Orca Praia Hotel
Funchal, Madeira

Rating 3

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Based on 544 reviews

Orca Praia Hotel
Funchal, Madeira

Rating 3

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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.


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.


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).


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.

  • Child Care
  • Laundry
  • Kids Pools
  • Payable Laundry Service
  • Spa Facilities
  • Games room
  • Fitness/Gym Facilities
  • Safety Deposit Box Rental
  • Bar
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 544 reviews


21 Jul 2021
My husband, daughter booked a two week stay at Orca Praia and I stayed here from 12th -17th July 2021. Our initial impression was that it was clean and modern. The rooms all have a great view of...

very nice stay in front of the sea

10 May 2021
With a stunning view on the ocean we had a great stay taking advantage of the balcony over the black pebbles beach. The staff was very caring about us and the panorama from the restaurant is...

Top !

01 May 2021
The Staff and the view of the Hotel just great ! The nature is amazing. Location of the hotel is breathtaking. Activates all your senses and brings back the real human touch. For me the best...
Address: Estrada Monumental 335, Funchal, Madeira, 9000-236, Portugal Telephone: 00351 291 707 070

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