A holiday in the atlantic

The Pousada Forte da Horta is located in the city of Horta on Faial Island, in the Azores. It was built on the edge of the Bay of Horta and classified, in 1947, as a National Monument. It is eight minutes walking from the beach with breathtaking views over the island of Pico and the Marina.

During your stay, you can enjoy the outdoor swimming pool and have fun in the games room. For your meals, the Pousada has a restaurant and a bar.

All rooms are equipped with an LCD television and free Wi-Fi, and most have a balcony with a sea view.
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The Pousada will be closed from December 1st to March 2nd, 2018.
  • The little ones don’t pay!


    Holidays for all the family!

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

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  • Classic Room

    The rooms have 19,4m² size, with twin or double bed and an bathroom. This type of room has window overlooking the indoor wall or a view of the side of the hotel in order to observe the Infante Square Garden and also part of Horta's marina. The rooms have heating, air conditioning, safe, minibar, hairdryer, direct phone abroad and LCD TV.
  • Superior Room

    The rooms have 20,4m², they can have a double bed or twin beds. They have a balcony with a table and two chairs overlooking the sea, Pico and Horta Marina. Can accommodate one adult/child with an extra bed in the room. The rooms have heating, air conditioning, safe, minibar, hairdryer, direct phone abroad and LCD TV.
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  • Leisure & Services

    Live closer to Nature

    ​One of the great advantages of spending a few days in the Azores - and especially in Faial - is the possibility of experiencing a world still in a harmonious state with the nature that surrounds it. The landscape is breathtaking, from whatever angle you find to observe it. You may choose to put on your sneakers and go through the hiking trails that lead to the
  • Dining

    Lunch and dinner with the taste of the sea

    In Sal & Pico, the restaurant at Pousada da Horta, you can gain a unique understanding of the regional cuisine of this island of the Azores. Here, the sea and land come together at your table, accompanied by the best wines from several Portuguese regions. Is it worth trying the suggestions on the menu, offering
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    Save special moments at the Fort

    The Fort of Santa Cruz is an iconic location, ideal for saving precious moments and keeping any problem far away from its walls. You can enjoy excellent terraces and lawns to offer a cocktail party or a reception. The Fortaleza Room can accommodate up to 100 people - 60 in banquet - which is

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