For years many holiday destinations are repeated all over the world, 2019 may be the year when you can have a contact experience with nature like never before, here’s some holiday suggestions.

Portugal is increasingly having a larger selection of floating accommodation, this being a market where the houses are on the waters of national rivers, offering guests truly unique views with the possibility of incredibly quiet nights, without the noises characteristic of populated areas, here’s some sugestions.

Barco Casa

The first suggestion of this list offers a completely unbeatable holiday is “Barco Casa” (House Boat), boats located in the middle of the Natural Park of the Ria Formosa, located in Faro, that allow the guests to enjoy a unique sensation of tranquility, to dive in stunning waters, to sunbathe in a desert island and sleep under the stars.

With the possibility for the whole family, house boats include a panoramic suite, two double bedrooms and two sofa beds. Prices start from 175€, with an indoor dining area, terrace and “Jacuzzi”.


Casas da Ria

Also located in the Ria Formosa in Faro, with prices starting at 190€ per night and low season and can reach 300€ in high season, this Catamaran has a capacity for 4 people, includes a sewage treatment plant and move If the sunlight, it becomes an operation centered on the environment.

In terms of amenities, in this boat with cork-lined walls you can find a double bed, bathroom, living room with kitchenette and a roof where you can sunbathe.


Oporto Douro Floating House

Porto’s first boat house, Porto Douro Floating House can be the ideal option for those who want to visit the city of Porto or North of Portugal and at the same time want a different experience, sleeping in a quiet place full of relaxing landscapes and a privileged view to the Douro.

From 95€ per night, guests have at their disposal a bedroom with double bed, a sofa bed and an equipped kitchen. There is also a roof for sunbathing and exercise equipment is also available.



The last suggestion on the list for a holiday in contact with water and nature is Floating which, in addition to giving guests the possibility of sleeping in a floating house full of amenities, also offers a more radical option, a submarine capable of taking you to discover the bottom of the river.

With capacity for two people simultaneously, this experience has an easy and safe navigation system, exclusively marketed exclusively by e-mail,

This boat is located on the Douro River in Resende.


These were just a few different small holiday suggestions, interesting and ready to create unforgettable memories.