Charming Eco-Friendly Yurt Rental near Coimbra, Portugal
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The rental has a heater and electricity, ensuring that it remains a cozy space. The yurt has been decorated elegantly with wood floors, and the double bed, along with the rest of the furniture, has been handmade to keep a rural and rustic ambiance throughout. There are child-size mattresses and a crib for guests traveling with an infant. The deck is furnished, and it is also where glampers will find the kitchen facilities with all the amenities they need to cook-up simple, yet delicious meals.
Guests have access to eco-friendly bathroom facilities that include an outdoor shower, as well as a compost toilet. Each morning, for a small added fee, guests can tuck into a delicious continental breakfast with everything they need to kick start their day of hiking, biking, and swimming.
- Double bed
- Child's bed
- Outdoor furniture
- Crib/Child's bed
- Linens and pillows
- Cooking basics
While staying at this site, glampers will be provided with bedding, towels, and basic cooking equipment. That being said, it’s advised that guests bring a light raincoat, a warm sweater, and a flashlight. Other useful things to think about bringing include a Portuguese phrasebook, sunscreen, and a beach towel for river swimming.
- Massage services
Location + Surroundings
- River, stream or creek
distance: 160 kilometers
The nearest airport, Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport, is in Porto, and it is about 90 minutes drive from the rental.
- Wildlife watching
Adventures and sports
- Extreme sports
- Water sports
Surrounded by hills and rivers, glampers can go for a hike to discover unique river beaches and lively waterfalls, as well as other little gems that are just off the beaten track. While exploring the area, glampers can also enjoy the incredible array of wildlife in the area. Deer and wild boar can be spotted, as can eagles, buzzards, lizards, and praying mantis, as well as lots of butterflies to name but a few.
Whether hiking or cycling through the trails, there’s much to discover. Popular trails include the Schist Villages trails, and climbers might be especially interested in the cliffs and caves of Buracas do Casmilo. In nearby Pedra de Ferida, there is a 30-meter high cascade with pools and a nice picnic area. Additionally, the glamping site is just a five-minute drive from the natural swimming pool of Louçainha, which is safe for children. The water comes from a mountain brook, and in the summer there are lifeguards.
For more cultural activities, glampers can head out on visits to Coimbra, Tomar, Fátima, and the Monastery of Batalha. There are adventure activities available in the nearby area as well. Inquire about kayaking, quad biking, hiking, and cycling opportunities, as well as fun activities for the kids. For an afternoon on-site, glampers can indulge in holistic therapy and massage treatments with a fully qualified therapist, a nice little indulgence that will take any holiday to the next level.
Check-in: From 3:00 p.m.
Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
Infants allowed Under 2 years old
Children allowed 2-12 years old
No Pets allowed
Some spaces are shared
A crib can be provided for no extra cost.