• "One of the most beautiful places in the world in which to play golf"

    Malcolm Campbell - Golf Monthly
  • "From the first tee shot to the very last putt, the course is a visual feast."

  • "Set on rising ground high above Funchal Bay, Palheiro is one of the world's loveliest golf courses."

    (From '6 of the best' Malcolm Campbell - Golf Monthly)
  • "Palheiro looks down over the harbour from a vantage point that really does leave you feeling on top of the world"

    (Weekend - The Daily Telegraph)
  • (David Ayres - Today's Golfer)

Palheiro Estate Activities

In addition to all the leisure and sporting opportunities on Madeira, Palheiro guests enjoy luxury accommodation, fine dining, sporting and leisure activities that together form an appealing international resort destination.

Choose between fishing & cruising aboard the Balancal, hiking & levada walks, free access to the award winning Palheiro Gardens, Nature trails for running, hiking, cycling & bird watching and access to the lido Galomar sea-bathing facilities.


Activity FishingCrusing

Fishing & Cruising

Activity Hiking

Hiking & Levada Walks

Activity Gardens

Palheiro Gardens

Activity Palheiro Nature

Palheiro Nature

Activity Nature Trails

Palheiro Nature Trails

Activity Sea Bathing

Sea Bathing Facilities

  • BPI
  • Blacktower
  • CRC
  • Eurofinesco
  • Madeirarent
  • NOS
  • Pestana
  • Securitas
  • casa-velha
  • clinica-santa-catarina
  • diario-de-noticias
  • golfe-press
  • palheiro-village
  • porto-bay
  • teleferico-do-funchal