Quinta Jardins do Lago  

This opulent hotel nods to its colonial past with its garden pool and elegant dining scene.

Set on the outskirts of Funchal, this 19th-century mansion has been converted into one of Madeira’s most exclusive hotels. The dining room oozes colonial elegance and is the ideal spot for trying Madeiran cuisine.

In the gardens, you’ll find more than 500 species of plants, as well as a croquet lawn and a big pool. There’s a plush bar with live music 2 evenings a week.

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Honeymoon Offer

Honeymoons and Anniversaries: free candlelit dinner in the Beresford Restaurant, sparkling wine, fruit and flowers on arrival and a room upgrade - subject to availability. A marriage certificate must be provided to qualify - offer only valid on stays of over 7 nights & up 30 days after wedding date.

Return Offer

Repeat guests get a bottle of champagne, dinner for 2, flowers, fruit and a room upgrade - subject to availability. Only valid for stays of over 7 nights.

Golf Discounts

Golfers get 30% discount on green fees and free transport to the courses.

Free Extras

Courtesy minibus to Funchal, 4 times a day - excluding weekends and bank holidays.

Free use of sauna, whirlpool, Turkish bath, gym and games room.

Food & Drink

Bed and Breakfast

Buffet breakfast.

Dining options Breakfast Lunch Evening meal Drinks Snacks, Icecream
Half Board

Buffet breakfast and dinner.   

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Outdoor pool

Set in the tropical gardens with sunbeds, sun terrace, pool towels and parasols.

The Pink Room

Elegant breakfast room with verandah. Children under 8 years can dine in here.

Colombo Bistro pool bar*

By the pool. For refreshing drinks, snacks and quality food cooked with the freshest local ingredients.

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twin room with garden view

Twin room with garden view sleeps up to 3. Rooms have Internet, sitting area, marble bathroom with bathrobes and Pascal Morabito toiletries.

superior room with garden view

Superior room with garden view sleeps up to 3. Rooms have Internet, sitting area, marble bathroom with bathrobes and Pascal Morabito toiletries.

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'A Charming Hotel'

We spent a week here to celebrate my husbands 60th birthday. Our room was spacious with a very comfortable 6' bed'. We had a balcony with wonderful views over the beautifully tended grounds and distant sea views. The room was kept spotlessly clean as was the rest of the hotel. It is a very peaceful and relaxing place to stay and was just what we needed. Comprehensive range of breakfast choices and eggs are cooked to order. Breakfast can be taken in the grounds, on the terrace or in the dining room. Lovely swimming pool and hot tub with plenty of sun beds and a good poolside bistro. It is a 15-20 minute walk into Funchal but we always took a taxi for the return trip, approx. 4.5-6 Euros. We ate in the hotel restaurant on two occasions and the food was excellent and very good value for what we had. On my husband's birthday two glasses of champagne and a birthday cake complete with candle were brought to our table once we had finished our meal. This was such a lovely surprise as we knew nothing about this, what a wonderful gesture. I have nothing but praise for all the staff who work at this hotel. We wouldn't hesitate to return to Quinta Jardins do Lago.More

Evie W, Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom

Steve and Rose

Have recently returned from a ten day break to this excellent hotel, we had booked half board, we did not realise it was a five course dinner..... The first night I decided to try all courses and it was so good I found it difficult not to eat it all !!!!!!!!! Walked into town a few times, about fifteen minutes downhill no problem although we always used the hotel minibus to return. Gardens beautiful ,pool area great and Columbo the tortoise loves his neck being rubbed! This is not cheap place to stay but it is well worth it.More

Steve W, Chelmsford, United Kingdom


This was our 4th stay in Madeira & previously we were at a wonderful hotel close to the ocean which we loved. As it was not available for our week we reluctantly sought out an alternative & found the fabulous Quinta Jardins do Lago. Just on the edge of Funchal so only distant views of the ocean, however in beautiful botanical gardens. When we arrived staff were harvesting the fresh mangos. Everything about this hotel is amazingly good, in fact in our week we only left the hotel for one afternoon and found ourselves wanting to rush back to the calm and tranquility of this little paradise. An exceptionally lovely stay, super staff, super food and a delightful room with views over Funchal. We look forward to returning.More

Liz K, King's Lynn, United Kingdom

Pat and Ron Nuneaton Warwickshire

We have recently returned from a wonderful two weeks holiday at this fantastic hotel . What can we say about absolute perfection . No complaints whatsoever it's our second time and won't be our last at this hotel in beautiful madeira 😍😀😃More

Ronald P,

Classy and without cliques

Beautiful hotel and gardens within walking distance downhill to Funchal (get a taxi uphill back though!). All the staff were very good and friendly. We had an Historical Suite (room 202) in the main building which I'm convinced had the very best view of the gardens. My only worry was that in the photos there was the dreaded 'box' hair dryer on the bathroom wall which never dry hair properly so I packed my own. Silly me..... They had a proper hairdryer as well in the cabinet! Will definitely go back - but only if I get the same room!More

Pat C, Stourbridge

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