The environmentally friendly hotel features 97 lodgings over 4 floors, with studios, apartments and bungalows designed incorporating the art of Feng Shui. There is an impressive foyer with a 24-hour reception desk, a safe, a currency exchange desk and a lift. Guests are offered a café, a supermarket, a health spa, a hairdresser's salon, a bar, a games room, Internet access, conference facilities and an à la carte restaurant. A laundry service and bicycle hire round off the services offered. Parking is also available for those arriving by car.
This apartment hotel is situated on a steep slope overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. From here one is able to enjoy an especially magnificent view of the sea, the fishing village and the surrounding mountains. The hotel provides an excellent base for hiking and a nature reserve lies just 2 km from the hotel. Shopping facilities and bars are to be found within 300 m of the hotel. A regular bus service takes guests to the beach, around 8 km from the hotel. Links to the public transport system can be reached within 1 km.
The tasteful studios come with a combined lounge/bedroom, an en suite bathroom with a hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, a radio, Internet access, a kitchenette, a fridge and satellite/ pay TV. Facilities also include a balcony with views out over the sea and hire safe. The apartments also come with a separate bedroom, a lounge and a kitchen.
In the outdoor complex there is a heated pool, a snack bar as well as a sun terrace (also nudist) with sun loungers and parasols. Additional leisure facilities include an indoor pool, sauna, a Jacuzzi, massage service (fees apply) and varied beauty treatments. There are also various baths, chocolate therapy, wine therapy and beauty programmes available for guests. Sports enthusiasts are offered a range of activities including barefoot walks, a gym, tennis, table tennis, badminton, billiards, hiking opportunities and cycling. Evening programme: fado evenings, folklore evenings, dancing evenings, slide lectures, etc.
Guests are offered breakfast and evening meals in the form of a buffet. Lunch as well as the evening meal may also be chosen from the à la carte menu. In addition, the restaurant caters for special dietary requirements.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA are accepted as methods of payment.
From the airport take the motorway to the end towards Funchal/Ribeira Brava/Ponta do Sol. At the roundabout in Ribeira Brava, keep to the right, going through the tunnel to Ponta do Sol and passing the Marina in Lugar de Baixo. Reaching another roundabout in Ponta do Sol, drive through another tunnel towards Madalena do Mar and continue to follow the signs for Calheta/Prazeres. Reaching the roundabout in Prazeres, take the exit to Lombo da Rocha Prazeres, and there is a sign for the hotel. Turn left and drive another 700 m to the hotel.
The environmentally-friendly hotel is certified under ISO 14001:2004 and ECO Hotel, a symbol for quality in the environment and nature. The ambiance offers a familiar atmosphere.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV