History tells us that the Convento do Desagravo was built on the orders of the bishop and count, Dom Francisco de Lemos de Faria Pereira, during the last quarter of the 18th century. Today's Pousada preserves this fascinating piece of history intact, but has been carefully adapted to provide contemporary comfort. A total of 24 rooms are on offer within the air-conditioned hotel of which 21 are doubles and 3 are suites. Guests have access to the hotel gardens and amongst the facilities count a foyer with a 24-hour reception desk, a safe, a currency exchange facility and a lift. Moreover, there is a bar, a TV room, a restaurant, public Internet access and room service to take advantage of. Those arriving by car may make use of the hotel parking facilities.
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 Ašor mountain ranges that provide a romantic, peaceful ambience. Lisbon is 280 km away and Porto airport lies approximately 180 km from the hotel.
All of the rooms and suites enjoy panoramic views and each feature an en suite bathroom with a hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, cable TV, a minibar, air conditioning and a safe as standard.
In the outdoor complex is a swimming pool, a poolside snack bar and sun loungers and parasols that have been laid out ready for use.
All meals are available in a buffet form; lunch and the evening meal may alternatively be taken Ó la carte or chosen from a menu. Specific dietary requirements may be catered to. It is possible to book a half-board, full-board or bed and breakfast only stay.
Credit cards: American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA, cash or deposit are all accepted as methods of payment.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV