This 18th century house witnessed many change of hands and has withstood the test of time, maybe the founder of Quepem, a Portuguese nobleman is still watching over it. Palacio is well known for its lush tropical gardens since inception, the present owners have meticulously maintained the garden and importantly preserve the history and significance of the lush garden. Rubén and Celia Vasco Da Gama are the present proud owners of the Palacio. Both have even traveled extensively to Portugal to undertake the preservation and maintain the building to its former glory. The meticulous restoration of the mansion to its glorious past has been a relentless zeal that finally paid off after 3-4 years.