The Pousada Viana do Castelo is located atop the
Monte de Santa Luzia, in
Viana do Castelo. Lofty and elegant, it further enhances the beauty of the city of Viana do Castelo. It has
one of the most breathtaking views in Portugal, overlooking the mountain, the city, the Lima River, the Atlantic Ocean and the iconic Santa Luzia Basilica, which, located a few hundred metres up on the slope, frames and fills the landscape and the view.
Born in 1979 from an excellent restoration and remodelling of the old Santa Luzia Hotel, this Pousada has retained all its stately features that make it unique, such as its high granite walls and wide arcades.
During your stay, you can take a dip in the outdoor swimming pool and enjoy the view of the Serra de Santa Luzia, the city of Viana do Castelo, as well as the gorgeous Lima river and its mouth. If you would like to relax or rejuvenate yourself, schedule at massage at our Magic Spa, by prior appointment.
Feast on minhota cuisine at the Pousada's restaurant and enjoy the sophisticated and welcoming bar, with balconies and terraces for you to admire the view. The rooms offer free Wi-Fi and feature panoramic views over the estuary of the Lima river and the city.
Sophistication and elegance characterize all rooms, with noble materials and unique colours that afford complete and guaranteed relaxation.
RESTAURANTS AND SERVICES
The Pousada Viana do Castelo, atop Mount Santa Luzia, has a wooded park area and a grand reception available 24 hours a day. We await your arrival and the opportunity to offer you an unforgettable stay.
Enjoy a completely unique experience and take a dip in the swimming pool with views to the Serra D'Arga. You can also discover the fantastic verandas and terraces, where you will be able to relax and read a book with one of the best views in the world as the backdrop.
In your free time, visit our billiard room and our bar, with an exquisitely antique
hall, with sofas and fabrics paying homage to Viana's traditions and magnificent terraces. If your goal is total relaxation, schedule one of our Magic Spa massages.
For your meals, enjoy the classic and exquisite atmosphere at the Pousada's restaurant offering you the best of minhota cuisine, accompanied by the delicious local nectar, because, after all, we are in a Vinho Verde wine growing region.
LOCATION AND DESTINATION
Viana do Castelo is a cultural treasure and part of Portugal's heritage. The famous dress, embroidery and fine pottery along with the festivals overflowing with tradition, all make Viana the Portuguese capital of Portuguese folklore. The harmony of river, sea and mountains afford the area
superb landscapes known as some of the most beautiful in the world according to international media.
Minho's heritage includes unparalleled richness, with wonderful landscapes, churches, convents and gorgeous palaces. Visit the city in August during the festivities in honour of Nossa Senhora da Agonia, the most lively local festival with traditional folklore, colourful and authentic traditional dress, rich and famous for its gold, filigree, history and tradition, and is considered Portugal's largest destination.
The centre of Viana do Castelo is 10 minutes by car from the Pousada, the city of Braga is only 54 km away and the closest airport is
Porto International Airport (Francisco Sá Carneiro), 67 km away.
The Pousada Viana do Castelo is a Historic Hotel with 51 rooms.