Pestana Convento do Carmo Hotel, located in the colorful district of Pelourinho, belongs to the traditional Pousadas de Portugal hospitality group. Construction began on this friary in 1586, commissioned by the First Order of Carmelite Friars. Over the centuries, it has been the stage for major historical events and today it is the country's first luxury historic hotel. The striking colonial architecture blends with graceful furniture and works of art, taking back to more elegant age in its imposing lobby. Its sophisticated services ensure unforgettable experiences for its guests.