Pousada Do Heroismo Angra do Heroísmo, Portugal

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A contemporary hotel within a 16th-century fortress on a cliff offering great island views.

Perched on a cliff overlooking the Bay of Angra, Pousada do Heroismo is a relaxing hideaway in the UNESCO World Heritage city of Angra do Heroismo. It is located on the island of Terceira, Portugal. Featuring a paradise-like landscape in its backdrop, the island offers various activities for guests and tourists to enjoy: from sports fishing, tours, diving, to marine hunting.

The hotel is in a contemporary building that blends with the historic character of the Castelinho de São Sebastião, a 16th-century cliff-top fortress featuring military-style architecture. The high-rising stone walls of the fortress are now partly in ruins, but the two sentries facing the city and the turret on the bay are still intact. The hotel interior and the rooms feature modern decor and furnishings.

Contemporary amenities offered by the hotel include two swimming pools with a jacuzzi, parasols, and tables on the side. Guests can also enjoy delicious traditional dishes at the hotel restaurant. There are also meeting and event rooms that can accommodate up to 120 people.

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1 / Design

The hotel’s design is contemporary, in contrast with the historic military-style architecture of the fortress. The interior and rooms also feature a contemporary design with modern decor and furnishings.

2 / Dining

Enjoy traditional Portuguese cuisine and regional specialties at the hotel restaurant. The restaurant features a relaxed contemporary setting, with a stunning view of the sea and the pool.

3 / Location

Located on top of a cliff in the historic city of Angra do Heroismo, the hotel features a stunning view of the sea in the island of Terceira. Its location makes it ideal for visiting historic and cultural attractions and enjoying water activities.



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Pousada Do Heroismo

Angra do Heroísmo, Portugal

services & amenities

The Restaurant

The hotel restaurant offers a relaxed contemporary dining experience with lovely views of the bay. They serve delicious dishes, highlighting traditional Portuguese cuisine and regional favourites. Open daily, the restaurant serves lunch from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm and dinner from 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm.

Leisure and Activities

There are two outdoor pools with sweeping views of the sea. One pool is for adults, and the other is for children. There's a jacuzzi, parasols, and tables on the side where guests can relax and enjoy the wonderful view. Other activities that guests can enjoy at the site and nearby include water sports, sea-life watching, sea fishing, diving, and boat trips.


A popular destination for business trips and celebrations, the hotel offers modern and elegant venue spaces for meetings and private events. Their multifunctional hall is perfect for meetings, banquets, and cocktail parties and can accommodate up to more than 150 people. It has a natural lighting and is equipped with modern facilities and audio-visual equipment.

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