River Lodge | Camp in Alto Alentejo | Canopy & Stars

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River Lodge - Camp in Alto Alentejo

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Pego Ferreiro

Not suitable for children

Pets welcome

Kids and pets cannot be accommodated

One of the more simple places we’ve seen. The only thing you’ll hear is the sound of the river

The River Lodge was built by owner Richard, in a gorgeous spot overlooking a bend in the Rio Sever. It’s a simple wooden structure with cork insulation to keep the heat out set under a cork oak on the rocks. Furniture has been upcycled, either hand made stick style or bought second hand from nearby Badajoz. The mattress on the tree-trunk bed is a quality orthopaedic and the goose down duvet means that you’ll only be roughing it if you choose to. At the lodge there’s a gas hob, the river,the shaded verandah, the woods, some books and games and...not much else. But then, what do you really need? This is the sort of place where you can, if not must, get away from it all. 

During your stay you’ll live like Richard does, off grid and off the land. The complimentary olive oil, wine and olive soap are all made a short walk away and if you explore the countryside and the nearby villages you’ll begin to get a feel for the rich culture and history of an area where some things have gone unchanged for centuries. You can explore this area on horseback or in the horse and cart too! 

* Special offer exclusive to Canopy & Stars guests: book to stay for 7 nights or longer and receive your very own bee and butterfly friendly seed collection from Higgledy Garden! *

Our guests say...

"We loved our stay at the river lodge. Richard was so accommodating and left us to do our own thing which was ideal. It was a complete escape and a holiday I won't forgot in a long time"



"It was perfect. We could not have wished for a better honeymoon. Thank you especially to Cathy and Richard (the owners), they are great hosts. Best: how isolated and natural the site is. Worst: it did not have any faults in our perception. A truly magical place."


Jens & Rebecca

"Yes, very much so. Our hosts would extremely welcoming, very helpful and great cooks too. Our accommodation was perfect, even with the occasional passing of wild boar underneath our hut"



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