Serra da Estrella translates into, star mountain range, and a fitting description that would be.

On a clear night the sky is lit up in all its billion star glory, without any kind of pollution to tarnish the brilliant view. By day a treat for the senses awaits, being snuggled into a valley presents breathtaking views, rolling hills & healthy vibrant nature. Plunge, skip or dip into our generous river that runs right through the grounds. Or perhaps just put your feet up by our luxurious chlorine free swimming pool and absorb some of those healing sun rays Portugal is so famous for. As we are in the nature reserve the wildlife is thriving in our valley, with a long list of mammals and birds, and if you are lucky you may even spot one of our otter neighbours playing in the river right next to your accommodation! The area is full of small villages where time appears to have stood still, a rare breath of fresh air in such a chaotic and busy world. Although you can enjoy rural Portugal and all its charms, the city of Guarda is a short drive away in case you are in need of anything. Our venue offers six types of accommodation, a cottage, bell tents, safari lodges, a yurt, tipi and wooden cabins. We have a restaurant, bar, swimming pool, river, yoga/meditation space, professional kitchen, and large organic vegetable garden. We welcome you to this magical place.

Wow what a truly wonderful special healing spot. A magical hidden gem, highly recommend that you go there if you have the chance.

Jaymz D, UK

This place was absolutely fantastic. You had the pleasure of a pool side setting or you could feel like a kid again jumping into the river. The safari tents were amazing as we’re the bell tents. Staff were so much fun and really seemed like they enjoyed us being here. When we were tired of lounging around by the pool or playing in the river we had so much fun with archery or relaxing with a massage. Love the fact there is the option of yoga and horse riding too. The bar area is great and loved the fact we could play our own music.

Only draw back is the location as it’s quite secluded but on the flip side I think this adds to its charms as well! Will definitely be visiting again!!!!

Charlotte, UK

A perfect place with the kindest and friendliest people I’ve ever met!

The surroundings are beautiful, the atmosphere is great and the food is amazing! I can’t put into words how fantastic it is. Thanks Michelle, Natasha and the rest of the team!

Paddy Quinne, UK


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