Logo for Pestana Hotel Group

Mr. Manuel Pestana, the company’s visionary founder, opened the group’s first hotel in Madeira Island in November 1972 and together with his son, Dionísio Pestana, owner and Chairman, expanded the brand’s footprint internationally. Under their leadership the award winning Pestana brand has become a dedicated guardian of Portuguese culture and heritage, as well as a forward thinking hospitality group that offers the very best locations, around the world.