal. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Yes, The Cliff Bay - PortoBay is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • Check-in at The Cliff Bay - PortoBay is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

    • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at The Cliff Bay - PortoBay on this page.

    • The Cliff Bay - PortoBay has 3 restaurants:

      • The Rose Garden
      • Il Gallo D'oro
      • The Blue Lagoon

    • The Cliff Bay - PortoBay offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Spa
      • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
      • Fitness center
      • Sauna
      • Massage
      • Turkish/Steam Bath
      • Playground
      • Pool table
      • Game room
      • Snorkeling
      • Ping-pong
      • Diving
      • Tennis court
      • Swimming pool
      • Bicycle rental
      • Live music/Performance
      • Tennis equipment
      • Beauty services
      • Facial treatments
      • Waxing services
      • Manicure
      • Pedicure
      • Haircut
      • Hair coloring
      • Hairstyling
      • Body treatments
      • Body scrub
      • Body wrap
      • Spa facilities
      • Steam room
      • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
      • Spa/Wellness packages
      • Fitness

    • Room options at The Cliff Bay - PortoBay include:

      • Twin
      • Suite
      • Family

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • The nearest beach is 2,600 feet from The Cliff Bay - PortoBay. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.