Quinta da Casa Branca: The First Design Hotel in Madeira, Portugal

A fabulous unison of wood, glass and stone, Quinta da Casa Branca is a modern architect designed hotel residing amidst the most visually stunning gardens with trees and plants from all over the world. With large glass windows to take full advantage of the glorious gardens, two restaurants, a large heated pool, a fully equipped health club and elegant living rooms, this is a superbly restful retreat.

The contemporary architecture provides a fundamental role in the gardens: João Favila Menezes, an architect from Madeira on his fourties, inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright, is the author of the thoroughly modern and sober design glass, falling smoothly on the site.

Fully integrated into the vegetation, Quinta da Casa Branca is a member of “Small Luxury Hotels of the World“.


All the rooms and suites at Quinta da Casa Branca are furnished in a contemporary style with a private terrace or balcony. Decorated in pastel shades with a blend of light and dark woods, some have direct access to the garden with suites benefitting from deck chairs and sun beds.

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The Dining Room

Positioned at the lower level of the property in front of the boutique Hotel Quinta da Casa Branca, lies an elegant and luxurious Manor House featuring a distinctive dining room, in a classic ambience with an al fresco dining terrace, serving a la carte and table d’hôte meals.
The Dining Room restaurant offers an innovative and neat a la carte service with a finest gastronomic, inventive and contemporary cuisine.

Garden Pavilion

This new modern building was built exclusively using glass, wood and green marble.
It is situated next to the Hotel main swimming pool and its serene and quiet environment just makes you want pass away the time.
It offers an informal service providing guests with light snacks and meals.

Casa da Quinta Bar

Situated in the oldest building of the Hotel, dating back to the XIX century, the Casa da Quinta Bar features an open terrace offering outstanding views across the gardens of the estate and the hills above the city of Funchal.

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At the end of the day, the Casa da Quinta Bar is the perfect spot to have a drink and unwind: The relaxing and inviting atmosphere can certainly appeal to your senses.


Pleasure, wellbeing, relaxation: the Frangipani Spa at Quinta da Casa Branca was inspired by the tranquility of the gardens surrounding the estate that seem to invade the Spa, intensifying the atmosphere, in itself harmonious and serene.
All guests have access to the health club and spa free of charge except for the Frangipani Spa treatments.

The hotel health club is equipped with top of the range multi-gym machines for fitness training and also provides relaxation facilities.


Wander around the gardens and find a quiet corner to sit and read amongst amazing floral displays. Go to Funchal and discover the old town with its cobblestone streets and cafes. Visit the 16th-century Se Cathedral with its intricate ceiling and Flemish paintings. 

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The enchanting Madeira is a place that keeps all its subtropical holiday promises.


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