Canvas Moon is located amongst lush forests of Eucalyptus, Cork Oak and Mimosa trees. The Aguieira Reservoir is located 800 metres away with superb water sports opportunities, river beaches, and walking and cycling tracks.
The area is ideal for swimming, fishing, canoeing, mountain climbing & skiing in the winter. There are some wonderful mountain walks on your doorstep with fantastic scenery and a great chance to see the wildlife, such as families of Pine Martens, Kestrels, Buzzards and many other species.
There are several nearby towns offering excellent local cuisine. The town of Tabua is 1.5km away with many restaurants and bars including a fabulous Pizzaria, which comes highly recommended. Tabua also has 3 supermarkets ideal for getting your groceries and essentials for the week *, petrol stations and a swimming pool. For those wishing for more nightlife, Santa Comba Dao is only 15 minutes away or a 20 minute drive brings you to Oliveira Do Hospital where there is an abundance of Restaurants, Bars, Night Clubs and a Cinema.
If you feel like spending a day by the coast, Figuera De Foz is just over an hour by car and has some great beaches, good surfing and bodyboarding.
For those of you brave enough to camp during the winter, you can enjoy skiing at a bargain price of 10 euros for the afternoon in the Serra Da Estrela Mountains, which is about a 45 minutes drive from the site.
We are a 2 hour drive from Porto Airport or 2 1/2 hours from Lisbon, hire a car from one of the many car hire companies or alternatively you can get a coach or train from either airport to Santa Comba Dao, and we will be happy to collect you from there.
* Canvas Moon is a Self Catering retreat, we provide essentials for your first nights stay only.