The Vila Galé Santa Cruz hotel in Madeira boasts amazing views of the Atlantic Ocean, along with the picturesque town. The hotel is only five minutes away from the airport and offers 262 warm and sophisticated rooms.


Featuring two restaurants, two bars, an outdoor pool and spa with heated indoor pool, sauna, Turkish bath, gym and massage rooms, you’ll not be short of activities.  Besides offering free Wi-Fi access in all areas, the hotel has a modern and well-equipped convention centre and a multi-purpose space for any leisure or business circumstances. Why not upgrade to the All Inclusive Package, giving you even better value and more choice.

For a true connection with nature, enjoy a variety of nautical sports, marvel at the different diving spots, get to know the levadas (irrigation channels) and breathe in the tranquility of the Laurissilva forest. Admire the views of the Atlantic, the steep cliffs, the wave-shaped hills full of vegetation and the banana plantations. The natural pools of Porto Moniz, Curral das Freiras, Câmara de Lobos and Santana, with its traditional small houses are must-see sites.


The Vila Galé Santa Cruz hotel also provides free transportation to Funchal, a city full of shops and historic nooks. In the city, you’ll be able to photograph postcard-worthy moments. Visit the Farmers' Market (Mercado dos Lavradores), where you’ll see the florists wearing their traditional costumes, surrounded by orchids and other plants, presenting a special variety of colours and aromas. Stroll around and let the fruit vendors convince you and savour the many varieties of Madeira fruits and other delicacies like poncha (traditional alcoholic drink) or the flat bread bolo do caco.

Accommodation details



Check-in Details:

Normal Check-in: 15:00
Normal Check-out: 12:00


7.4 mi / 11.9 km from city centre

Room types and facilities


Sleeps 3, Bed Type: Single(s)  Satellite television, Minibar, Air conditioning, Private bathroom, Bathtub/shower combination, Balcony/Lanai/Terrace, Television


Sleeps 3, Bed Type: Single(s)  Satellite television, Minibar, Air conditioning, Private bathroom, Bathtub/shower combination, Balcony/Lanai/Terrace, Television

General facilities

  • Laundry/Valet service
  • Business center
  • Sauna
  • Baby sitting
  • Spa
  • Concierge desk
  • Exercise gym
  • Internet services
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool Bar
  • Golf
  • Room service
  • Massage services
  • Indoor pool
  • Safe deposit box
  • Elevators
  • Steam bath

Dining information

VERSÁTIL Restaurant - the hotel's main restaurant. It offers a buffet service for breakfast from 07:30 to 10:30, lunch from 12:30 to 14:30 and dinner from 19:00 to 22:00.

INEVITAVEL Restaurant - à la carte service for lunch from 12:30 to 14:30 p.m and for dinner from 19:00 to 22:30.

SOUL & BLUES Bar - the hotel's bar of excellence, ideal for relaxing in the evening or for having an after-meal drink. Open from 18:00 to midnight.

VILA GALÉ CAFÉ Bar - the pool bar. It offers beverages and snacks during the Summer season, from 10:00 to 18:00.

Additional information

Electric vehicle charging stations and garage in operation for an additional cost (depending on availability).

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