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Jardins Do Lago

Madeira, Funchal

The beautiful Quinta Jardins do Lago lies on one of the hills surrounding the city of Funchal. Dating back to the 18th century, the house was originally a charming Madeiran family home, more recently it was the home of renowned British families, and during the Napoleonic wars it was the residence of General Beresford, the Commander of the British forces.

The main house has been refurbished to offer the best in modern functionality combined with tradition, style and comfort. The charming rooms all face south over the lush gardens. These unique gardens are full of rare species of trees and are also home to a giant tortoise 'Colombo' from the Galapagos who has been living at the Quinta for the last 50 years.

Hotel child prices apply to ages 3-12 years.

  • Originally an 18th-century country manor
  • Set in 2.5 hectares of botanical gardens
  • Elegant rooms with balconies with garden views
  • Dine al fresco at The Beresford restaurant
  • Special dining hours for families

Added value

Golf offer

Sovereign guests receive a special 30% discount at the three golf courses in Madeira when booked through the hotel for holidays between 01 May 2018 - 31 October 2018.

Added value

Repeat guests receive a bottle of sparkling wine, one dinner for 2 people, a tropical fruit basket, flowers and mineral water in their room. Valid for holidays between 01 May 2018 - 31 October 2018 (you must stay at least 7 nights to get this offer).

Please note that not all offers are combinable.


Bars & Restaurants

The Beresford Restaurant

Opening Times:
Open for dinner

Offering first class Madeiran and International cuisine The Beresford is the perfect setting for a wonderful dining experience. Choose to sit on the outside terrace or in the historical dining room (surrounded by unique pieces of art).

Children under 8 years cannot dine at The Beresford Restaurant.

The Pink Room

Start the day basking in the sunshine taking in the garden views. A full European breakfast is served daily in the main room or on the panoramic veranda.

In the evening families with children under 8 years can dine here between 17:00 - 18:30.

Opening Times:
Open for breakfast and dinner

Colombo Bistro

Nestled beside the tropical pool area, enjoy lunchtime drinks, snacks and quality food cooked using the finest ingredients.

The Visconde Bar

The Visconde Bar is the perfect retreat for a pre-dinner drink or to unwind with a cocktail. Set in a lounge area, the bar is a comfortable choice.

Activities & Entertainment

Leisure Facilities

The hotel has a gym, sauna, turkish bath and jacuzzi available for guests to use, with croquet and table tennis facilities also available for couples and families alike.  

About the location
Funchal is Madeira's colourful hillside capital. The island's biggest draw, it’s an appealing mix of old and new that ticks the boxes for culture, nightlife and beaches. The narrow cobbled streets are dotted with interesting shops, restaurants and cafes, and at the city's heart is a towering 16th-century cathedral (remember to look up – it’s got a beautiful ceiling carved from local wood). The old town is home to bustling farmers' markets and flower markets in spring, and is fringed with a mix of parks, galleries and museums, as well as pretty botanical gardens. The marina is the best spot to spend the evenings, lined with bars that fuel a buzzing nightlife scene. If you're in need of some beach time, there are a couple of black-sand beaches that are a lovely spot for a swim.
Transfer time
30 minutes from Funchal airport
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Marvellous Hotel
Keith P, London
Tripadvisor review Aug 11 2018
We went for the first time to Madeira in July 2018 and stayed at the most perfect hotel Quinta Jardins Do Lago- The setting was perfect and the Gardens magnificent, room were well equipped but most...
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A tropical oasis with exquisite charm!
StaplefordSue, Romford, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Aug 07 2018
This immaculate hotel exudes five star quality and is the reason we returned for a two week visit this summer! The grounds and pool area are delightful, the staff very professional and friendly and...
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