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Olive Tree Yurts and Lodge

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General

  • Secluded site in the Algarve countryside, 25 minutes' drive from Faro
  • A 25-minute walk to Moncarapacho and 15 minutes' drive to the coast
  • Comfy glamping units, outdoor pool and honesty bar

Morning on the beach, afternoon by the pool (perhaps with a beer or two as evening approaches), then a stroll into town for a little bistro dinner… what a pleasing way to spend a few Algarve days.

Stay at Olive Tree Yurts and Lodge and that’s pretty much how the days run – it’s a 15-minute drive to the Algarve coast’s fab beaches from this relaxed rural spot, or you may elect to board a boat trip through the Ria Formosa Natural Park, keeping peepers peeled for flamingos, storks and other birds.

Whichever way you turn for your day’s amusement, eventually you’ll end up back at base for dips in the 10 x 5-metre swimming pool or a bit of poolside sunbathing; snaffle cold beers from the honesty bar to help complete your picture of relaxation.

Come dinner time, you may like to take the 25-minute saunter along the footpath into the nearest village, Moncarapacho, for pickings from the cafés, bars and little local bistros. There’s also a butcher, seafood market and a couple of supermarkets if you’d rather pick up supplies for a barbie back at base.

So that’s the days sorted… what of the nights? They’re likely to be most pleasing too, as they’ll be spent in comfy and well-furnished glamping units; each one has its own shower and toilet and plenty of space to relax either cosied up inside or taking in the fresh air outdoors.


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Features

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Local produce

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

No dogs allowed

Themes

Lake and/or mountain

Luxury

Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Surf school nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Shop nearby

Type

Tiny (1-10 pitches)

Camping 2.0

Tipis, yurts, or wigwams

Location

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  • Sitio dos Calicos, Moncarapacho, Moncarapacho e Fuseta, Olhão, Portugal, 8700-069
  • Timezone Europe/Lisbon WEST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 37.0988°N 7.7904°W

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Local attractions

For many folk the name that springs to mind when you mention the Algarve is Faro – and the resort (25 minutes’ drive away) is a fine place to stop for beach days and watersports, or wanders around the Old Town and ancient city walls.

If you like your beaches a little less developed, aim instead for the stretch of fine white sand at Fuseta (15 minutes) or board boats from Olhão (20 minutes) to little island beaches around the lagoon. Stretching back from the lagoon is the Ria Formosa Natural Park (15 minutes), one of Portugal’s most important areas for bird life and a fab park to explore by bike, boat or kayak, or on a guided walk.

Should you fancy a dip in a pool somewhat larger than the one on site, head for the huge range of colourful waterslides and rides at Aquashow Park (25 minutes). Something a little less wild? The Roman villa and pastel-hued Rococo palace in Estoi (15 minutes) make for a tiptop day’s wandering.

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Terms and conditions

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Admission
All guests spending the night at the park must present their ID at the reception desk and sign registration forms.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Arrivals and departures
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 30 day(s) of arrival.

General
In the event of a complaint, please speak to reception immediately. Complaints which are not brought to the management's attention during your stay cannot be dealt with once you have left the site.
Quiet hours must be respected between 11 p.m. and 10 a.m..
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Hired accommodation
Hired accommodation: €100.00 (£86.34) damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.

Occupancy
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.
The site caters for families (immediate members) and couples only - bookings from all other forms of groups are not accepted.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Firearms are not permitted.
Open fires are prohibited.

Taxes
Local city/eco tax is included in the rate.

Vehicles
No cars/motorbikes by the pitch/unit. All cars must be parked in the designated area.

Visitors
Visitors are not permitted on site.

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