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Perched right by a stretch of sweeping volcanic sands, the Orca Praia is located on the bay of Prainha do Arieiro, just 2km from the pretty fishing village of Camara de Lobos, and 6km from the heart of Funchal. With its spacious rooms and great facilities, the hotel is an ideal pick for families and couples seeking a laid-back break away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

How far is the nearest beach?
The hotel is on the beachfront.

Distance from Airport
The hotel is approximately 24km from Funchal Airport.

With bright and airy double rooms, spacious family suites and luxurious junior suites on offer, there’s a great choice of accommodation for all party sizes and budgets at the Orca Praia. Each room includes an en-suite bathroom, cable TV, direct-dial telephone, safe (local charge), hairdryer, daily housekeeping service, and a large balcony with ocean views.

Food & Drink
The main restaurant dishes up a variety of delicious local and international specialities, with buffet and a la carte services both available. For snacks and drinks, there’s also a snack bar right by the pool, and a fabulous cocktail and piano bar inside too.

Sports & Entertainment
Overlooking the ocean, there’s a welcoming outdoor complex with a 25m pool and separate section for children, along with a sun terrace with loungers and parasols. Further activities and facilities include table tennis, billiards, darts, Wi-Fi access, games area and a gym, with daily live music, a weekly folklore show and occasional evening entertainment also on offer. For adventure-seekers, there’s a diving centre and a climbing rock on the beach - or for more of a relaxing experience, you can head to the tranquil spa, which features a hydro-therapy bath, Turkish bath and a range of luxurious treatments.


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Babysitting
  • Bar
  • By the Beach
  • Cafe/ Snack Bar
  • Darts
  • Entertainment
  • Gym
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Kids Pool
  • Laundry Service
  • Pool/Billiard Table
  • Restaurant
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Scuba Diving
  • Shops
  • Spa
  • Sunbathing Terrace
  • Sunbeds
  • Swimming Pool
  • Table Tennis
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • Turkish Bath
  • Whirlpool
  • Wifi