Episode 19 – Hotel Casa Palmela – Bouillabaisse

“Authentic Portugal away from the crowds”

Discover a spring day
at Casa Palmela by clicking on the video

List of the ingredients:
2 pounds fresh  fish of your choice (salmon, seabass, fresh cod, monkfish…)
1/2 pound tiger prawns
5 table spoons olive oil
1 carrot
1 onion
4 garlic cloves
1 pound good red tomatoes (peeled)
1 red chili (if you like it)
1/2 pint white wine
coriander leaves
6 pints water to boil the fish and prawn (add more later if needed)

Cook for 45 minutes on low heat


Discover this recipe by clicking on the video

Cook at home and stay safe!


The Hotel:

This hotel is an invitation to disconnect and relax. To reach the hotel, you will drive along a long, vineyard-lined road, with the rolling hills of Arrabida Natural Park on all sides.
You will want to stay forever in this serene white 18th-century house, take a nap in your elegant pastel-hued room, enjoy the view on the vineyards from your balcony, relax by the pool, simply walk in the fragrant gardens and above all enjoy an exquisite picnic made of local products.
The Slow Wellness Spa is the perfect place to rejuvenate and try the pure and natural ingredients from this untouched region..

The Location:

In Setubal, in the verdant green mountains of Arrábida Natural Park, bordered by secluded beaches and vineyards.
You are only 35 minutes away from Lisbon airport.

The Cuisine: Restaurant Zimbral

Enjoy Portuguese-inspired dishes. The cuisine is rooted in authentic city and showcases the most classic flavors of the region’s gastronomy. The atmosphere is relaxed, the service friendly and offers a dramatic mountain backdrop.  


Visit a local winery: in the town of Azeitão, known producers of wines such as José Maria da Fonseca, Bacalhôa Wines of Portugal or Quinta de Alcube and in Setúbal Casa Ermelinda Freitas, just to name some.

Discover a local dairy where the famous Cheese of Azeitão DOP is produced, where you can learn about the history and artisanal techniques for the production of this local delicacy.

Take a fantastic boat trips along the coast of Arrábida not only for a refreshing dip but also to discover the dolphins which populate this maritime park



Operations & Reservations

3477 Rushbrooke street, Suite 302

Verdun, QC, H4G 1S8 CANADA

Corporate Headquarters

107-27 71st Avenue, Suite 403

Forest Hill, NY 11375

Phone: 1-514-285-8758

Toll free: 1-866-285-8758

Fax: 1-514-285-9128

Email: info@eetvl.com