Quinta Splendida Wellness & Botanical Garden 

A passion for plants, pampering and privacy

Set in the grounds of a 19th-century manor house, this hotel has beautiful gardens and organic cuisine.

Home to over 1000 plant species, Quinta Splendida’s 30,000 square metre botanical gardens are a riot of colour and wildlife. Here, it's all about easy going escape with a peaceful pool overlooking the sea and an indoor pool at the spa. Dine Mediterranean or Thai, snag a smoothie at the poolside bar or find a spot on the terrace and sip Madeiran wine.

Why we love Quinta Splendida Wellness & Botanical Garden

  • Immaculately groomed gardens and fantastic sea views.

  • Organic kitchen garden supplying fresh mint, ripe tomatoes and juicy pineapples.

  • Book a Spa Suite for complimentary access to the indoor pool, sauna and Turkish bath.

  • A 10-minute stroll into the coastal town of Caniço.

4 stars
Jun - Sep
4 hours
In the centre of Caniço village, close to shops and restaurants, and a 15-minute drive from Funchal city
Approx. 10 minutes' transfer from Madeira airport
Wellness, Spa



  • Restaurants & bars
  • Board
  • Spas & wellness
  • Activities
  • Sustainability
  • Golf
  • Good to Know

Naturally the restaurants here are supported by a well-stocked kitchen garden, supplying fresh organic ingredients such as lettuce, mint, garlic, tomatoes and pineapples. Experience buffet breakfast nd Mediterranean dinners at Galeria and Asian at the Thai Lounge. For healthy snacks during the day head to Siddhartha Bar and end your evening with a cocktail at The Globe.

Serving an extensive breakfast buffet and a Mediterranean à la carte menu.

Thai Lounge
Avant-garde Asian fusion cuisine based on healthy, nutritional ingredients.

Siddhartha Bar
The outdoor bar, overlooking the ocean with healthy food, a salad bar and pasta dishes.

The Globe
Extensive cocktails and drinks menu plus entertainment most evenings.

We love the authenticity of the Thai Lounge where organic herbs and spices are used in the dishes and the fruit carved to perfection.

What's included

Breakfast at Restaurant Galeria.

Upgrade options

Half Board • Breakfast and dinner at Restaurant Galeria with the option to eat at the à la carte restaurants at a discounted rate.

The stylish Wellness Spa has an oriental vibe – all natural stone, wood and glass. You’ll find spacious relaxation zones, an indoor pool and a range of excellent treatments. Chill on the hot stone beds in the sauna, take a refreshing plunge in the ice pool, de-stress under the sensation shower -  all with with the Atlantic Ocean providing a beautiful backdrop. There is also an indoor pool, hydro bath, vitality pool, Turkish Bath, Finnish sauna, Mud bath and ice fountain.

The stunning grounds at this hotel are the perfect backdrop to jaw-dropping Atlantic Ocean views. Spot butterflies and lizards as you wander the walkways, admiring the 1000-plus plant species or relax with a good book in a secluded spot.

The hotel’s botanical gardens are naturally beneficial for the environment, bringing butterflies and lizards to their grounds. The Kitchen Garden takes a sustainable approach, supplying organic produce to the three restaurants.

Golf courses are available approximately fifteen minutes drive away and available from the hotel locally at discounted rates.

Compulsory gala dinners for half board guests 24 and 31 Dec, supplements apply.

Minimum age 16 in Spa Suites.

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