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This property is 3 minutes walk from the beach. Located on the idyllic island Madeira, Vila Bela is just 100 yards away from beach Praia da Alagoa. Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, this hotel has access to a communal outdoor pool adjacent to the Porto da Cruz promenade.

The rooms of Vila Bela offer a bathroom with bath, a flat-screen satellite TV and a balcony. Some of the rooms feature sea view, while other rooms overlook the island’s mountains.

With views of the Atlantic Ocean, the restaurant of this hotel serves an a la carte menu of local cuisine. A range of snacks and local drinks are offered in the hotel’s bar.

Madeira International Airport is just 15 minutes away by airport shuttle and Machico is a 10-minute drive. Golf club Clube de Golf do Santo da Serra can be found within 8.1 miles from hotel Vila Bela. Praia da Alagoa is the best place to have a surf experience. Surfing lessons can be arranged at the Calhau Surf School, property of the Hotel Vila Bela.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Vila Bela has been welcoming guests since 18 Jul 2013.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Breakfast info

Continental, Gluten-free


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4 reasons to choose Hotel Vila Bela

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Closest beaches
  • Maiata Beach

    8.0 Very good beach
    30 yards from property
  • Alagoa Beach

    8.0 Very good beach
    200 yards from property
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Madeira Theme Park
    3.2 miles
  • Santana's traditional houses
    3.9 miles
  • Arieiro Peak
    6.4 miles
  • Pico Ruivo peak
    6.7 miles
  • Funchal Ecological Park
    7 miles
  • Sao Lourenco Point
    7.8 miles
  • Nossa Senhora do Monte Church
    8 miles
  • Palheiro Gardens
    8 miles
  • Monte Palace Tropical Garden
    8.1 miles
  • Palheiro Golfe
    8.7 miles
Top attractions
  • Reis Magos Beach
    8.7 miles
  • Madeira Botanical Garden
    8.7 miles
  • Quinta do Palheiro Ferreiro
    8.8 miles
  • Sao Tiago Fort
    9.7 miles
  • Cathedral of Funchal
    9.8 miles
  • Mar Avenue
    9.9 miles
  • Marina do Funchal
    10.1 miles
  • Pico dos Barcelos Viewpoint
    10.2 miles
Natural beauty
  • Mountain Penha de Águia
    0.9 miles
  • Mountain Achada do Teixeira
    11.2 miles
  • Mountain Pico Ruivo
    11.8 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Maiata Beach
    30 yards
  • Alagoa Beach
    200 yards
  • Banda d'Alem Beach
    5 miles
  • Sao Roque Beach
    5 miles
  • Ribeira do Natal Beach
    6 miles
Closest airports
  • Cristiano Ronaldo Madeira International Airport
    6.3 miles
  • Porto Santo Airport
    34.7 miles
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Facilities of Hotel Vila Bela
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Beach
  • Water sport facilities on site Additional charge
  • Snorkelling Off-site Additional charge
  • Horse riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking Off-site Additional charge
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Babysitting/child services Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Safety deposit box
  • Minimarket on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Higher level toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Pool and wellness
  • Kids' pool
  • Yoga classes
  • Full body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Couples massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Massage Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
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House rules Hotel Vila Bela takes special requests - add in the next step!


14:00 - 22:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


09:00 - 12:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Extra bed upon request
€ 19 per child, per night
3 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 19 per child, per night
13+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 27 per person, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Hotel Vila Bela accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

For arrivals between 20:00 and 08:00, please inform Hotel Vila Bela of your flight details and/or approximate time of arrival.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries, during dates where such guidelines exist.

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

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Please inform Hotel Vila Bela in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

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

License number: 4383

FAQs about Hotel Vila Bela

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hotel Vila Bela by:

    • Car 15min

  • Hotel Vila Bela is 100 yards from the centre of Porto da Cruz.

  • Guests staying at Hotel Vila Bela can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Gluten-free

  • The nearest beach is just 200 yards from Hotel Vila Bela.

  • The prices at Hotel Vila Bela may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Room options at Hotel Vila Bela include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Suite
    • Family

  • Hotel Vila Bela offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Snorkelling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Beachfront
    • Couples massage
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Neck massage
    • Walking tours
    • Yoga classes
    • Beach
    • Horse riding
    • Water sport facilities on site
    • Hand massage
    • Bike tours
    • Foot massage
    • Head massage
    • Back massage
    • Full body massage

  • Check-in at Hotel Vila Bela is from 14:00, and check-out is until 12:00.