The Best Hotels in Caniço


The best 4 star hotels in Caniço

Sentido Galomar - Adults Only

The Views Oasis

Sentido Galosol

Hotel Royal Orchid

Hotel Cais da Oliveira

Sentido Galomar - Adults Only is a modern hotel perched on a cliff at Ponta D’Oliveira, offering breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. With direct sea access, indoor and outdoor pools, and decorated rooms with satellite TV and scenic sea views, guests are sure to find comfort. The Ashoka Spa provides a variety of treatments including Ayurveda therapy, while seafood can be enjoyed at the Restaurant Atlantis. The location is ideal, just 2.5 km from Caniço’s centre and 12 km from Funchal’s centre.

The reviews for Sentido Galomar are overwhelmingly positive, with guests praising the adult-only environment, amazing location, and the excellent facilities. Guests have admired the rooms, the pool, and especially the oceanfront restaurant and bar. The spa seems to be very popular, although some reviewers were disappointed with the difficulty of booking treatments. The professional and friendly staff are also highly appreciated, making this hotel a favorite for many vacationers.

The Views Oasis is situated 8 km from Madeira Airport and offers stunning views of Ilhas Desertas and the Ponta de S. Lourenço. Surrounded by gardens, the hotel features a large seawater pool and air-conditioned guestrooms with modern wood furnishings, cable TV, and minibars. Some rooms also boast panoramic sea views. For dining, guests can enjoy the Restaurant Aquamarina's buffet breakfast or the à la carte restaurant, and there are also cocktail lounges and poolside bars.

Guest reviews of The Views Oasis highlight the friendly staff, spacious and clean rooms, great ocean views, and excellent facilities such as the outdoor pool with heated sea water. Breakfast receives special mention for its variety and quality. Some negative aspects noted include the small sauna and certain outdated structures. However, the overall impression from guests is very positive, with particular praise for the food, views, and service.

Sentido Galosol is a 4-star beach resort in Caniço, Madeira with a range of amenities including 2 restaurants, 2 bars, 3 pools, and panoramic sea views. The air-conditioned rooms feature balconies with sea views, satellite TV, and free WiFi access. The resort’s spa offers relaxation treatments, massage services, and beauty treatments, and guests can also enjoy aerobics, yoga classes, and diving facilities. The hotel's restaurant serves local and international cuisine, with the option to dine on the terrace overlooking the ocean.

The guest reviews for Sentido Galosol emphasize the beautiful views from the balcony, the spacious and clean rooms, and the attentive staff. The resort’s access to the bathing zone and the panoramic spa are standout features, as is the breakfast. There are minor complaints about parking and the distance from Funchal's city centre, but overall, guests report a pleasurable stay, highlighting the location, room setup, natural pool setup, and the friendly staff.

Hotel Royal Orchid overlooks the Atlantic and offers private access to the ocean, two pools, and a wellness center. There are modern rooms, studios, and suites equipped with an LCD TV, air conditioning, a kitchenette, and a private bathroom. Guests can enjoy regional and international cuisine at the sister Hotel Rocamar's restaurant, and indulge in the Nautilus Health Club with massages, sauna, and steam bath. Additionally, the hotel provides a minibus service to Funchal on weekdays, access to sun terraces overlooking Caniço Bay, and free parking along with car-rental and bike-rental services.

Reviews praise the hotel's stunning sea views, spacious rooms with kitchen facilities, and excellent amenities including both outdoor and indoor pools, a quality gym, and spa facilities. Guests enjoyed the convenience of nearby restaurants and the friendliness of the staff. Special mentions include the hotel going above and beyond for special occasions and the wonderful views from the terrace. However, some reviews highlight areas for improvement, particularly regarding the breakfast quality and additional costs for parking. Overall, the consensus among guests is that Hotel Royal Orchid is well-maintained and offers a terrific view, comfortable rooms, and satisfying facilities.

Hotel Cais da Oliveira is a 4-star accommodation nestled on a cliff-top, a mere 10-minute drive from Funchal. Guests can enjoy the scenic beauty with private beach access, a waterfront terrace, and 2 pools. The hotel offers air-conditioned studios and suites equipped with satellite TV, kitchenettes, and private bathrooms. Additional amenities include an à la carte restaurant, a bar serving refreshing drinks, a fitness center, and a solarium at the nearby Royal Orchid Hotel. Conveniently situated 9 km from Madeira’s International Airport, the hotel also provides minibus service to Funchal and facilities for car and bike rentals.

Reviews highlight the hotel’s beautiful location with stunning ocean views, comfortable large beds, excellent restaurant, and great swimming pools. The staff's friendliness and special touches, such as surprises for special occasions, have been greatly appreciated. Guests were also pleased with the breakfast variety and cleanliness of the rooms. Some visitors were upgraded and enjoyed access to facilities across a group of 4 hotels. Minor criticisms include issues with parking, room cleanliness, and the quality of coffee at breakfast. Overall, the hotel is commended for good value for money, with many guests expressing a desire to return.

The best 3 star hotels in Caniço

Dom Pedro Garajau

Situated in the idyllic coastal village of Caniço de Baixo, Vila Ventura offers well-equipped studios just 12 km from Funchal. With wooden furniture and tiled floors, the studios feature amenities such as satellite TV, kitchenette, and private balconies. Guests can enjoy local and international dishes in the hotel's restaurant or dine in the charming garden terrace. The surrounding area provides opportunities for hiking, cycling, diving, and exploring Madeira's floating garden and rock pools.

Reviews highly praise Vila Ventura for its fantastic sea views, friendly and helpful staff, excellent facilities, and convenient location near local shops and restaurants. Guests have enjoyed their stays, mentioning the lovely warm weather, and highlighting the garden/restaurant with grilled food cooked on coals. Some mention issues with WiFi access in the rooms and ant infestations, but overall the hotel receives high recommendations for its value for money and relaxing atmosphere.

Located between Funchal and Caniço on Madeira Island's south coast, Dom Pedro Garajau is a modern hotel offering rooms with balconies overlooking the gardens or Atlantic Ocean. The property boasts a large outdoor pool, an indoor pool with a sliding roof, and a sports court for volleyball and badminton. It is situated 9 km from Funchal and 11 km from Madeira International Airport, and provides car rental service on site.

Guests have highlighted the value for money, good breakfast, and handy facilities such as luggage room and pools. Some have appreciated the retro style, while others found the hotel old-fashioned. The location has been found convenient for accessing nearby restaurants and public transportation. Some reviews mention thin walls and lack of accessibility, but others praise the helpful staff and common areas. There are mixed reviews regarding cleanliness and kitchenette usability, and some concerns about WiFi availability in certain buildings.

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