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Get an overview of this hotelBoutique hotel with exotic gardens and heated pool


Tranquil setting

Situated on a gentle slope 200 metres from the ocean, this contemporary low-rise hotel is set in a 19th-century estate in a quiet residential area, 500 metres from Funchal's tourist zone.

Spa rejuvenation

Guests can relax in the year-round pool surrounded by tropical gardens, unwind in the health club, and enjoy Phytocéane spa treatments; a fine-dining restaurant serves Portuguese/Mediterranean cuisine.

Balcony or terrace

Guestrooms feature garden-facing balconies or terraces with walls and floors of natural-finish woods; amenities include coffee/tea maker, umbrellas, bathrobes, and slippers; all are non-smoking.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Enclosed by bougainvillea-shaded trellises and banks of potted lilies, the heated pool provides year-round swimming. The surrounding sun terrace is furnished with padded teak sun loungers. The hotel's gardens include exotics such as buttered-popcorn scented Popcorn Bushes.

The complimentary health club contains a fitness room with cardio and weight machines, unisex steam room, sauna, and 2-person spa tub. The Phytocéane health spa offers services such as anti-aging facials, self-heating-mud body treatments and aromatherapy massage.

The library contains a computer with complimentary high-speed Internet access. The hotel serves a complimentary buffet breakfast.

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Spa tub 
  • Sauna 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Restaurant 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 43 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Health club 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Free self parking 
  • Steam room 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Garden 
  • Spa services on site 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Babysitting or childcare  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Patio 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bidet 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

Garden Pavilion - Contemporary flat-roof wood building with green-marble floor and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking gardens. White table linen and terrace seating at teak tables under white umbrellas. Serves lunch.

Casa da Quinta - Fine-dining restaurant with terrace set in two-storey, white-washed 19th-century estate building with terracotta tile roof. Open for dinner serving a daily menu of contemporary Portuguese/Mediterranean dishes.

Deck Bar - Reception-area lounge with indoor and outdoor seating flanked by gardens and offering views of ocean 200 metres away. Afternoon tea served. Cocktail service mid-afternoon to late night.

Nearby Things to Do

Lido, an oceanfront sports park, is 750 metres from the hotel, and features family and children's saltwater pools, ocean swimming, and a scuba-diving centre.

Two kilometres west of the hotel, independent operators on Formosa Beach offer water sports such as kayaks, pedal-boats, windsurfing, waterskiing, sail boats, jet skis and motor boats during warm-weather months.

The three-kilometre promenade along the rugged oceanfront from Lido to Formosa Beach is a popular for running and walking. Guests can also hike along the centuries-old levadas, irrigation channels from the mountains. Trails and paths run through the mountains, by the ocean, and through forests such as the Laurissilva, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Quinta da Casa Branca offers discounts at the island's two golf courses, Palheiro, seven kilometres from the hotel, and Santo do Serra, 26 kilometres away.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Spa Services

  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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