Hotel Casa Velha do Palheiro

The Casa Velha do Palheiro is a celebrated five star country house hotel of exceptional character and year-round appeal. It was formally a hunting lodge built by the 1st Count of Carvalhal in 1801 as a summer residence.

Marcus Binney wrote in his book The Blandys of Madeira published in 2011: "Casa Velha was Madeira's first country-house hotel, situated 500 metres above sea level and looking on to one of the loveliest gardens on the island. The drive runs through woodland to emerge in a clearing shaded by the magnificent trees which are the hall marks of the Palheiro gardens. The grass circle in front of the gates contains a huge multi trunked Metrosideros or Christmas Day tree from New Zealand. As soon as you step out of the car an atmosphere of friendly informality pervades the scene.

Location

Location

T he hotel borders the famous Palheiro Gardens and the Palheiro Golf course – a superb 18-hole, par 72 Championship layout

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Rooms

Rooms

T he guest rooms and suites at Madeira Island Hotel Casa Velha do Palheiro perfectly convey the history, beauty and

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Restaurants

Restaurants

G astronomy at Madeira Island Hotel Casa Velha do Palheiro embraces all the flavours, textures and aromas of gourmet cuisine.

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