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VEDA Wellness Retreat

From Wilderness to the Art of Living

9 or 4 Days VEDA Wellness Signature Retreat

3 – 11 November 2020

Come join our experts for a purposeful retreat designed to let you unplug from your world and discover a new realm of possibilities within.

During the first two days you will work in private sessions with our experts to setup your personalized wellness programme. Your choice of three healthful meals per day or a therapeutic fasting protocol will be selected depending upon your individual goals.

Dive deeply into a daily schedule including yoga, expert talks, breath work and meditation, all curated to spark curiosity and moments of self-realisation, ultimately catalyzing personal transformation.

Leave feeling both refreshed and with a profound sense of awareness of your own unlimited potential, and with the practical tools the experts have gifted you, continue your journey at home.

For reservations please email to info-casapalmela@ouh.pt. For inquiries, please email to vedawellnessretreats@gmail.com or whatsApp +6281338234083

Once upon a time… you can live in a house with seventeenth-century architecture and set in the heart of the incredible Arrábida Nature Park.

Hotel Casa Palmela is located in the Nature Park of Arrábida, an idyllic spot between the sea and the mountains. This is also the extraordinary and unique land of Queijo de Azeitão or, Azeitão Cheese and ​​Moscatel de Setúbal, one of the most excellent Portuguese generous wines, both delicacies granted  PDO status (Protected Designation of Origin).

In the area, we can visit very interesting and distinct places, from noble houses to century old buildings, small wine producers to local delicacy markets. Crystal blue water beaches, thousand year old castles, and experience local fish based gastronomy.

Worth visiting, the antiques shops and antique street sellers, craft works, tableware and tile crafter shops. Some artisans will share their knowledge while just visiting the atelier or workshop.

Small to large wine producers, bird watching, top end golf courses, and a lot more, all activities can be arranged at Hotel Casa Pamela.

Wellness and Beauty Luxury for Soul and Body

Spend some quality time at Arrábida Nature Park and discover all the charm of this unique region.

This soft sparkling moment program includes a 3 nights or 8 nights stay at Hotel Casa Palmela, and massages in our Slow Wellness Center.

Do not miss it, book now!

Since 90€ / 45min

Slow Wellness Spa

Surrounded by vineyards and the natural landscape of the Serra d´ Arrábida, the Slow Wellness area is the perfect place to feel or simply be in harmony with nature

All the treatments and massages are specially designed for your well-being, prepared at the moment, so that you can enjoy all the exclusive experience with the specialized care of our therapists combined with the natural products made with ingredients from this almost untouchable region.

Consume locally-sourced food and benefit from all the advantages to your health and wellness.

Harvested at the peak of the season, local food is always tastier, more nutritious and its safety can be largely diminished.

At Hotel Casa Palmela, we are keen in getting the most possible ingredients to our kitchen from local producers or the closest possible nearby supplier.

During your stay at the Hotel Casa Palmela the chef will bring to the table the best of Portugal and the world.

Dedicated Chef included in the price

Some of the experiences you can enjoy

Trecking Experience

Start the Day with a trecking and breakfast in São Luis mountain

Follow the trails that will take you to the top of the mountain, with a 360o view from Palmela to Arrábida, passing through, Comporta, Lisbon, Cascais and Sintra.

Take your breakfast and seat at highest point and enjoy everything around you.

The hotel offers maps and organizes a guide to go with you.

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Pic-Nic Experience

In an enchanted place like Arrabida Nature Park, wild nature and rare birds are a reference around us and is always highlighte.

Come and enjoy with us the best and most valuable characteristics of the region, from colours to smells around you all the time.

At SPOT, on the cork oak deck or picnic mode anywhere in the farm you choose.

Nature is the perfect place for this experience!

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Pedal through the Estate

One great and green way to know the area is by bicycle. with or without an expert local biking guide.

We have available several regular bikes that can be used by guests, free of charge and upon availability.

These bikes are great to explore the estate through the indicated paths. Some more challenging then others.

Upon request we can also have available road bikes Pinarello or Off-road Bikes, Trekk both equipped with top level gear.

For those who prefer to still pedal around but with less effort, we can arrange electrical bikes that will take through the region of Arrábida or throughout the nature park.

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Horse riding in Arrábida Nature Park

For those who prefer and enjoy animal companionship, this is a perfect experience to get to know the nature park in a different way.

The interaction between human and animal in its environment is absolutely unmissable.

In the Arrábida Nature Park, among cork oaks, arbutus and other unique species of this region this horse ride through Quinta do Esteval, where Hotel Casa Palmela is located, offers sights and scents throughout the paths, allowing to enjoy the wonderful landscape, in contact with nature.

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Visiting the Local Market with the Chef

The Livramento market in Setúbal was considered one of the most famous in the world by the American newspaper “USA Today”.

The publication compiled a list of the most famous world fish markets and highlighted in the Setubal market the 5.700 tile pieces that cover an area of over 350 square meters depicting scenes of the Portuguese daily life in the 30s, such as fishing or agriculture.

Traditional sardines also stand out, with the reference that in June, the month of popular saints, 13 sardines are eaten at each second.

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A Day at the Beach

A Nature Park with a scenic lush green mountain scenery, white sand  beaches bathed by turquoise crystal waters  is not to be found “just around the corner”.

From Hotel Casa Palmela you can reach the coastline in approximately 10 minutes, and from there choose among several options to refresh yourself in the Atlantic Ocean.

A “secret” and discrete place, where you can enjoy quietness and comfortably read a book in your sun lounger enjoying the moment.

Every single detail was considered to maximize the experience.

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Reservations and inquiries by email to info-casapalmela@ouh.pt

Reservations Policy

General Conditions

  • Prices are per room, on Full board; with the retreat program
  • Prices are per person, per night. For a second person in the room, there is an extra charge of 82,00€, per night.  
  • All prices include VAT;
  • Prices can be changed without previous notice.

Reservation Policy

  • 40% deposit;
  • Credit card to guarantee the remaining value.

Cancellation Policy

  • Until 07 days prior to arrival date – no charge;
  • After 07 days before arrival – the first night will be charged;
  • Cancellation on arrival day or no-show – total stay will be charged.