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Quinta Jardins do Lago

Quinta Jardins do Lago, Madeira

7-night luxury holiday from £935 pp incl. flights & transfers

Summary

Short description

A heritage property with a pristine setting

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Location

Having started life as a truly luxurious family home, the Quinta Jardins do Lago is idyllically poised atop a green hill, just outside of Funchal – Madeira’s largest city. As its name suggests, it’s cloaked in 2.5 hectares of tropical gardens that host no less than 500 different species of plants, many of which date back to the building’s construction. It’s even home to a stunning collection of water features and summer houses along with Colombo, a 52-year-old giant tortoise. 

Accommodation

As one of the most sought-after small luxury hotels on Madeira, Quinta Jardins do Lago is nothing short of impressive. First built in the 18th century, it started life as home to a series of well-known French and British families – the hotel’s magnificent dining-room sideboard came from one General Beresford – the commander of the British forces during the Napoleonic wars. It’s all been carefully preserved in a recent renovation with marbled bathrooms, cable TV and complimentary WiFi added to dark wood furnishings. Most also take full advantage of their pristine setting, featuring generously sized balconies. The four-poster bed of the Presidential Suite is particularly impressive. 

Dining

The hotel’s Beresford Restaurant – a nod to the building’s illustrious commander – serves up a range of Madeiran and international cuisine. And, although the dishes are often traditional and always feature local ingredients, the presentation is gourmet contemporary. Expect crème brûlées ringed by fresh fruits and tuna steaks served on a bed of salad. The Colombo Bistro – named for the hotel’s other famous resident – is equally appealing, with indulgent meals served poolside. Lastly, breakfasts are in the Pink Room where excellent spreads are often taken on the garden seating while a spectacular 16th-century ceramic wall panel watches on.

Facilities

Despite its bijou sensibilities, the Quinta Jardins do Lago features an excellent range of facilities. A bridge spans its large, freshwater pool as sun terraces line its freeform banks, equipped with day beds, umbrellas and towels. If that’s not enough, make use of the sauna, Turkish bath or Jacuzzi after building up a sweat in the gym. And, when night starts to fall, the cosy Visconde Bar serves sunset cocktails and a full range of nightcaps, with champagne often accompanied by twinkling ivories. Children are also welcomed by croquet sets, a nursery, a small wooden play area and a games room that features table football, table tennis and pool. There’s also always Columbus to pet. 

Pricing

Any element of this accommodation can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Accommodation rating: Deluxe

7-night luxury holiday from £935 pp incl. flights & transfers

Standard Garden View with Balcony

Low Season

from £935 pp. incl. flights

01 Jun - 31 Oct 2020

from £970 pp. incl. flights

01 Feb - 30 Apr 2021

from £1,195 pp. incl. flights

24 Dec 2020 - 3 Jan 2021

from £1,400 pp. incl. flights

Includes

  • Complimentary UK airport departure lounge access
  • Return flights between UK and Madeira
  • Return private airport transfers*
  • 7 nights at Quinta Jardins do Lago on a BB basis** in a Standard Garden View room with Balcony

* Car hire car be arranged in the place of airport transfers 

** Half Board supplements available on request - please speak to your Wexas consultant for details

Low Season stay dates: 01 Nov - 23 Dec 2020 / 01 Jan - 31 Jan 2021


Terms & Conditions

Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.

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