Quinta do Lorde Resort, Hotel, Marina

An imagined seaside village becomes a resort reality with convincing regional authenticity designed to surprise and excite


Caniçal, Portugal


10 ha; 107 guest rooms; 23 fractional ownership villas; 77 apartments; 300 boat marina slips; 2,500 sq m spa

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Celebrating a unique beauty

The inspiration in the architectural design details and concept was inspired by the local fishing villages of Madeira, a beautiful country Quinta, and the magnificent gardens you find in Portugal.

The master plan looked at how a village naturally evolves from its architectural origins and how it organically grows over time. The result is a resort that is authentic and visually stunning as if the designed village existed and developed over many years.