Destination guide

Travel to charming Portimao

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Portimao. Well known for its golfing, restaurants and casino gaming, this romantic city won't disappoint. Rocha Beach and Meia Praia Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


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.

Natural features

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)
How to get there

Transport to and around Portimao

Fly into Portimao (PRM), the closest airport, located 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), which is 32.2 mi (51.9 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station is Portimao Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Municipality of Portimão?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,856 holiday lettings around Municipality of Portimão. From 1,231 villas to 2,605 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Municipality of Portimão?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Municipality of Portimão. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Alvor: 4,666 holiday homes
  • Praia da Rocha: 4,519 holiday homes
  • Alvor Beach: 4,535 holiday homes
  • Torralta: 4,438 holiday homes
  • Alvor Boardwalk: 5,084 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Municipality of Portimão! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Municipality of Portimão?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Municipality of Portimão with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Alvor: 4,666 holiday lettings
  • Carvoeiro: 4,687 holiday lettings
  • Luz: 3,414 holiday lettings
  • Ferragudo: 4,476 holiday lettings
  • Armação de Pêra: 5,923 holiday lettings

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Municipality of Portimão? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Municipality of Portimão. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Pestana Alto Golf Club: 8,454 holiday rentals
  • Portimao Marina: 8,933 holiday rentals
  • Le Meridien Penina Golf: 7,747 holiday rentals
  • Algarve Casino: 8,610 holiday rentals
  • Tres Irmaos Beach: 7,940 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Municipality of Portimão listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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