Set on the Ponta da Cruz headland, Madeira's southernmost point, the Pestana Grand Ocean Resort Hotel is a contemporary property which opened in 2004. Situated in a 21st-century apartment district, the beachfront hotel lies on the ocean, with direct access to a boardwalk promenade. The shops, restaurants, and cinemas of Madeira Forum are only 200 meters (656 feet) away, and Funchal Old Town is 5 kilometers (3 miles) away. Formosa Beach is 0.7 kilometers (0.4 miles) away and offers a wide range of water sports. An outdoor saltwater pool complex and diving center, Lido, is 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) away. Funchal Airport is within 22 kilometers (13.6 miles).
The hotel features a saltwater pool and a children's pool. Complimentary aerobics and yoga classes are also available. A gate below the pool terraces offers direct access to the 3-kilometer (1.8 mile) promenade along the rugged oceanfront, popular for running and walking. Free WiFi throughout, 1 meeting room, and laundry facilities are available on site. Dining choices at LTI - Pestana Grand Ocean Resort Hotel include a buffet restaurant providing themed dinners, a Moroccan fine-dining restaurant, and an Italian fine-dining restaurant. The poolside bar serves drinks and snacks, and a lounge bar with dance floor offers live music 6 nights a week. Airport shuttle service is available on request. This is a smoke-free property.
The 7-story hotel has 177 guestrooms, all with furnished balconies facing the ocean or neighboring apartment blocks. Décor is light and contemporary with dark-wood furniture and marble bathrooms. Amenities include free WiFi, safes, cable TV, coffee/tea makers, bathrobes, and compact refrigerators which can be stocked as minibars on request.