Galosol Hotel, Madeira (Portugal) | Wellbeing Escapes

Galosol

Funchal, Madeira (Portugal)

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Overview

Galosol was the first active hotel in Madeira offering plenty of fitness facilities ideal for those looking to keep active whilst on holiday. It’s part of Galo Resorts who also own Galomar (the adults-only hotel next door) and Alpino Atlantico (the Ayurveda retreat down the road) and all three share their facilities. But it’s not all about fitness here, you can also relax in the Ashoka Spa with the range of holistic spa treatments as well as make the most of the water front location, outdoor swimming as well as natural lido and diving centre.

When to go

Madeira is full of microclimates but stays warm almost all year round. Temperatures in winter are 18 – 22 degrees and in summer 24 – 26 degrees.
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What we love

  • The Galo Active club with it's state-of-the-art gym and range of fitness classes which will get your body moving
  • The natural sea-water lido with areas to sunbathe and take a dip in the ocean directly in front of the hotel
  • It's location close to capital city Funchal with it's old town, quaint shops and delicious restaurants to explore. 

Who should go

  • It's a family-friend hotel with plenty to keep the who family happy 
  • If you're looking to keep active with the opportunity to try some extreme sports too
  • Those looking for a relaxing holiday in the sun with the ocean on your doorstep. 

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Offers

  • 45% discount on accommodation between 22 July - 31 August, book by 31 August 
  • 40% discount on accommodation between 1 Sept - 31 Oct, book by 31 August
  • 10% discount on accommodation between 01 Nov 20 - 30 April 21, book by 31 August 
  • 10% discount on accommodation between 01 May  - 31 October 21, book by 14 January 21
  • Free €40 Spa credit per room with min stay 5 nights when pre-book a spa programme 
  • Repeat client offer. Please contact us for the details 
This hotel is not fully available from 24/12/2020 until 24/12/2020, from 31/12/2020 until 31/12/2020 and from 04/04/2021 until 04/04/2021. Please email or call us on +44 (0)20 3735 7555 to find our more details about availability.

Bed & Breakfast Stay

Just the hotel, no programmes
£44
per person

Wellbeing Booster

Minimum 5 nights stay. Our signature wellbeing booster programme promises to relax your body and soothe your soul. Select your 3 preferred spa treatments and have a private training session as well as access to all classes and activities.
£501
per person

Flexible Fitness

Our signature flexible fitness programme gives you a choice of one daily private fitness activity for 5 day. Each class is 60 minutes long and you can mix and match the way you like. Increase your overall fitness, try something new or simply have fun! Minimum stay is 5 nights.
£552
per person

Wellbeing Yoga

If you are into your yoga, this is a right programme for you. Practice your downward dog and other asanas with 5 private and 5 group classes. Add an aromatherapy massage on top. Winning combination! Minimum stay is 5 nights.
£650
per person

Wellness

The Ashoka Spa (located in Galomar hotel next door) takes a holistic view to health and wellness offering a range of rejuvenating spa treatments and therapies inspired by the lifestyle brand ‘Ashoka Ayurveda’. The therapists here will help you to de-stress and help you achieve your wellness goals weather that’s purely to relax or perhaps a yoga focused escape. For those who love or want to try Ayurvedic cures, head to hotel Alpino Atlantico (5 minutes’ walk away) to enjoy an Ayurveda cure from the Ayurveda cure centre. Galosol hotel has a fully-equipped gym and you can enjoy daily fitness classes (see sample schedule below).

Facilities in the Asoka Spa include 4 treatments rooms, steam sauna, finish sauna, bio sauna, infra-red cabin and relaxation area indoor and ourdoors. 

Example treatments at Galosol
  • Reflexology
  • Sesame & honey body scrub
  • Shiatsu
  • Ayurvedic full body massage
  • Facial 
  • Manicure/Pedicure 

*Please note that the spa is located in Hotel Galomar (across the road form Hotel Galosol)

Activities

Activities available at resort
  • Water sports facilities
  • Snorkelling
  • Squash
  • Bike hire
  • Table tennis
  • Pool table
  • Golf (nearby)

Activities available at the surrounding area
  • Head to capital city Funchal to explore the old town
  • Go hiking - Madeira's nature is still unspoilt
  • If you like (extreme) sports you will love it here - scuba diving, cycling, driving, horse riding, canoeing, fishing, jeep tours and many more

Typical Group Classes

  • Body pump
  • Hiit
  • Aqua fit
  • Yoga
  • Power Jump
  • Zumba
  • Body balance
  • Ball Pilates

Sample Weekly Class Schedule

Please note - Classes are subject to change and seasonal adjustments


Rooms

Galosol hotel has 125 rooms which are divided into 3 blocks. You can choose between garden or sea view rooms. All rooms are decorated in a modern style inspired by the island's nature and using warm colours. Some rooms were renovated on 2017. A Great option for families are interconnecting rooms which are available here. 
Garden View Room
Garden View Rooms have either a double bed or twin beds and balcony with views over the gardens.

Each has an en-suite bathroom with shower or bathtub.

Facilities include flat screen TV, air-conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi, tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryer, telephone and safe.  

There is a pillow list available.

Side Sea View Room
These rooms have either a double bed or twin beds with a balcony and partial sea view. 

Each has an en-suite bathroom with shower or bathtub.

Facilities include flat screen TV, air-conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi, tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryer, telephone and safe.  

There is a pillow list available.

Sea View Room
Sea View Rooms have either a double bed or twin beds with a balcony and direct sea views.

Each has an en-suite bathroom with shower or bathtub.

Facilities include flat screen TV, air-conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi, tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryer, telephone and safe.  

There is a pillow list available.

1 Bedroom Suite
The Suites have a king size bed and balcony with direct sea views. The bedroom is separated from the living area.

Each has an en-suite bathroom with walk in rain shower or bathtub.

Facilities include bathrobe and slippers, flat screen TV, air-conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi, tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryer, telephone and safe.  

There is a pillow list available.

What’s on the menu

Food here is a real highlight and there is a large choice of delicious international cuisine to choose from. Restaurant Ondamar offers daily themed buffet options, The a la carte restaurant Atlantis Restaurant (located directly by the sea) serves fresh fish and seafood. The Capoeria Lounge serves light snacks, ice-cream, wine and cocktails. The Pizzeria Galosol offers authentic Italian cuisine including pizza, pasta and salads. 
Ondamar at Galosol
Ondamar
This buffet restaurant offers daily themed buffets with local cuisine. Gluten- free, vegetarian and organic food options are also available.
Pizzeria Galosol at Galosol
Pizzeria Galosol
Menu includes pizza, pasta and salads with veggie and gluten-free options.
Atlantis Restaurant
Atlantis Restaurant
This restaurant serves fresh fish and seafood caught that day. The restaurant enjoys panoramic views of the Atlantic ocean so it’s the ideal place to dine at any time of the day.

Location

Galo Resort is located on the south eastern coast in a quiet part of Madeira overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. It’s location is a short drive from the capital city of Funchal which is full of charm. Madeira is well known for its adventure activities so try cycling, hiking, boat tours or scuba diving which the hotel can arrange.

Nearest airport

The transfer time from Cristiano Ronaldo Funchal International Airport is approx. 15 minutes by car. There are direct daily flights from London to Madeira with British Airways and Easyjet and the flight time is approximately 4 hours. 

Families, Children & Infants

Families with kids are welcome at Hotel Galosol. 

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Why Wellbeing Escapes?

Flexible pricing
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We work hard to negotiate extra value for our clients with our benefits such as free spa credits or room discounts that you are unlikely to find anywhere else. Even from the hotel directly. We can do this because we are the largest and most established specialist wellbeing travel company.
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We have been operating for 12 years and know a thing or two about Wellbeing Holidays. We also take time to listen to what you want and research the best options for your needs. Many of our retreats have been visited by the team too. We will always try our best for you!