Eco-Friendly Vacation Rental in Vila Nova de Poiares near Coimbra, Portugal

Vila Nova de Poiares, Coimbra District (Portugal)
1 unit
4 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Pets allowed

Surrounded by lush foliage, this eco-friendly vacation rental is nestled in Vila Nova de Poiares near Coimbra, Portugal, and is ideal for those planning a relaxing getaway to explore and enjoy the great outdoors or wander the streets of the historic city of Coimbra. There are two separate sleeping units, one 100% ecologically-built earthen hut and one bell tent. There is also a fully-equipped kitchen and one bathroom, making this countryside escape perfect for up to four guests

The tent features two single beds, while the nature hut features a double bed. All the beds are outfitted with crisp cotton sheets to ensure glampers melt away into a serene slumber after a fun-filled day exploring one of the many river beaches. The bathroom, which is located outside, is private and features a shower, a sink, and a compost toilet, as well as soft towels and shampoo.

When glampers get hungry, they can make their way to the fully-equipped kitchen, where they will find everything they need to make their favorite recipes, including a cooker with oven, a small fridge, and utensils. Glampers can enjoy their culinary creations at the wooden table with seating for four and a lovely view. Other amenities include Wi-Fi.

Outside, guests will be able to hike through the vast property and admire the beautiful local flora and fauna as they go along. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • Parking
  • Shower
  • Sink
  • 1 Double bed
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Picnic area
  • Fridge
  • Deck/Patio
  • Coffeemaker
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Oven
  • Private Kitchen
  • Garden
  • Dining table
  • Mosquito net
  • Toiletries
  • Stove
  • Tea kettle
  • 2 Twin/Single bed

This bucolic glamping site has everything guests need for an amazing stay. Fine linens and soft towels are provided. There is Wi-Fi throughout so guests can stay up-to-date on their emails, keep in touch with loved ones back home, and stream their favorite TV shows.

Outside, glampers will find a shower. Furthermore, guests can hike through the property’s vast acreage and admire the gorgeous flora and fauna as they go along.

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Location + Surroundings

  • Forest
  • National Park
  • Mountain
  • River
  • Museums

Nestled on two pristine acres in the Portuguese countryside, this splendid glamping site is located in Vila Nova de Poiares, which forms part of the Coimbra district. The heart of Coimbra is about 30 minutes away and has countless cultural attractions and restaurants.

Lousã, which is home to Lousã Castle and the Parque Biologico da Serra da Lousã, is about five minutes away. There are also many nearby natural areas where guests can spend their time exploring the great outdoors. Parque do Avelal, Choupal National Forest, Santa Cruz Park, and Mondego Green Park are all just a short distance from the property.

The nearest international airport is Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport, which is located in Porto nearly two hours away. Read More


  • Bird watching
  • Swimming
  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Wine tasting
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Biking
  • Water sports

Tucked away in the beautiful Portuguese countryside, getting in touch with nature is a must when staying at this splendid glamping site. Nature enthusiasts can make their way to Choupal National Forest to hike, bike, or horseback ride through the rugged terrain before sitting down to a lovely picnic lunch.

Water sports lovers can venture to the Mondego River, where they will be able to splash about in the crisp water or spend the day kayaking and canoeing. For those who want to do a bit of sightseeing, Coimbra and Lousã are both nearby and together boast countless museums, churches, and castles. In Coimbra, guests can visit the Convent of Christ and the National Museum Machado de Castro before heading to the Lousã Castle.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • No parties

Cancellation policy

  • You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.
  • You will be charged for one full night’s stay plus 50% of the cost of the rest of the stay if you cancel within 7 days of check-in.
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Additional Information

The check-in time is flexible.

Smoking is not permitted inside the hut.

Pets may be considered; guests must inquire with the host if interested.

A cot is available upon request.

In summer, no fires or barbecues are allowed due to the risk of fire.

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