A small Quinta, this indulgent offering combines centuries-old heritage with stunning modernism
Beach | Food & wine | November holidays
Located in the beautiful city of Funchal, set in lush landscaped gardens overlooking central Funchal and the bay, a short walk from the historical centre. Quintinha São João tries to recreate the spirit of the beginnings of Tourism on the island of Madeira, which is born in Quintas da Madeira, which were used by travellers from other around the world, who sought a mild climate and security of the Island a refuge to heal ailments and rest.
With just 42 spacious, elegant rooms provide a cable TV with DVD player, a minibar and private bathroom with hairdryer. Some rooms have a private, furnished balcony with views of the garden or Funchal Bay.
The Morgadinha restaurant offers an menu with a variety of Madeiran and European dishes, plus a speciality of dishes from the former Portuguese colony of Goa, with flavours of saffron, ginger, tamarind, pepper, cumin and coconut used in many dishes.
The Vasco da Gama Bar offers drinks, cocktails, snacks and teas, plus organised Madeira Wine tasting and local Poncha, a distilled alcohol made from sugar cane juice, honey, sugar, and either orange juice or lemon juice. Lunch in this picturesque spot extending onto the terrace is an experience not to be missed. Enjoy a quiet and relaxed atmosphere.
The spa includes a sauna, hot tub and massage rooms, and there is a small gym, games room and indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools. There is a free indoor car park on site and Quintinha São João Hotel offers a free shuttle service to/from Funchal Marina.
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Guide price from £840 pp
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