Pousada Castelo De Palmela Palmela, Portugal

Castle overview

A 4-star hotel in a former castle and convent with fantastic views of the Serra da Arrábida.

Located in the historic centre of the city of Palmela, Pousada Castelo De Palmela offers stunning views of the Serra da Arrábida and the Atlantic Ocean. This 4-star hotel offers luxurious accommodation and modern amenities in a historic countryside setting. While perfectly tucked away from the bustling city, the hotel is just 40 km from Lisbon.

The hotel is set in the former Convent of the Order of Santiago within a medieval castle on a hilltop. Some of the original features of the convent and castle have remained intact, while other parts have been added with modern touches.

Equipped with modern luxury and amenities, the hotel features 28 rooms which are all elegantly furnished, an exquisite restaurant, and venue spaces for meetings, conferences, weddings, and events.

Castle Highlights




1 / Design

The castle blends contemporary updates with original medieval features. Much of the original features of the convent and castle have remained intact. The interior and rooms are beautifully furnished to match the castle’s old-world elegance.

2 / Dining

Guests can enjoy their breakfast at the cloister of the former convent. They can also taste the cuisine of the Sado region at the restaurant set in the old cafeteria of the convent.

3 / Location

Perfectly located on a hilltop in the historic centre of Palmela, the hotel features sweeping views of the Serra da Arrábida, its lowlands, and vineyards. The castle hotel is easily accessible from Lisbon, which is merely 40 km away.




  • Meetings & Events
  • Pet Friendly
  • Pool
  • Wedding Venue

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Pousada Castelo De Palmela

Palmela, Portugal

services & amenities

The Restaurant

The hotel restaurant is set in the old cafeteria of the order of Santiago convent. With an elegant and intimate setup, the restaurant serves cuisine of the Sado region, as well as traditional Portuguese dishes. The exquisite dishes are accompanied by a fine selection of wines. It is open daily, serving lunch from 1:00 pm to 3:00, and dinner from 7:00pm to 10:00pm.

Meetings and Events

Whether it's a business meeting, a family celebration, or an intimate party with friends, the elegant space of the hotel is the right place to host meetings and events. The historic setting, the picturesque location, and the elegant amenities of the hotel make it a perfect venue for all kinds of corporate and private events.

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