We loved staying here! It's such a unique off-grid truck camper with roll-up canvas walls, vintage wood stove & hob, antique chairs and a comfy be...
We loved staying here! It's such a unique off-grid truck camper with roll-up canvas walls, vintage wood st...
Unique Campervan Style Vacation in a Converted Vintage Truck near Coimbra, Portugal
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This converted vintage truck near Coimbra in Portugal provides two guests with a unique campervan style vacation. The truck includes a double bed with linens and a mosquito net. Shared bathroom facilities are found a short distance away in the main house, where the hosts live. Towels are kindly provided.
Inside, there is a little table with two stools that overlooks the yard, a great place to enjoy a morning cup of coffee with the fresh breeze rolling in. There is a fold-out deck so guests can sleep with lovely views and fresh air. Guests will enjoy a wood burning stove and cooker inside of the truck, so home-cooked meals in a unique space are an option.
Outside, there is plenty of grass for some lawn games, and a small sandy area with deckchairs, where guests can recline and enjoy the sun. The charming town of Coimbra is a short drive away and offers many cultural activities, while in the immediate area, guests can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, from fishing to paint-balling. Read More
- 1 Bathroom
- Running water non-potable
- 1 Double bed
- Outdoor furniture
- Kitchen equipment
- Private Kitchen
- Dining table
- Mosquito net
- Air conditioning
- Tea kettle
The property is equipped with eco-friendly 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.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.
Location + Surroundings
- Fuel station
This Eco glamping property is located six kilometers from the town of Pedrógão Grande, Portugal, which lies on the northern banks of the Zêzere 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 Pedrógão 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
- Bird watching
- Wine tasting
- Jeep tours
- Water sports
- Stand-up paddleboarding
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 and 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, and 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.
- Check-in: from 03:00 p.m. to 09:00 p.m.
- Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
- Infants allowed Under 2 years old
- Children allowed 2-12 years old
- No smoking
- No parties
- Some spaces are shared
Accesibility & Safety
- Fire extinguisher
- First aid kit
- As long as you cancel at least 15 days before check-in, you will receive a 50% refund minus our service fee.
- If you cancel within 15 days of check-in, the host does not offer a refund.
- If you cancel after check-in, any refund will be at the host's discretion (and will not include the service fee).
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