Pousada Sao Sebastiao



  • Angra do HeroĆ­smo, Airport: 24km Lajes
  • Historic Design Pousada
  • Bed & Breakfast 
  • Swimming pools 
  • Air-conditioning

The Pousada’s of Portugal pride themselves on restoring and breathing new life into historical structures. This Pousada is a classic example with the restoration of the 16th century Fortress of São Sebastião. Originally constructed in 1555 on the demand of El-Rei D. Sebastião, the Pousada has retained many original features including the fortress walls, prison cells, governor’s house and the cannon room. Whilst the addition of a new guest wing, modern and minimalist in design, offers relaxing public areas and accommodation of a high standard.


  • 29 air-conditioned rooms, all with bathroom (bath & shower), hairdryer, telephone, cable TV, minibar, internet connection and safe deposit box 
  • Rooms are divided between the new guest wing and the original governor’s house: 22 rooms are located in the new guest wing including 9 superior rooms (sleep 2+1) with ocean view and French balcony (first floor), 13 standard rooms (sleep 2+1) with partial ocean view and shared terrace (ground floor) 
  • 3 standard rooms, 2 superior rooms with ocean view (one with king size bed) and a suite are located in the original governor’s house 
  • The suite is open plan with a double bed, lounge area with single sofa bed and view over the ocean and Monte Brasil 
  • Two superior rooms interconnect.

  • Buffet breakfast 
  • ‘Castelinho’ restaurant serves traditional Portuguese cuisine (à la carte) and has an open terrace with ocean view 
  • ‘Porto de Pipas’ bar is on two levels and has a TV lounge, complimentary WiFi internet connection and terrace with ocean view 
  • Outdoor swimming pool (9 x 7m) open Jun-Sep – pool towels provided 
  • Small children’s pool (3.50 x 4.50m) 
  • Lift 
  • Laundry service 
  • Free parking 
  • 20-minute walk to the centre of Angra do Heroísmo or c.4.00 Euros for a taxi each way.