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To celebrate the 60th anniversary of Relais & Chateaux, Casa Velha do Palheiro invites you to join us on a gastronomic journey. On the 24th and 25th of October Casa Velha do Palheiro will be hosting its annual Gastronomic weekend.  The guest chef this year will be Vincent Farges who is the Executive chef at Fortaleza do Guincho situated in Cascais.

After completing his education in France, Vincent worked in some of the best French restaurants to join the select team Buerehiesel with Chef Antoine Westermann, who would later inaugurate the Fortaleza do Guincho in 1998. In Morocco, where he remained for four years, he opened and was responsible for the restaurant La Bavaroise (Casablanca). In Greece, where he later settled, he inaugurated the Hotel Grande Bretagne (Athens) and was also responsible for several luxury kitchen chains. Apart from participating in various cultural events of national and international prestige, guest judging various gastronomic cuisine contests and developing initiatives with world-renowned Chefs at Fortaleza do Guincho, Chef Vincent is the creator of the highly acclaimed “Citrus Symphony”, a one season menu made ​​exclusively from dozens of different citrus fruits, from starters to dessert, which already has two highly successful editions in 2012 and 2013.

In 2010 Vincent Farges was recognized as Chef of the Year, both by the prestigious Guide Boa Cama Boa Mesa and the newspaper Expresso.

Joining him will be the head chefs at Casa Velha do Palheiro – Madeira born Chef Francisco Quintal and French Chef Eric Weidmann – who will be using their vast experience of Casa Velha haute cuisine whilst showcasing all the gastronomic delights the region has to offer. Especially chosen Portuguese and Madeira wines from the Blandy Wine vaults will complement this Autumnal menu.
Visitors to Madeira and Casa Velha do Palheiro are invited to make reservations for dinner at their earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

Price will be €80 euros per person including all wines.

If you’d like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with Cátia Afonso, please call the Casa Velha Reception at  +351 – 291 790 350 or email reservations.casavelha@palheiroestate.com

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Gastronomic Weekend Package at Casa Velha do Palheiro:

  • 3 Nights in Double Garden Wing Room with upgrade to Superior Golf Wing Room (depending on availability on arrival)
  • Return airport transfers
  • Welcome gift upon arrival
  • Gastronomic dinner at Casa Velha dining room
  • Free entrance to Palheiro Gardens
  • Free access to Palheiro Spa wet areas

From 23rd to 28th October 2014   –   € 400,00 per person in double room

For bookings and further information please contact:
Cátia Afonso 
at Casa Velha do Palheiro
T. +351 291 790 350   |   F. +351 291 794 925
catia.afonso@palheiroestate.com   |   www.palheiroestate.com

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English
The 2014 official calendar of events for the Madeira Island is as follows. Beware that some dates may change.

Carnival Festivities
26h February to 5th March – Entertainment in downtown Funchal
1st March– Great Allegoric Carnival Parade
4th March – Slapstick Parade

Madeira Flower Festival
1st to 7th May – Entertainment in downtown Funchal
3rd May – The Wall of Hope Ceremony
4th May – Great Allegoric Flower Parade

Madeira Island Open (PGA European Tour)
8th to 11th May

Atlantic Festival
7th, 14th, 21st and 28th June – Music and Fireworks Display

XXVII Classic Car Rally
June (date to be confirmed)

Madeira Wine Rally
31st July to 2nd August (dates to be confirmed)

Madeira Wine Festival
31st August to 7th September – Entertainment in downtown Funchal
6th September – Live Harvest in Estreito de Câmara de Lobos.

Columbus Festival – Porto Santo Island
18th to 20th September

Madeira Nature Festival
6th to 12th October

End of the Year Madeira Festivities
1st December – Beginning of the Illuminations in Downtown Funchal
8th December to 6th January, 2015- General Illumination of Funchal Amphitheatre
12th December to 6th January, 2015 – Christmas Decorations and Exhibitions in downtown Funchal
31st December – New Year’s Eve Firework Display

Português
O calendário oficial de eventos para 2014 na Ilha da Madeira é o que se segue. Atenção que podem eventualmente surgir alterações às datas.

Festas de Carnaval
26 de fevereiro a 5 de março – Animação diversa na baixa da cidade do Funchal
1 de março – Grande Cortejo Alegórico
4 de março – Cortejo Trapalhão

Festa da Flor da Madeira
1 a 7 de maio – Exposições e Animação diversa na baixa da cidade do Funchal
3 de maio – Cerimónia do Muro da Esperança
4 de maio – Grande Cortejo Alegórico

Madeira Island Open (Main Tour da PGA European Tour)
8 a 11 de maio

Festival do Atlântico - Espectáculos de Música e Fogo de Artifício
7, 14, 21 e 28 de junho

XXVIIª Volta à Madeira – Classic Rally
junho (data a designar)

Rali Vinho da Madeira
31 de julho a 2 de agosto (dias a confirmar)

Festa do Vinho da Madeira
31 de agosto a 7 de setembro – Animação diversa na baixa da cidade do Funchal
6 de setembro – Vindima ao Vivo no Estreito de Câmara de Lobos.

Festival de Colombo – Porto Santo
18 a 20 de setembro

Festival da Natureza da Madeira
6 a 12 de outubro

Festas do Fim-do-Ano
1 de dezembro – Início parcial das iluminações Decorativas no Funchal
8 de dezembro a 6 de janeiro de 2015 – Iluminação geral das iluminações Decorativas no Funchal
12 de dezembro a 6 de janeiro de 2015 – Exposições Natalícias na baixa da cidade do Funchal
31 de dezembro – Espectáculo de Fogo de Artifício

Deutsch
Die 2014 offizielle Veranstaltungskalender für die Insel Madeira ist wie folgt. Beachten Sie, dass einige Daten können sich ändern.

Karneval
vom 26. Februar bis 5. Märs– Veranstaltungen im Stadtzentrum
1. Märs– Karnevalsumzug
4. Märs –Narrenumzug

Madeira Blumenfest
von 1. bis 7. Mai – Veranstaltungen im Stadtzentrum
3. Mai – Mauer der Honung Zeremonie
4. Mai – Der große Blumenumzüge

Golfturnier Madeira Island Open (PGA European Tour)
8. bis 11. Mai

Atlantik – Festival
7., 14., 21. und 28. Juni – Musikkonzerte und Feuerwerk
27. Madeira Oldtimer Ründfahrt Rally
Juni (zeitpünkt nicht bestätigt)

Rallye Vinho da Madeira
von 31. Juli bis 2. August (zeitpünkt nicht bestätigt)

Madeira Wein Rally
vom 31.August bis 7. September – Veranstaltungen im Stadtzentrum
6. September – “Live” Weinernte in Estreito de Câmara de Lobos

Kolumbus Festival – Porto Santo
von 18. bis 20. September

Madeira Natur Fest
von 6. bis 12. Oktober

Endjahres Festlichkeiten
von 1. Dezember – Beginn der Festbeleuchtung im Stadtzentrum
von 8. Dezember bis 6. Januar, 2015- Beleuchtung des Amphitheaters von Funchal
von 12. December bis 6. Januar,2015 – Weihnachtsausstellungen im Stadtzentrum
31. Dezember – Silvesterfeuerwerk

Photos and information by Madeira Tourism – http://www.visitmadeira.pt/

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Christmas is coming! It’s time to celebrate!

Make the most of the holiday season and hold your Christmas festivities at the Clubhouse Restaurant. Be it family and friends, or company events, we will cater to your every need.Suggestion menus are attached.

Reservations by email to  clubhouse.restaurant@palheiroestate.com or phone 291 603 747.

Let us be present for your Christmas!

See here our suggestions: Menu English

 

O Natal está a chegar! É época de festejar!

Celebre connosco a quadra natalícia. Temos o nosso Restaurante à vossa disposição. Junte os seus amigos, familiares, a sua empresa e delicie-se com as nossas sugestões de menus.
Faça a sua reserva através do e-mail clubhouse.restaurant@palheiroestate.com ou através do telefone 291 603 747.

Deixe-nos fazer parte do seu Natal! Aguardamos por si.

 

Consulte aqui as nossas sugestões: Menu Português

 

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Casa Velha Celebrates 210 Years

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Next year, the Casa Velha do Palheiro in Madeira will celebrate 210 years of history! For this unique occasion, Palheiro Estate has created an anniversary package as well as some special offers and events to make the stays for its guests even more memorable.

We will be announcing more special events scheduled for our 210th anniversary soon, until then, please stay tuned to our website and social media for more news.

Madeira Hotel – Quinta Casa Velha do Palheiro – Luxury Spa & Golf Resort  http://www.casa-velha.com/en.html

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•    7 Nights in double – garden wing room with upgrade to superior – golf wing room (depending on availability on arrival.)
•    Return airport transfers
•    Choose between 18 holes green fee at Palheiro Golf or personalized body massage at Palheiro Spa.
•    1 Five-course menu degustation dinner at our culinary recognized restaurant created by Chef Eric Weidmann and Francisco Quintal (drinks for the meal included).
•    Free entrance to Palheiro Gardens – Awarded the Relais & Chateaux best garden in 2007, and honoured with “The Garden Trophy.”
•    Free Access to the Palheiro Spa wet areas.
•    A memory from Madeira – The book “The Blandy story”.

Prices from: 655 Euros per person in double room

Book Now  reservations.casavelha@palheiroestate.com

Packages are also available for single use as well as with upgrade to suites, unlimited golf, spa and with additional services.

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Gastronomic Weekend at Casa Velha do Palheiro25 and 26 October 2013

Casa Velha do Palheiro will be hosting its Gastronomic weekend on the 25th and 26th of October.
The guest chef this year will be Vítor Matos who is the Executive chef at the Casa da Calçada situated in the Douro Valley.

Vítor Matos trained in Switzerland before returning to his homeland in 1995.  He has since worked in many of Portugal’s top restaurants before becoming executive chef in one of Portugal’s most iconic restaurants – the Relais and Chateaux ‘Casa da Calçada’ which has held a Michelin star since 2010.
Chef Vítor describes his style of cuisine as “a set of influences and memories, with special attention given to the quality of the products (he always tries to incorporate regional products), the sensory experience based on the five senses, and finally the techniques and technology to create evolutionary, cultural and modern cuisine.”
Joining him will be the head chefs at Casa Velha do Palheiro – Madeira born Chef Francisco Quintal and French Chef Eric Weidmann – who will be using their vast experience of Casa Velha haute cuisine whilst showcasing all the gastronomic delights the region has to offer. Especially chosen Portuguese and Madeira wines from the Blandy Wine vaults will complement this Autumnal menu.
Visitors to Madeira and Casa Velha do Palheiro are invited to make reservations for dinner at their earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

Price will be €75 euros per person including all wines.

If you’d like more information about this topic, please contact:
Cátia Afonso – Casa Velha do Palheiro
T. +351 291 790 350   |   F. +351 291 794 925
casa.velha@palheiroestate.com   |   www.palheiroestate.com

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Gastronomic Weekend Package at Casa Velha do Palheiro

3 nights accommodation including breakfast
Return airport transfers
Welcome gift upon arrival
Upgrade to a Golf Wing room (subject to availability upon arrival)
Gastronomic dinner at Casa Velha dining room
Free access to Palheiro Gardens
Free access to Palheiro Spa wet areas

From 25th to 29th October 2013  –   € 395,00 per person in double room

For bookings and further information please contact:
Casa Velha do Palheiro
T. +351 291 790 350   |   F. +351 291 794 925
reservations.casavelha@palheiroestate.com   |   www.palheiroestate.com

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Villas Palheiro Estate

A select number of villa plots are also available for development near the Golf Clubhouse; Palheiro Real Estate offers a full turn-key service to assist you in creating your dream villa.

Palheiro Village – Property Rentals

A range of fully furnished villas and apartments are also available for holiday rentals. Guests can enjoy the facilities of the Estate from the privacy of their own rental property.

Palheiro Village – Freehold property sales

Palheiro Village is an award-winning development of luxury freehold apartments and detached villas in a private condominium, with a central Forum building which includes a heated 18 m swimming pool, pool bar, and viewing deck, and reception room for residents and guests. A full range of property management services are available on site from Palheiro Property Management. Palheiro Village offers property purchasers a superb location; the properties are beautifully integrated into a south-facing hillside with spectacular views over Funchal Bay. Residents enjoy privileged access to the facilities of the Estate, including Palheiro Golf, the Casa Velha hotel and the Palheiro Spa.

Palheiro Golf course

Set within the magnificent Palheiro Estate the 18-hole, par 72 Championship golf course, designed by renowned golf architect Cabell B. Robinson, meanders through a pristine environment of maritime pine and botanical woodland embroidered with lush, sub-tropical vegetation. At nearly 500 m above sea level, the location is blessed with dramatic views of Madeira’s mountainous skyline, the vast Atlantic Ocean, and the Bay of Funchal below.
This picturesque layout with year-round appeal takes full advantage of Madeira’s hilly terrain, with abrupt ridges and deep valleys providing a compelling challenge for even the most seasoned golfer. Play calls for a fair degree of accuracy – the contoured fairways and strategically placed bunkers guarding fast, undulating greens mean there’s little room for error.

Casa Velha do Palheiro hotel and restaurant

The first Count of Carvalhal created a hunting lodge in the heart of Palheiro Estate over 200 years ago. This has now been converted into a 5-star country house hotel which is a member of Relais & Châteaux. It has just 37 beautifully-decorated rooms as well as a restaurant which is a reference for Madeiran epicure. Guests can enjoy the superb facilities of the new Palheiro Spa and privileged access to Palheiro golf course and gardens.

Palheiro Golf Restaurant , Tea-house

The stylish Palheiro Golf Clubhouse, with its panoramic terrace commanding uninterrupted views of Funchal harbour and the Atlantic Ocean, features a superb restaurant managed by the Casa Velha do Palheiro hotel.
The Tea House, located in the heart of Palheiro gardens, adjoining both Palheiro Golf and the hotel gardens, offers wonderful home-made cakes, pastries and ice-creams for visitors to the gardens as well as light snacks and refreshments for the energy-burning golfers.

Palheiro Spa

The Palheiro Spa offers a range of luxurious treatments within a peaceful garden environment. In this unique oasis setting, experienced therapists can massage away the stresses of everyday life with selected aromatic essences. The Spa has a heated indoor swimming pool, sauna and steam room as well as a state-of-the-art fitness centre.

Palheiro Gardens

These gardens were started by the first Count of Carvalhal two centuries ago, and have been continually nurtured and improved by the Blandy family. The gardens are famous for Camellias and the beauty of their setting among ancient trees as well as the rich collection of plants from all over the world. Some 45,000 visitors a year enjoy the delights of Palheiro Gardens.

Balancal

The sport fishing boat M.Y. Balancal, moored in Funchal marina, is available exclusively for residents and guests of Palheiro Estate. This is an ideal way to see Madeira Island, to watch whales and dolphins or to enjoy big game fishing.

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Casa Velha Seasonal Package

Enjoy the different festivities during your stay – Madeira Island

Atlantic Festival
XXVI Classic Car Rally
Madeira Wine Rally
Madeira Wine Festival
Columbus Festival – Porto Santo Island
Madeira Nature Festival
End of the Year Madeira Festivities

For more information, and bookings please email:
reservations.casavelha@palheiroestate.com

Madeira Hotel – Quinta Casa Velha do Palheiro – Luxury Spa & Golf Resort

 

 

Palheiro Golf, Madeira Island celebrates 20 years.

In 2013 Palheiro Golf in Madeira Island will be celebrating its 20th year.

For this special year Palheiro Golf has put together a fun program for both visitors and members.

The program starts in April 2013 and comprises of:

Tournaments, Memorabilia, Special Packages and promotions.

Unique tournaments including playing the original layout as well as the Madeira Wine Tournament which has the support of the main Wine Producers on the Island.

As part of the promotions and Palheiro’s ‘grow the game’ philosophy, they will be offering ‘Twenty Free Memberships for 20 year olds’ as well as other unique prizes including a prize for the 20,000 player during the year.

With the help of collaborators over the last 20 years Palheiro golf has put together a collection of memorabilia.  Here you will find some fun photos including some of our more famous visitors including Prince Edward, Ronaldo and Sir Bobby Robson.

There will also be stay and play packages at our luxury hotel or at our stunning self-catering villas and apartments with views over the bay of Funchal.

For further general information please check the dedicated section of the website

http://www.palheirogolf.com/en/20-prog.html

For further press information please contact:

Jonathan Fletcher
Palheiro Golf
Rua do Balancal, nº 29
9060-414 Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
T. +351 291 790 120
F. +351 291 792 456
jonathan.fletcher@palheiroestate.com
www.palheiroestate.com

O Palheiro Golf, na ilha da Madeira, celebra 20 anos.

Em 2013 o Palheiro Golf, na ilha da Madeira celebra o seu 20º aniversário.

Neste ano especial o Palheiro Golf preparou um programa divertido tanto para visitas como para sócios.

O programa começa em Abril de 2013 e inclui:

Torneios, Recordações, Pacotes Especiais e promoções.

Torneios únicos, incluindo uma disputa no traçado original do campo, bem como o Torneio Madeira Wine com o apoio dos principais produtores de vinho da Região.

Incluídos nas promoções, e em linha com a sua filosofia “nutrir o golfe”, serão oferecidas vinte pacotes de sócio a vinte jovens que completem 20 anos no mesmo ano (‘Twenty Free Memberships for 20 year olds’) bem como outros prémios inéditos, incluindo um para o jogador que fizer a 20.000ª volta durante este ano (20,000 player during the year).

Com a ajuda dos seus colaboradores dos últimos 20 anos, o Palheiro Golf juntou uma colecção de recordações (memorabilia). Veja as fotos engraçadas que temos, incluindo algumas das nossas visitas mais ilustres, tais como o Principe Edward, Cristiano Ronaldo e Sir Bobby Robson.

Temos também pacotes de alojamento com greenfees stay and play packages na nossa estalagem de luxo ou nas moradias e apartamentos do nosso aldeamento com vistas maravilhosas sobre a a baía do Funchal.

Para mais informações generalizadas, é favor visitar a secção específica do nosso website

http://www.palheirogolf.com/en/20-prog.html

Para informações de imprensa é favor contactar:

Jonathan Fletcher
Palheiro Golf
Rua do Balancal, nº 29
9060-414 Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
T. +351 291 790 120
F. +351 291 792 456
jonathan.fletcher@palheiroestate.com
www.palheiroestate.com

February Special Promotion

For stays from the 1st of February 2013 till 28th of February the guests receive 15% discount on the following Golf / Spa packages.

Unlimited free daily green fees at Palheiro Golf
Transfers Airport – Hotel upon arrival and departure
Welcome gift upon arrival
Complimentary access to Palheiro Gardens
Complimentary access to Palheiro Spa wet areas
Preferred tee-off times
Free golf bag storage and club cleaning at Palheiro Golf
Santo da Serra and Porto Santo golf available for supplement

Spa Package

– Aromatherapy or Prescriptive Facial (1hr)
– Full Body Balinese Massage (1hr)
– Full Body Wrap Re-mineralising or Detoxifying (1hr)
– Salon Manicure (30mins) – Salon Pedicure (30mins)

– Access to all Palheiro Spa´s facilities which include:

Indoor Heated Hydro Pool, Finnish Sauna,
Turkish Steam Bath, experience showers,
relaxation areas, changing rooms with lockers,
bathrobes, towels.

Fitness Room which includes:

Power Plate with programs, cardio machines,
free weights, stretching mats and exercise balls.

Conservatory where a Snack Bar Menu is available.

Reservations:  reservations.casavelha@palheiroestate.com