Hotel Pousada de Palmela - Castelo de Palmela Palmela
Opened in 1979, The Pousada de Palmela is located in the historic Castle of Palmela, integrating the cloisters of the old convent that was built in the Castle.
This hotel in Palmela takes advantage of a splendid location, perched on an imposing hill, making this site, just a few miles from Lisbon, an ideal place to rest. The Pousada de Palmela gives you an extensive panorama of the Serra da Arrábida and the Atlantic Ocean or of the plains and fields of the region’s vines.
There is little information about the origin of Palmela before the conquest of Lisbon by D Afonso Henriques, when the Muslims surrendered this region to the Christian hosts.
In “Os Lusíadas” Luís de Camões nevertheless is exalted by the achievements of D. Afonso Henriques, who, with only 60 riders, seized the Palmela Castle.
This castle enjoys one of the most famous panoramas ever imagined, filling the spirit with its indescribable beauty.
The Pousada de Palmela has an elegant restaurant where the guests can delight in a variety of local dishes accompanied with a beautiful regional wine.
With a total of 28 rooms some of which have a magnificent panoramic view, are equipped with air conditioning, a safe, a telephone and cable LCD TV.
Nearby activities to the B &B of Palmela Castle include tours on the Sado River, hiking or cycling, canoeing and dolphin watching on the river Sado.
Palmela is the route to take for all who want to experience the Costa Azul and the magnificent Natural Park of Arrábida.