Where to stay around Municipality of Aljezur?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 262 holiday lettings near Municipality of Aljezur. From 105 Houses to 95 Villas, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Municipality of Aljezur area.

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

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

  • Aljezur: 1,493 holiday homes
  • Carrapateira: 617 holiday homes
  • Aldeia Nova: 20 holiday homes
  • Odeceixe: 317 holiday homes
  • Vale da Telha: 102 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Municipality of Aljezur! 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 Aljezur?

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

  • Aljezur: 1,493 holiday lettings
  • Carrapateira: 617 holiday lettings
  • Odeceixe: 317 holiday lettings
  • Espartal, Portugal: 241 holiday lettings
  • Bordeira: 2,293 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 Aljezur?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Municipality of Aljezur. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Arrifana Beach: 2,713 holiday rentals
  • Amado Beach: 2,852 holiday rentals
  • Odeceixe Beach: 415 holiday rentals
  • Amoreira Beach: 1,394 holiday rentals
  • Bordeira Beach: 2,888 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Municipality of Aljezur listed on HomeAway 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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Escape from everyday life with a holiday rental in Aljezur.

The municipality of Aljezur is an unspoilt natural wonder located within the Faro district. It was founded back in the 10th century by North Africans who ruled until the Christian conquest five centuries later. The Arab influence can still be felt, as many of the structures in the region and the mix of the two conflicting cultures gives Aljezur its own particular flair. Also characteristic of Aljezur is the lush, green valley and the long stretch of untouched beaches on the Western Atlantic. HomeAway has holiday houses and villas in Aljezur that put visitors in the heart of this relaxed region. Budget-friendly, sea-side Aljezur villas outfitted with wi-fi and cable television or luxury holiday villas in Aljezur that are both pet and child friendly are just a few of the offerings.

Aljezur is a great starting point for exploration of the Algarve. It lies about 19 miles north of Lagos, an historic yet modern town where HomeAway also has holiday rentals. In fact, HomeAway also has a nice collection of holiday accommodations in quite a few cities in the Faro district that fit all kinds of budgets and travel styles.

Things to do

Working windmills:

There are two picturesque and still functioning windmills in Aljezur. One, in Odeceixe, continues using the traditional grinding method and has fantastic views of the countryside. The second windmill is found in Arregata. Here visitors can see the individual implements used historically for grinding cereals.

Western Atlantic coast:

The coast of the western Atlantic found in Aljezur is something unique in the Algarve region; it is still relatively untouched by tourism. No hotels or resorts here – just miles of pure sand and sea. Without a doubt, this is one of the biggest reasons to visit this region.

The Church at Bordeira:

This religious structure is one of the few in the Algarve to have more or less survived the earthquake of 1755. The simplicity of its outside is greatly contrasted by the intricate baroque-style woodwork inside.

Museum Antoniano:

What is today the Museum Antoniano was originally the 17th-century chapel of Santo Antonio of Aljezur. Strangely, the building was primarily residential in the 19th century before it was ultimately converted into the museum it is today. Books, engravings, coins, medals and more are on display.

Castelo de Aljezur:

There is not a whole lot that remains of the once imposing 10th-century Moorish Castle of Aljezur. Centuries of wear and tear – not to mention a huge earthquake in 1755 – have taken their toll. However, what remains is well worth a visit. The view from atop alone makes the trip worthwhile.


The town of Lagos is located about 19 miles from Aljezur. This pretty town's historic centre is surrounded by medieval walls and cobblestone streets lined with plenty of restaurants and cafés. A fort at the harbour entrance is fun to visit, and the Meia Praia beach is popular.

Weather in the Aljezur region

The weather in the Aljezur region is typical for the Algarve region: summers are hot, sunny, and dry. High temperatures average around 28°C in July and August, and there is virtually no rain in those months. Temperatures in September and October average a pleasant 22-24°C with a few days of rain per month. Winter temps stay in the 10-13°C range. December and February are the wettest, clocking in with an average of seven days of precipitation per month.

Travel to the Aljezur region

The closest and most convenient airport for holidays in Aljezur is in Faro (FAO), located about 70 miles from the Aljezur municipality. From the airport, the quickest option for getting to Aljezur is to hire a car or take a taxi. There are plenty of agencies at the airport, and the drive is scenic. Alternatively travellers can take a bus or train from Faro to Lagos and continue via bus to Aljezur.

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