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Ofertas Especiais e programa de 20º Aniversário do Hotel Casa Velha do Palheiro

Estimado portador de Cartão Fidelidade,

Aos 20 anos de operação enquanto unidade hoteleira, a Casa Velha do Palheiro celebrará com várias ofertas especiais e eventos.

Já em Abril, as celebrações arrancam com uma competição para fotógrafos profissionais locais, que competirão entre si para obter as melhores imagens de diferentes zonas do Palheiro Estate herdade que tem já 213 anos.

A 16 de Julho de 2017 a Casa Velha do Palheiro realiza um torneio de golf para jogadores internacionais e locais, no campo do Palheiro Golf, incluído recentemente na lista dos 100 melhores resorts europeus da revista Golf World.

O Palheiro Spa participa nas festividades com uma oferta única.

Como primeiro spa que introduziu o Caci Ultra lifting facial não-cirúrgico na ilha da Madeira, nós gostaríamos de lhe oferecer um tratamento de rosto Caci Ultra Anti-Envelhecimento gratuito. Este tratamento de rosto é a melhor defesa não-invasiva contra os sinais do envelhecimento. Ele incorpora o Caci lifting facial não-cirúrgico com o Caci Ultra Profundo Tratamento de Rugas, criando um efeito rejuvenescido para músculos faciais cansados, e devolvendo volume à pele para uma aparência mais jovem.

Para marcações é favor contactar spa@palheiroestate.com ou +351 291 790 352.

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Gostaríamos também de lhe lembrar todos os benefícios de que usufrui, dentro do Palheiro Estate, por ser portador do Cartão Fidelidade:

Casa Velha do Palheiro
• 30% desconto na utilização do campo de ténis
• 20% desconto no preço de balcão (sujeito a disponibilidade)
• 10% desconto em comidas e bebidas disponíveis no restaurant da Casa Velha e na Casa de Chá.

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Palheiro Spa
• 50% desconto no preço do passe diário do Spa
• 10% desconto em todos os tratamentos (except pacotes de tratamento)
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Palheiro Gardens
• 20% de desconto no preço de entrada

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Florialis – Madeira Orchids
• 15% desconto em flores de corte

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Palheiro Golf
• 30% desconto no greenfee de balcão
• 15% desconto no armazenamento de tacos
• 10% desconto nas comidas e bebidas do Restaurante Clubhouse
• 10% desconto na Loja de Golfe (5% com cartão de crédito)
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M.Y Balancal – Madeira island • Big Game Fishing • Whale & Dolphin Watching
• 20% desconto no preço de balcão
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Palheiro Rentals
• 10% desconto no preço de balcão
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Caso não seja portador do cartão de fidelidade, poderá adquirir gratuitamente o seu cartão, enviando um email para geral@palheiroestate.com com o seu nome completo, email e contacto telefónico.

Para conhecer todas as vantagens associadas com o cartão de Fidelidade do Palheiro Estate, poderá consultar a seguinte ligação: Palheiro Estate Loyalty Card  http://bit.ly/2o6yRfI

Esperamos ter o prazer de celebrar consigo esta ocasião especial. Para mais informações é favor contactar: celeste.ringertz@palheiroestate.com.

Cordiais cumprimentos,

Celeste Monteiro Ringertz,

Directora Geral da Casa Velha do Palheiro

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Flower Festival Madeira 2017

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Flower Festival Madeira 2017 – May 4th to 21st

Floral species originating in many parts of the world bloom in Madeira, as the island meets specific climatic conditions that allow species from both tropical and cold regions to flourish.

The Flower Festival is a tribute to spring, and the celebration of metamorphosis and rebirth, fertility and the abundance of the flowers that colour, perfume and inebriate the surrounding environment and that give value and take the good name of this tourist destination across borders. Find out more about what to expect from the Madeira Flower Festival:

Saturday
On Saturday morning the Children’s Parade takes place, in which hundreds of children, dressed for the occasion, parade to Praça do Município to build a beautiful flower mural symbolically named “Wall of Hope”.
This initiative, which has been held for over three decades, combines childhood innocence and the delicacy of flowers in a ceremony calling for peace in the world. Each child takes a flower and the ceremony usually culminates with a release of doves and a children’s show.

Friday to Sunday
On Sunday afternoon, the streets of Funchal city centre are once again filled with music, colour and soft aromas, with the sumptuous float parade, which harmoniously combines numerous floral species with blooming decorations full of creativity. The Flower Festival Float Parade, held since 1979, is one of the most striking and eagerly anticipated events of the entire festival, for tourists and residents alike. This event is known for the magnificence and splendour of the floats and costumes of the hundreds of participants, mostly children, richly adorned with numerous, varied and magnificent floral species, parading along a planned route to the sound of festive musical themes and performing both simple and elaborate choreographies.The Flower Festival is also a cultural event. Tradition is particularly associated with the event, whether through the performances of folk groups, or through the construction of the beautiful floral carpets. At the same time, homage is paid to flowers at the magnificent Flower Exhibition and the city is animated with music concerts and variety shows.
Other initiatives that are included on the schedule:

Flower Market
The flower market contributes to raise public awareness to the countless ornamental and floral species on the island. Visitors and locals can buy them in a picturesque setting.

Flower Exhibition and Workshops

The Flower Exhibition is held in the centre of Funchal, at Praça do Povo. This exhibition is an extension of the exhibit held at the former Ateneu Comercial of Funchal. This unique flower display shows the finest flowers grown with much care and devotion, all around Madeira. The flowers in display are judged under various categories and the best are awarded prizes by a panel of experts.

In addition the Praça do Povo will also be the centre stage of several workshops and crafts exhibits.

Flower Carpets and Decorations
The abundance of Madeiran flora has greatly contributed to the establishing of this art form. This traditional creation of flower carpets thrives a little bit throughout the island and had its origins in the decoration of religious processions. Due to its undeniable beauty and detail, for the past several years, the flower carpets have been reproduced on the streets for the Flower Festival, establishing alongside the floral sculptures, a major contribution to the magnificence of the city’s decorations, as their careful construction is shared and admired by visiting tourists. These wonderful pieces of floral art are displayed in the central walkways of Avenida Arriaga.MadeiraAuto Parade
The “Madeira Auto Parade” is an exclusive event that integrates for the first time the Flower Festival festivities. Organized by the Association “The Classic Motor Exhibition” – ACME and the Clube Carocha da Madeira, this enterprise intends to join both the glamour of classic vehicles and motorcycles, alongside with the flowers of Madeira, incorporating one of the largest exhibitions, and national restoration and elegance contests, an opportunity to admire some of the best vehicles and auto parts, which will be on display at Avenida Francisco Sá Carneiro.
The vehicles registered in this parade, will circulate in pairs, an exhibition that will promote moments of pure entertainment, colour and beauty promoted by various musical bands and extras, dressed in costumes inspired by the flowers of Madeira.

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Desde Madeira con Amor

Madeira, una pequeña isla montañosa en la costa oeste de África, tiene un encanto que es difícil de describir. Combina el charm de una pequeña ciudad Portuguesa con la extraña geografía de un mundo de fantasía, donde típicas casas de techos de teja se cubren por neblina que desciende de las frondosas montañas.

En la cima de Madeira, sobrevolando la ciudad de Funchal y con vistas espectaculares a la bahía y al agitado mar Atlántico, se encuentra Casa Velha do Palheiro.

By Deby Beard More information http://bit.ly/2p1qUbU

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PALHEIRO ESTATE 2016 ADVENT CALENDAR

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As Christmas draws nearer, Palheiro Estate is celebrating this festive time of year with a trivia-filled Facebook Advent Calendar.From Thursday 1st until the 24th of December, unveil a Palheiro-related question from behind each calendar window and qualify to win one of the fantastic daily prizes. 

What’s more, we’re offering lucky winners the chance to enjoy a three-night stay in both the 5 star Hotel Casa Velha do Palheiro as well as our luxury apartments & villas in Palheiro Village. 

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GASTRONOMIC WEEKEND at the Quinta Casa Velha do Palheiro

28th & 29th of October 2016

Casa Velha do Palheiro invites you to join us on a gastronomic journey. On the 28th and 29th of October, Casa Velha do Palheiro will be hosting its annual Gastronomic Weekend.

This time we will be bringing the fine flavours of Normandy to the table with guest chef Olivier Barbarin from the fantastic Château D’Audrieu in France (Relais & Châteaux).

Olivier will be joining Casa Velha do Palheiro resident chef Rogério Calhau and his team to present a culinary vision based on authenticity and simplicity to produce deep rooted healthy tasty cuisine.

Specially chosen Portuguese and Madeira wines from the Blandy Wine vaults will complement this Autumnal menu.

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Sweet and sour Mackerel cooked in a red fruit nage
Pan-fried Duck foie gras, Watermelon and Cantaloupe candied with verbena and yuzu juice
Marinated Tuna with beetroot and cherries, cucumber and curry foam, apple and beetroot chutney
Snapper gently cooked with champagne, diced seasonal vegetables, pistou sauce
Sautéed veal Medallion, mash potatoes and burgundy truffle
Passion fruit and pineapple soup with vanilla foam
Baba cake flavoured with local apple brandy, apple puree and sorbet

Price per person – €90*
*Drinks included.
*10% discount for Palheiro Estate Loyalty Card Holders.

For reservations or more information, please contact:
Tel: +351 291 790 350 or email: casa.velha@palheiroestate.com

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Madeira Wine Festival August 28th to September 11th

The Madeira Wine Festival is one of the island´s main tourist attractions that pays tribute to this precious nectar and its undeniable socioeconomic significance.

Taking place during the grape harvest in late August, early September, this event aims to recreate the old traditions of Madeira, which were developed over centuries of labour in viticulture.
This event has been commemorated since the late seventies of the last century. It begins in Funchal and includes European Folklore Week, ornamentations, exhibitions and live portraits depicting wine and its crafts and light and traditional music performances.
This Festival culminates in Estreito de Câmara de Lobos, with the Wine Harvest Festival. Find out more about what to expect from the Madeira Wine Festival:
Saturday
On Saturday morning all attention is focused on the Estreito de Câmara de Lobos, where the Wine Harvest Festival takes place. The harvest takes place on a Madeiran farm, followed by an ethnographic parade with the participation of a large number of folklore and ethnography groups. After the parade, the treading of the grapes is re-enacted – participation is free – using a traditional press in a festive atmosphere with lots of musical entertainment and regional cuisine.
European Folklore Week
European Folklore Week, an event organised by the Boa Nova Ethnography and Folk Group, is a folklore festival that aims to promote an intercultural gathering and promote ethnographic realities, with the participation of national and foreign groups.
Live Wine Harvest
On Saturday morning all attention is focused on the Estreito de Câmara de Lobos, where the Wine Harvest Festival takes place. The harvest takes place on a Madeiran farm, followed by an ethnographic parade with the participation of a large number of folklore and ethnography groups. After the parade the treading of the grapes is re-enacted – participation is free – using a traditional press in a festive atmosphere with lots of musical entertainment and regional cuisine.
Street Entertainment
The city centre of Funchal, especially the central walkway of Avenida Arriaga, will be filled with various adornments comprising several viticulture tools (presses, casks, barrels, grape picking baskets, traditional means of transportation), living portraits and actors who re-enact the winemaking process in Madeira (grape pressing, re-enactment of the regional craftsmen traditional customs), food, Madeira wine tastings and exhibitions and regional handicrafts. Performances by local folklore groups, traditional Madeiran music and light music performances by the Madeira Light Orchestra will also liven up the four days of the festival.

MACHICO GASTRONOMIC FAIR 
July,29th to August,7th

Promoted by the Municipality of Machico this event has as main objective promoting the regional cuisine, in particular the delicacies of this municipality located in the eastern part of the island.
The event also offers a lot of entertainment, live music and musical attractions at the regional and national levels, for a week full of flavours, snacks and typical food from the seaside.13692995_1807121139509946_1299825269888674882_o

São Vicente Festivities

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For a week, the picturesque town of São Vicente, located on the North coast of Madeira, hosts the festivities in tribute to the municipality with the same name.
This initiative, which is already a well-known regional reference, offers an intense program of cultural and social events, in addition to plenty of cuisine and entertainment.

As in previous years, this event will also have the participation of some regional and national bands.
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Gastronomy Exhibit of Santana

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Santana

July,22nd to 29th
The municipality of Santana annually promotes the Gastronomy Exhibit, an initiative whose main objective is to contribute to the promotion and appreciation of local cuisine.


This exhibit has a varied programme of events, with the participation of some artists of the regional and national music scene.

Spa Package

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Package includes:

  • Accommodation in Double Garden Wing Room
  • Transfers Airport – Hotel upon arrival and departure
  • 30 minute Aroma Facial
  • 30 minute Body Scrub
  • 30 minute Back Wrap
  • 30 minute Back Massage
  • 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, and towels.
  • Fitness Room which includes: Power Plate with programs, cardio machines, free weights, stretching mats and exercise balls.
  • Complimentary access to Palheiro Gardens
  • Conservatory where a Snack Bar menu is available