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CorkShack

Marvao - Sao Salvador da Aramenha

Glamping in eco-friendly roundhouses in Portugal near Marvo with a swimming pool and spectacular views, perfect for couples.

  • Sleeps: 2 per lodge
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
from £82 per night
Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 3 nights

How to book...

CorkShack is owned and managed by Dewi Jones.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Dewi Jones.

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  The Highlights...

  • Two eco-friendly lodges built using natural materials and taking inspiration from Iron Age roundhouses.
  • Luxurious interiors with king-sized beds, bathrooms and kitchenettes.
  • Private outdoor space and access to an outdoor swimming pool.
  • Located in a protected nature reserve near the Spanish border with lots of picturesque villages to explore.

  You should know...

  • Not suitable for pets

  The Detail...

The CorkShack Marvo Ecolodges have been designed using natural materials to complement the rural landscape that surrounds them. They are based on the medieval chocas, or roundhouses, built in the Iron Age. Youll find these Ecolodges have had a luxurious modern upgrade and the wonderful setting offers spectacular views of the surrounding landscape and the Mote Roxo Hills.

There are two Ecolodges, Aveleira and Castanheira, both perfect for couples. They have been built in the shape of a decagon and are a spacious 6.5m in diameter. The exterior walls are covered in cork, which acts as a natural thermal and acoustic insulator and theres a natural thatched roof.

Inside, youll find your Ecolodge fully furnished with a king-size double bed and luxurious bedding. Aveleira also has the option of twin beds. Youll be comfortable at any time of year with air conditioning to keep you cool in the summer and heating to keep you cosy in the cooler months. A small kitchenette is on hand for cooking up simple meals and theres a modern bathroom with a shower.

Outside, there is a private wooden deck with outdoor furniture where you can enjoy the Portuguese sunshine and the views of the Monte Roxo hills with a barbecue. Theres also an environmentally friendly chlorine-free swimming pool in the grounds. The beautiful fruit trees provide a bit of welcome shade as the heat rises during the day and theres even a traditional well which has been restored.

The CorkShack Marvo Ecolodges are located on a small Portuguese quinta or country estate on the outskirts of the traditional Portuguese village of Escusa. The area is on the border between Portugal and Spain in a protected nature reserve, the Serra de So Mamede. Visit the nearby town of Marvo, a beautiful walled town with pretty white houses set beneath a majestic castle, for panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. If youre visiting in the summer, the town is also host to the International Marvao Music Festival. There are historic towns dotted throughout the landscape including the UNESCO World Heritage towns of vora in Portugal and Caeres and Mrida just across the border in Spain.


  Features...

Essential Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • No Dogs
  • No Smoking
  • Swimming Pool
Living Spaces
  • Games/Books
Kitchen/Utility
  • Fridge/freezer
Bed/Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • Towels (beach)
Tech
  • Sonos/Smart Speaker
Outside
  • BBQ
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Off road free parking
  • Walking distance to pub


  Nearby...

  • Bird watching
  • Cycling
  • Historical sites
  • Horse riding
  • Markets
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Walking
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Restaurants
  • Swimming pool (public)
  • Tennis
  • Wine tasting

Rail Bike, Kayaking,


  On the map...

  Nearest Airport

Lisbon - 3 hours

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from £82 per night
Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 3 nights

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CorkShack is owned and managed by Dewi Jones.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Dewi Jones.

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