Thanks to the hotel's superb location guests are assured the enjoyment of the finest views of the island. The wonderful panorama of mountains and sea will help guests to relax in this natural quiet refuge and take advantage of the excellent service at the hotel. Renovated in 2008 this family-friendly eco hotel comprises a total of 34 rooms spread over 3 floors. Facilities on offer to guests at this air-conditioned establishment include a lobby area with a 24-hour reception and check-out service a hotel safe a cloakroom and lift access. It offers a reading room a games room a TV lounge and beautiful gardens. There is a restaurant and a bar as well as Internet access (for an additional fee) and guests can also take advantage of the room and laundry services (charges apply). Parking is available for those arriving by car. The hotel is located in Pico Banda de Além 1.5 km from the town of Ribeira Brava and its beach. Guests will find the island's Museu Etnografico just 1.5 km away as well as the Igreja e Museu da Ribeira Brava and it is 15 km from Funchal. The hotel lies just 30 minutes from Funchal Airport. The quiet and comfortable rooms come with a private bathroom with a shower/bathtub a hairdryer slippers and bathrobes and offer a living area. They are equipped with satellite TV a direct dial telephone an Internet connection and a safe. Furthermore individually regulated air conditioning and a balcony are provided in all accommodation as standard and all rooms have a wonderful view of the Atlantic Ocean or the mountains. This hotel features an outdoor saltwater swimming pool with a poolside snack bar sun loungers and parasols. Sports enthusiasts may enjoy a work-out in the gym and guests can also relax in the sauna hot tub or Turkish bath for an additional fee. Guests may select their breakfast from a buffet and the evening meal may be enjoyed à la carte or from a set menu. Special dietary requirements can be catered for as well as individual dishes prepared on request. A children's menu is also available. From the airport guests should take the highway towards Funchal/Ribeira Brava to Ribeira Brava (approx 30 minutes journey time). Follow signs to the centre. After the tunnel guests will reach a roundabout: head straight in the direction of the sea. Shortly before the seafront promenade the entrance to a parking garage will come into view. Shortly before this turn right and follow the winding road uphill. After about 1 km (with a small bar on the left) turn right and after about 50 m there will be a blue hotel sign.