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  • Spectacular views from the terrace
  • Your room with a view at Monte Mar Palace Hotel
  • Your bathroom
  • The hotel’s restaurant
  • Perhaps take a dip in the indoor pool
  • The outdoor pool
  • The hotel’s sublime clifftop location
  • The hotel enjoys unrivalled views
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Monte Mar Palace Hotel for solo travellers QQQQ

Ponta Delgada, Madeira

Monte Mar Palace Hotel for solo travellers

Ponta Delgada, Madeira

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A secluded hotel in a breathtaking setting

For a stay unlike any other in Madeira look no further than the 4-star Monte Mar Palace Hotel (4Q), which offers modern amenities and comfortable surroundings amid the incredible natural beauty of the island’s unspoilt north coast. From its clifftop setting in the quiet village of Ponta Delgada, you can enjoy breathtaking views of the mountainous coastline clad in UNESCO-protected laurel forests.

The hotel was excellent in every way. The staff very friendly, efficient and courteous, the accommodation excellent and the restaurant brilliant.

Christine Nicholls, Norfolk​

Including...

Hands shaking Included travel insurance

Dinner plateAll breakfasts, lunches and dinners including dining out in a specially selected local restaurant

CocktailFree bar open 12 hours a day (local drinks)

PersonDedicated Saga Host

Plus...

  • Meet and greet at the airport
  • Fast track security and airport lounge UK
  • Welcome drink and dinner
  • Farewell dinner
  • Social activities
  • Unlimited tea and coffee-making facilities within the hotel
  • House wine and water at lunch and dinner
  • Guided orientation walks
  • Live entertainment
  • Direct transfers
  • 20kg checked-in luggage
  • Hotel porterage

MapIncluded excursions:

  • Nuns’ Valley (half day)
  • Northern Wonders tour (half day)
3 weeks for the price of 2
on selected departures. Subject to availability. Prices shown include saving.

Address

Monte Mar Palace Hotel, Sítio do Montado 9240-104, Ponta Delgada - São Vicente, Madeira, Portugal

Introduction

The dramatic north-coast location of the 4-star Monte Mar Palace Hotel (4Q) is perfect for a peaceful holiday.

Accommodation

All 112 air-conditioned bedrooms have a balcony with sea view. Rooms feature a bath with an overhead shower.

Air conditioning
Balcony
Television
Telephone
Hairdryer
Fridge
Safe (extra charge)

Food and Drink

The Monte Mar Palace Hotel offers both international and Portuguese cuisine, served buffet-style, in its restaurant. Another bar offers drinks between May and September, there is a pool bar. The bar will be open from 11am to 11pm serving local alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

Entertainment

You can enjoy the following programme of activities and entertainment during your holiday. Activities may change from time to time and some activities may be at an additional cost.

  • Live music five nights a week
  • Table Tennis
  • Billiards
  • Squash (extra charge)
  • Talk on Madeira culture and traditions

The following Saga Host-led walks are available

  • Lombada walk: Local bus service to Lombada, walk back to hotel

Please note, all walks are subject to availability and the local bus is at own cost.

Spectacular views from the terrace
The hotel’s restaurant
Your room with a view at Monte Mar Palace Hotel

Climate

Northern Wonders Tour

Discover the north of the island on one of the most dramatic scenery tours on offer. Drive along the coastal road taking-in villages like mountainous Boaventura, which is regarded as a sanctuary of nature. Arco de Sao Jorge takes its name from the arc shape mountains that surround it, a graceful town which has a Rose Garden which is open at certain times of the year and boasts the largest collections of roses in Portugal.

Half day
Boaventura
Madeira Portugal Europe
  • Included on 7 nights itinerary

Nuns' Valley

Enjoy a trip through beautiful countryside to the panoramic viewpoint of Eira do Serrado. From here you can see Nuns’ Valley, lying at the bottom of a volcanic crater. The views from here — or simply through the glass wall in the restaurant/shop at the summit — are stunning so have your camera handy. You then travel down into the crater to the village, where there's time to visit a bar to sample the local cherry liqueur and Madeira cake.

Half Day
Nuns Valley and Monte
Madeira Portugal Europe
  • Included on 7 nights itinerary

East Tour

An opportunity to experience traditional Madeira on a beautiful East island excursion.

Travel along roads surrounded in lush vegetation, and stop at several panoramic view points along the way. Follow the coast road to Faial, where lunch is included, before continuing on to Ribeiro Frio which boasts a trout farm hatchery surrounded by a beautiful garden. Continue on to Santana Village which is known for its ‘A’ frame houses and then marvel at Portela’s view point before seeing the eastern tip of the Island at Caniçal.

Full Day
Santana East coast tour
Madeira Portugal Europe
  • Optional on 7 nights itinerary

Ribeira Brava and Cabo Girao

Spend a pleasant morning heading towards the picture-postcard village of Ribeira Brava, which translates as ‘Mad River.’ The name comes from a terrible storm 90 years ago which saw a torrent of floodwater wash much of the north of the island down to the south west and into the sea. Discover more about the island culture at Madeira's Ethnographic Museum in the village (entrance not included), and afterwards stroll the cobbled streets to see the church and market. You then travel via the old road to Cabo Girão. Rising to nearly 2,000 feet, it's said to be the second highest sea cliff in the world, so there are spectacular views of the ocean and mountains - don't forget your camera!

Half Day
Ribeira Brava
Cabo Girao Madeira Portugal Europe
  • Optional on 7 nights itinerary

West Coast Tour

Journey to the west of the island, a tour encompassing waterfalls where the majestic green of the hillsides contrasts with the crystalline blue sea. Your first stop is Chao de Ribeira, a wide valley featuring a rich variety of plants and trees which form part of the glorious Laurissilva Forest, classified as a World Natural Heritage Site. The coastal settlement of Seixal boasts a trout farm and a picturesque waterfall, ‘The Brides Veil.’ Continue through the tunnels to Porto Moniz. This is the most north-western point of the island and also one of the most spectacular with volcanic pools forming a natural lido on the shore.

Half day
Camara de Lobos West coast tour
Madeira Portugal Europe
  • Optional on 7 nights itinerary

Monte

Visit pretty Monte, famed for its beautiful church and its wicker toboggan rides down the sloping streets towards Funchal. These snowless toboggans, called carros de cesto, are guided by straw-hatted men and rides are available for approximately €25 (not included) and are payable by participants directly to the drivers. If you'd like to try this novel experience, please note you do so at your own expense and your own risk – Saga cannot take responsibility for your safety.

Half day
Toboggan riders on sledge in Monte, Funchal
  • Optional on 7 nights itinerary

Monte Mar Palace Hotel for solo travellers

Ponta Delgada, Madeira

Monte Mar Palace Hotel for solo travellers QQQQ

Ponta Delgada, Madeira