The Pousada de Horta, Santa Cruz Fort, is a charming hotel that is found in a sixteenth-century fortress, built on the Horta Bay and classified in 1947 as a National Monument. The clients of the hotel in Horta can take advantage of the stunning views of the Pico Island or the renowned Marina, where yachts are moored having arrived from all over the world. Opened in 2004 the Pousada de Horta, with its classical décor, offers a regional restaurant with a view of the pool where you can delight in the specialities like crispy crackling over pineapple slices, oven baked tuna loaf, succulent steak, in the style of Faial or Terceira rib-eye-steak. This hotel in the Açores has 28 modern comfortable rooms, 2 of which are suites.All come with cable LCD TV, mini bar and air conditioning.Most come with a balcony with a sea view.The Pousada da Horta has an outdoor pool for adults and children with a Jacuzzi, table and parasols and it is the perfect place to celebrate unforgettable events, have business meetings or merely to relax and experience the natural beauty of the Açores. The Açores will surprise you with its enchanting nature – landscapes of rare beauty where green fields, colourful flowers and the blue of the sea all mix together alongside the many volcanic craters. Diving, tours on foot, bicycle, or by boat or fishing are some of the many activities available on the island and always surrounded by the fascinating landscapes. At the end of a day of adventure there is nothing better than to relax with all the necessary comforts at the Forte de Santa Cruz Pousada in Horta.