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Incredible days in the mountains

The Pousada Serra da Estrela is located inside the Parque Natural da Serra da Estrela, in Covilhã. The breathtaking views are of snowcapped mountains or the greenery of continental Portugal's highest mountains at an altitude of 1,993 m. 

Inside the building, the walls are pristine white, the ceilings are high and the traditional tiles are original and have been restored. You will also see fabulous old iron-and-wood elevators. Visit this work of the renowned architect Souto Moura, who restored the main structure of the old Serra da Estrela sanctuary. 

At the Pousada, you will find a Spa with a sauna, Turkish bath and indoor swimming pool (26 degrees). In summer, you can enjoy the outdoor swimming pool and take a stroll through the gardens. The Pousada offers free parking, a restaurant and a bar, a game room and a Kids Club.

The rooms each have a flat-screen TV and Wi-Fi, all with elegant decor.
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  • The Pousada Serra da Estrela is the ideal place to rest.
  • We are the ideal Pousada from which to hike along the footpaths along the Serra da Estrela.
  • We have ultra-modern facilities and all the services are available within the unit.
  • The Pousada Serra da Estrela is “Dog Friendly” so your dog is also very welcome.


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Swimming Pool
  • Parking
  • Room Service
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On June 3 and 4, 2023, the 29th edition of the "Rampa da Serra da Estrela/Covilhã" will take place, a race that is very popular with the pilots of the Mountain Portuguese Championship. If you intend to watch the event from the Pousada, you must check-in until Saturday, 11h. After 12h00, to facilitate people's mobility and ensure safety conditions, the authorities will carry out severe traffic restrictions in the main access to the Pousada.


The little ones don’t pay!

As children are welcome, we offer free accommodation for children up to 12 years old when they share their parents’ room, up to a maximum of 2 children.

Wine Corner

Pousada Serra da Estrela launches "Wine Corner"! A project developed by the Pousada team that aims to promote local wines and put wines from the Beiras region on the map through partnerships with local producers to display and sell their wines to our customers. The Wine Shop is located at the entrance of the

Central Portugal Itinerary

A route that travels from the highest point in continental Portugal to the westernmost coast of Europe. In the mountains, the adventure starts with snow, spas, architecture and first class food. As you chase the sunset, stop off in a walled town near the ocean where the first explorers boarded their ships.

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The Magic Spa by Pestana, offer a completely unique signature menu for face and body treatments, inspired in ancient therapeutics taken from various parts of the world. 

Welcome to Magic Spa by Pestana!

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Getaway to central Portugal

On a 565-kilometre journey, we travel from Covilhã to Aveiro, passing through Viseu. Located on the south-eastern slope of the Serra da Estrela mountain range, with a pousada for us to stay, Covilhã is one of the chief towns of the Beira Baixa region. In Beira Alta, we’ll visit the stunning garden city of Viseu. As the centre of the Dão wine region, it combines a rich culinary

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Estrada Nacional 339 - Penhas da Saúde , 6200-324 , Covilhã Get directions Phone +(351) 275 247 390

N.º RNET 4550


  • Check-in at Pousada Serra da Estrela is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.
  • Breakfast options include Buffet.
  • Pousada Serra da Estrela has 1 restaurant: Pousada Serra da Estrela Restaurant.
    The hotel also has 1 bar: Pousada Serra da Estrela Bar.
  • Yes, this hotel has an outdoor swimming pool and an indoor heated pool.
  • Pousada Serra da Estrela offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    Outdoor Pool
    Indoor Heated Pool
    Spa (temporarily closed)
    Tasting of Regional Products
    Traditional Games
    Tours in the Area
    Radical Sports
    Kids Club (temporarily closed)
  • Yes, guests have access to a swimming pool and radical sports during their stay.
  • Nearby attractions include Serra da Estrela, Miradouro da Varanda dos Carquejais, Museu de Lanificios, and Covão D'Ametade.
  • 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
    From 10% discount at the Magic Spa

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