Destination guide

Why people love visiting charming Almada

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Almada. This romantic city is known for its sporting events, surfing and golfing. Castle of Sao Jorge and Cristo Rei 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.


Sightseeing in and around Almada

Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Almada has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lisbon Oceanarium (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Calouste Gulbekian Planetarium (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Aroeira Golf Club (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Golf Aroeira (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Vasco da Gama Aquarium (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Ajuda Botanical Garden (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Almada

Travellers enjoy Almada for its surfing. If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 26°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Almada

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Almada is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cascais Beach (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Guincho Beach (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Health Beach (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Costa da Caparica Beach (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Dragao Beach (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Praca do Imperio Garden (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Almada

The nearest airport is in Lisbon (LIS-Humberto Delgado), located 10 mi (16 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Cascais (CAT), which is 10.2 mi (16.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Municipality of Almada?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,355 holiday lettings around Municipality of Almada. From 4,322 flats & apartments to 188 villas, 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.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Municipality of Almada?

If you're into the thought of hopping out of bed and discovering interesting shops, cafes and entertainment in a matter of minutes, then you've got to stay in the main central area. HomeAway has 1,607 city centre rental properties available. Of course, that might not be everyone's style. Luckily, HomeAway has a bunch of other options, including:

  • 1,127 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 689 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 512 beach holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Municipality of Almada?

There's something really cool and chic about staying in an apartment like a local. Whether it's a sprawling view you're after or just an easy place to hang out, an apartment could be the ideal choice. HomeAway has 3,866 for you to check out here. How does £16 a night sound? That's what you're looking at spending if you don't dilly dally! Or perhaps you'd rather one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • House: 552 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £16 per night.
  • Villa: 210 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £43 per night.
  • Hotel: 195 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £17 per night.

Can I stay in Municipality of Almada in a large group?

There's nothing more exciting than being somewhere new with close friends and family. And the great news is HomeAway has some places suitable for large groups. Apartment holiday rentals are the favourite option for big groups of guests, with 782 listed here. If you're planning on travelling with a large group, the rental options that are suitable for you include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we've got 1,874 holiday rentals suited to that size. Stay a night for as little as £30.
  • If you've got 5 in your party, you'll be pleased to hear that there are 818 rental properties that are perfect. Prices begin at just £16 per night.
  • On a trip away with a group of 8? We've got 608 rental accommodation that will be ideal. Prices start from £60 a night.

You and all your buddies will be more than satisfied when you arrange your Municipality of Almada adventure with us!

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