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Campsite Lima Escape

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Guide price €28.90

In the north of Portugal, on the inner edge of National Park Peneda-Gerês, lies camping Lima Escape. Here you stay beneath high fir trees with the Lima river at your feet and magnificent nature surrounding you. Ideal for seekers of peace and for hikers. On the campsite you will mostly find very satisfied campers, irrespective of whether they are staying in a tent, caravan, mobile home or in one of the exciting tree huts or luxury glamping tents.

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Tree hut and glamping tent

The sloping grounds offer spacious pitches with a lot of shade or with some shade. Glamping tents, mobile homes, apartments and bungalows as well as a few exciting tree huts can be booked. There is no TV or WiFi in the glamping tents and tree huts. How peaceful is this?

The Lima River

You can swim in the Lima river. The grounds also border a lake/recreational water.

Jeep safari

Lima Escape offers a wide variety of activities and entertainment: from walking, cycling, jeep safari and horse riding to wine tasting at the local wineries (vinho verde). Also make sure to visit one of the natural lakes, water falls and make unexpected discoveries in National Park Peneda-Gerês. The campsite provides several cycling routes for the sporty cyclist. There is a (free) WiFi spot.

Comprehensive menu

Restaurant Adega do Arthur with a comprehensive menu of high-quality dishes is located on the camping grounds. It is a lovely, lively place with a large shaded terrace. In addition to great meat and fish dishes, they also serve vegetarian dishes and have a menu for children. The campsite also offers fresh bread and there is a small shop.

Sanitary facilities

The sanitary facilities have recently been renovated and are kept in a tidy and clean condition.

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Detail information about this campsite

G.W.T. Mijling

This inspector visits Campsite Lima Escape every year and inspects the campsite on the basis of more than 200 amenities and other points of interest. The inspector is an ACSI staff member and does not work for the campsite.

- Inspector Mr G.W.T. Mijling
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Average rating: 7.7

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Thomas Parkes, on this campsite in November 2018


Travelling party: Couple

Very unhappy to find this campsite is closed in November despite being listed as open 12/12. Summer critical fire restrictions limit access to much of Portugal during the summer months. Frustrating to come outside of the fire restrictions to then find so many campsites closed

John Martin, on this campsite in October 2018


Travelling party: Couple

This is a lovely site within a wooded area in the mountains. It was perfect for walking in the hills to visit the ancient villages with their amazing granite houses. Paths are well way marked. The site is well laid out. Accommodation options include glamping tents and super tree houses though we were in a campervan. The shower/toilet blocks were of a high standard. Would highly recommend this site.

Katrin, on this campsite in August 2018


Travelling party: Family with children, various ages

Beautiful campsite directly at a big lake. There are a lot of places to put up your tent (big or small) or park your caravan. They also have tee pee tents and small cabins for rent. The restaurants food is amazing and the staff is great and hard working! There is a basketball court and a small playground on the site. Electricity is available at some spots and for the tents there is no assigned spot.

Peter, on this campsite in October 2017


Travelling party: Couple

Stayed here October 2017. Lovely peaceful site. Facilities now updated so ignore comments earlier about showers. Bar and restaurant excellent and great walks into mountains. Will definitely come back. Motorhomers.

Nicholas Thornburn, on this campsite in May 2017


Travelling party: Couple

What a great find. Only a few other motorhome on the site. Pitches are in pine trees so vary in size and slope. Toilet facilities have been upgraded but new showers have no timer so you have to keep pressing the button to maintain flow. Tricky to wash with one hand. Great walks in the National Park.
Very dog friendly and an absolutely great restaurant on site. Very popular with the locals, serves first class food at low prices. Best value for money I have had anywhere. Try the steak.
Highly recommend

Malcolm Marrett, on this campsite in September 2016


Travelling party: Couple

This is a lovely site in a beautiful natural setting . Camping is random amongst the trees which provide shade.
Location by the river and at the start of many walking trails. The showers are TERRIBLE, probably the worst I have ever come across in Europe. There are no proper chemical disposal points just one open drain which shares the drinking water tap!

Paul Chandler, on this campsite in July 2016


Travelling party: Couple

Good restaurant and very good staff. The pitches are poorly marked and not many are flat. Sadly the toilet and washing blocks are very poor. Clean but ancient, back to nature yes but back to the dark ages no.

Allwardt, on this campsite in June 2016


Travelling party: Couple

Nature lovers will appreciate this place and enjoy its tranquillity. It is an excellent base for extended trekking in the beautiful national park (-> Rother Wanderführer). The bar/restaurant features a shady and airy terrace, the waiters are extremely friendly and unobtrusive and let you stay and enjoy the free wlan without ordering anything. But since drinks are very cheap, don't miss the excellent coffees - and do try the local beer varieties. Food is good too.

Frank Savage, on this campsite in January 2016


Travelling party: Seniors

We have travelled extensively throughout Portugal and this site has to be one of the best in Northern Portugal. It is ideal for those who wish to enjoy the tranquillity of forest camping and to be able to explore the history of the region and tour the beautiful countryside and the real Portugal. The site has exactly what it says it has. The restaurant has to be rated as one of the best on any campsite and serves excellent food. The bar with free WIFI enables one to have a pleasant stay. The manageress and staff are very helpful. We stayed at Lima Escape for 4 nights and only moved on because of prior arrangements. We would certainly use this site again.

General information

Guide price 1
Guide price 2
Period of opening
02-01-2019 till 10-11-2019
01-12-2019 till 30-12-2019
5 ha
Number of touring pitches
Number of camper pitches
Number of permanent pitches
Number of accommodation units for hire
Campsite suitable for disabled persons

* Amenities in bold are not included in the overnight price. Some may need to be paid for. (This does not imply that all amenities not in bold are free!)

Popular amenities
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:5
  • Mobile homes
    • total:1
  • Mobile internet
    • Type:3G
  • WiFi zone
    • wifi zone free
At the reception
  • Passport/identity card required
  • Credit cards accepted
    • credit card:MasterCard | Visa Card
  • Payment by debit card/Maestro possible
  • Languages spoken at reception (during the main season)
    • languages:English | Spanish | French | Italian
Campsite rules
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:5
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:5
  • Caravans allowed
  • Tents allowed
  • Small extra tent permitted
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Car-free pitches
  • Twin-axle vehicles permitted
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:5
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:5
Toilet facilities
  • Washbasins: cold water
  • Standard toilets
  • Chemical toilet disposal point
  • Toilet-shower combination (215cmsx215cms minimum)
  • Showers: hot water
  • Family shower
  • Water and toilet facilities for disabled people in the same building as for the other campers
  • Tap without push control
Ground and vegetation
  • Pitches with plenty of shade
  • Pitches with some shade
  • Hard standing pitches
  • Sand
  • Sloping site
Washing, washing-up, cooking
  • Washing up sinks: hot water
  • Washing up sinks: cold water
  • Washing machine(s)
  • Laundry sinks: cold water
  • Dryers
Food, drink and groceries
  • Fresh bread available at the camp site
  • Groceries: limited selection
  • Restaurant (with ample choice)
  • Canteen/restaurant with level entrance or with ramp
  • Snack bar
  • Takeaway meals
  • Bar
  • Communal barbecue area
  • Freezing for cooling elements
  • Ice available
  • Exchanging of gas cylinders
Available to hire at the campsite
  • Mobile homes
    • total:1
  • Bungalows/chalets
    • total:2
  • Apartments
    • total:1
  • Tents
    • total:4
  • Canoes
  • Lodge tent with toilet facilities
    • total:4
  • Swimming in the lake/recreation pool(max. 0.1 km)
  • River/stream swimming (max. 0.1 km)
Water sports and recreation
  • Fishing
For children
  • Children's playground: small
  • No entertainment programme
Sport and games
  • Jeu de boules alley(s)
  • Beach volleyball
Recreation (adults)
  • Fishing
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level:average
  • Marked out walking routes near the camp site
    • level:average
  • Television
Situation of campsite
  • Located by a lake/recreation pond (max. 0.1 km)
  • Situated on river/stream (max. 0.1 km)
  • Located in a wood
  • Panorama
  • Close to motorway junction (< 10 km)
    • distance:9 km
  • Public transport near the camp site (max. 0.5 km)
    • distance:0,3 km
  • Shopping opportunities in the vicinity (< 10 km)
    • distance:1 km
For motorhomes
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Special facilities for motorhomes
  • Special pitches for motorhomes
    • hardened base for motorhomes
    • Surface area:20 m2
    • Amount:6
Pitch amenities
  • Tap at/near the pitch (max. 50 m)
  • Also suitable for caravans > 5.5m, excluding towbar
  • Electrical hook-ups possible to maximum %s amps
    • Max. electricity:16 ampère | 6 ampère
  • Euro-plug required
  • Toilet-shower combination (215cmsx215cms minimum)
  • Water and toilet facilities for disabled people in the same building as for the other campers
  • Canteen/restaurant with level entrance or with ramp
  • Tap without push control
  • Footpaths and roads are lit
  • Patrolled grounds
  • Quiet during the day and at night
Address & Route

Would you like to book Campsite Lima Escape or request more information? You can do both using the information below or by visiting the campsite's website.

  • Campsite Lima Escape
    Lugar de Igreja
    4980-312 / Entre Ambos-os-Rios/P. da Barc

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    41°49'26"N 8°19'3"W
  • A3 exit 12 IC28 to Ponte da Barca. After bridge over the Lima 2nd exit dir. Lindoso. After 10 km left site at Ambos-os-Rios. From Spain A52 Xinzo de Limia or Ourense dir. Portugal. After Lindoso right after 15 km.

  • Contact

  • www.lima-escape.pt

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Campsite Lima Escape