Palheiro Nature Estate on Madeira Island enjoys a beautiful hillside location with stunning views of the ocean and the city of Funchal. Since it was acquired by the Blandy family in 1885, successive generations have managed the transition from traditional farming to leisure based activities.
Whether you are looking for the perfect countryhouse resort hotel, a relaxing private vacation rental home, or an island family villa, Palheiro Estate has an extraordinary property waiting for you.
Escape to The Casa Velha Hotel, a five-star luxury country house hotel infused with 210 years of beauty, history & elegance.
With a wide range of villas and apartments for families and groups of any size, your Madeira Island vacation rental search starts, and ends, here.
Gastronomy at the Vista Balancal Restaurant combines local culinary tastes with a southern European flavour. Influenced by the Atlantic and inspired by the Mediterranean – with a dash of the oriental adding a little spice – the cuisine serves to illustrate the imagination and creativity associated with the award-winning kitchen.
The dining room at Madeira Island Hotel Casa Velha do Palheiro overlooks the landscaped grounds and manicured lawn at the rear of the five-star property. Decorated in restful shades of peach and designed to embody the style and comfort of country living, the Casa Velha dining room reflects the classical elegance associated with the hotel.
Within the 150 hectare Palheiro Estate we have created nature trails for your pleasure. These can be enjoyed on bikes, for running, hiking, nordic walking or just a simple stroll in nature. We please ask you to respect others’ enjoyment of the Estate and to be quiet near the golfers.
The marlin season in Madeira runs from May through to October, with a fish average of about 700 lbs. About one in every ten is that fish of a lifetime, a grander blue marlin. These huge creatures swim in its predominantly calm blue waters.
Palheiro Estate offers a myriad of different opportunities to celebrate weddings and other special occasions. Unforgettable scenery and discreet service will make your event unique. Private dinners at the Palheiro Golf Clubhouse Restaurant with the amazing panoramic backdrop of Funchal.
Host your next corporate meeting or event at Palheiro Nature Estate and enjoy the stunning facilities fully integrated into the 120 hectare Palheiro Nature Estate. We provide two meeting rooms, one at the Hotel Casa Velha do Palheiro, the other at the Palheiro Village.
Thanks to the excellent quality of our course, Palheiro Golf regularly plays host to various corporate golf days. Golfing activities can be tailored to any event, from individual golf lessons to structured group tuition and tournament organisation.