Since its construction in 1960, the pousada has been constantly improved to cater to the increasing number of visitors who want to see this most south-westerly corner of Europe and to learn something of the history of the man who gave his name to it, Infante D. Henrique, Portuguese for Prince Henry, the son of King João I and his English-born queen Philippa Lancaster, who founded a navigation school here early in the 15th century. It has 51 rooms in total, as well as air conditioning, a 24-hour reception and check-out service, a hotel safe, lift access, a café, bar, TV room, restaurant, conference facilities and room service. Internet access and a laundry service are available for a fee. Parking facilities are also available.
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.
The rooms all have private balconies and sea views. The hotel also offers two disability-friendly rooms. An en suite bathroom, hairdryer, direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV, a minibar, washing machine, air conditioning and a safety deposit box are provided in all rooms. Terraces also feature.
Guests may take advantage of the outdoor swimming pool, as well as the sun terrace with sun loungers and parasols. The nearby beach is sandy and comes with sun loungers and parasols (both subject to fees).
Breakfast, lunch and dinner may be selected from a buffet. Lunch and dinner can be chosen from the set menu or taken à la carte. Special dietary requirements can be catered for.
The following are all accepted as methods of payment at the hotel: Credit card: American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA, Cash or Deposit.
Departure: Faro Airport: head east, turn left towards N125-10, turn right at N125-10, turn right towards Loulé/Lisboa/Portimão, converge with IC4, turn right at IC4/IC4, continue on IC4, converge with A22 towards Portimão/Albufeira/Lisboa, take the exit 1 towards Vila do Bispo/Lagos, converge with A22 Access/N120, drive through 1 roundabout. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit to EN125/N125, continue on N125 at the roundabout, take the 2nd exit to EN268-2.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV