Destination guide

The relaxing area of Alcantarilha awaits your stay

Enjoy the culture and other features of Alcantarilha. This relaxing and walkable city entices travellers with its golfing and gardens. Zoomarine and Rocha Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Alcantarilha

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Alcantarilha has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Zoomarine (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Oceanico Faldo Golf Course (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Oceanico O'Connor Course (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Aqualand Waterpark (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Cova Redonda Beach (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Herdade dos Salgados Golf (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Alcantarilha

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Alcantarilha is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rocha Beach (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Senhora da Rocha Beach (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Falesia Beach (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Armação Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Fisherman's Beach Armacao de Pera (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Vale do Olival Beach (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Alcantarilha

Fly into Portimao (PRM), the closest airport, located 12.8 mi (20.5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), which is 22.6 mi (36.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Alcantarilha?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 753 holiday lettings near Alcantarilha. From 190 Villas to 114 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Alcantarilha is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Alcantarilha?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Alcantarilha:

  • Galé: 1,523 holiday homes
  • Praia da Rocha: 782 holiday homes
  • Centro Antigo: 1,281 holiday homes
  • Benagil: 684 holiday homes
  • Vale do Garrão: 532 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Alcantarilha?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Alcantarilha. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Albufeira Old Town Square: 10,003 holiday lettings
  • Vilamoura Marina: 2,996 holiday lettings
  • Vilamoura Beach: 5,351 holiday lettings
  • Albufeira Marina: 9,999 holiday lettings
  • Balaia Golf Village: 9,561 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Alcantarilha listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Alcantarilha?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 190 Villas in Alcantarilha. Our other popular types of Alcantarilha holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 114 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 10 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Alcantarilha?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 468 holiday homes with pool available in Alcantarilha. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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