Holidays in a monastery

Pousada de Santa Maria do Bouro, more commonly known as Pousada Mosteiro de Amares it is located in Amares, between the city of Braga and the Serra do Gerês

The Pousada is the result of the restoration of a Cistercian Monastery from the 12th century, a work of distinguished architect, Eduardo Souto de Moura, winner of the 2011 Pritzker Prize, the most important worldwide architecture prize. 

The Pousada is located only 17 minutes from Peneda Gerês National Park and is enveloped in fascinating scenery. During your stay, you can enjoy the outdoor swimming pool, the tennis court and leave your vehicle in the car park. For dining, we offer a restaurant and a bar with a fantastic fireplace, great for lighter meals on winter days. 

The rooms are welcoming and comfortable, furnished in the name of Siza Vieira and equipped with cable TV and free Wi-Fi.
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REASONS TO CHOOSE

  • This building has been classified as a National Heritage site;
  • It was converted by architect Eduardo Souto Moura, who was awarded the Pritzker prize in 2011;
  • Close to Braga, the country’s 3rd largest economic centre and the 2018 European Sports Capital;
  • Close to the Peneda Gerês National Park (PNPG);

KEY FACILITIES

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Swimming Pool
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
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AWARDS & CERTIFICATIONS

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Travellers' Choice 2022

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Travellers' Choice 2021

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The little ones don’t pay!

As children are welcome at Pousada Mosteiro de Amares, we offer free accommodation for children up to 12 years old when they share heir parents’ room, up to a maximum of 2 children.

Northern Portugal Itinerary

Discovering Northern Portugal is like travelling through time. It means visiting world heritage cities and discovering traditions and ancient sites. It also means breathing the fresh air of national parks and exploring the unique nature and landscapes. In this celebration of adventure, come and enjoy the local smells and tastes and relax in a pool at the end of a good day

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Circuit around Northern Portugal

Travel across the north of the country, starting and ending in Guimarães, on a 381-kilometre trip. Start from the birthplace of the nation and its monastery and head to Viana do Castelo. We are in Alto Minho and in one of the most beautiful cities of northern Portugal. Next comes Gerês, whose Peneda-Gerês National Park is the only protected area of Portugal classified as a National

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Hospitality and Charm

On this circuit covering approximately 284 kilometres, experience the unique hospitality and charm of the northern region of Portugal. After a 2-day stay at the Pousada Mosteiro de Guimarães, the cradle of the nation, we head for Gerês. The high point is the Peneda-Gerês National Park, the only protected area of Portugal classified as a National Park. From this microcosm, where

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Contacts

Largo do Terreiro - Santa Maria do Bouro , 4720-633 , Amares Get directions Phone +351253371970

N.º RNET 1537

FAQ´s

  • Check-in at Pousada Mosteiro de Amares is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Breakfast options include Buffet.

  • Pousada Mosteiro de Amares has 1 restaurant: Antiga Cozinha do Mosteiro de Amares.

  • Yes, this hotel has an outdoor swimming pool.

  • Pousada Mosteiro de Amares offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    Outdoor Pool
    Game Room
    Water Sports
    Fishing
    Bird Watching
    Bike Rides
    Tennis Court
    Horse Rides

  • Yes, guests have access to a pool, tennis court and bike rides during their stay.

  • Nearby attractions include Santuário de Sao Bento da Porta Aberta, Santuário de Nossa Senhora da Abadia, and Água Montanha Lazer.

  • Yes, free parking is available to guests.

  • With Pestana Guest Club you can enjoy the following advantages and many others:

    From 10 accumulated points for each 1€ spent
    From 10% discount on the value of stay
    10% discount on restaurants and bars

    Find all the advantages and conditions on https://www.pestana.com/uk/contents/pgc

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