Choupana Hills Resort And Spa  5 stars

Travessa Do Largo Da Choupana, Funchal (Madeira), Portugal, 9060-348  show mapSave
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Editorial review:

This lavish resort is located on the top of one of the highest hills in Madeira and has indoor and outdoor pools for guests. The outdoor pools have views of the town and ocean. There's afternoon tea served in a lounge resembling a living room, and there's a grand library with books in several different languages. Rooms have their own private terraces that overlook the sea, along with hardwood floors, four-poster beds, and high-beamed ceilings. Suites have outdoor heated Jacuzzis.


Situated on the local beach, the 5-star Choupana Hills Resort And Spa offers magnificent views over the Atlantic Ocean. The spectacular hotel serves as an example of French architecture in Funchal .

The hotel is situated in the tourist center of Funchal and within a 20-minute walk of Monte Cable Car, St John the Baptist of Pico Fort and Monte Palace Tropical Garden. Botanical Gardens Madeira, Pregetter's Orchid Garden and Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte are located just 1350m from the venue.

Golf courses, bars and restaurants are only a few steps from the hotel.

15km to the Madeira airport.


All non-smoking guestrooms come with a minibar, a seating area, a wooden balcony, individual climate control and satellite TV and designer décor. They feature spacious private bathrooms with slippers, bathrobes and a hairdryer.


A deluxe breakfast is served at the restaurant. The "xôpana" restaurant serves light fusion cuisine. Guests can enjoy beverages and fruit and snacks in the Basalt bar.


A beauty salon, a designated smoking area and a garage for general use and conference facilities, a business center and an internet terminal for work can be found on-site.


Guests are free to use hammam, a wellness center and shiatsu massage along with such sport activities as fishing and hiking. The hotel boasts a fitness center with a gym, yoga classes and fitness classes.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Free Private hotel parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms   62.


City Center Funchal - 1.9 mi
Airports Madeira (FNC) - 6.9 mi, Porto Santo (PXO) - 41.9 mi
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  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • ATM/cash machine
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Tour desk
  • Garage
  • Designated smoking area
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Hiking
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Shops/commercial Services
  • Valet parking
  • Medical Facilities Service
  • Laundry
  • Shuttle service
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail lounge
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Conference facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Fitness center
  • Golf
  • Exercise gym
  • Steam bath
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Whirlpool
  • Parasols
  • Hot tub
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Library
  • Hammam
Room view
  • Sea view
  • Garden view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Internet access



from  2 pm


until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 3 may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • One child may stay at the price of 50 % of the room stay per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets are not allowed.

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions
    • Strawberry World Tours
      2.2 mi
    Popular areas
    • City Center
      1.8 mi
    Places of interest
    • Madeira Island
      2.2 mi
    • Madeira Story Centre
      2.2 mi
    • botanischer Garten
      2.2 mi

    Local Attractions

    • Monte Palace Tropical Garden
      5000 ft
      Caminho do Monte 174, Funchal
    • St John the Baptist of Pico Fort
      5100 ft
      Pico dos Frias, Funchal
    • Jardins do Palheiro
      1.1 mi
      Caminho da Quinta do Palheiro, 32, Funchal
    • Palheiro Gardens
      1.2 mi
      Caminho da Quinta do Palheiro, 32, Funchal
    • Quinta do Boa Vista
      1.4 mi
      Rua Lombo da Boa Vista, Funchal

    Near the hotel

    • Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte
      4700 ft
      Monte, Funchal
    • Pregetter's Orchid Garden
      4800 ft
      Rua Pita da Silva 37, Funchal

    Choupana Hills Resort And Spa Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Choupana Hills Resort And Spa

    Average guest rating

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    Based on 159 reviews

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    • Couple

      The staff were absolutely fantastic - accomodating but not intrusive.

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    • Family with children

      Peaceful location. Beautifully designed hotel. Excellent staff.

      Menu in restaurant over complicated. Shower ran hot and cold.

      • Average rating
    • Group of friends

      A perfect location for some relaxing days. Out of town, right in the middle of nowhere. No ATM machine and no noise. The perfect relaxing spot in Madeira. It´s perfect to take a break and enjoy youself.

      A 5 stars luxury hotel, nothing more to add.

      • Average rating
    • Couple

      Its a wonderful hotel but the price is way to high for what you get. The access is quite difficult to get there but on the other hand u stay away from everything. Comfortable and big rooms.

      What you need to walk outside to get to the main buildings, swiming pool and all other facilities. Luckily it wasnt raining. The restaurant is overpriced , not much variety for breakfast. Staff at the restaurant very rude. If you like sleeping with the balcony window open u will get full of moskito bites! Overpriced!

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      The warm and friendly welcome, relaxed atmosphere, great views of the Ocean from the room, really-a room with a View!! The wild nature surrounding the bungalow the design of the room-smallish but with all the comfort

      Breakfast-could have been more diversified (ex. Just one sort of cheese/ham in a place that has plenty of assortments) but loved the fresh fruit! However far away from a 5 star hotel breakfast restaurant meals-although advertised as a gourmet restaurant, some choices were not at all what one would have expected from the description in the menu (but were not charged either, as a result of that fact that they remained untouched) design of the rooms-although feng shui style was aimed at, there were too many sharp objects/corners in the design of the room (including edges of the bed) and the design/colours could have been smoother to fully insure relaxation

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    • Older travelers

      Cuisine didn't meet my expectation.

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    • Older travelers

      Friendly,helpful staff.Attractive accommodation & surroundings.

      No hand-basin in the separate wc in the deluxe room - have to go into the main bathroom to wash your hands.Very dim lighting in communal areas,stairs and the bar.

      • Average rating
    • Group of friends

      It is a very quiet place with great view over Funchal and the sea. The staff is very friendly and helpful.

      It urgently needs "maintenance/overhaul"; the pools need cleaning, the fitness room looks neglected, refurbishing is badly needed.

      • Average rating
    • Single

      An awesome large room with a great feeling of space, fantastic views of the bay, verandah to chill, a really stressfree holiday.

      Spa mixed gender.

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    • Couple

      Staff were excellent, facilities were great, food was good, views were fantastic, Massages were among the best I've ever had (that is saying something). If you want a romantic getaway, or just to relax, or a great base for a walking holiday then this is a great option.. It is lovely.

      Im nit-picking, but: If you like sun bathithe then the sun disappears behind the madeiran cloud by 11am, it is also about 5 degrees C cooler than Funchal as it is over 500m above sea level, anything over 20 degrees in May at the resort is apparently good going. Also, this is not an adult only resort, and the one or two children that were there were not particularly quiet, which was not ideal in the spa area.

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    • Couple

      Design of facilities and decoration, localisation

      Cleanliness of the spa area; prices of spa treatments and at restaurant

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    • Couple

      Fantastic views, very fancy room, excellent service, perfect breakfast, frequent transfer service to Funchal city center. Complementary Madeira wine tasting.

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    • Couple

      The view. We loved looking over Funchal and the harbour and we watched some spectacular sunsets as well as the longest amazing rainbow. The staff were lovely and the food was good too. Great to have the shuttle service into Funchal and also being able to walk along the levada to the cable car.

      When lying in the bath in our room, the sealant underneath the slate became visible and it was quite mouldy. The indoors swimming pool too would benefit from a scrub, as some of the sealant was black. The sauna and steam room were quite small; and the cushions for the outside sun loungers need replacing, they seemed a bit tired. We had a lovely stay overall and would come back again at the special rate we paid. Had we paid a rack rate then it would definitely have felt overpriced.

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    • Group of friends

      The service was friendly and attentive. It's located on a Levada walk that takes you down to the tropical gardens and the funicular that takes you either to the middle of town or to the botanical gardens.

      It's a bit of a dump - disheveled decor and hit-or-miss cleanliness. The "spa" is downright because it just needs a deep cleaning. No luxury amenities, etc. It's also so high up in the mountains that laying by the pool was rendered impossible because of the lingering clouds. Not a place to visit if you want to lay out and get sun. Also, I contacted the hotel via email about hotel transport and never heard back. Rooms didn't get cleaned until late afternoon.

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