Pousada Forte Angra Do Heroísmo

Description

The Pousada de Angra opened in April 2006. Housed in a cliff-top 16th-century fortress known as the Castelinho of São Sebastião on the rugged coast of Terceira in the Azores, this Pousada is situated in the historic zone of the cathedral city of Angra, classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The island of Terceira (meaning ‘third’ in Portuguese, because it was the third island of the Azores to be discovered, in 1427) is famous for its stunning natural beauty. Diving, fishing, whale and dolphin watching can all be arranged for guests through the Pousada . The Pousada is a modern building set in a 16th century fortress. There are two swimming pools and an excellent restaurant and it is the perfect quiet base from which to explore the town and entire island.

How To Arrive

Located on the island of Terceira in the Azores archipelago, in the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Lisbon. It is in the south of the island, 20 km from Lajes International Airport.

Location

The location of the Pousada is not only perfect for exploring the town UNESCO World Heritage town of Angra, but the whole island itself and all the activities it has to offer.

Amenities

  • Restaurant and Bar
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children’s outdoor pool
  • Lift
  • Free WiFi
  • 24h reception
  • Parking

Activities

  • Angra do Heroismo 500 m - the historical capital of the Azores and the archipelago’s oldest city, dating back to 1450 UNESCO World Heritage site since 1983.
  • Monte Brasil Nature Reserve 2.6 km - Stunning views, extensive flora and fauna and a famous dolphin and whale migration route
  • Algar do Carvao 12 km - an ancient volcanic vent at an altitude of 550 metres above sea level. Visitors can descend approximately 100 metres into the vent to a pool of crystal-clear water.
  • Water activities – spear fishing, diving, boat rides etc

Nearest Paradores

  • Pousada de Horta 192 km

Room Types & Prices

CLASSIC ROOM – From € 56.00 / night

SUPERIOR ROOM – From € 67.00 / night

STANDARD SUITE – From € 108.00 / night