Suite Hotel Eden Mar

  • Madeira, Funchal

  • 4

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Suite Hotel Eden Mar is on the western side of Funchal, near the beautiful Lido Promenade - a quiet location with easy access to the beach and a short bus ride to the historical centre's picturesque cobbled streets. You'll find yourself meandering through subtropical gardens, marvelling at the ocean views, lazing in the sun, or cooling off in the inviting pools.

All of the hotel's bright and spacious rooms have a private balcony to relax on. The hotel is part of the Vila Porto Mare resort and benefits from all the resort's facilities, including a good selection of bars and restaurants.

Lush gardens and ocean views

Facing out over the sea, the hotel sits in 13,000 square metres of subtropical gardens - home to more than 500 species of plants. Open to be enjoyed by guests at any time, the resort also runs a weekly guided tour of the gardens to help guests discover its many hidden secrets, including the orchid corner and the collection of medicinal herbs (subject to change).

A great option for families

The resort's five swimming pools will keep even the most active of children entertained, and with children's menus available in each of the restaurants it's easy to keep them fuelled too. 

For adults there's water aerobics, yoga and Pilates, tennis, mini-golf, snooker, and pétanque (payable locally). And if you just want to relax after a day of walking the levadas? There's a superb spa too (payable locally).

Added value

Guided Walks included (subject to availability)

All holidays include flights from the UK and transfers

24/7 Support and advice: Over the phone from our local resort team


Funchal is a lively, sprawling city – famous for its harbour, mountain backdrop and flower displays. The city’s split into about 10 parishes, all slightly unique, so there’s plenty of nooks and crannies to explore on holiday.

Most hotels are in the São Martinho area, and you should definitely pop to the old town to get a proper feel for the history and culture. The narrow alleyways are always fun for a wander, with lots of lovely cafés and restaurants to stop in when you feel peckish. Take some time to explore the busy harbour, too. We love sitting by the water to watch the world go by.

Explore Funchal's culture: street art on the doorstep

Take a stroll down the street of Rua de Santa Maria to see a colourful collection of nearly 200 doors that have been painted by local artists. It was an effort to breathe some life into an area that was previously a little run down – we’re happy to confirm it’s a thriving spot to explore and a must-see on your holiday.

Funchal's thriving food scene

Get your hands on some fresh tropical fruit, like bananas and passion fruit, at Mercado dos Lavradores, the local farmer’s market. The ones at home won’t taste the same after you’ve tried these. The market is a magnet for food-lovers as the sights, smells and colours are irresistible – maybe pick up something to bring back?

If wine is what gets you excited, there are a few tasting venues for the full experience, but most local bars will have a selection of Madeiran wines to try. The sweet, rich taste makes it very distinctive – you can’t leave without giving it a go.

You won’t be short of restaurants either. Funchal has a great foodie scene including a surprising amount of fine dining options and Michelin recommendations. Try a bolo do caco – a bread dish you’ll find most places, usually smothered in garlic butter and optionally topped with seafood like octopus or made into a sandwich.

The full Monte

To get a different view of the city, jump on the cable car to Monte and head for the Botanical Gardens, they're particularly beautiful in the summer. You’ll get great views across the bay before heading into the gardens for an explosion of colour and design.

It’s easy to get around Funchal, you can walk but it’s hilly in places so if you’re not up to the challenge there’s a reliable bus service that’s reasonably priced.

Activities for the itchy feet

You’re spoiled for choice with activities - bike tours, guided walks and diving to name a few. It’s also a good base to explore other parts of the island.

The Levada walking trails don’t come into the city but there are some lovely coastal paths or you can just take the time to wander the city. To see the Levada trails we always recommend booking with a guide.

Why book a summer holiday in Funchal with Inghams?

With over 85 years of outdoor travel experience, our holiday packages to Funchal include flights, transfers, and accommodation, so you can relax and leave the small details to us. Our experts can help you choose the best holiday for you, and our team in resort can give you the inside scoop on how to spend your time away with us.

At Inghams, we do walking holidays differently. With no fixed itinerary, you have more time in your destination and the freedom to walk as much or as little as you like, discovering some of Madeira's best walking routes and activities at your own pace.

Plus, we've included two optional guided walks every week in Madeira. Join a professional walking guide and really get to know the area (see more details in the ‘walking’ tab below).

  • No. of rooms: 146
  • Official rating: 4


Studios have partial sea views and measure around 24-26m². They have twin beds and sleep up to three people (the extra bed is a rollaway bed). Studio's for single use are also available at a supplement.

Superior Studios measuring between 31-37m² and sleep up to three people (the extra bed is a rollaway bed). 

Junior Suites have partial sea views and measure between 38 - 44m². These rooms have twin beds and sleep up to three people (the extra bed is a rollaway bed). The adjoining room and lounge guarantee space and make these rooms ideal for small families. 

Suites are the largest room type available, measuring approx. 66m². They sleep between two to four people (with a maximum of three adults). The extra beds are rollaway beds. These rooms are available on request - please call us to book.

All rooms have:

  • A fully equipped kitchenette with cooker, fridge, and microwave.
  • Smart TV
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea making facilities
  • Balcony
  • Safe
  • Marble bathrooms with bath
  • Hairdryer

General information 

  • Check in: 2pm
  • Check out: 12pm 

Local fees and taxes

A tourist tax of approx. €2.00 per person per night, for a maximum of 7 nights is payable locally for guests age 13 years and over (subject to change).


The hotel does have adapted rooms available on request, please call to book. 

  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: Yes

Longitude: -16.9311562
Latitude: 32.6377764

  • Transfer time: Approx. 25 minutes from Madeira Airport 
  • 50 minute walk to the centre (please note the route can be quite hilly)
  • 100 metres from the sea
  • 100 metres to the nearest bus stop
  • 50 minute walk or approximately 10 minutes by public transport to the Teleférico Funchal-Monte



Spa & wellness facilities

  • Five swimming pools: Three outdoor pools (one for children), one heated outdoor/indoor pool and one heated indoor pool
  • Sauna (payable locally)
  • Steam bath (payable locally)
  • Two whirlpools
  • Fitness room
  • Aerobics studio
  • Massage and spa treatments (payable locally)
  • Pétanque, tennis court, squash court, snooker, table tennis, mini-golf (payable locally)
  • Reduced green fee on the island’s two golf courses
  • Pool towels
  • Children's playground

Additional facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel 
  • 13,000 square metres of subtropical gardens
  • Parking (payable locally)

A delicious buffet breakfast is served daily offering a range of hot and cold items from 7.30am to 10.30am. For those guests booked onto half board, evening meals can be enjoyed at the Atlântida restaurant from 6.30pm to 9.30pm. The Atlântida restaurant overlooks the pool and gardens, and offers international cuisine. Every evening there is a different theme with show cooking. 

Part of the Vila Porto Mare resort, guests at the Eden Mar have access to all of the resort's facilities. If you don't want to venture too far in the evenings you can enjoy one of the hotels à la carte restaurants. Alfama offers a taste of Portuguese and Madeiran cuisine, Il Basilico Madeira is an Italian-inspired restaurant that's popular with the locals too, and Horta is open from Wednesday until Sunday and has an innovative menu that introduces the concept of healthy comfort food (these restaurants can be booked and paid locally). 

The poolside Varanda bar offers lighter, more informal meals throughout the day, and Portofino Bar has a Happy Hour from 5-6 pm every evening.

In the evening we recommend heading to Oceano bar to enjoy the live music, or to watch your favourite football team.

A children's menu is available in all of the resort's à la carte restaurants.

  • Guests on any board basis but staying on the 24th Dec 2024 and/or 31st Dec 2024 can enjoy a fantastic Christmas and/or New Years Eve Gala Dinner - these are included in the price of your holiday.
  • No of restaurants: 4
  • Dress code for restaurants:

    Smart casual (no shorts of flip flops)

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

Please let us know of any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

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31/05/2025 - 7 nights
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