Ideally perched in Alfama, along the walls of the Castelo de São Jorge, the Palacio Belmonte is a labor of love for devoted owners, Frederic and Maria, The hotel has 10 elegantly designed suites decorated with ancient tapestries and contemporary art, with magnificent marble bathrooms, charming terraces or verandas and with stunning views of the Tagus river and Castlelo de São Jorge. 3800 traditional blue and white Portuguese tiles adorn the hotel all dating back to the 1700s. The arts, music, literature and history are resounding themes throughout your stay and quite by design. There is a quaint black marble infinity pool surrounded by gardens enraptured by aromatic orange trees. Prepare to be immersed in another world during your stay, one that you will find hard to leave.