The former convent of Nossa Senhora da Esperanca (Our Lady of Hope) is now the luxurious Hotel Convento De Belmonte
. The ecclesiastical origins of the convent have been maintained in this new, elegantly designed Hotel Belmonte
. An original amphitheatre can be found in the surrounding woodland and the Pousada has an 18th century chapel.
This hotel has panoramic views over the plains across to the peaks of the Serra de Estrela mountain range. The Pousada Belmonte has excellent facilities including an outdoor swimming pool, restaurant, bar, terrace and luxurious lounge areas.
The Pousada Belmonte has 24 rooms, including a luxury double room and a suite. All rooms are named after Friars who stayed at the convent. All rooms have balconies and all modern conveniences, including en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning, free internet access, minibar, safe, hairdryer, cable television and telephone.
Belmonte is an interesting town and is the birthplace of Pedro Alvares Cabral, the great Portuguese explorer who discovered Brazil in 1500. The town is dominated by a 13th century castle and an old Jewish quarter, home to one of the largest Jewish community in Portugal.
|Free internet access in public areas||Business Centre|
|24h reception||Room service|
|Historic villages||Horse riding|
|Jeep tours||Country walks|
|Fishing||River beach of Belmonte|
|Porto (Oporto) airport is 239 kms||Stunning wedding location|
|Excellent conference and meeting facilities|