Incredible Custom-Built Dome near Coimbra, Portugal

Póvoa de Midoes, Coimbra District (Portugal)
Bubbles & Domes
2 units
4 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Pets allowed · Barbecue

This beautifully-constructed dome rental is located near the city of Coimbra in the Serra da Estrela Region of Portugal. Perched above the peaceful meadowlands of a riverside valley, this location is a true glamping paradise. This custom-designed dome can sleep up to two guests and is nestled amongst oak trees, providing guests with privacy and cool shade. Guests can have the choice of including two single beds or one double bed, depending on their preferences.

There are two separate outdoor showers and two ecological compost toilets available to guests, all of which have been constructed to a high standard. The dome has a combination wood and granite floor and is further furnished with a rug, a wardrobe, and a wood-burning stove to create a cozy space during the cooler winter months. Additionally, the dome has a private terrace and outdoor furniture, perfect for enjoying a cup of coffee in the mornings while admiring the stunning surrounding scenery.

Glampers will also have access to a covered, outdoor kitchen area with all the amenities they will need to cook up meals each day. There is an adjoining dining area, and additionally, there is a cozy, shared living area. Glampers can relax here at their leisure, and it offers the perfect opportunity to get to know fellow glampers and travelers staying at the property. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • Lounge/Living room
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Parking
  • Sink
  • Double bed
  • Child's bed
  • Coffeemaker
  • Oven
  • Fridge
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Freezer
  • Deck/Patio
  • Shared Kitchen
  • Icemaker
  • Dining room
  • Firewood
  • Linens
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Fireplace
  • Foosball
  • Dining table
  • Mosquito net
  • Tea kettle
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Hammock
  • Highchair
  • Ping-pong table
  • Games
  • Kitchen equipment

This property features everything guests would need during their glamping stay in Portugal. With amazing access to the outdoors, guests can rent canoes and bicycles from the host to get the most of the outdoors. This eco-friendly property is powered entirely by solar energy, and drinking water is filtered from the stream that runs nearby. The guesthouse units have their own kitchens and bathrooms. Guests staying in the yurts and domes can make use of the beautiful shared kitchen and chill-out space, where they can socialize with the other guests. Parking is available on the premises.

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Guest Services

  • Kayak/Canoe rental
  • Bicycle rental

The hosts have canoes and kayaks for guests to rent and use on the river. There is an equestrian center nearby, which offers horse riding lessons and excursions. The hosts can also recommend local guides who offer rock climbing, kayak excursions, and walking tours of the Serra da Estrela and Caramulo mountain ranges. Read More

Location + Surroundings

This gorgeous, off-the-beaten-track, riverside farm is located in Central Portugal, an hour from the peaks of both the Serra da Estrela and Caramulo mountain ranges. Just 60 kilometers from Coimbra, the former capital of Portugal, this beautiful location is heaven on earth for guests looking to relax and unwind in nature. Guests can disconnect from the hustle and bustle of daily life and enjoy this idyllic property set on a river beach along the Mondego River, as well as three hectares of sprawling meadowland featuring lush fruit and olive trees. This unspoiled countryside location is accessible only by a one-kilometer track from the main road, ensuring guests' sense of peace and serenity. The charming village of Póvoa de Midões is only 1.5 kilometers from the rental and has a range of bars and restaurants to enjoy.

The nearest airport is Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport, in Porto, which is about two hours drive from the rental. Read More

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Bird watching
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Horseback riding on-site
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Winter sports
  • Climbing
  • Hiking

The opportunities for site seeing and adventure are endless at this idyllic glamping property. Guests will have access to endless walking and hiking trails, including miles of riverside paths that offer breathtaking views of the scenery. If lucky, glampers will even catch a glimpse of wildlife such as storks, foxes, wild boars, and otters. More experienced hikers will enjoy the Serra da Estrela Mountains, which offer up unbeatable 360-degree views from their summits. Lovers of the outdoors will also enjoy fishing, rock climbing, and kayaking. There is an equestrian school nearby that offers horse riding lessons for beginners and trekking for the more experienced rider. History buffs, photographers, and adventurous souls alike will enjoy exploring the area's historic cobblestoned villages, markets, and local museums.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 03:00 p.m.
    early check-in allowed additional charge
  • Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
    late check-out allowed additional charge
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Events allowed
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

  • You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 15 days prior to check-in.
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Additional Information

This glamping site is pet-friendly.

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