The best beach hotels in Madeira, from saltwater sea pools to ocean-view infinity pools

SourceThe Telegraph
CountryMiddle east

These are unusual times, and the state of affairs can change quickly. Please check the latest travel guidance before making your journey. Our writer visited these hotels pre-pandemic.

W hilst golden sandy beaches are not Madeira’s strong point (its sister island Porto Santo is better for that) there are some wonderful hotels with direct access to the sea, across pebbles or just a lick of beach. The majority are on the sunny south coast which is better for a sun-seeking holiday than the north, which is cooler and wetter. For a base with ocean views, infinity pools, luxury services and spas, in locations including Funchal, Arco de Calheta, Porto Moniz and Ponta do Sol, here’s our pick of the beach hotels in Madeira. • The best hotels in Madeira • The best boutique hotels in Madeira • Where to stay in Lisbon: hotels by district • The best hotels in the Algarve • The best hotels in Porto • The best hotels in Portugal • The best hotels in Alentejo more...