Unusual Cabin Getaway with a Natural Swimming Pool near Sintra, Portugal

Colares, Lisbon District (Portugal)
1 unit
2 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Barbecue · Swimming pool

This unusual cabin getaway is located near Sintra in Colares, Portugal, and can accommodate two guests. There is a fully-equipped kitchenette, with a gas stove and an oven, in addition to an ensuite bathroom. The studio space has a double sofa bed, a wood-burning stove, and incredible insulation, thanks to the earth-filled walls. In the full bathroom, guests will find a hand washing basin, a toilet, and a shower. Linens and towels are provided.

Outside, the accommodation has a wooden deck overlooking the natural swimming pool and a view of the Sintra Mountains. Guests will also find thriving gardens, an expansive, grassy lawn, and views of the sandy beach. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Running water
  • Shower
  • Parking
  • Bathroom
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Toilet
  • Deck/Patio
  • Fireplace
  • Dining table
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Picnic area
  • Gym/Exercise room
  • Game room
  • Oven
  • Fire pit
  • Linens
  • Shared Barbecue

This rental offers an option for a healthy vegetarian breakfast including eggs from the chickens, homemade bread, and locally sourced fruit for an additional cost of 8 euros/person/night.

A TV with a DVD player is featured in the yurt.

Selected accommodations also include a wood-burning stove during the colder months.

Guests can wade around in the natural pool.

Right on the property, guests will have access to beach volleyball and a ping-pong table.

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Guest Services

  • Electric car charger
  • Laundry service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Sports equipment storage

This site also serves as a venue for weddings and events. Guests should inquire with the host for further details.

The host offers yoga classes and retreats for an additional fee.

Massages are also available on site.

Workshops on eco-building and vegetarian cooking are also offered.

Location + Surroundings

  • Supermarket
  • Clubs/Nightclubs/Bars
  • Museums
  • Shopping

This eco-friendly vacation rental is located in Colares, Portugal, in a valley of Sintra-Cascais Natural Park on an eco-farm with dazzling gardens and a spacious lawn. Glampers can walk to Grande Beach and Das Macas Beach in 20 to 30 minutes, where scenic trails wander on through the Sintra Mountains. Guests can reach the historic downtown of Sintra—a UNESCO World Heritage site—in 15 minutes by car, in 30 minutes via electric tram. Between Sintra and Lisbon, guests can visit a number of awe-inspiring castles, such as the Pena Palace, the unique Quinta Regaleira, and the Monserrat Palace. Read More


  • Surfing
  • ATV/Quads/4x4
  • Biking
  • Climbing

After an on-site yoga class, guests can go for a long walk on the beach or go hiking, biking, and rock climbing through the Sintra Mountains. Native birds and wildlife can be admired right from the idyllic property. Guests can also play volleyball and ping-pong without even leaving the grounds. English-speaking surf instructors are available for thrilling classes and nearby stables offer horseback rides through the park. Local guides are well-trained to give incredible sightseeing and wildlife tours, as well as ecotours with ATVs and 4WD. Brimming with rich history and culture, guests can also visit specialty museums, wineries, shops, local restaurants, and bars.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

  • You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 15 days prior to check-in.
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Additional Information

Guests will be charged a cleaning fee.

This accommodation is not pet-friendly.

Smoking is not allowed.

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