This historic building is situated in the mountain region of the Serra da Estrela which is approximately half way between the towns of Covilhã and Guarda. The Pousada was originally the ruined Convento de Nossa Senhora de Esperança and visitors will find within its grounds both a preserved 13th Century Chapel and an amphitheatre. The nearby town is famous as being the birthplace of Pedro Álvares Cabral the famous explorer who is claimed to have found Brazil. There are twenty three rooms and one suite with a restaurant and bar. For the convenience of guests there is a swimming pool and we also recommend you consider a visit to the Castle of Belmonte.
The Pousada is approximately 227 kms from Porto Airport.