Galosol Hotel in detail
☀ In one of the most beautiful places in the south of Madeira, located in the peaceful residential area of Caniço de Baixo, about 30 meters above sea level, lies the Galo Resort Hotel, just 2.5 km from the center of Caniço on the climate favored side of the island - perfect for discovering Madeira or for recreation. The center of Funchal is around 12 km away, and it is only 8 km to the airport. The hotel is part of the 14.000 sqm big Galo Resort, constisting of 3 hotels (hotel Galasol, hotel Galomar & hotel Alpino Atlantico). The facilities of all the hotels and resorts are available for all guests.
How You Reside
118 rooms and 5 suites (all non-smoking), mainly with garden or sea view. Bath or shower, toilet, hairdryer, air conditioner, minibar, satellite TV, telephone, balcony, safe and bathrobe (surcharge). Suites with bathrobes, separate living room, bathroom and Jacuzzi. 4 wheelchair accessible rooms. 3 lifts.
Dining & Leisure
OndamarRestaurant (buffet) with regional and international cuisine (also vegetarian dishes). A la carte restaurants for specialties, "Dine around" possible with advance registration (except 1.12.-22.12.14/ 1.1.-31.1.15). 2 bars. Wi-Fi in public areas. Ayurvedic meals on request in the hotel Alpino Atlantico. Bar with Wi-Fi access (for free).
Wellness, Spa & Health
Large swimming pool and sun terrace. Indoor pool (28°C), jacuzzi, Finnish sauna, organic sauna, steam room, sensorary showers. Bay in the underwater national park accessible with private access to the sea and saltwater pool, via a lift or stairs.
Health and relaxation and more vitality, well-being and prevention offers in the ONDA REVITAL LOUNGE (400 sq.m.) with physiotherapy, traditional massages and beauty programmes.
Free Time & Sports
The professional fitness club, on a 2,500 sqm space, is supervised by qualified instructors: cardio machines, multi-purpose sports hall, personal trainers, sports animation. Approx. 48 classes per week. Squash. In-house dive shop with diving school (seasonal), mountain bike, kayak rentals. Swimming with dolphins and other outdoor activities bookable at the hotel.
Hiking & Yoga approximately € 45 per walk (full day tour including transfer and yoga teacher).
GOLF 18 hole golf courses Palheiro about 8 km and 27 hole golf course about 18 km Santo da Serra, 20% discount on green fees.
Madeira Airport (FNC): (aprox. 10 km / 12 minutes)
INFOS Parking area, included; Children discount: 2 adults + 1 child (0 to 1.9 years) 100%, (2-11.9 years) 1. child 100%, 2. child 50% on room with breakfast, 50% on room and board. Pets: not allowed.
Christmas, New Year's Eve
Christmas-, New Year's Eve and Easter Gala dinner surcharge included in half board price.
For stay with breakfast optional: Christmas (24.12.) € 83, New Year's Eve (31.15.) €133, Easter (1.4.18) €71.
On request: booking of ayurvedic half board or full board at the Hotel Alpino Atlantico.
There is a tourist tax which applies to guests who take part in the Levada Jogging - approx. €1/day for using the paths and "Levada trails".
The neighboring Hotel Galomar will be rebuilt until the middle / end of June 2018 (Mon-Sat approx. 8-20). Hotel Galosol will try to accommodate SpaDreams guests as far away as possible to avoid any noise disturbance.
Until about 30.4.18 the buildings are being built, some are already working with inner walls. This is followed by interior fittings and installations. From May it is expected to begin with the furniture.
The reopening is planned as follows for the following facilities: Dive center approx. 9.4.18, a la carte restaurant Atlantis & bathing platform approx. 21.4.18, lift to the bathing platform approx. 30.4.18, Capoeira Lounge approx. 5.5.18, 2nd lift to the bathing platform about 18.5.18. Until then, alternatively, the bar / restaurant Ondamar is open and all guests have access to the Lido Roca Mar (without Geb., about 50 m).
Good to know
Environmental Protection & Sustainability
The Galo Resort Hotels Galosol & Alpino Atlantico have been awarded the Travellife Gold Award (international sustainability certificate) and in 2014 were given the Green-Key Eco Label (Environmental Award fro hotel which promote sustainable tourism). Criteria and goals include, amongst other things, the reduction of environmental damage, environmental and sustainability education of workers and guests, as well as reduced energy use.
- General review (4.7/5,0)
- Hotel 4.6/5.0
- Treatments 4.5/5.0
- Service 4.8/5.0
- Board 4.5/5.0
- Wellness area 4.4/5.0
Many sports, nature and relaxation. Relaxing atmosphere of the staff and the guests Read more
D. H., May 2018
The noise from the construction site was still considerable (sanding directly next to the pool area ... Read more
H. L., March 2018
P. A., January 2018
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Madeira is a paradise especially for hikers. If you're looking for other sports, relaxation, warm hospitality, and breathtaking views, you are well cared for at this hotel.
Travelife Gold Award
ECARF Allergy friendly
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Top tips from our customers
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‘great & versatile’
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‘Well maintained complex + great location’