Mosteiro de Amares
Pestana Pousada Mosteiro de Amares
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 32 cells were transformed into comfortable rooms, adapting them to the level of comfort required of modern luxury hotel rooms.
In summer, take the opportunity to relax on the terrace with a view of the reflecting pool and the meadows at the unique outdoor swimming pool, completely made of marble from the area, with fantastic views of the gardens.
In winter, take a stroll through the hotel's cloisters and read a book next to the fantastic fireplace at the Pousada de Amares' bar. Dine at the restaurant considered one of the most beautiful in Portugal. It offers traditional Minhota cuisine - take the opportunity to discover the flavours of Minho.