where to stay in Peneda Gerês National Park – Serra Amarela

Gerês is the ideal place for a getaway for complete rest, in contact with nature. During your visit, you can contemplate the idyllic landscapes that you will find throughout the park, visit the typical mountain villages full of stories, legends and traditions and bathe in the beautiful waterfalls and lagoons of pure and crystalline water. 

If you are thinking of visiting and getting to know the Peneda Gerês National Park, we always recommend that you stay overnight for at least one to two nights, so that you can get to know Gerês and enjoy the nature and historical sites that Gerês has to offer. to offer.

Here you can see a suggested 2-day itinerary to discover the Peneda Gerês National Park.

Although there is a wide range of accommodation throughout the park, sometimes it becomes a challenge to find something in an interesting area that meets our taste and needs. Therefore, in this article, we present some of the best accommodation in the Peneda Gerês National Park, more precisely in Serra Amarela.

Lima Escape Camping & Glamping.

Lima Escape is a true refuge in nature. It is located in the Peneda Gerês National Park, in Entre Ambos-os-Rios and is surrounded by the rivers Lima, Froufe and Tamente.

Lima Escape offers traditional camping and caravans, but also Tents and Glamor and modern wooden Bungalows in the “Casas nas Árvores” style, so you can enjoy days of greater comfort. In addition to all the comfort that these options provide, all accommodations have wooden balconies overlooking the Lima River. 

You will also find the Lima-Bar with a terrace and views over the mountains. This space is ready to serve breakfast, and light meals such as sandwiches, cheese and sausages, hot dogs and hamburgers. 

You can find out more here.

Cerca dos Passais

Cerca dos Passais is an old restored stone house, located in the village of Entre Ambos-os-Rios, in Ponte da Barca. This local accommodation comprises a double bedroom and a double bedroom, an equipped kitchenette and a fantastic outdoor space with a swimming pool and a barbecue and dining area.

This house is surrounded by the fantastic view over the Serra Amarela and the valley of the River Lima, in its proximity you can find typical mountain villages such as Ermida and several wells and waterfalls.

You can find out more here.

Cicada Village

Cicada Village, is an agro-tourism development, located in the Peneda Gerês National Park, near Ponte da Barca.

It consists of four apartments of different types: one T2 apartment and three T1 apartments. All apartments have a modern and clean decoration so that they can bring you a feeling of well-being. To promote conviviality, it has several common areas, including an open space with fully equipped kitchens, internet and TV.

This development has a large outdoor space, with a garden and an excellent swimming pool.

You can find out more here.

Casa das Catrinas

Casa das Catrinas is located in Lourido, in the parish of Entre Ambos-os-Rios, one of the many typical mountain villages found throughout the Peneda Gerês National Park. In its surroundings you will find the most beautiful waterfalls and trails that cross Gerês.

This guest house has a terrace area, 2 bedrooms, a bathroom and Wi-Fi access, as well as a fully equipped kitchen and a balcony overlooking the mountains.

You can find out more here.

Bonus: Tempus Hotel & SPA

Despite not being located in the Peneda Gerês National Park, the Tempus & SPA Hotel is located about 13km away and can be a good option for those who want to enjoy the comfort of a hotel, in a quiet and secluded area.

With indoor and outdoor pools, Tempus Hotel & Spa features a spa, wellness center and restaurant. All rooms come with toiletries, a minibar and a balcony with views. The spa and wellness center includes a sauna, a hot tub, a Turkish bath and an indoor pool.

You can find out more here.

We suggest accommodation in Serra Amarela, as it is a very complete place in terms of stories, landscapes and activities. You can take the fantastic 18km trail from Entre Ambos-os-Rios to Ermida, visit the fantastic typical mountain villages of Lourido, Germil and Ermida, bathe in the wells and waterfalls of the Carcerelha stream and enjoy all its landscape. surrounding.

If you want to explore Serra Amarela to the fullest, Tobogã – Portugal Adventure Tours has several unique experiences that will make your vacation unforgettable.

You can choose to get to know Gerês by E-bike, an easy and very fun way to get to know the mountains that make up the mountains. You just have to choose the route that best suits you or just rent an electric bike and design your own route. To see in more detail all the tour options, visit our tour guide by clicking on the link.

Another nature activity that we recommend doing in Peneda Gerês National Park if you are looking for a calmer experience is Stand Up Paddle. With Tobogã you can rent different types of boards and have a unique experience that shares water and nature. We have smaller boards available for an individual experience, boards for a joint activity for up to 4 people or a board for families and groups of up to 8 people, ideal for the little ones to accompany the whole family.

If you prefer more adrenaline, Canyoning is the perfect activity for you. You gradually get to know the river in all its splendor, discovering its stunning waterfalls. This is the ideal activity for those who want to combine adventure, water and fun. The route chosen by Tobogã for Canyoning in Gerês is undoubtedly the Carcerelha River because it offers excellent conditions to apply a wide variety of maneuvers, from jumps to deep lagoons, slides and abseiling, while having clean and easier access. If you don't know this activity, you can watch this video.

Therefore, there is no lack of fun in the Peneda Gerês National Park. Talk to us and book your adventure now! If you have any doubts, don't hesitate to contact us by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ou by phone +351 915 707 938


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