View of the Pestana Ocean Bay Resort and pool

Pestana Ocean Bay
All-Inclusive Resort

Praia Formosa, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal 
Official Rating: 4 star 
Pestana Group, RNET 3981 

The Pestana Ocean Bay All Inclusive Resort is an all-inclusive hotel (breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and domestic beverages) located in Funchal, Madeira. It is located 1 minute on foot from Formosa beach with panoramic views of the Câmara de Lobos hillside. 

It offers an outdoor swimming pool with a jacuzzi, a Health Club with sauna, Turkish bath, gym and game room and a playground.

For dining, there is one restaurant and two bars. Take advantage of our free transfers to the centre of Funchal. All rooms face the sea and each has a balcony and Wi-Fi.

The hotel offers courtesy transportation to Funchal city (subject to time table on a "first come first served" basis.)

REOPENING DATE: This hotel reopened the 8th August 2021.
Service: Full Board All Inclusive (with hotel drinks selection during meals) + snacks (hotel selection of mini pastry and sandwiches) from 11h until 18h + hotel drinks selection from 11h to 23h.
Health and safety measures have been put in place by Pestana Hotels following the worldwide spread of Covid-19.
Please note: Self-service buffets have been replaced by alternative formats such as grab & go, take-out, à la carte and food stations.

Especially recommended for:

Couples, families, foursomes, golfing groups and societies.

Recommended Nearby Golf:

Palheiro (20 mins) and Santo da Serra (32 mins) golf courses.

Golf Sun Holiday's Pestana Ocean Bay Golf Package:

3-7 nights accommodation in , a classic double/twin room with sea view at the 4-star Pestana Ocean Bay, Praia Formosa, Funchal, all-inclusive food and drink, with 2-6 rounds of golf on your choice of Palheiro and Santo da Serra golf courses, transfers to/from golf: 
Please enquire for current rates

Enquiries: Pestana Ocean Bay All Inclusive Golf Package

Lobby at Pestana Ocean Bay Resort

Golf Offers:

Golf Sun Holidays offers reduced green fees on the following golf courses for clients staying at the Pestana Carlton Maderia Hotel: Palheiro (20 mins) and Santo da Serra (32 mins) golf courses

Get a price quote for a golf holiday at Pestana Ocean Bqy

Back to Madeira - Accommodation

Bar Arlequim at Pestana Ocean Bay
Bar Arlequim at Pestana Ocean Bay Resort

View of Formosa Beach from Pestana Ocean Bay Resort

Premium Room at Pestana Ocean Bay Resort
Premium Room at Pestana Ocean Bay Resort

Facts & Figures

Leisure Services:

At Pestana Bay All Inclusive, all the entertainment is also included: outdoor swimming pool, sauna, turkish bath, games room with several options and the giant chess to teach your children how to do checkmate, are part of the hotel facilities. If you need to go the city's center, the hotel offers you a free transport. If you want to spend the day outside, order a lunch box with your pre-cooked lunch, so that you don't have to worry about anything.

Diving platforms are placed at your disposal during the summer months, so that you can take advantage of the splendid location of Madeira in the Atlantic. The Formosa beach is always waiting in the lobby and lounge area and the bar has access to free wi-fi to know what is happening in the world. But with direct access to the Promenade connects to the world otherwise. Enter the Madeiran lifestyle with long walks in the evening or with practice of physical exercise. Here, your children can ride a skateboard, scooter or bicycle. 

Facilities & Services: 

Services are free except where identified. 
• Free Wifi
•  Swimming Pool
• Parking
• Fitness Centre
• Room Service
•  Restaurant
•  All Inclusive
• Non-smoking rooms
• Beach and Sea 
• Accessibility
• Outdoor Pool for Children
• Parasols Area (payable)
• Bar
• Sauna
• Wellness Center, Massages and beauty treatments (payable)
• Jacuzzi
• Turkish Bath
• Free bus 7 times a week to the city center
• Shuttle in Funchal from the Airport to Praia Formosa (payable)
• 24h Reception
• Non-smoking rooms 
• Animation/Entertainment
• Business Center
• Fax and copy machine
• Laundry (payable)
• Medical Service (payable)
• Games room
• Gardens
• Live Music
• Facilities adapted for people with reduced mobility
• Check in: 3:00 PM | Check-out: 12:00 PM


Decorated with the colors of the flowers and the island birds, the rooms are an explosion of color and joy that further enlivens your holiday. All rooms have a balcony.
• Balcony
• Free Wi-Fi
• Kitchen/Kitchenette
• Bath
• Shower
• Safe (for a fee)
• Radio
• TV
• Cable TV
• Telephone
• Laundry service (for a fee)
• Ceiling fan
• Amenities


Classic Sea View
For up to 2 adults and 1 baby (in baby cot) with 2 single beds with the option of a double bed, as well as a balcony with a direct view of the Atlantic Ocean. On the 1st to 3rd floor with separate bathroom with shower and bath.
Area: 31m2
Max Capacity: 2
View: Sea
• Writing table
• Phone
• Kitchenette
• Electric kettle
• Rooms overlooking the sea
• Interconnected rooms
• 220V voltage
• Hair dryer
• Fridge

Premium Sea View
Recently renovated and located between the 4th to 6th floor with a top view and balcony. They have renovated bathrooms and a kitchenette to prepare all your meals. If your family is more numerous, the Pestana Ocean Bay has 24 pairs of interconnecting rooms.
Area: 31m2
Max Capacity: 2
View: Sea
• Phone
• Kitchenette
• Electric kettle
• Rooms overlooking the sea
• 220 Volts voltage
• Hair dryer
• Fridge

Junior Suite 
These rooms can hold three adults or two adults and two children. With the furniture in rattan and carpet, living room and kitchenette and a large balcony, plus one fully independent bathroom, is the best choice for longer stays.
Area: 50m2
Max Capacity: 3
• Lounge
• Phone
• Kitchenette
• Electric kettle
• Rooms overlooking the sea
• Interconnected rooms
• 220V voltage
• Hair dryer
• Fridge

Twin Suite with Sea View 
The suites have a capacity to accommodate 4 people in 2 single beds and 2 extra beds. It has a bedroom and a living room with a balcony with sea view. Has a seating area, floor tiled, bathroom - with shower and bath - and a kitchenette.
Area: 70m2
Max Capacity: 4
View: Sea
• Lounge
• Phone
• Kitchenette
• Electric kettle
• Rooms overlooking the sea
• 220 Volts voltage
• Hair dryer
• Fridge

Premium Sea View
Premium Studios are located on the 7th floor feature modern décor, wooden floors and a balcony where you can enjoy a top view of the sea. For up to 2 adults and 1 baby (in baby cot) with 2 single beds with the option of a double bed.
Area: 31m2
Max Capacity: 2
View: Sea
• Air conditioning
• Phone
• Electric kettle
• Kitchenette
• Rooms overlooking the sea
• 220 Volts voltage
• Hair dryer
• Fridge

Suite with Sea View
The suites are completely refurbished and have a capacity to accommodate 4 people in two single beds and two extra beds. It has a bedroom, bathroom, living room, kitchen and a large balcony with full sea view over the Atlantic Ocean. This type of room is situated in the building next to Pestana Bay Hotel.
Area: 60m2
Max Capacity: 4
View: Sea
• Telephone
• Kitchenette
• Satellite TV
• 220 Volts voltage
• Sea View
• Fridge 


All-Inclusive food and drink included at this hotel

Restaurants & Bars:

When you stay at the Pestana Bay All Inclusive, you can use all the bars and restaurants at the hotel. Upon Check-in you will receive a bracelet per person, of mandatory use, to obtain the services in all inclusive. 

The Pestana Bay is a hotel "All Included".  Included in the accommodation rate:
Breakfast Buffet - from 07:30 to 10:30
Lunch Buffet - 1st Shift - from 12:30 to 15:00
Dinner Buffet - 1st Shift - from 18:30 to 19:30
Dinner Buffet - 2nd Shift - from 20:00 to 21:00
Bar - from 11:00 to 23:00, with a range of drinks
Services and opening hours can change according to the hotel. 

Not included in the accommodation rate:
- Drinks taken after 23:00
- International brand drinks
- Room Service and Babysitting

Arlequim Restaurant
The Arlequim Restaurant has spectacular views over the ocean, and offers themed buffets, contemporary and regional cuisine.
Open: 7:30am to 10:30am / 12:30pm to 2:00pm /2:00pm to 3:00pm

Arelquim Bar
The Arelquim Bar offers live music and a variety of shows that create a pleasant ambience, six nights a week.

Italian restaurant
Dine at the charming Italian restaurant, bar open from 11 to 11 and the breakfast buffet, lunch and dinner open at fixed times helping you to plan your day in the best way, to be back at meal time. If you are golfing on any day, simply ask for a box lunch for each group member.

Pool Bar
By the pool, you can enjoy a variety of light meals at the Pool Barmwhile listening to the sound of the waves. 

Self-Service Bar
Make the most of the Self-Service Bar in the pool zone to maintain your correct hydration level while you sunbathe.

Activities Nearby:

• Water sports
• Golf
• Diving
• Fishing
• Bicycle hire/trips
• Canoeing
• Casino
• Shopping 
• Boat tours
• Sailing / catamaran tours
• Tours and walks around the island
• Jogging
• Gastronomic interest places
• Historic interest places
• Marina
• Diving
• Whale and dolphin watching 
• On foot tours to the city's attractions 
• Waterskiing
• Surf

Meetings & Events:

For major events, the Pestana Ocean Bay has a large living room with capacity for painting workshops, yoga classes and other activities that are interesting or relevant at the time. If you want to organize your own event, they can adapt the space to your needs.


• By the beach
• Located about 20 minutes away from the airport

32°38'19.1"N 16°56'56.6"W
32.638624, -16.949043