Pousada da Horta, Fort of Santa Cruz, is a charming hotel that is housed in a 1947, built on the Bay of Horta and classified in 1947 as a National Monument. Guests of this hotel in Horta can enjoy breathtaking views of the island of Pico or on the famous Marina where yachts moor from all corners of the world.
Inaugurated in 2004 with classic decor, Pousada da Horta, has a regional restaurant overlooking the swimming pool, where you can indulge in specialties such as crispy crackling on slice of pineapple, tuna loaf in the oven, dip the meat Faial fashion rump or the Third.
This hotel in the Azores at your disposal 28 modern rooms and comfortable, two of them suites. All rooms have LCD cable TV, mini-bar and air conditioning. Most rooms have balconies overlooking the sea.
Pousada da Horta has outdoor pools for adults and children, equipped with sun loungers, tables and umbrellas and is the perfect place to celebrate unforgettable events, business meetings or simply to rest and see the natural beauty of the Azores.
The island of Faial belongs to a group of 9 islands of the Azores Archipelago.It was discovered in the first half of the fifteenth century and population of this started in 1460.In 1498 it was elevated to the status of ‘town’ by king D.Manuel I and on 4th July 1833 to ‘city’.At present it has as a county, the city of Horta, a name it got from the surname of Joss Van Hurtere, the First Captain Grantee.The entrance to the fort was reconstructed in 1847; this date can be found above the fort’s gate.
The clients of the hotel in Horta can take advantage of the stunning views of the Pico Island or the renowned Marina, where yachts are moored having arrived from all over the world. Opened in 2004 the Pousada de Horta, with its classical décor, offers a regional restaurant with a view of the pool where you can delight in the specialities like crispy crackling over pineapple slices, oven baked tuna loaf, succulent steak, in the style of Faial or Terceira rib-eye-steak.
This hotel in the Açores has 28 modern comfortable rooms, 2 of which are suites.All come with cable LCD TV, mini bar and air conditioning.Most come with a balcony with a sea view.The Pousada da Horta has an outdoor pool for adults and children with a Jacuzzi, table and parasols and it is the perfect place to celebrate unforgettable events, have business meetings or merely to relax and experience the natural beauty of the Açores.
The Azores will surprise you with its enchanting nature – landscapes of rare beauty where green fields, colourful flowers and the blue of the sea all mix together alongside the many volcanic craters. Diving, tours on foot, bicycle, or by boat or fishing are some of the many activities available on the island and always surrounded by the fascinating landscapes. At the end of a day of adventure there is nothing better than to relax with all the necessary comforts at the Forte de Santa Cruz Pousada in Horta.