Romantic Eco-Friendly Cottage Rental near Viseu, Portugal

Póvoa de Midoes, Coimbra District (Portugal)

Romantic Eco-Friendly Cottage Rental near Viseu, Portugal

Cottages
1 unit
2 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
Pets allowed
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Hosted by Toby
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  • New accommodation

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Description

  • Kid-friendly
  • Pets allowed
  • Barbecue
This eco-friendly cottage is set near Viseu, Portugal, and it is just an hour from the peaks of both the Serra da Estrela and Caramulo mountains. With space for two guests, it is the perfect location for glampers to enjoy a romantic getaway in a peaceful part of the world, nestled on a mountainside, and on the shores of the Mondego River.

Powered by solar energy, the rental has been renovated to reflect a comfortable, modern style, and features a charmingly-decorated bedroom with a beautiful double bed, traditional granite walls, and antique Portuguese decor. This romantic getaway contains a fully-equipped kitchen, a breakfast bar area, and a modern bathroom with a shower. There is a small sofa-bed in the living room that is suitable for small children.

This adorable rental has a beautiful outdoor space. With outdoor furniture included, glampers can enjoy eating al fresco, the perfect place for a hearty breakfast before setting out on the day's adventures. With stunning views surrounding the rental, including views of the nearby river, glampers will truly feel as though they have escaped the hustle and bustle of city life while staying at this rental.

Features

  • Queen-size bed
  • Child's bed
  • Electricity
  • Water
  • Linens and pillows
  • Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Dining table
  • Mosquito net
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Shared Kitchen
  • Cooking basics
  • Fridge
  • Coffeemaker
  • Tea kettle
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Icemaker
  • Freezer
  • Lounge/Living room
  • Dining room
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Ping-pong table
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Highchair
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.

Activities

  • Swimming
  • Hiking
  • Winter sports
  • Horseback riding on-site
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Climbing
  • Fishing
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • 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: 03:00 PM early check-in allowed additional charge
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM 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.
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Additional Information

This glamping site is pet-friendly.

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