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Galomar Hotel

Only a short drive away from Funchal International Airport, positioned beautifully with a cliff top location in the south coast of the island of Madeira, the brand new Galomar Hotel offers relaxing and active holidays in a unique location.


If you are looking for an exceptional active holiday experience with all the services and activities you could dream of in a unique atmosphere that features stunning ocean views, private bathing complex, an extensive sports club, indulging (Ayurveda) treatments with local and international cuisine, then Galomar is the right choice for you!

The resort consists of 3 hotels, The Galosol family hotel, Alpino Atlantico Ayurveda Hotel and the Galomar adult-only hotel. The resort has 3 restaurants. The guests who book half board will have breakfast in the Atlantis restaurant at Galomar and dinner will be in the buffet restaurant of the Galosol Hotel. Then there is a third á la carte pizzeria restaurant. The Atlantis restaurant at Galomar is also available in the evening for á a la carte fish and sea food grill dishes.

The rooms

The Galomar Hotel is an Adult-only hotel within the Galo resort. The hotel is Madeira´s first green hotel building, A + energy-certified hospitality and 100% self-sufficient with regards to energy. This building offers a unique cliff-edge location, an adult-only seawater outdoor pool as well as a luxurious SPA with panoramic ocean front views from the saunas and an enchanted Yoga Garden. 

The Galomar Hotel has 77 fully refurbished rooms offering modern facilities. All rooms are divided over different categories such as garden view, side sea view, sea view, top cliff rooms or Suites and boast a private terrace or balcony.

Ashoka Spa

The Galomar Hotel has a brand new Spa, based on the holistic concept of the lifestyle brand "Ashoka Ayurveda“. With an impressive cliff- top location with magnificent ocean-views, the new spa offers panoramic saunas (Bio and Finnish), steam bath, infra-red sauna, a panoramic resting room with terrace and a charming aromatic herb garden. There is also a yoga and meditation room.

At the spa you will be given the opportunity to heal and rejuvenate by removing environmental toxins from the body with special Ayurveda or detox treatments, energy work and relaxing treatments.


What makes a stay at Galomar so special is the huge amount of activities available to guests. On site there is an extensive health and sports centre with indoor pool and where around 50 activities are organised per week, ranging from Body Pump, Aqua gym, Yoga, Pilates, HIT, cycling, Zumba, Body Combat, etc. In addition the hotel collaborates with lots of local activities and tour guides, who offer excursions ranging from hiking to canyoning, snorkeling, diving, stand up paddle, kayaking and trail running. Maderia is so stunning and one of a kind, it provides the perfect setting to enjoy such a vast range of activities both indoor and out.

Green Policy

The complete renovation of Galomar Hotel allowed for huge advances in their sustainability:

  • Have a created a smart hotel designed for A+ energy certified hospitality
  • Thermal insulations and double glazing used throughout
  • 100% self sufficient in energy
  • Smart lifts using reneewable energy, saving 82% energy 
  • Intelligent heating and aircon systems
  • Use recycled and energy efficient materials
  • Solar panels used for all hot water
  • Save energy (intelligent system allows control and monitoring of room and hotel devices)
  • Save water (collection of rainwater to be reused for watering the gardens)
  • Salt water swimming pools save on chemicals required
  • LED lamps used throughout
  • Chargers for electric vehicles provided
  • Aromatic garden, plants used in the restaurants, spa and bars 

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  • 4* Resort style
  • 77 rooms
  • Single Friendly
  • Good Spa available
  • Funchal Christiano Ronaldo airport
  • Free Wifi Available
  • Open year round
  • Indoor and outdoor pool
  • Extensive Gym
  • Minimum age 16 years
  • 15:00h


Galomar Hotel is located 10 km or a 10 minute drive from Madeira Airport

Read what our clients have to say...

The preparation was great, great that you thought about which location was right for us, and arranged the treatments. In retrospect, we did not plan it 100% right, we would have liked to have another day where we could do a hike, and that was just not possible because of all those wonderful treatments ... The hotel looked ideed super new & clean. No surprise that there was German management behind it. The terraces with views are award-winning! I would have liked it if they could have helped us more with sports activities. For this they referred us to the other hotels. To make the wellness even better, I would have liked a swimming facility where you don't have to get dressed first and have to walk a long way. And an option to eat something in your bathrobe. We did really miss those big healthy salads, the restaurant didn't have those either Lying in the sun in January and then plunging into the sea by stairs, that alone was a reason for me to go to Galomar!
Maartje, Netherlands - 03 February 2023
All very well. The first thing that caught my attention when I arrived at the Galomar hotel was my room with a sea view, since the building is built on a cliff. I really liked the promotion of sustainability and the involvement in protecting the environment, through the use of solar panels, bins with different compartments to recycle waste, healthy food... They have an area with direct access to the sea (Lido Mar), which is impressive and if I have to mention something about it, I would say that sometimes it is full of families and at certain times it is quite crowded. As for the moments that I will remember from this experience, I would highlight the contact with nature since the island offers lots of possibilities to enjoy a beautiful setting far from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, the colour of the sea and swimming between colourful fish and corals, the massages at the Akosha Spa and the kindness and professionalism of the girls who gave the massages, the impressive views from my room... In short, it has been a vacation where there have been moments where I have managed to reconnect with myself, renewing energy to return strongly to the routine.
Arantxa, Spain - 26 July 2022
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We love this

  • Adults only!
  • Brand new, all fresh, bright and clean.
  • Huge amount of activities available for the active minded guests, but at the same time plenty of space and time for relaxation with a stunning ocean view!

This not so much...

  • The dinner buffet of the half board restaurant does get some mixed reviews.

Our tips

  • Madeira Hiking with Christa, enjoy a day with a group hike and guide that knows the real Madeira and will show you it´s real beauty and nature.
  • You should not miss a visit to colourful Funchal with its pitoresque streets and flowers. A must when you visit Funchal is the Monte Cable Car - this is an old tradition - a little expensive now but worth the fun of the ride. A wonderfully sedate way to travel from Funchal Bay up towards Monte and the botanical gardens. Fantastic views above the rooftops of Funchal - get your camera ready!

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