Description of Glamping Units
Stay the weekend in this luxurious bell tent with river views near Coimbra, Portugal! This lovely bell tent is the perfect accommodation for guests seeking the most authentic glamping experience. Able to sleep up to four guests, this tent includes two mattresses. Inside it is very roomy and tall, big enough for guests to stand up. Guests staying in the tent have access to the bathroom facilities in the main house, which is only shared with the property owners. The bathroom consists of a toilet, shower, and sink. Linens and towels can be supplied at a cost for guests staying less than three nights. This is because there is limited access to water and the hosts try to be as eco as possible. For a fee, guests can reserve sleeping bags, towels, and bedding. These amenities are supplied without a cost for guests staying more than three nights, Guests can enjoy the use of the barbecue, but must provide their own charcoal and lighters. This accommodation is not pet-friendly. Read More
- Running water
The property is equipped with eco appliances and facilities, such as composting toilets and solar powered hot well water. Towels and linens are provided, and heating is available during winter months. Parking is available on the property.
- Deck or balcony
Location + Surroundings
This Eco glamping property is located six kilometers from the town Pedrogao Grande, Portugal, which lies on the northern banks of the Zezere River and Lake Cabril. The town is about a two and a half hour drive north from Lisbon and an hour and a half southwest of Porto and can be accessed by highways ICB and N2. Nearby towns also include Pedrogao Pequeno, Mosteiro, and the world heritage site of Tomar. The beautiful historical city of Coimbra is a 35-minute drive away. The Portuguese countryside is filled with endless hills and forests, and the peaceful river and lake are overlooked from the property. The town center is quite small, but there is beautiful traditional Portuguese architecture, churches and restaurants. Read More
If guests choose, they can have meals provided by the hosts through their dining service and will be provided with a menu. A breakfast basket is also provided for guests that arrive late to the property, so they do not have to worry about finding breakfast the following morning.
- Bird watching
- Horseback riding
- Jet skiing
- Paddle boarding
- Water sports
- Wine tasting
This location is ideal for guests who are looking for a unique glamping experience with many outdoor activities and tourist attractions. The town itself is quite small, but the traditional Portuguese lifestyle can be experienced through the architecture, churches, restaurants, and bars. There are some ancient, interesting bridges that are great for sightseeing and photography. Many wineries can be accessed by car, as well as nearby Porto, a city that attracts many tourists. In Porto, guests can explore the city through a tour, by visiting a Fado show, or by tasting local gastronomy.
Besides exploring the town and other larger cities, property itself has amazing access to the river, lake, and forests. There is a dam located just north of the property, so the large lake is great for many watersports such as boating, jet skiing, waterskiing, kayaking, and canoeing. Fishing is also quite popular in the river and lake, where there is a variety of fish to catch. There is a beach on the river, called Praia Fluviais, so guests can go and sunbathe, swim, or have a picnic. Nearby trails to the property allow for great hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding access, with views of the mountains, rivers, and bridges.
- You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 15 days prior to check-in.
This property is completely eco and self-sufficient and runs on solar power for electricity and hot water. There are composting or soak away toilets. It is not advised to use the barbecue during the warm weather months. It is recommended that guests provide their own transportation, but rides to and from the town center can be arranged by the host if needed. Read More