Pestana Hotels & Resorts
The Pestana Group, with its Pestana Hotels &
Resorts and Pousadas de Portugal brands, is the largest
Portuguese hotel chain today. It has 81 four-and five-star
units with more than 8,000 rooms in Portugal, Brazil,
Argentina, Mozambique, South Africa, Cape Verde and
S. Tomé e Príncipe. It will soon be
opening two new units, one in London, England, and
the other in Caracas, Venezuela.
It has hotels in the best tourist destinations in
the choicest places in each of these countries. It
boasts the best locations in Lisbon, Rio de Janeiro,
Buenos Aires, Curitiba, Bahia and São Paulo
and on the finest beaches and overlooking the sea
in the Algarve, Madeira, Angra dos Reis, Bazaruto,
S. Tomé e Príncipe, Natal, ¿
We know how important high-quality, attentive, friendly
service is to our customers. These values are an unconditional
aspect of our quality standards and we strive very
day to put them into practice.
Buenos Aires ( BUE)
This city hotel is located in the heart of Buenos
Aires, not far from the famous Teatro Colón
Opera House and the Obelisco. It is situated roughly
25 km from Buenos Aires International Airport (Ezeiza).
Natal ( NAT)
Natal Beach Resort Natal
This pleasant hotel enjoys a wonderful natural location
on the Via Costeira, about 4 km from Ponta Negra. The
lively centre of Ponta Negra is easy to get to by taxi
or on foot along the beach. This hotel distinguishes
itself with the pleasant Brazilian climate and the breathtaking
views of the dunes and the beach.
Rio de Janeiro ( RIO)
Rio Atlantica Rio de Janeiro - city
This attractive hotel is superbly situated in Copacabana
and is only separated from the beach by the Avenida
Atlântica coastal road (50 m). Breathtaking views
of the beach are to be enjoyed from the hotel. Numerous
shopping and entertainment facilities are just a few
minutes walk from the hotel. The local airport is about
30 km away, whilst the centre of Rio Branco is roughly
20 km from the complex.
Salvador de la Bahia - Costa Do Sauipe ( SVD)
Bahia Salvador de la Bahia
This hotel is situated in the culturally significant
city of Salvador da Bahia right beside the sea. The
Afro-Brazilian culture, the charm of the region, the
historical sights of interest, the bewitching beaches
as well as the modern fittings of the hotel ensure that
the hotel is equally suitable for both business guests
do carmo Salvador de la Bahia
This historic hotel is located in the centre of the
city, in the famous Pelourinho area. Due to the history
of the region there are many tourist attractions on
offer for guests.
Sauipe Beach Pousadas Costa do Sauipe
The hotel is a complex formed by 6 tematic builidings
that take us to the live history of Bahia, the biggest
turist complex of the country- Lot of pleasure and fun
wait for guests! the resort features 15 shops.
Sao Paulo ( SAO)
São Paulo Sao Paulo - City
This hotel is located between Paulista Avenue and Ibirapuera
Park in Sao Paolo, close to the main business areas
and the city's airports.
Mozambique ( MPT)
Inhaca Lodge Inhaca
The hotel is located on the beachfront, just 15 min
by plane from Maputo. Inhaca Island has been protected
since 1976 and still has huge areas of untouched vegetation
and expanses of velvety water. There is a Biology Station
just 5 km away and Turtle Beach is some 10 km away.
The hotel is situated in the centre of Maputo, opposite
the cathedral and 10 minutes away from the main points
of interest in the city, such as the historic railway
station, the market, the fort and the main business
district. It is just 5 km (15 minutes) from the international
Bazaruto Lodge Bazaruto
The hotel is situated on a bay on the north side of
the island, approximately 600 km to the north of Maputo.
Dolphin Bay is just 1.5 km away, Sand Spit 4.8 km, Three
Trees 6.5 km and Mangrove River is around 10 km away.
Santa Carolina Island is approximately 25 km from the
Alentejo ( SUL)
de Arraiolos - N. Sra. da Assunçao Arraiolos
This hostel is located in the rural area of Alentejo
in Arriolos, a town which is known the world over for
its carpets. It is surrounded by sprawling gardens and
represents the ideal starting point from which to explore
the town of Evora some 20 km away, which is a UNESCO
World Heritage Site.
de Marvao - Sta. Maria Marvao
This small traditional hostel is situated in the north
of Portugal, at the heart of the Amarante, a Medieval
town with winding, narrow streets and surrounded by
14th century walls.
de Évora - Lóios Evora
It is located in the heart of historic the centre of
Evora, a city classified by Unesco as World Heritage.
de Sousel - Sao Miguel Sousel
The nearest hotels in the chain are Estremoz (18 km
away), Vila Viçosa (37 km away), Crato (42 km
away) and Arraiolos (57 km away). Some interesting places
to visit include the Sousel Parish Church which dates
back to the 16th Century, the Nossa Sra. da Orada Church,
Paulistas Convent, Santa Maria Chapel and the Praça
de Touros, one of the oldest bullrings in Portugal.
Furthermore, guests may enjoy a visit to the Alter do
Chão Stud Farm, Estremoz, Vila Viçosa,
the Borba Marble Quarries, Évoramonte Castle,
Maranhão Dam, Pavia Dolmen, the Roman Monument
or Sta. Maria do Ameixial.
do Alvito - Castelo de Alvito Alvito
The hotel complex lies in the resort of Alvito in the
region of Baixo Alentejo in the south of Portugal.
de Vila Viçosa - D. Joao IV Vila Viçosa
The nearest Pousadas are Estremoz (19km), Elvas (30km),
Sousel (37km) and Évora (61km). Interesting Places
to visit are Palace of the Duke (16th Century), Coaches
Museum, Medieval Castle, Shooting and Archeology Museum,
Pillory, Knots Door, Royal Park, Borba, Alandroal, Redondo,
de Estremoz - Rainha Sta. Isabel Estremoz
This historic hotel is located at the heart of Estremoz
in northern Portugal.
de Beja - S. Francisco Beja
This pousada is located in the historical centre of
the Alentejo town of Beja.
do Crato - Flor da Rosa Crato
This historic hotel is surrounded by beautiful gardens
and lies in the town of Crato. The town centre is 2.5
km away and features a number of sights, including a
castle and a monastery. Portalegre is 21 km away and
Estremoz is 60 km away. The airports of Portela and
Faro are 216 km and 402 km from the accommodation respectively.
Algarve ( FAO)
Alvor Praia Alvor
This exclusive luxury-class hotel complex is surrounded
by wonderfully-maintained gardens and lies above cliff-lined
Praia dos Três Irmãos bay. The 7 kilometre-long
fine sand beach can be reached by descending a flight
of stairs and it is 1 km to the centre of Alvor, which
features countless shopping and entertainment venues
and to which there is a regular bus service. It is well
worth paying a visit to Portimao that lies about 5 km
away; Faro international airport is about 70 km away.
This hotel is located on a hill directly beside the
sea. It is 200 m to the nearest inviting beach. Scores
of shops and other entertainment venues are located
in the centre of Alvor, just 1 km away. The hotel operates
its own shuttle bus, which runs twice a day to Portimão,
which is 6 km away. The airport is 70 km away.
Dom Joao II Alvor
This hotel is located right by the beach area of the
Algarve, with a wonderful view over the Atlantic, around
1 km outside the town of Alvor. Further sightseeing
attractions include cities like Portimao, Lagos or Silves,
which lie between 5 and 20 km away from the hotel. The
Alvor Estuary, a major nature protection area for birds,
is within easy reach of the hotel. Public transport
departs from stops directly in front of the hotel. Faro
airport is a 30-minute drive away from the hotel.
Alvor Atlantico Alvor
This attractive hotel overlooks the Praia dos Três
Irmãos bay and offers guests a stunning panoramic
view. Links to the public transport network lie about
50 m away. The centre of Alvor, with its numerous shopping
opportunities, restaurants and bars, lies about 1 km
away and nightclubs lie just 4 km from the hotel. Portimão
is around 5 km away, Faro Airport is 70 km from the
hotel and Lisbon airport is around 260 km away.
Alvor Park Alvor
This aparthotel is some 200 m from the beach. A bus
stop is around 50 m from the hotel. The centre of Alvor
and many restaurants, bars and shops are approximately
1 km away and nightclubs around 4 km away. Portimão
is roughly 5 km from the hotel, whilst Faro airport
is approximately 70 km away and Lisbon airport some
260 km away.
de Tavira Tavira
Situated in Tavira in the Algarve, close to the most
beautiful beaches and in a unique geographical position,
this pousada is perfectly suited for a longer stay.
Faro and Ria Formosa Nature Reserve are in the immediate
vicinity. Faro Airport is about 30 km away.
Viking Hotel & Resort Armacao de Pera
This elegant beach hotel is located at the heart of
the Algarve, only 45 minutes from Faro international
airport. It is situated on a cliff overlooking the Atlantic
Ocean. From the hotel, guests are offered direct access
to a sheltered beach. There are plenty of shopping venues,
restaurants, bars and nightclubs 3 km from the hotel.
Convenient public transport links may be found within
100 metres of the hotel.
Levante Armacao de Pera
This comfortable hotel is located beside a sandy beach
(approximately 30 m) and close to the centre of Armção
de Pera where there are many shopping and entertainment
venues waiting to be explored. Public transport departs
from stops located just 500 m away.
Porches Praia Armacao de Pera
This upmarket holiday complex overlooks the sandy bay
of Senhora de Rocha and the beach is about 150 m away.
A hotel bus service runs guests the 2.5 kilometres to
the centre where many different shopping and entertainment
venues are located.
de Sao Bras Faro
In the Algarve region, this hotel preserves the most
genuine characteristics of the mountainous culture.
Only half an hour from the coast and near to the most
famous beaches in Portugal, it is doubtlessly in one
of the most privileged locations for getting to know
the Algarve. São Brás is about a 5-minute
drive away. Faro Airport is approximately 19 km away.
de Sagres - Infante Sagres
The hotel is located in the fishing village of Sagres,
in the Algarve. This pousada enjoys a superb position
on the cliff-top, overlooking Sagres fort and the lighthouse
of Cape St. Vincent, the most south-westerly corner
of Europe. Faro Airport is about 115 km away.
Centre Portugal ( CEN)
de Belmonte - Convento de Belmonte Caramulo
Set on the slopes of the Serra da Esperança and
just over 1 km from the town of Belmonte, the birthplace
of Pedro Álvares Cabral, the inn originates from
the renovation of the former Nossa Senhora da Esperança
Convent. Several sights are within walking distance
from the hotel. Lisbon Portela Airport is located approximately
310 km away.
de Almeida - Senhora das Neves Caramulo
Located in the central region of Portugal, this charming
establishment lies near the Vilar Formoso border. The
establishment is just 500 metres from the centre of
the village of Almeida, which is a national heritage
site. The castle ruins and Fortaleza de Almeida, dating
back to the 17th century, are both 1 km away. Guarda
is 43 km away, Vila Nova de Foz Coa is 60 km away and
Salamanca can be reached in an hour.
de Viseu Viseu
It has an excelent location, just only few minutes far
from Rossio (political and social city center), from
Historic Centre, from Tourist Office and from Grão
Vasco Museum (dedicated to the great Painter Vasco Fernandes).
Vila Pouca da Beira-Convento do Desagravo Vila Pouca
This historic hotel is located in Vila Pouca da Beira,
a small village of less than 400 inhabitants. Affording
a wonderful location, the hotel is situated close to
the Serra da Estrla and Serra do Açor mountain
ranges that provide a romantic, peaceful ambience. Lisbon
is 280 km away and Porto airport lies approximately
180 km from the hotel.
de Ourem Fatima Ourem
This charming hostel has a great location in Portugal's
wonderful countryside. From the hotel guests are able
to enjoy breath-taking views of the Seiça river
and the religious sanctuary of Fátima. The hostel
is situated in Ourém, only a few kilometres from
de Condeixa-a-Nova - Sta. Cristina Condeixa-a-Nova
This pousada is surrounded by tranquil grounds and lies
within a short distance of the Lisbon-Porto motorway,
close to the university town of Coimbra. It is 2 km
to Conímbriga, which is one of the best preserved
ancient Roman ruins in Europe. The centre of Condeixa
is approximately 4 km away.
Costa Azul ( CA1)
de Palmela - Castelo de Palmela Palmela
The nearest Pousadas are Setúbal (8Km) Queluz
(54Km) Alcácer Sal (55Km), Arraiolos (89Km).
Some Interesting places include Louro Mountain Range,
the Pre-Historic Caves - Quinta do Anjo, Bacalhoa Palace,
Vila Nogueira de Azeitão, Setúbal, Roman
Ruins - Tróia, Beaches, Natural Park of Arrábida.
do Torrão - Vale do Gaio Alcácer do Sal
In the heart of the Alentejo region, 30 km from Alcácer
do Sal and over the Vale do Gaio dam, stands the beautiful
pousada. It is the perfect place for shooting, fishing
nature and water sports lovers, as well as for gastronomics
de Alcácer do Sal - D. Afonso II Alcácer
The pousada is situated in the castle of Alácer
do Sol fairly close to Lisbon and Setúbal. Guests
may enjoy wonderful views of the River Sado.
Estoril Coast ( COS)
This comfortable hotel complex is located at the heart
of the exclusive district of Cascais just a short distance
from the city centre (3 km) and about 2 km from Praia
dos Pescadores Beach. During the summer months, the
lively city centre as well as Praia do Guincho may easily
be reached by making use of the complimentary hotel
shuttle bus service. A diverse selection of shops, restaurants,
bars and restaurants as well as links to the public
transport network are to be found within 500 m of the
Sintra Golf Resort & Spa Praia Grande/Sintra
The hotel enjoys the perfect location, 3 km from the
centre of the historic Sintra village, 7 km from the
cosmopolitan seaside resorts of Estoril and Cascais.
Restaurants and shopping opportunities can be found
in the vicinity. Sintra Historical Centre is located
within easy driving distance. It offers easy access
to the city of Lisbon and Lisbon International Airport
(both some 35 km away)
Faial Island ( HOR)
da Horta - Santa Cruz Horta
The hotel occupies a 16th century fortress, which was
built overlooking Horta Bay and was declared a national
monument in 1947. From the hotel guests are able to
enjoy breathtaking views of Pico Island as well as the
famous harbour. Vulcao dos Capelinhos, Varadouro, Morro
de Castelo Branco and Caldera are all just a hour drive
from the hotel.
Lisbon ( LIS)
de Queluz / Lisboa - D. Maria I Queluz
This hotel is located in Queluz, which is both a town
and a parish within the municipality of Sintra. It has
more than 70,000 inhabitants and is located 14 km from
Sintra and 12 km from Lisbon. Some interesting places
for guests to visit nearby include the Pena National
Palace dating back to the 19th century, the Village
National Palace (12th/16th century), the Joe Berardo
Museum, the Toy Museum, Mafra Convent, Cabo da Roca,
Estoril, Cascais and Lisbon.
This luxury hotel is around 5 km from the town centre.
A wide array of shopping facilities, bars, restaurants
and nightclubs can be found within a 7 km radius of
the hotel. Within 1 km of the hotel, guests will find
a link to the public transport network. The seaside
and likewise the beach can be reached within 25 km.
Madeira ( FNC)
This condominium complex offers an impressive view over
the steep cliffs of Cabo Girão, directly on the
Praia Formosa Beach (just 50 m away). Links to the transport
network can easily be reached on foot lying the same
distance away. The centre of Funchal offers a vast array
of shopping facilities, bars, restaurants and nightclubs
is located around 5 km away and can be reached with
the hotel's free bus.
Porto Santo Beach Resort & Spa Porto Santo
This resort is located on the spectacular 9 km golden
sandy beach of Porto Santo, surrounded by a 22 000 m²
garden, and is a mere 5 minute drive from the main village
Grand Hotel Funchal
The beach is only 200 metres away from this luxury hotel.
Situated on the cliff of Ponta de Cruz somewhat outside
Funchal, the hotel affords wonderful views. The town
centre is 3 km away. Links to the public transport network
lie just 50 m away, whilst restaurants and shops may
be found within 100 m of the hotel. The airport is approximately
a 35-minute drive away.
This hotel enjoys an impressive location on a cliff
with a view over the Atlantic. It is just a 20-minute
walk from the centre of Funchal. There are restaurants,
pubs and shopping venues all close to the hotel.
Atalaia Ocean Aparthotel Canico
This hotel is impressively located on a cliff by the
sea and is just 10 minutes from Madeira International
Airport as well as 15 minutes from the centre of Funchals.
Both bars and pubs are around 4 km away and the closest
nightclub can be reached within 15 km. Links to the
public transport network are just 300 m from the hotel.
Surrounded by wonderful lush gardens, this apartment
complex lies in the tourist centre of the city, just
1.5 km from the centre. The nearest beach is just 1
km away and there are many restaurants, bars and links
to the public transport network to be found in the vicinity
(100 m from the hotel).
Promenade Ocean Resort Funchal
Situated in front of the spectacular promenade that
stretches from Lido to Praia Formosa.
This comfortable apartment complex, with a stunning
view of Cabo Girao's steep cliffs, right by the pebble
beach of Praia Formosa (around 50 m away) and around
5 km from the centre of Funchal (free hotel shuttle
bus offered). The immediate vicinity offers shopping
facilities (500m away), bars and restaurants (300 m
away) as well as links to the transport network (just
50 m). The closest nightclub is less than 5 km away
and the airport is around 23 km from the complex.
Carlton Madeira Funchal
This hotel is located in the centre of Funchal, just
10 minutes away from the beach. The immediate vicinity
is brimming with shops, boutiques, bars, nightclubs
and restaurants. Links to the public transport network
are a comfortable walk away.
Casino Park Funchal
Located on a hill, this hotel offers a stunning view
over Funchal's harbour. The architecturally extraordinary
complex houses, not just the hotel, but also the conference
centre as well as Madeira's casino. Countless shops,
bars, restaurants and nightclubs are to be found in
the centre of Funchal (within 500 m), as are links to
the transport network (50 m away). The nearest beach
is 5 km away and Funchal airport is roughly 23 km away.
North Portugal ( NOR)
de Guimaraes - Nossa Senhora da Oliveira Guimaraes
The hotel is located in the medieval historical centre
of Guimarães, traditionally known as the birthplace
of the Portuguese nation. Some interesting places for
guests to visit near to the hotel include Guimarães
Castle, the Dukes of Bragança Palace, the Alberto
Sampaio Museum, Penha Hill, the Romanesque style São
Miguel Church, the Church of Nossa Sra. da Oliveira,
São Francisco Church and the Briteiros Roman
ruins. Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport is 100 km
from the hotel.
do Marao - S. Gonçalo Vila Real
The pousada lies in the Marão mountain range,
just 20 km from the centre of Amarante. This is the
perfect base for exploring the magnificent mountainous
area as well as Tâmega Valley.
de Viana do Castelo - Monte de Sta. Luzia Viana do Castelo
This hostel offers a stunning location with enchanting
views of Portugal's green countryside, the sea and Viana
do Gerês-Amares - Santa Maria do Bouro Amares
The nearest hotels in the chain are Gerês (27
km away), Guimarães (36 km away), Viana do Castelo
(60 km away) and Vila Nova de Cerveira (70 km). Some
interesting places to visit in the area are Peneda/
Gerês spa and National Park, Caniçada and
the Vilarinho das Furnas dams, Braga Cathedral, Bom
Jesus and the Sameiro sanctuaries. It is also worth
paying a visit to the traditional village of St. Isabel
do Monte, the Our Lady of the Abbey sanctuary, Rendufe
monastery and the Roman road.
CS Solar da Rede Mesao Frio
In the middle of the Douro demarcated wine region, on
the road from Mesão Frio to Régua, is
the pousada, with its breathtaking view over the River
de V.N. Cerveira - D. Diniz Vila Nova Cerveira
The nearest hotels in the chain can be found in Valença
do Minho (16 km away), Viana do Castelo (39 km away),
Amares (70 km away) and Gerês (99 km away). Some
interesting places to visit include the parish church,
16th/18th Century houses, Viana do Castelo, Peneda/Gerês
National Park, Bom Jesus as well as the Sameiro Sanctuaries,
Braga Brejoeira Palace, Monção, Soajo
and Paredes de Coura.
de Bragança - S. Bartolomeu Bragança
This pousada is located on the outskirts of Bragança,
on a hillside of the Serra da Nogueira mountain range
and offers great views over the 800-year-old castle
of the city. Bragança is the northernmost city
in Portugal, about 500 km from Lisbon but only some
30 km from the Spanish border. The Montesinho National
Park can be explored both on foot and by car.
de Guimaraes - Santa Marinha Guimaraes
The hotel is situated only 3 km from Guimarães
(Sta Marinha), and is also not far from Amares (36 km),
Pousadas Geres (41 km) and Marão (55 km). Some
interesting places to visit include Guimarães
Castle, Dukes of Bragança Palace, the Alberto
Sampaio Museum, Penha hill, São Miguel Church
(Romanesque style), Nossa Sra. da Oliveira Church, São
Francisco Church and the Briteiros Roman Ruins.
de Braga - Sao Vicente Braga
This hotel is nestled in charming surroundings typical
to the region and offers guests great access to the
wonderful city of Braga and the beautiful region of
Minho. Some interesting places for guests to visit include
Bom Jesus de Braga, Mosteiro de São Martinho
de Tibãe, Santuário do Sameira, the Museu
dos Biscaínhos, the Museu Nogueira da Silva,
the Casa dos Crivos and the Galeria de Arte Mário
Porto ( OPO)
Porto Hotel Porto
This comfortable city hotel is located in Porto's tourist
district just a few minutes walk from the centre where
guests will discover plenty of shopping opportunities
as well a numerous restaurants, bars, cafés and
further entertainment venues and lively nightlife venues.
The train station is around 1 km away and Foz beach
is roughly 10 km from the hotel, while the airport is
located around 20 km away.
Terceira island ( TRC)
de Sao Sebastiao Angra do Heroismo
This hotel is to be found in castle known as the Castelinho
(meaning small castle). It was built at the request
of King D. Sebastião in an exclusive location.
The castle is surrounded by tall walls, parts of which
remain today as ruins. The characteristic features of
the castle has remained intact and the still flew the
Portuguese flag up until quite recently. The castle
lies in the historic part of Angra, which has been designated
a world heritage site by UNESCO. The city centre is
situated within 300 m of the hotel.
Mpumalanga-Kruger Area ( MPM)
Kruger Lodge Malelane
This lodge is situated less than 1 km away from Malelane
Gate, the most southern entrance to Kruger National
Park. It is surrounded by 22 ha of indigenous gardens
and unspoilt African bush with magnificent views of
the Crocodile River. Guests will be able to watch hippos
and other animals close by, as they stroll down to the
river for a drink of water or to cool down. Kruger National
Park is only 700 m away and has 2000 km of road tracks
and 6 permanent rivers crossing the savannah. Here guests
can see lions, leopards, elephants, buffalos and rhinos,
not to mention 336 types of trees, 49 species of fish,
114 types of reptiles and 507 different bird species,
as well as giraffe, monkeys, zebras and antelopes. The
lodge is roughly 400 km from Johannesburg (4 hours drive),
56 km from Nelspruit, 6 km from the town of Malelane,
176 km from Maputo and an hour's drive from Swaziland.