Approx. 50 m from a sandy beach, is situated the hotel Pestana Ocean Bay All Inclusive Resort (gay only/women only), which is especially popular with honeymooners. It is linked by a free shuttle service. The tourist centre is about 5 km away. The town Funchal City is around 5 km away (Camara de Lobos around 5 km). You can find a food store and other shopping facilities approx. 2 km away. It is only 100 m from the hotel to the nearest bars and restaurants. For evening dancing you will find a nightclub in a distance of approx. 5 km. Further entertainment facilities such as a cinema and a theatre are approx. 3 km or approx. 5 km away. For mobility during your holiday, there are a bus stop (approx. 1 km away), a car rental company and a motorcycle rental. For medical treatment in emergencies there is a hospital around 4 km away.
Hygiene and safety measures
In order to protect the health of the guests, the following hygiene and protective measures are taken in the hotel: Compliance of the WHO recommendations and local laws, trained and equipped staff with hygiene and protection measures, safe access with sanitary controls to suppliers and employees, staff replacement policy, adapted capacities and flows in common areas to ensure social distancing, hand sanitizer available in all areas, intense cleaning and disinfection protocols for all areas, in-house medical services, luggage transportation by the guest (incl. luggage disinfection), protective screens at the reception, disinfection carpets at main door, elevator occupancy control measures, room service included (All Inclusive), self-catering options, restaurant space adapted to ensure social distancing, minimum 2m distance between tables at restaurants, new additional adapted outdoor dining areas, controlled access restaurant (extended service hours), controlled access bar (extended service hours), buffet alternatives (Show-Cooking), disposable kitchenware, individual/closed bottles only, intensification control in chlorination levels and disinfection protocols for pools, minimum 2m between sun beds, additional adapted chill-out/ relaxation areas, additional space for families at pools, masks available for guests, guest infection policy, temperature control measures for guests, clean and sanitized rooms, intensification of disinfection / cleaning protocols, daily room disinfection, 24h time between check-out and check-in, housekeeping staff equipped with self-protecting gear, new air treatments (air purifiers), individual amenities, individual wrapped towels, daily change of towels, ensured social distancing at Kids Club as well as control access at Kids Club (limited entry). The hotel has already been awarded a local seal of approval for extensive protective measures after appropriate testing.
Partially renovated in 2013, the 9-storey beach hotel has 217 rooms in total. It is equipped with a 24h reception (check-in from 16:00, check-out until 11:00), a lobby with bar, 2 lifts, a safe (for free), a kiosk, a parking area (for free), a security entry system as well as a money changing facility. For the meals, there is a restaurant. You can relax in good company in the hotel bar. WiFi is available for free. For guests with physical disabilities the accommodation provides a barrier-free access, a wheelchair accessible lift and a number of wheelchair accessible bathrooms. Room cleaning and concierge service are free of charge. Room service, laundry / ironing service and medical service are available for a fee.