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Pestana Carlton Madeira Ocean Resort Hotel

You get a big choice of pools at this luxury hotel, along with superb views across the harbour.



A fabulous 5 star hotel with two huge outdoor swimming pools and direct access to the deep Atlantic without having to set foot in the sand. After all, with access to both fresh and salt water, with the mountain on its back, the bay side and the shade of palm trees, there is no doubt that paradise is here. If you want to come to Madeira and enjoy the best the urban Funchal, the exotic mountain and the reliable climate have to offer, stay at the Pestana Carlton.

A 10-minute walk from the city center and with a wide and magnificent view of sea to the front and side that you will get to know with your eyes closed, this 5-star hotel in Madeira has all the conditions and services to make your stay a memorable one. Rest in the large outdoor heated salt water swimming pool, while your children play mini golf or in the playground.

Olympic Rating: 5 Star

Official Rating: 5 Star


Twin rooms with balcony sleep 2/4 persons and are simply styled with wooden furnishings. Facilities include a lounge, Wi-Fi (local charge), bath with shower and air-conditioning.

Junior suites come styled in light tones and wooden furnishings, plus, you'll get a sea view and balcony, giving you that outdoor room. These suites include a lounge area, twin beds, a sofa bed, Wi-Fi (local charge), tea/coffee making facilities (local charge) and air-conditioning.


  • Direct access to the sea
  • Diving school*
  • Gardens
  • Guest Relations
  • Hairdresser*
  • Laundry*
  • Library and reading room
  • Live Music
  • Medical Service*
  • Parking*
  • Pool bar
  • Rent-a-car*
  • Room service available 24 hours
  • Stores*
  • Wellness Centre (Massages and beauty treatments)*

(*) - Indicates local charges apply.

Leisure Activities

  • Free sun beds and parasols at the pool area
  • Games room*
  • Indoor Swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Live Music
  • Mini Golf
  • Children's pool
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool (salt water)
  • Table Tennis
  • Sauna*
  • Snooker Table
  • Solarium
  • Tennis Court
  • Turkish Bath
  • Wellness Centre (Massages and beauty treatments)*

(*) - Indicates local charges apply.


There’s a choice of restaurants. The main one serves a varied buffet at breakfast and dinner. There’s show cooking here too, along with regular nights showcasing traditional Madeiran cuisine.

At the second restaurant, light meals come complete with sea views. There’s also a rustic-style grill restaurant.

Buffet restaurant* - For buffet breakfast and dinners with show cooking and themed evenings head here.

Bar* - The Taverna Bar is popular for its cocktails and live entertainment.

The Pub Bar* - A sports bar that offers light meals and snacks.

Taverna Grill international restaurant* - The Taverna Grill has a rustic dining atmosphere and is open seasonally, offering international cuisine and tapas.

Pool bar and restaurant* - The Garden Pool restaurant and bar offers up Mediterranean light meals, fresh fruit juices and ice-creams. Open all year round, depending on weather conditions.


The lounge bar is where guests come for cocktails and live music in the evenings. There’s also a pub showing sporting events. This is another good spot for a light meal or snack. Evening entertainment programme with live music.


At the spa* you’ll find one of the indoor pools, heated all year round.. There’s also a Jacuzzi, sauna and a Turkish bath. And there are treatment rooms* where you can book in for a massage or facial. The gym is well-equipped with cardio machines and free weights.

Magic Spa* - The spa has everything you need to feel totally pampered. There are rooms for massages and beauty treatments as well as a sauna and Turkish bath.



Whirlpool bath*

Beauty treatments*

(*) - Indicates local charges apply.

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