Perched on top of a hill on the island of Madeira in Portugal, Choupana Hills Resort and Spa is one of the top spa vacations in Europe. This is a great spot to relax with a view, unwind at the European-style spa and soak up the sun by the pool. Choupana Hills Resort is a great idea if you are looking for unique island vacations in Europe.
The resorts features 34 bungalow-style units on stilts with verandas, surrounded by beautiful gardens. The wellness center, the restaurants and the library are situated in two larger buildings which are decorated with worm earth tones and built from wood and stone.
Things to Do
Choupana Hills Resort has two heated swimming pools: an outdoor lagoon swimming pool and an indoor pool next to the spa.
The wellness center offers an impressive selection of treatments from around the world, including massages, aromatherapy, reflexology, diet plans and bath treatments such as sauna and Turkish hammam. Relax with a unique massage on your island getaway.
Golfers staying at Choupana Hills Resort receive discounted rates at the 27-hole Santo de Serra Golf Course and the 18-hole Palheiro Golf Course.
Rooms & Suites
Luxury guest rooms feature vaulted ceilings and private sundecks overlooking the ocean or the gardens. If you are planning a romantic getaway to Europe , splurge on one of the four suites with outdoor jacuzzis and scenic views of the Atlantic Ocean.
Where to Eat
The Xopana Restaurant serves innovative fusion cuisine in an elegant setting. Basalt Bar and the Pool Bar offer snacks throughout the day, while afternoon tea is served in the Lounge.
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You can rent a car at the airport if you wish, but if you are weary of winding roads up and down the hills of Madeira, take a taxi to the hotel. Once you are there, you can take advantage of the courtesy bus service to and from the center of Funchal several times per day. In Funchal, enjoy shopping, sightseeing and dining.
Rates start at 275 Euro per night,depending on the season.