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1 room, 2 adults

Vila Galé Santa Cruz

4-star4 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's club (free)
  • Beach nearby
  • DVD player
Rua de Sao Fernando, 5, Santa Cruz, 9100-157, Portugal

4-star hotel with 2 restaurants, near Santa Cruz Beach
  • Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • Children's club (free)
    • Beach nearby
    • DVD player
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  • Good Location and good service easy access for other Attractions a very scenic town Santa…Dec 16, 2019
  • Handy for the airport. Enjoyed watching the planes flying over. Good entertainment most…Nov 7, 2019

Vila Galé Santa Cruz

from £98
  • Twin Room (Single Use)
  • Twin Room
  • Twin Room, Sea View (Single Use)
  • Twin Room, Sea View
  • Family Room
  • Twin Room (with Extra Bed, 2 Adults + 1 Child)
  • Twin Room, Sea View (with Extra Bed, 3 Adults)
  • Twin Room, Sea View (with Extra Bed, 2 Adults + 1 Child)
  • Twin Room (with Extra Bed, 3 Adults)

What’s around Vila Galé Santa Cruz


  • Santa Cruz Beach - 2-minute walk
  • Madeira Botanical Garden - 8.8 mi / 14.2 km
  • Machico Beach - 3.6 mi / 5.8 km
  • Quinta Da Junta - 4.3 mi / 6.9 km
  • Santo da Serra Market - 4.5 mi / 7.2 km
  • Santo da Serra Golf Club - 4.6 mi / 7.3 km
  • Reis Magos Beach - 5.8 mi / 9.3 km
  • Ponta da Oliveira - 5.8 mi / 9.3 km

Getting around

  • Funchal (FNC-Cristiano Ronaldo) 4-min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 262 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-11:30 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.
Airport shuttle service is available on request from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cots (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *

  • Free children's club


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM *


  • Self parking *

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (free)
Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Playground on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 9576
  • Conference space size (meters) - 890
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter
  • Lift
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Minibar
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Things to enjoy
  • Furnished balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Digital TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

All inclusive

All-inclusive room rates at Vila Galé Santa Cruz are available. These rates are higher because they include on-site food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa. Services include hot stone massages and body treatments. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, a steam room and Turkish bath/hammam.


Versatil – On-site restaurant.

Inevitavel – This restaurant specialises in Italian cuisine.

Soul and Blues – On-site bar.

Euforia – On-site bar.

Vila Galé Santa Cruz’s small print

Also known as

  • Vila Galé Santa Cruz Hotel
  • Vila Galé Santa Cruz Hotel Santa Cruz
  • Vila Galé Santa Cruz Hotel
  • Vila Galé Santa Cruz Santa Cruz
  • Vila Galé Santa Cruz Hotel Santa Cruz
  • Vila Galé Santa Cruz
  • Vila Gale Santa Cruz Hotel Santa Cruz
  • Vila Gale Santa Cruz Madeira
  • Santa Cruz Vila Gale
  • Vila Gale Hotel Santa Cruz
  • Vila Gale Madeira
  • Vila Galé Santa Cruz Hotel
  • Vila Galé Santa Cruz Santa Cruz


Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

The property affirms that it follows sanitisation practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal) guidelines.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival on the number on the booking confirmation.

This property is licensed under an applicable law.Property registration number 1012

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 1.00 per person, per night, up to 5 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 18 years of age.

Optional extras

Self-parking costs EUR 7.50 per day

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 6 per person (one way)

Airport shuttle service for children up to age 17 costs EUR 6 (one-way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Vila Galé Santa Cruz

  • Does Vila Galé Santa Cruz offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Vila Galé Santa Cruz does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Vila Galé Santa Cruz?
    Yes. Self-parking costs EUR 7.50 per day.
  • Is there a pool at Vila Galé Santa Cruz?
    Yes, there's an indoor pool and an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Vila Galé Santa Cruz?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Vila Galé Santa Cruz?
    You can check in from 2 PM to 11:30 PM. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Vila Galé Santa Cruz?
    Yes, there are 2 on-site restaurants.
  • Is an airport shuttle service offered by Vila Galé Santa Cruz?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM on request. The charge is EUR 6 per person one way.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 39 reviews

Very good 8.0
Nice hotel
Very nice hotel mattresses just need to be updated
Stefany, us2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Thank you once again Villa Gale
Well, we have been coming to the Villa Gale for years.... We appreciate Santa Cruz,we appreciate Villa Gale,we love the staff....I am sure we help with a price increase BUT.... In all of the world,when travelling- if you come to Madeira,and decide to rendezvous in Santa Cruz before exploring Madeira or going straight to Funchal then this is the spot to rest,relax,rehabilitate with the pool,sauna etc.... the food in the area is fab,....we love it and look forward to our seaside salt air walks,etc.... Our review is for you, Madeira is a lovely place
Paul, ca1 night romance trip

Vila Galé Santa Cruz

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