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Rasmalho, Portimao, Portugal
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Tipi Algarve, Glamping
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lisbon District, Portugal
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the family tipi for two weeks in july with our little girl. We thought it would be a good idea to experience some nature all together. And we were so right, she loved it! Sunny, the owner´s dog is just adorable and my daughter had great fun feeding the chicken. Beaches and Shopping is just around the... More

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I went with my partners family to Tipi Algarve in August 2013 and thoroughly enjoyed myself. The safari tent's we stayed in were very large and accommodating. There was 6 of us in total and Calvin went out of his way to ensure we had everything we needed for a large family. He even got us a second fridge so... More

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We stayed here for 5 days and really enjoyed our stay. You are best to have a car because public transport does not exist. We stayed in a lovely Yurt in a corner on our own. We loved it. There was a pool but it smelt pretty bad due to poor filtration maybe? There was chickens in a coop but... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

I'm pretty lazy and have never written a review in my life. The fact that I am writing this shows how much I rated the place. A really relaxing, chilled place with a laid back atmosphere to it. We stayed in a tipi and then a safari tent. Both were really nice but I think the tipi just edged it.... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

We stayed at Tipi Algarve, originally booked 4 nights as we were travelling around. After being there for the four nights we decided to book for another 2 nights after we returned from Lisburn. Calvin and Sam were very relaxed and accommodating, which made our stay even more special. The site is very peaceful and in a car you can... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We stayed at Tipi Algarve for ten nights and had a lovely relaxing peaceful holiday. As a family trying to book our first holiday during the school hols we wanted to do something a bit different and after many hours of searching Tipi Algarve was the favourite not least because Calvin and Sam were so flexible with dates and we... More

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

The only reason I did not give Tipi a 5 out of 5 is because the site is a work in progress...the track to the site is very rough, and there were a few pesky wasps...but my car is quite small hence the problem with the track (family cars will manage this fine, but slowly) and wasps happen..especially in the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

My wife and I stayed at Tipi Algarve for two nights on the August bank holiday weekend 2013. The owner, Calvin, despite having a very young baby, was always around to help with queries with his trusty band of international volunteers who kept the place spotless. Highlights of the time on site were: a sunset yoga class (although my flexibility... More

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Chipping Barnet, null, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We stayed at Tipi Algarve with our four children aged 9,9,7 and 5 in August for 3 nights. We had the two Safari tents side by side with their own camp kitchen. The tents were fab with a double and single bed in each and the kitchen had gas rings and a fridge so everything you needed for cooking and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

I read about Tipi Algarve online and instantly knew I wanted to go there. My boyfriend and I booked last minute, I was worried we wouldn't be able to stay as we wanted to stay for 5 days but Calvin managed to squeeze us in for 3 days as it was mid august- peak season. After our flight was delayed... More

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Address: Rasmalho, Portimao, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Portimao
Also Known As:
Tipi Algarve Hotel
Tipi Algarve, Glamping Portimao, Portugal

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Come and join us in the peace and tranquility of our eco-retreat and enjoy a Tipi holiday at Monte Joao Afonso in the Algarve, the sunshine coast of Southern Portugal, and experience a truly unique holiday. Tipi Algarve offers glamorous camping, otherwise known as "glamping"... with real comfort under canvas.Guests can stay in one of our stunning and spacious North American Family or small 2 person Tipis or our traditional Family Western Yurt all of which are furnished for your comfort with real beds and fresh linen. Alternatively we have Safari Tents which are perfect for both couples or families or groups.Each unit has its own private camp kitchen with fridge, gas rings to cook, cooking utensils, pots & pans, crockery & cutlery, tables & chairs and a hammock to enjoy alfresco dining under our pollution-free starry night sky. We have separate ladies & gents communal shower & toilets.We are only 45 minutes drive from Faro Airport and 15 minutes drive to stunning beaches and near all the main attractions the Algarve has to offer. ... more   less 
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