Lakeview Yurt Retreat, Central Portugal

Set overlooking a beautiful lake, Lakeview Yurt Retreat offers visitors a unique glamping experience in a stunning and relaxing space surrounded by nature. Both our yurts offer amazing views of the lake, which is only a 2 minute walk away. We have a range of activities and massage therapies available and are able to provide healthy vegan/vegetarian food for guests.

The Willow Yurt, nestled under a Willow Tree, sits looking directly over the lake and is our larger yurt. It has an outside deck where you can enjoy your dinner and a glass of chilled wine while watching birds of prey circle overhead! Inside the yurt there is a comfy double, table and chairs, clothing shelves and a sofa. The yurt has mains power from our solar system and has plug sockets for charging phones and laptops (please bring an adapter).

The Oak is tucked away between two Oak trees and also offers an amazing view of the lake. The yurt, although slightly smaller than the Willow Yurt, has a a very rustic and homely feel to it! It also has an outside deck with seating.  Inside the yurt is a hand made sofa using wood from the land, a small table, clothes shelf and double bed. The Oak Yurt is situated on a higher terrace.

Neither yurt is visible from the other yurt. Other amenities include a compost toilet, solar shower and an outdoor kitchen with all cooking facilities. The lake is a short 2 minute walk away and offers a fantastic wild swimming experience, from July – October, the temperature of the lake is similar to a warm bath!

Although not remote (there is a small village 5 minutes walk away), Lakeview Yurt Retreat has a special feeling of total seclusion from the outside world, offering you a chance to totally relax and unwind. Though our connections with other local residents we are able to offer guest a range of activities including – Canoeing, Hiking, Biking, Yoga, Painting classes and a large selection of therapeutic/holistic massages by qualified and experienced therapists.

The Area

Lakeview Yurt Retreat is located near the pretty town of Pedrogao Grande. With over 500 years of history, Pedrogao Grande is well worth a visit to see the beautiful gardens and wander the cobbled streets. Other places of interest in the area include: Barragem do Cabril, the Roman Bridge, Figueira dos Vinhos, Figueira da Foz (beautiful beach) and the Serra da Estrela mountain range.