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Gorgeous Eco-Friendly Mountainside Cottage near Viseu, Portugal

Póvoa de Midoes, Coimbra District (Portugal)

Gorgeous Eco-Friendly Mountainside Cottage near Viseu, Portugal

1 unit
5 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
Pets allowed
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  • Kid-friendly
  • Pets allowed
  • Barbecue
Perched on a mountainside along the banks of the Mondego River, Portugal, this gorgeous cottage is the perfect, eco-friendly rental for a family holiday of getting back into the great outdoors. This cottage, with space for up to five guests, has been decorated to a high modern standard, giving glampers a comfy spot to return to after a busy day of outdoor activities.

There are two bedrooms in the rental. Depending on guests' needs, the beds can be configured as double beds or twin beds, and additionally, there is a sofa bed in the living room. The bathroom features all new fixtures, including a walk-in shower. This sunny and airy rental features an open concept kitchen, dining, and living space. The kitchen is fully equipped with cooking utensils, a refrigerator, and a gas stove.

Outside, guests have a private outdoor seating area, perfect for some al fresco dining during those warm summer months while admiring the views of the surrounding acres of breathtaking scenery.


  • Double bed
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Toilet
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Fridge
  • Coffeemaker
  • Oven
  • Hot plate
  • Lounge/Living room
  • Shared Kitchen
  • Firewood
  • Icemaker
  • Freezer
  • Dining room
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Linens and pillows
  • Stove
  • Dining table
  • Mosquito net
  • Foosball
  • Hammock
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Cooking basics
  • Tea kettle
  • Highchair
  • Ping-pong table
  • Games
  • Fireplace
  • Parking
  • Shared Barbecue
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.

Guest Services

  • Bicycle rental
  • Kayak/Canoe 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.

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.


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

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: 3:00 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

24-hour free cancellation
Fifteen: Cancellation is free up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least 15 days before check-in.

Additional Information

This glamping site is pet-friendly.

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