Estalagem da Ponta do Sol

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Design Easygoing Natural beauty Panoramic views Secluded Value for money
  • rooms
  • style
  • type
    Design Hotel
  • setting
    Seaside (ocean front)
Rates from 119.00 EUR
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The location of the Estalagem da Ponta do Sol is amazing. Basically, it is set on a high ravine on the south coast of Madeira. This provides guests with fantastic views of the blue ocean and plenty of sunshine and light. Talking of light, this area, some 25 minutes drive from the capital Funchal, is said to have the best climate and more hours of sunshine than any other part of the island. Hence the name of the village from which the hotel takes its name - “Ponta do Sol” Point of the Sun.

The village is 500 years old and sleepy. There’s not that much to see there frankly, despite its picturesque setting. In many ways that’s how Madeira has been traditionally seen – perhaps a place for the older, more conservative, traveller. The Estalagem da Ponta do Sol, on the other hand, is a different ball game. It’s trendy, minimalistic, modern and utterly magical. A really well-designed hotel. A young hotel with excellent facilities and well thought out design. There is even attention to detail in the pool. Its infinity style provides an illusion of blending and melting into the ocean. Still, all this is nothing without human warmth and at that point, the Ponta do Sol can impress as well. The staff are friendly and professional. They can even pick you up at the airport if needed.

Despite the getaway feel, there are interesting activities in and around the hotel like a sailboat trip which the Ponta do Sol can help to organize. All in all a great combination of two different types of Madeira, one genteel and slow-moving the other hip, up to date and beautifully styled. The natural attributes, the sun and the sea will further ensure a super relaxing stay.

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  • Beach hotels and coastal getaways

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  • Animals welcome
  • Bar
  • Central heating
  • Credit cards (Visa, Mastercard) accepted
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness center
  • Fully accessible
  • Garden
  • Internet terminal
  • Internet WiFi
  • Library
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Swimming pool
  • Swimming pool heated
  • Swimming pool indoor
  • TV Room

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Hair dryer
  • Internet WiFi
  • Jacuzzi
  • Mini bar
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Room for handicapped
  • Room service
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • TV

Hotel - Lodging Services

  • Baby sitting
  • Daily press
  • Laundry service
  • Massage


  • Bicycles
  • Tennis
  • Trekking
  • Whale Watching


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Transport / Distances

City Centre: 100 m
Shops: 100 m
Airport: 35 km


Date of stay 25/06/2022
Das Hotel ist hervorragend geführt. Die Anlage lässt keine Wünsche offen. Sie ist sauber und gut gepflegt. Das Personal ist überaus freundlich, hilfsbereit und immer ansprechbar. Die Unterstützung bei gewünschten Unternehmungen war sehr gut. Ein rundum wunderschöner Ort zur Erholung.
Date of stay 23/05/2016
Amazing location Outstanding views Friendly, professional and relaxed staff Breakfast very diversified and tasty
Our stay at Estalagem da Ponto do Sol
Date of stay 21/09/2014
We very much enjoyed our stay at Estalagem da Ponto do Sol. It's a wonderful location if you'd like to visit the rest of the island and has all the amenities you need if you'd like to spend your entire time there by the pool. The staff was very helpful and Nuno went out of his way to help us plan a fun day touring the East side of the island. They even went out of their way to prepare is a snack breakfast for our 5:00 am flight so we wouldn't have to fly hungry. The food was tasty and fairly priced. Overall, I would definitely recommend this hotel. Thank you for a lovely stay.
In die Jahre gekommen
Date of stay 15/02/2022
Schöne Lage, mit Zimmer am Meer. Aber ordentlich renovierungsbedürftig. Auch der Aufzug von der Straße, der notwendig ist für Leute, die nicht gut zu Fuß sind, ist (anscheinend schone lange) ist defekt. Die Mitarbeiter:innen sind größtenteils sehr freundlich, aber unsere Buchung eines Ausfluges ist schlicht vergessen worden.

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