Orca Praia Hotel
Funchal, Madeira

Rating 3

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 544 reviews

Orca Praia Hotel
Funchal, Madeira

Rating 3

Overview


Orca Praia Hotel is set into the side of a cliff with a swimming pool and bar down by the beach whilst the leisure facilities, social and dining areas enjoy the ocean views from the higher levels.


Location


Orca Praia Hotel is located next to a sand and shingle beach and is set into the side of the cliff overlooking the ocean and the city of Funchal. It is approx 2km from the fishing village of Camara de Lobos and 3.5km from the Lido Promenade in the tourist area of Funchal. There is a shopping area approx 15 minutes walk away or you can take the hotel courtesy bus into Funchal city centre which is approx 6km away. The hotel is approx 24km from Madeira Airport.


Facilities


Orca Praia Hotel takes full advantage of it's cliff side position and beach front location. Just a few steps above the beach there is a spacious sun terrace and garden with bar service, sun beds and umbrellas as well as an outdoor swimming pool with a section for children.


Further leisure facilities and activities at the hotel include a games area with table tennis, darts and billiards; a rock climbing wall and a Spa. In addition the hotel can organise boat trips for whale and dolphin watching or for game fishing.


The Spa offers facial treatments, aromatherapy and reflexology together with a menu massages from Indian head massages to sports massages. The Spa features a jacuzzi and a fitness gym both with views to the ocean and a Turkish bath.


Social and dining venues include a pool-side bar serving drinks and snacks, a cocktail bar overlooking the ocean and a restaurant serving local and international cuisine. The hotel provides daily live music and weekly evening shows.


Amenities and services available to guests include 24 hour reception with multi-lingual staff, WiFi, car parking spaces and a courtesy bus into Funchal city centre. There is also a gift shop, newspapers, bus tickets, baby sitting (with prior arrangement), car hire and laundry services (all with local charges).


Rooms


There are 125 hotel rooms comprising 86 double rooms, 35 junior suites and 3 family suites. The rooms sleep up to 2 adults whilst the family suites sleep 4 adults or 2 adults and 3 children.


The rooms have a large balcony with sea views and an en-suite bathroom. They feature cable TV, direct dial telephone, a safe deposit box (local charge), a mini bar and a hair dryer. Cots are available on request.

Facilities

  • Child Care
  • Laundry
  • Kids Pools
  • Payable Laundry Service
  • Spa Facilities
  • Games room
  • Fitness/Gym Facilities
  • Safety Deposit Box Rental
  • Bar

Orca Praia Hotel takes full advantage of it's cliff side position and beach front location. Just a few steps above the beach there is a spacious sun terrace and garden with bar service, sun beds and umbrellas as well as an outdoor swimming pool with a section for children.

Further leisure facilities and activities at the hotel include a games area with table tennis, darts and billiards; a rock climbing wall and a Spa. In addition the hotel can organise boat trips for whale and dolphin watching or for game fishing.

The Spa offers facial treatments, aromatherapy and reflexology together with a menu massages from Indian head massages to sports massages. The Spa features a jacuzzi and a fitness gym both with views to the ocean and a Turkish bath.

Social and dining venues include a pool-side bar serving drinks and snacks, a cocktail bar overlooking the ocean and a restaurant serving local and international cuisine. The hotel provides daily live music and weekly evening shows.

Amenities and services available to guests include 24 hour reception with multi-lingual staff, WiFi, car parking spaces and a courtesy bus into Funchal city centre. There is also a gift shop, newspapers, bus tickets, baby sitting (with prior arrangement), car hire and laundry services (all with local charges).

Local charges may apply to some hotel facilities and others may be seasonal.

Rooms

There are 125 hotel rooms comprising 86 double rooms, 35 junior suites and 3 family suites. The rooms sleep up to 2 adults whilst the family suites sleep 4 adults or 2 adults and 3 children.

The rooms have a large balcony with sea views and an en-suite bathroom. They feature cable TV, direct dial telephone, a safe deposit box (local charge), a mini bar and a hair dryer. Cots are available on request.

Local charges may apply to some hotel facilities and others may be seasonal.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 544 reviews

Perfect stay at Orca Praia Hotel

24 Nov 2020
My partner and I loved our stay at Orca Praia Hotel! Beautiful view, nice room with a big balcony, good food and friendly staff. We usually started our mornings with a run in front of the sea...

Great

15 Nov 2020
This is a very good three-star hotel. The breakfast is of a good quality and the staff are lovely. It is a bit out of the way but public bus runs every half hour or so. My only gripe was that the...

Worst night's sleep ever

13 Nov 2020
The hotel looks amazing on the photos. The location on the cliff edge is indeed quite spectacular. However the reality of staying at the hotel is quite different. The walls are paper-thin and you can...

Location

Orca Praia Hotel is located next to a sand and shingle beach and is set into the side of the cliff overlooking the ocean and the city of Funchal. It is approx 2km from the fishing village of Camara de Lobos and 3.5km from the Lido Promenade in the tourist area of Funchal. There is a shopping area approx 15 minutes walk away or you can take the hotel courtesy bus into Funchal city centre which is approx 6km away. The hotel is approx 24km from Madeira Airport.

Address: Estrada Monumental 335, Funchal, Madeira, 9000-236, Portugal Telephone: 00351 291 707 070

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