Where to stay around Portimão?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,098 holiday lettings near Portimão. From 2,356 Condos/Apartments to 2,327 Studios, 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 Portimão is on HomeAway.

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

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 Portimão:

  • Praia da Rocha: 642 holiday homes
  • Bemposta: 58 holiday homes
  • Malheiro: 51 holiday homes
  • Barranco Rodrigo: 133 holiday homes
  • Galé: 608 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 Portimão?

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

  • Algarve Casino: 7,307 holiday lettings
  • Pestana Alto Golf Club: 7,143 holiday lettings
  • Portimao Marina: 7,536 holiday lettings
  • Portimao Arena: 7,394 holiday lettings
  • Hotel Algarve Casino: 7,454 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Portimão 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 Condos/Apartments in Portimão?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2,356 Condos/Apartments in Portimão. Our other popular types of Portimão holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 2,327 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 1,047 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 582 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent beach rentals in Portimão?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 1,869 beach rentals in Portimão. You have also many other possibilities in Portimão area, including:

  • Golf course rentals: 1,101 holiday rentals
  • Village rentals: 814 holiday rentals
  • Rural rentals: 555 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with heated indoor pool in Portimão?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with heated indoor pool among our 575 holiday homes with heated indoor pool available in Portimão. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental villa or apartment in Portimao, Portugal your home away from home

    Located on the western Algarve, Portimao is known to encase all that is great about the Algarve. With a magnificent climate, glorious beaches and fine golf courses, Portimao has something to offer every visitor, all year round. Hugely popular with golfers year round, and those who wish to explore the best of the Algarve’s beaches during the summer, Portimao apartments are busy throughout the year, and with so much to discover and enjoy, renting a villa in Portimao early for your holiday is recommended!

    Things to do on holiday to Portimao, Portugal

    Those taking one of the many Portimao houses will almost certainly already know of the glorious golden beaches that are the attraction for most people’s first visit to a self catering Portimao villa. The turquoise seas and soft sands, backed by imposing cliffs and sheltered by large headlands, are ideal for lazy days in the sun and family watersports holidays. You and your family can enjoy parasailing, scuba diving, water skiing, deep sea fishing, sailing and windsurfing, regardless of your technical prowess or experience, from a Portimao villa with ease. When looking for water sports centres, try the beach front or the new marina.

    Portimao villas are a golfing haven. The fine climate, lush landscape and beautiful scenery mean that golf courses in Portimao have sprung up in the last 20 years, making Portimao apartments some of the finest places to stay for golf holidays in the Algarve. There are a huge range of golf courses in Portimao, but the main three, Alto, Morgado and Penina receive the most plaudits. All three are excellent 18 hole golf courses, combining taxing fairways winding past spectacular hazards and pristine greens, as well as driving ranges, putting greens and pro-shops for your use.

    There are some beautiful sites to be seen in Portimao too. The 16th century Church is famous for having one of the most spectacularly decorated arch doorways in the whole of the Algarve, and archaeologists have uncovered some of the Algarve’s oldest roman villas in Portimao, adorned with beautiful mosaics. There are even signs of ancient Neolithic settlements here, with megalithic tombs and chambers clearly visible from some Portimao houses.

    The new marina in Portimao has brought a whole new dimension to holidays in Portimao apartments. There is now a high-class area of restaurants and bars in which to watch the world going by. The marina is not only a fantastic place to eat and relax, but the ideal place from which to take to the sea, fishing, sailing or scuba diving too.

    Places to visit on holiday to Portimao, Portugal

    Nearby Praia da Rocha is one of the Algarve’s most popular little beach resorts, set on the famous 2km long beach of the same name. The beach resort is of the highest quality, offering all the facilities you might need, or could wish for on a top class beach holiday.

    Weather in Portimao, Portugal

    The sun shines year round in Portimao. The high July and August temperatures (with average daily highs well into the mid-30’s (˚C), are made far more comfortable by the reliable sea breezes. June and September are among the best times to go, as the sting of the heat in the middle of the day has been reduced. Average temperatures in January are still between 9 and 15˚C, perfect for golf.

    Travel to Portimao, Portugal

    Flights from the UK to Faro International Airport (FAO) take around three hours, and leave on an amazingly frequent basis from airports across the country. There are a great range of airlines operating flights to Faro, so you can choose between luxury and saving a few pounds whilst you travel to your Portimao apartment, villa or town house. The best options for airport transfers to a Portimao apartment is with one of the shuttle busses, which can be organised either upon your arrival or before departure, taking around 30 minutes to reach a villa on Portimao from Faro.

    Activities and attractions in and around Portimao

    Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Portimao a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Zoomarine (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
    • Slide and Splash Water Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
    • Golf Alamos (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
    • Quinta Do Frances Winery (5 mi / 8.1 km)
    • Vale de Milho Golf (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
    • Palmares Golf (6 mi / 9.6 km)

    Seasonal weather in Portimao

    If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Portimao

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Portimao is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Rocha Beach (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
    • Meia Praia Beach (7 mi / 11.2 km)
    • Dona Ana Beach (8.1 mi / 13 km)
    • Senhora da Rocha Beach (8.7 mi / 14 km)
    • Luz Beach (11 mi / 17.7 km)
    • Angrinha Beach (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)