Situated 200 meters from the ocean, Quinta da Casa Branca is a contemporary boutique hotel set in a 19th-century estate in a quiet residential area, yet still within walking distance of the oceanfront promenade and restaurants of Funchal's tourist zone, 500 metres away. Funchal airport (FNC) is 20 kilometers away, approximately 20 minutes' drive.
The heated pool is open all year and is set in the extensive gardens, which contain dozens of labeled plant specimens. The health club contains a fitness room, steam room, sauna, and 2-person spa tub. The Phytoceane spa offers anti-aging facials, mud treatments and aromatherapy massage. The hotel library has a PC with complimentary Internet access.
The garden-side restaurant offers lunch. Set in a 19th-century building, the fine-dining dinner restaurant serves contemporary Portuguese fare. A free breakfast buffet is also provided.
There are seawater swimming pools and a diving center at Lido, 750 meters from the hotel. Water sports are available at Formosa Beach, 2 kilometers away and discounts are available at the island's 2 golf courses, Palheiro and Santo do Serra.
The 43 air-conditioned guestrooms are set in a 2-story building with no lift. All have terraces overlooking the gardens, with teak outdoor furniture. Décor features wood floors, white linen curtains, and botanical drawings. Marble bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, and premium toiletries. Amenities include cable TV, complimentary wireless Internet access, and safes. Rollaway beds can accommodate additional guests in rooms, and infant beds are complimentary.