Glamping in South Portugal
The Algarve is the beautiful southern coastline of Portugal. It is a region blessed with stunning beaches, picturesque fishing towns and a glorious climate, so combined it makes a perfect holiday destination. This region is wonderfully varied and able to appeal to a wide cross-section of tourists. There are pristine beaches for families, but also waterparks for teenagers. Buzzing nightlife for young couples and historic towns for cultural tour.
South Portugal has a very dry and stable climate and is influenced by both the Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Summers are very hot. However fortunately, and especially in the Algarve, the constant sea breeze helps to keep temperatures at pleasant levels. Probably the southern part of Portugal is one of the sunniest places in Europe. Even in the winter time, so it makes it a very popular holiday destination.
The sea in every shade of blue, almost always calm and warm, and the beaches of fine white sand are the hallmark of this region. Beaches, stretching as far as the eye can see, provide many stunning backdrops for unforgettable holidays. There are around 200 km of coastline that are perfect for all kinds of water sports, including sailing, surfing and windsurfing. Yachting enthusiasts are guaranteed to find great support infrastructures in the modern marinas spread along the Algarve coast.
Golf has brought the Algarve many international prizes and awards and it has been voted the best golfing destination in the world for several times. The region has about forty courses with superb conditions for both experienced players and those playing for the first time. So, glamping in South Portugal gives you lots of choices if you want to play a game of golf.
Glamping in South Portugal; Alentejo
Alentejo, the largest region in Portugal, is located south of the Tejo river and therefore also south of Lisbon. It includes the provinces of Portalagre, Evora and Beja and it is one of the most sparsely populated regions and characterised by large open landscapes. Alentejo, whose name means ‘beyond the Tejo’ in Portuguese, covers one third of the mainland in Portugal. The region is known for its vast, sunlit landscapes of vineyards and you will find lots of olive groves. It is also known for its unique cork trees; 70% of all cork that’s produced in Europe comes from here. Alentejo is also highly agricultural. Sheep and black pigs (‘Porco Preto’) graze the meadows.
Furthermore, one can discover medieval (Unesco) villages or city’s like Elvas, Marvao and the regional capital Evora. Alentejo also has beautiful sandy beaches, such as in Vila Nova de Milfontes. Alentejo is defenitely a good choice if it comes to an alternate glamping holiday. This region breaths truly blissful peace and quiet and unspoilt nature.
Do you consider glamping in South Portugal? Find your glamping on the Glamping Locator Map.
Portugal Nature Lodge
* Natural pool
* Lodge, yurt and safari tent
Languages: EN, NL
Quinta dos doze Sobreiros
* Ecological retreat
* Organic farm, in harmony with nature
The Walnut Tree Farm
* Event management
* Tree house, yurt
* Two swimming pools; biological and infinity
* Domes, safari tents and eco-suites
* Restaurant and bar
Algarve Safari Lodge
* Big terrain in a nature-reserve
* Salt water swimming pool
Salema Eco Camp
* Surf & bike rental
* Lodges, safaritents, tipi’s
Languages: EN, PT