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Outdoor pool, open 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, open 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, open 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
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Quinta Minuvida Orchard Lodge

3 out of 5

5.0/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationHoney Route Experience4 min drive
    Popular LocationSanta Bárbara Beach7 min drive
    AirportPonta Delgada (PDL-Joao Paulo II)14 min drive
    Popular LocationBatalha Golf Course15 min drive

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About this area

Ribeira Grande

Located in Ribeira Grande, Quinta Minuvida Orchard Lodge is in the historical district and by the sea. Nossa Senhora da Esperanca Convent and Ponta Delgada City Gates are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Santa Bárbara Beach and Milicias Ocean Beach. Don't miss out on a visit to Antonio Borges Garden. Take time off to check out the hot springs and health/beauty spa in the area, or get some fresh air with adventures like ecotours and cave exploring nearby.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Honey Route Experience - 4 min drive
  • Santa Bárbara Beach - 7 min drive
  • Caldeira Velha - 9 min drive
  • Milicias Ocean Beach - 13 min drive
  • Batalha Golf Course - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • Joao Paulo II Airport (PDL) - 14 min drive


  • Quinta dos Sabores — 12 min walk
  • O Pescador — 3 min drive
  • Restaurante da Associação Agrícola de São Miguel — 3 min drive
  • Botequim Acoriano — 4 min drive
  • O Silva — 6 min drive

About this property

Quinta Minuvida Orchard Lodge

3-star bed & breakfast with free breakfast and outdoor pool
Along with an outdoor pool, this smoke-free bed & breakfast has a rooftop terrace and coffee/tea in a common area. Free breakfast (local cuisine) is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free manager's reception. Additionally, concierge services, dry cleaning, and laundry facilities are onsite. All 5 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and memory foam beds. Other amenities available to guests include 7 bathrooms, living rooms, and private yards.
Quinta Minuvida Orchard Lodge offers 5 accommodations with complimentary bottled water and slippers. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate living rooms. Beds feature memory foam mattresses. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include showers, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Ribeira Grande bed & breakfast provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and portable fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the bed & breakfast include an outdoor pool.

Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC) and COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest accommodations are accessible via mobile device
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Free local cuisine breakfast available daily 8:30 AM–10:30 AM
  • Free daily reception
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)
  • Hosted evening meal available on Friday for a fee

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals
  • Outdoor pool
  • Private picnics
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Separate living room


  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Firepit
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Rooftop terrace


  • 4 hot springs
  • Hot springs open from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Hot springs water temperature (Fahrenheit) - 103


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk


  • Beach towels
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating
  • Memory foam mattress
  • Portable fan


  • 7 bathrooms
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Cleaning supplies
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Free bottled water
  • Griddle
  • Paper towels
  • Shared kitchen access

Outdoor space

  • Yard


  • Connecting rooms available
  • Eco-friendly cleaning products provided
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Free local calls
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Local maps
  • Mobile key entry
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Separate living room
  • Slippers
  • Window screens



Check-in from 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in fee: EUR 50
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and an access code; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from March 1 2021 to June 1 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)

Access methods

Access code, staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 6 and younger are not allowed at this property; All guests older than 6 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are available for EUR 15.0 per day

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 20 per vehicle (one way)
  • Early check-in fee: EUR 50 (subject to availability)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: EUR 15.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve sofa beds
Tax ID - 514266015
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit
Property Registration Number RAALN 475

We should mention

Guests must transfer via airplane and shuttle to the property; guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Hot springs access available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Children 6 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Quinta Minuvida Orchard Lodge Ribeira Grande
Quinta Minuvida Orchard Ribeira Grande
Quinta Minuvida Orchard Ribei
Quinta Minuvida Orchard Lodge Ribeira Grande
Quinta Minuvida Orchard Lodge Bed & breakfast
Quinta Minuvida Orchard Lodge Bed & breakfast Ribeira Grande

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Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Homely, relaxed orchard stay
We had a lovely stay at Quinta Minuvida in the pool house. The place was comfortable, well equipped and peaceful. The place is surrounded by gorgeous plants and orchards (bananas, guavas, avocados etc). Chill by the pool, relax in a hammock, join a yoga class, pick some fruit in the orchard, star gaze with a glass of wine on the observatory, chill in the outdoor garden guest kitchen or play with Biscuit and Moo, the owner’s lovely dogs. Most importantly the place is a great base for exploring the island and everywhere on the island is a relatively short drive away. Quinta Minuvida has a car park with ample parking for guests and you an easily come or go as you please. Rimi and João (the owners) are lovely and very accommodating and Luis (member of staff) is super-friendly and a fountain of knowledge regarding the island, what to see and how to get the best out of your trip. Breakfast is straightforward but everything you need to start the day. Many of the items served at breakfast are local produce and fruit and preserves directly from the garden. We personally loved the vibe Rimi and João are creating: relaxed, eco friendly, sustainable, caring and peaceful. A great place to really step back from the rat race, change pace and relax. The place has a rustic yet homely vibe. If you’re after a plush, 5 star hotel vibe this place won’t be for you. For anyone liking the sound of re description above though, I’d definitely recommend. Becky & Chris
Stayed 7 nights in Aug 2018

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Lovely place with welcoming owners! You will have everything you need.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2018

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Awesome hotel with amazing owners
The place was amazing and the owners were so helpful. It feels like you are staying at a home not just another hotel. We will be back in the future
Stayed 3 nights in May 2018