The concepto of Hotel The Vine
The Vine Hotel in Funchal, has been distinguished in the World Travel Awards as “World’s Leading Design Hotel” (Best design hotel in the world). It’s an award that joins that led to global race since, at the ceremony, held on August 31 this year in Antalya, Turkey, The Vine, had already demonstrated to be chosen as “Europe’s Leading Design Hotel” (Best design hotel in Europe). For the CEO of the central unit of the capital of the island, Gonçalo Henriques, what pleases him say at this point is that “we are all to be congratulated.” A reference to the team that accompanies this challenge and also to Madeira coming out too exalted to see your unit be recognized as the best in the world in its segment.
A hotel with soul, just like a good wine. The Vine is sophisticated and luxurious. A Boutique Hotel with a touch of simplicity and discretion, just the way you like it.
A dip in the panoramic pool, a vinetherapy session in the spa or a gourmet dinner with a view over the city: these are just a few of the pleasures awaiting you at The Vine.
Rooms in Hotel The Vine
With each of the four floors of the hotel, the seasonal changes of the Madeiran vinyards have helped inspire and perfectly reflect the essence of Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter.
The spacious rooms and suites exude quality and comfort and you will quickly feel at home with whichever season you choose.
The attention to detail is uncompromising and the combination of Egyptian cotton sheets, pillows for all preferences and truly wonderful mattresses provide all the ingredients for a ‘Divine Sleep’.
Adjacent to the hotel lobby and reception, discover Terra Lounge, with its earthy brown tones and creative design placing you in the heart of a Madeiran vineyard.
An ideal place to relax at the end of a busy day, or for throwing a party to commemorate a special occasion. Terra Lounge is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as having an all day dining menu and dedicated children’s menu.
Cut the routine and start your day full of energy with various fresh and homemade products that we have to offer and come and have breakfast with us. Now during summer, we also have tables available in a small garden.
UVA – Divine dinning
With a stunning panoramic view over the city of Funchal, Uva restaurant pays homage to the pleasure of eating, and bestows upon all who visit, an inventive cuisine of fusion that elevates the authenticity of the regional produce.
Chef Anthoine Westermann, distinguished with 3 Michelin stars and renowned worldwide, was the responsible for the born of UVA´s concept. Joining forces with the chef Thomas Faudry, they combined the French savoir faire with the best regional products.
Today is Thomas who is reponsible for presenting and conquering the most fresh, new and delicious receipts ever!
Visit UVA, on The Vine’s roof terrace and with the city at feet, enjoy a unique experience of the senses.
Private Gourmet Room
UVA reserves a unique and intimate space so you can enjoy our Haute cuisine in a more private setting. This space is available for up to 12 persons
Madeira Wine massage and back massage
Come enjoy this relaxing massage, which revitalizes the body and soul, also contributing to a rejuvenating effect. Nectar of the gods, wine uplifts the soul. The Vine Spa, is luxurious retreat specialising in Vinetherapy.
The ingredients from which the best wine is made help transport your body into another dimension. Feel re-born with a visit to The Vine Spa.
Enjoy a cocktail at the end of the day, a snack or even a light dinner. Bar 360° is a unique space offering the most beautiful panoramic views of Funchal in a most exclusive setting.
And don´t miss our Happy Hours!! You have waiting several refreshing and delicious cocktails that you can´t miss! (not included old whiskys with more than 15 years old)
Every day from 12h-13h and 18h-20h.
Outdoor Heated Pool – Jacuzzi and Solarium
The roof terrace also sports a heated infinity edge swimming pool, a 20m long Jacuzzi with stunning views of Fort São João and the mountains beyond and also a massage cabana to help release the stresses of everyday life.
Decorate by Nini Andrade Silva
The interior design of The Vine has been masterfully created by the Internationally acclaimed Madeiran Designer, Nini Andrade Silva. Nini drew her inspiration from the centuries of wine production on the island together with the influence of each season.
Born in Funchal in 1964 and trained in Design at Lisbon’s Institude of Art and Design (IADE), Nini Andrade Silva has worked in New York, London and Paris and now actually lives between Lisbon and Funchal where she has two studios.With The Vine, Nini has added to her growing collection of awards.
At the 2009 European Property Awards she received ‘Best Hotel Interior Design’ and shortly after received the award for ‘Best Suites’ at the 2009 European Hotel Design Awards.
In 2009, The Vine was also runner-up in both the World Architecture Festival and the International Property Awards for ‘Best Interiors and Fit Out’ and Hotel Interior Design, respectively.
Ricardo Bofill Levi
Designed by the world famous Catalan architect, Ricardo Bofill in collaboration with architect João Francisco Caires, The Vine Hotel has a refined ambience of sophistication and exuberance taking on the unmistakable style of the Spanish architect, giving maximum representation to post-modern contemporary architecture.
Winner of various awards, Ricardo Bofill is one the most highly regarded architects on the world stage. Born in Barcelona in 1939, his studies began at High School in France and then at the Technical College of Architecture in Barcelona. Shortly after, he took his studies to the next level in Switzerland at Geneva University.
- Built Year: 2008
- Nr. of rooms: 79
- Nr. of floors: 5
- Property type: Hotel
- Hotel class: 5 *****
On The Vine we strive to bring you innovation and dynamism in everything we do and strive in particular to provide you the best experience.
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Relax after a long day and contemplate the amaizing landscape that our terrace offers and try our best cocktails at half price! Every day from 18h to 20h.
Funchal Jazz strikes again! An event already indispensable in the portfolio of events of Madeira.
After a 13th edition that maintained the high level of quality that characterizes this event, with names as KENNY GARRETT, MICHEL CAMILO, JEAN LUC Ponty HILL, MIRALTA, SAMBEAT – CMS Trio of MANUEL BELEZA, Funchal Jazz Festival will be back this summer.
The programme of the 14th edition, is practically delineated and will integrate Jazz greats names who never acted in Funchal already is confirmed the presence of a musician who has long wanted to perform at the Funchal Jazz: CHICK COREA.
Other highly recommended musicians are expected this year, so stay tuned to the news.
Do not miss the JAM SESSIONS that will take place at Bar 360 of HOTEL THE VINE, where you will find lots of entertainment, good energy and live concerts.
Wine & Gourmet
Over the years, The Vine organizes wine tasting and tasting events with only some of the major wine producers and special guests. Due to high demand for this type of event, we started to organize one or two per year, by the time of harvest between September and October.
However, places are limited. Subscribe to our newsletter and know in advance the dates of our upcoming events.
At The Vine we want to contribute to their personal enrichment, whether you want to improve their culinary skills, learn to use a professional camera or take a course in makeup. Due to the specificity of each workshop listing the favorite themes below and we will do everything to organize one of your choice.
Discover the world and gourmet haute cuisine while learning from the best. Take a workshop and impress your family and friends with the most exquisite dishes.
himself a work of art, The Vine is the perfect place to organize an exhibition. We are always looking for interesting artists to exhibit in our space. Stay tuned for upcoming shows.