The Pousada

The Pousada's castle at dusk

Located not far from Lisbon, in the Alc;cer do Sal castle. At this site, with 5000 years of History, that go back to the later Neolithic period, we come across a variety of important cultural remains, such as Phoenician, Arab or even Roman. This Pousada overlooks the river Sado, which runs through a vast green valley.

History of Alcácer do Sal:

Alcácer do Sal was conquered by many different peoples. Before the Roman occupation it was called Eviom and had trade with the Mediterranean countries. The Romans called it Salatia Urbs Imperatoria, bearing the coin stamp and with the same rights as the cities of Antigo Lácio. Alcácer also was capital city of the Visigothic municipality, it was dominated by the Arabs at the end of the 8th century and then became one of the most important trade cities in the peninsula. It was conquered by the Vikings at the end of the 10th century.

D. Afonso Henriques, the first king of Portugal, tried to conquer it in 1158, but it only became a Portuguese village in 1217 with King Afonso II. King Manuel I married Princess D. Maria (the Spanish Catholic King's daughter), in Alcácer do Sal in 1500. By this time, the castle built by the Arabs had no military purpose any longer, and so became a Carmelita de Aracelli convent during the 16th century. This Pousada is set in its thousand year old castle overlooking the valley where cork, rice and pine-nuts are produced.


One of the Pousada's corridor

There are 33 Rooms and 3 Suites.

The rooms have the following equipment:


Restaurant of the Pousada
Specialty Restaurant Menu
Weddings & Other Events

The restaurant of the Pousada D. Afonso II, decorated with modern elements, surrounded by a mystic ambiance, offers fantastic meals. Most of the gastronomy has its origins in the river of the city of Alcácer. The restaurant has capacity for 140 people. The Pousada has the ability to organize cocktails and banquets.


Pousada's Swimming Pool
at the Pousada
outside the Pousada
Fairs and Markets:


Pousada Road sign Alcácer do Sal, 75 km south of Lisbon is located on the IP1 connecting Setúbal (50 km) and the Algarve (198 km).
Interesting Places:
Nearest Pousadas:
Pousada's Pool at Night
Pousada's courtyard at night


Your reservation is guaranteed to have the best rate available on the Internet. If you find within 24 hours of booking a lower rate for our pousadas on another website for the same room type, dates, and payment requirements we will match this rate.
  Prices in Euros per Double room, per night including breakfast and taxes
Type of room 01/08/13
01/04/14 to 31/07/14
15/09 to 31/10
14/09/14 (A)
Sun-Fri Sat Sun-Fri Sat Sun-Fri Sat Sun-Fri Sat Sun-Fri Sat
(*)Rates From (*)Rates From (*)Rates From (*)Rates From (*)Rates From
Standard 180.00 210.00 150.00 180.00 100.00 130.00 125.00 155.00 155.00 185.00
Superior 216.00 252.00 180.00 216.00 120.00 156.00 150.00 186.00 186.00 222.00
Suite - - - - 135.00 175.00 168.00 209.00 209.00 249.00

*Rates are valid up to 9 rooms, vary according to the pousada availability and variation of the best available rate, please double check rates when booking.

(A) New Year - From 28/12/13 to 01/01/14 Same Rates as From the 01/08 to 14/09/14

(A) Easter - From 17/04/14 to 19/04/14 Same Rates as From the 01/08 to 14/09/14

Single Occupancy - 10.00€ discount
Extra Bed: Children (0-2 years old) - Free
Extra Bed: Children (3-12 years old) -Free
Extra Bed: Children (above 12 years old) - Plus 30% on room rates

Cancellations: First night will be charged if reservation is cancelled less than 48 hours prior to arrival date. No-Shows: Entire stay will be charged.


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One of the Pousada's rooms
Pousada's inner courtyard
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