This 4-star campsite boasts SGS certification for the quality of its services, and enjoys direct access to the beach just 150 metres away. The site lies 30 km north of Oporto and Póvoa de Varzim is 13 km away. Póvoa de Varzim is both a colourful, authentic little fishing village and a vibrant, bustling seaside resort in high season, with a range of bars, restaurants, clubs as well as a casino and a beach that's perfect for surfing. This region is steeped in history and culture.
The Orbitur Rio Alto campsite takes its name from the river that stops at Estela. Póvoa de Varzim is home to fishermen and other locals with a tie to seafaring tradition. The town's grandest feast day is held in celebration of Saint Peter, the patron saint of fishermen. The local cuisine is centred on fresh ingredients such as fish or regional vegetables. Eça de Queirós, one of Portugal's greatest writers, was born here in Póvoa de Varzim. Visit the ruins of the 18th-century aqueduct as well as the old windmills.
Portugal's Douro region is packed full of cultural and sight-seeing gems, especially Oporto and its historic, UNESCO-listed Ribeira quarter.
This luxury campsite is located just 150 metres away from the beach (complete with direct access), and within striking distance of an 18-hole golf course. Expect a variety of different features, facilities and services in high season: pool, bar, restaurant and self-service counter, supermarket and more.
At your campsite:
- Direct access to the beach just 150 metres away
- Golf course nearby
- Pool (01/06 to 01/10)
- Play area
- Games room
- Table tennis
- TV room
Campsite opening hours:
Arrivals from 4 pm (until 7 pm in low season and until 9.30 pm from mid-June to mid-September) - Departures before 12 noon
You will love
- A region steeped in history, direct access to the beach just 150 metres away
- Golf course nearby
- Póvoa de Varzim, just 30 km away from Oporto, is a charmingly authentic fishing village
2-bedroom Neptuno mobile home for 5 people (Orbitur Rio Alto)
29 m² - 1 bedroom with 1 double bed and 1 loft bed + 1 bedroom with 1 double bed. Kitchenette with fridge/freezer, electric (or gas) stainless steel hob, extractor hood, stainless steel sink, pan drawers. Living room with table and 4 chairs, bench seat, fan. Bathroom/Toilet (shower stall, sink, bathroom cabinet, toilet). Bedding and towels included. Semi-covered patio with garden furniture, 2 deckchairs, 5 m².
1-bedroom Vénus mobile home for 2 people (Orbitur Rio Alto)
17 m² - 1 bedroom with 1 double bed, 2 bedside tables, 1 chest of drawers. Fully equipped kitchenette with fridge/freezer, electric stainless steel hob, extractor hood, sink, tableware kit. Living room (table, bench seat, fan). Bathroom/Toilet. Bedding and towels included. Patio, garden furniture, 2 sun loungers, 7 m².
2-bedroom Eden Bungalow for 4 people (Orbitur Rio Alto)
22 m² - 1 bedroom with 1 double bed, 1 bedroom with 2 single beds. Fully equipped kitchenette. Bathroom/Toilet. Bedding and towels included. Wood bungalow, covered patio, garden furniture. 2 sun loungers.
Some events and activities for kids and adults in July and August.Activities:
On site: multi-sport area, tennis, pool (01/06 to 01/10), play area for kids.
Nearby: bus stop, golf, sea fishing, sailing and windsurfing, mini golf, bike rental, casino, club, horse-riding, nature reserve.Surrounding area:
Enjoy the port area with its fishing district, where the men work on their colourful boats and the women mend the fishing nets. Move down towards the bustling seafront for the slides, cafés, restaurants, bars, clubs, casinos and a host of water sports and activities - especially surfing.
Bar (08/04 to 30/09), restaurant (01/06 to 30/09), supermarket (08/04 to 30/09), tennis and table tennis racket and ball hire.
Free Wi-Fi in the communal areas.
Baby kit hire (high chair, bath, cot) 9/kit (available to hire individually).
Includes: bedding and towels included (including a change once per week), pool, play area, games room, tennis, TV room.
Not included: washing machine (tokens to buy), iron (hire by the half hour), bedding and towel kit hire (can be changed if requested: 9/week/1-person kit, 15/week/double kit), towel hire (1 towel + 1 hand towel): 5.
Please note: Pets are not permitted inside the rentals.
Pets not permitted inside the rentals.
Minimum 7-night stay from 01/07 to 25/08, minimum 2-night stay outside July and August.
Parking for one car (charge applies for an additional vehicle).
Deposit to be paid upon arrival: 100 per accommodation unit, cash only.
Additional guests permitted when possible, extra 7 or 9 per night depending on the period. Please contact us for details.
Camping Orbitur Rio Alto
Prices and booking
To book stay from 01/06 to 31/08 in this campsite please contact directly our Booking Office at 00 33 5 61 69 05 04
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