Want to connect nature and explore the natural beauty of Portugal, then this Glamping Portugal travel guide is perfect! Here we outline the 8 best Portugal glamping destinations to book for your next getaway!
It’s no secret that Portugal, although small in size, is bursting at the seams with incredible natural beauty, stunning landmarks, architecture, history, and of course not to forget an out of this world cuisine!
But, whilst many first time visitors travel to the better-known regions and cities, we’re here to tell you to ditch the crowded towns and cities and instead explore the length and breadth of this stunning country.
Even after calling Portugal our home for the last few years, we are still stumbling upon newfound hidden gems that we never knew even existed. That’s why we want to inspire you to consider glamping in Portugal holiday for your next trip.
Connect with nature and the breathtaking scenery from forests, to mountains, to the coastline and indulge in a spot of luxury camping in Portugal. In this Glamping Portugal guide, we outline 8 fantastic glamping spots in Portugal that you certainly won’t regret booking!
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- Click here to browse & book bus and train tickets
- Lastly, don’t forget about travel insurance for your trip!
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- 1 Luxury Camping in Portugal
- 2 Portugal Glamping By The Sea
Luxury Camping in Portugal
If you are staying in one of the main cities in Portugal, such as Lisbon or Porto, and are looking for an adventure in nature for a few nights then glamping is perfect for you. After staying in Lisbon and exploring its bustling streets, Lisbon’s views, the city’s hidden gems, gorgeous beaches near Lisbon, and soaking up the vibrant culture, you can’t miss out on a glamping experience in the exquisite natural beauty that surrounds the major areas.
From budget-friendly to luxurious options, you’ll find everything you are looking for in this list of Portugal glamping destinations. A unique adventure awaits you at one (or more) of the spots below so check them out, decide on your favourite and get on that glamping booking, ready to go camping in Portugal.
Quinta Alma – Luxury Tent in Aljezur – Glamping Algarve
Nestled within the wooded forest land of this ecological farm retreat, you can’t get more immersed in nature than this. Choose between three different types of deluxe safari tents on the organic farm, each with its own private outhouse.
If you are into eco glamping, this magical retreat is completely off the grid, hidden in the Monchique mountains near Aljezur in Algarve’s Atlantic Coast. With the peace and calm that can be felt on this farm retreat, you’ll definitely leave feeling relaxed and rejuvenated at this Algarve glamping retreat.
You’ll also have access to loads of activities on the farm such as stargazing, yoga and massages, crystal hunting, bird watching and swimming in the lake. This dreamy farm has everything you could want, and you may find that you never want to leave.
Click here to book Quinta Alma.
Azul Singular – Affordable Tent in Horta, The Azores – Luxury Camping Portugal
Choose from a luxury cabin type tent or a yurt. With both options, you’ll have everything you need for a comfortable glamping experience. This includes a kitchen with fridge and stove, a private bathroom with shower and hairdryer as well as a dining area and balcony, perfect for glamping in Portugal in style.
This spot has a top location which is rated highly by guests. So after a long day of cycling or hiking in the area (The Azores is known to boast some of Portugal’s most incredible hikes), you know you’ll have a comfortable spot to come back and relax at. If you opt for a yurt, you’ll even be able to gaze at the stars through the glass dome in the evenings, right from the comfort of your bed.
You’ll feel as though you are in paradise as you relax in your fairytale accommodation in Horta.
Natura Glamping – Affordable Dome in Alcongosta
These stunning white domes have gorgeous mountain views. In your luxurious tent, you will find a private bathroom and complimentary toiletries. The lodge ground has its own restaurant where you can enjoy a delicious meal or grab a drink at the bar.
The large saltwater pool is a great place to spend the day relaxing and soaking up the sun as you take in all the beauty around you. You are sure to have an unforgettable stay at Natura Glamping which prides itself on making sure your camping experience is always glamorous and comfortable.
Click here to book a Natura Glamping stay.
Parque dos Monges – Lakeside Tent in Alcobaça
Positioned right on a tranquil lake these tents are the true definition of tranquillity. Located within the large Parque dos Monges which boasts beautiful gardens, an educational farm, a park and a medieval village. There is so much to explore, making it a great spot for families.
The tent cabins themselves make for a unique experience with a deck suspended over the water, making you feel as though you are on a boat. You’ll have your own private bathroom, electricity, and a comfortable bed, making for a lovely stay.
You’ll also be close to the Monastery of Alcobaça and the Alcobaça Castle which makes for a fun day trip and are considered two of Portugal’s most notable landmark, especially the elaborate monastery.
Portugal Glamping By The Sea
You can find some of the best beaches in Portugal, whether these are the beaches in Madeira, the beaches in Lagos and along the Algarve, or stretches of coastline along the Silver Coast, what’s better than waking up to incredible sea views and the smell of fresh ocean air?
This list of seaside spots covers both luxury glamping by the sea and more rustic options. So without further ado let’s dive straight into the beautiful spots where you could be spending your next adventure glamping in Portugal.
Calheta Glamping Pods – Luxury Pods in Calheta, Glamping Madeira
These one-of-a-kind cabin tents have unbeatable ocean views that you can enjoy from the hammock hanging on the terrace of your cabin. This nature retreat offers exquisite gardens for its guests as well as WiFi if you need to catch up on some work while you are away.
Each wooden cabin has its own shower and private bathroom as well as a TV if you want to enjoy a lazy morning in bed with a delicious coffee from the coffee machine in your room. The rooms are finished with quirky and inviting decor, making it feel like a home away from home.
If you don’t feel like heading to the beach for the day then there is also a crystal clear pool for guests to enjoy a lazy day in the sun. What more can one expect from Glamping Portugal experiences!
To book your Calheta Glamping Pods stay, click here.
Soul Glamping – Luxury Dome in Caminho do Jardim Pelado
These lavish dome tents are a unique experience not to miss out on. Situated on Madeira Island on the top of a hill you have sweeping views of the ocean right from the comfort of your bubble-like accommodation.
Each dome tent is kitted out with its own kitchenette, balcony and private bathroom – this is a rare occurrence, even when you are taking the more glamorous camping option.
Madeira Island is populated with exquisite landscapes and natural beauty and while you are staying here you will be able to book epic activities to explore it all. Do mountain walks, jeep tours and paragliding interest you? Then this is the perfect place for you for your next Glamping in Portugal trip.
Click here to book a stay at the Soul Glamping retreat.
Areias Do Seixo, Torres Vedras – Ultra Luxury Tents by the Sea
A luxury eco glamping experience like no other, ultra-luxury tents await you at this magical setting on the beach. There are different room options that vary in price. This lux experience is not suited to children as this is an adults-only retreat, making it an awesome spot for a honeymoon or a couples getaway.
The rooms are kitted out with elegant sheets and decor and although they are exquisite, you’ll love the way the rooms are designed with modern simplicity. Watch the sunrise right from the comfort of your room.
When you’ve managed to extract yourself from the sheets, enjoy a fantastic breakfast at the restaurant which uses smell, taste and colours to create a unique culinary experience.
Click here to book your idyllic stay at Areias Do Seixo.
Dreamsea Surf Camp Portugal – Affordable Tents in Praia da Tocha – Camping Portugal
The shores of this coastal country have some of the best waves attracting surfers from all over the world to surf Portugal’s waves. And one of the best places to enjoy these is at this surf camp. You can choose between different tents with different bedding options to cater to your budget. Also accommodating couples, friends and solo travellers alike.
You’ll find all the high-quality canvas tents on wooden platforms have been designed with simplicity and attention to detail in mind.
The surfing camp welcomes all levels of surfers and travellers from all over the world. You are guaranteed to make new friends at this camp and enjoy a fun and exciting trip while learning (or mastering) your surfing skills at this surf school whilst camping in Portugal in style.
Click here to reserve your spot at Dreamsea Surf Camp.