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Choupana Hills Resort and Spa - Luxury holidays to Madeira

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  • About this holiday

    Due to fire damage, Choupana Hills has been closed until further notice.

    The journey and how you get there


    Included in your holiday

    Holiday prices

    Prices are per person based on two people sharing a Type A Double Deluxe Garden View room and include return flights with easyJet London to Funchal, private return luxury car transfers from airport to hotel, bed and buffet breakfast, one facial, one body scrub and a one-hour massage.
    1 April to 31 December : 5 nights from £1610

    Hotel code


    Our opinion

    A serene ‘fusion’ hotel and spa, set in a botanical paradise

    Hotel description

    A combination of stone and wooden buildings make up the Choupana Hills Resort and Spa, located just above the Botanical Gardens in a spectacular hill position, only ten minutes from Funchal. Surrounded by mimosa and eucalyptus, the resort affords beautiful views over the city and the Atlantic Ocean. The eight hectare property has since been classified as one of the Top Ten Hotel Spas in Europe, and has won a number of prestigious awards. Designed by Didier Lefort, it was constructed along Zen principles of symmetry and simplicity; the interiors vary in each part of the hotel yet they are brought together harmoniously with a successful mixture of Portuguese art, tropical woods and modernist furniture. Paths and terraces are scattered through subtropical gardens, and the lagoon swimming pool fits effortlessly into the design of the resort.
    The hotel’s facilities make it an ideal place to unwind, whether in the comfort of the library or with the wide range of treatments offered in the spa. The hotel’s restaurant, Xôpana, is open for all day dining, serving exciting and innovative fusion cuisine. Combining a living room and a bedroom, the resort’s rooms are large, with vaulted ceilings, and decorated in deep, exotic colours. A private sundeck or veranda attached to every room continues the serenity of the resort and offers views over either the gardens or the bay.
    All in all, Choupana Hills is a perfect location for a holiday in seclusion and tranquillity.


    Funchal, Madeira

    Official star rating


    Annual opening

    Distance from airport

    About 20 minutes drive

    Closest airport


    Room types

    56 Deluxe rooms, 4 suites and 2 family bungalows

    All with Air-conditioning, Telephone, TV, Radio, DVD, Internet Access and Safe.

    Hotel facilities and services

    Bar and Pool bar, Restaurant, 24-hour Room service, Lounge, Library, Laundry and Dry cleaning, 1 Indoor and 1 Outdoor pool, Spa, Gym, Store, Courtesy bus service to Funchal.

    Water sports

    Land sports

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Madeira is a small island, only 57 by 22 km, with an attractive wooded interior (its name means 'wood') and very pleasant climate. Because of its size it is easy to get around, and there are many opportunities for walking, either for the energetic up the highest mountain, Pico Ruivo, at 1862m, or more popularly along one of the many 'levadas', paths which have been constructed along watercourses, and are therefore necessarily quite flat. Madeira is popular with birdwatchers, but its major attraction is its botanical diversity: flower-watching is one of its chief attractions.Starting directly from the Choupana Hills Resort and Spa, the Levada Walk is a scenic and beautiful walk of about 1 hour 30 minutes that takes you to the famous and beautiful Botanical Gardens of Monte Palace.

    Sports nearby

    Walks, Riding, Golf, Tennis, Deep sea fishing.  


    Minimum stays

    5 nights over New Year

    Other information

    The Spa at the Choupana Hills Resort and Spa is an Elemis Spa. Elemis has grown into one of the most successful and professional anti-ageing brands world-wide. Elemis bases its products and treatments on a strong belief in the power of touch and essential oils.

    Inspired by the clouds the Spa offers unique experiences for body, mind and soul. Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Exfoliation, facial treatments, hot stones and holistic massages are just a few examples of the heavenly moments waiting for you at the Spa. A Hammam and sauna along with a heated interior swimming pool with counter current and jet massage complement the treatments.

    Signature Treatments
    Exotic Lime and Ginger Salt Glow
    Invigorating ginger stimulates the metabolism and tones the body. Lime peel works to energise, cleanse and purify. Unrefined sea salt to exfoliate and remineralise. A body exfoliation and relaxing moisturising modelage ritual that turns into an exotic luxurious
    body ritual.

    Exotic Frangipani Body Wrap
    Aromatic coconut and frangipani flowers are soaked together to produce the Monoi which is poured all over the body and then cocooned in a nourishing wrap. This exotic therapy provides ultimate radiance, vitality and glow.

    Orient Essence Ceremony
    Aromatic bags - smooth Balinese pebbles in soft gauze soaked in warmed exotic oils and luxurious spices are used to perfrom the exotic massage inspired by rituals of South East Asia. The body is enveloped in deep relaxation, the spirit is soothed and the skin hydrated, soft and luminous. A sensory experience.

    Moroccan Rasul
    This unique Moroccan Rasul exfoliates and deep cleanses, leaving the skin comfortable and silky to the touch. An aromatherapy massage is the final relaxing touch of this unparalleled ritual.

    Other Treatments
    Indian Head Massage
    Hot Stone Harmony
    Exotic Moisture Dew Facial
    Oxygen Skincalm
    Visible Brilliance Facial
    Pro-Collagen Quartz Lift
    Skin IQ Facial
    Devils Mint Scrub
    Musclease Aroma Ocean Wrap
    Cellutox Aroma Ocean Wrap
    Exotic Coconut Rub and Milk Ritual Wrap
    Exotci Frangipani Body Wrap
    Deep Rhythmic Pressure Massage
    Mother-to-be massage
    Ayurvedic Holistic Massage
    Exotic Hand Ritual
    Sole Delight


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