Castelo do Bode, the most secret paradise of Central Portugal
Castelo do Bode / Aldeia do Mato / Alverangel
It is an artificial lake caused by damming of the Zezere river in the early fifties. The Castelo do Bode has a length of 66km.
It’s also situated close to the Aldeia do Mato beach, a cultured beach with bar and appartements.
Vale do Manso / Aldeia do Mato
40 km above Martinchel you’ll find Vila do Rei a town made for a mountain getaway, walking and hiking with access to another 4 quite famous beaches. Vila do Rei is also known for it’s culinary traditions fish soup, bucho recheado, typical honey cakes and rice pudding (doce aroz).
Vila do Rei is also the home to the most central point in Portugal where you’ll find the Geodesic museum.
Vila do Rei, beaches and monuments
From Vila do Rei you can travel across the lake by bridge to the town of Ferreira do Zezere, one off the nicest places we found here for accomodation is the lovely Lago Azul resort – blue lagoon resort and close to it the nice little town of Dornes which has some very nice monuments and a very large swimming beach.
Ferreira do Zezere / Dornes beaches
The Castelo do Bode lake is an undiscovered paradise for holidays and vacations, giving the possibility for water sports, swimming and fishing. Relaxing and discovering the surrounding nature and cultural visits to the surrounding towns of the which the most famous is Tomar.
The Castelo do Bode water is classified as the cleanest water of Portugal and the temperature of the water comes close to warmest which makes a nice alternative to the cold waters of Portugals mountain spring and the Atlantic ocean coastline just 80 km away.
The lake is surrounded by splendid beaches some cultivated others natural, some on which you will find yourself alone to enjoy the perfect surrounding views and swim in it’s safe waters.
Team building and group events in Castelo do Bode
Castelo do Bode is located 110KM from Lisbon Airport and easy to reach by highway. This makes it a great location for active and relaxing group events. Some of the possibilities for team building are kayaking and canoing for groups as large as 350 pax. Flyboard, paint ball, water sports, SUP paddle surf, picnics, bush craft are among the view possibilities this natural park provides for more info please call us or use the form below!
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