Where to stay around Peniche?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,007 holiday lettings near Peniche. From 329 villas to 314 apartments, 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 Peniche is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Obidos Lagoon: 1,716 holiday lettings
  • Golf Club Praia d'El Rey: 1,693 holiday lettings
  • Foz do Arelho Beach: 1,696 holiday lettings
  • Baleal Beach: 1,485 holiday lettings
  • Sao Martinho do Porto Beach: 1,654 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Peniche 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 Peniche?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 329 villas in Peniche. Our other popular types of Peniche holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 314 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 270 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 20 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Peniche?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 585 holiday homes with pool available in Peniche. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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

    The Leiria district lies in the centre of the Costa de Prata, and the attractive town of Peniche is situated in the south of this district, on a rocky peninsula that juts out into the Atlantic Ocean. The town was originally an island, and only joined the mainland in the 16th century. Peniche has long been an important fishing port, and is home of the some of the best seafood restaurants in the region, if not in the whole of Portugal, as well as some fantastic surfing beaches.

    Things to do in Peniche, Portugal

    Thanks to its coastal location, seafood is big business in Peniche, with a number of the town’s restaurants specialising in this type of cuisine. Tuna, crayfish and sardines are three of the most common items you will find on the menus, and the resulting dishes are a far cry from the tinned products found on supermarket shelves.

    If you prefer to stick to self-catering, the local market if the best place to head to pick up some bargains. The fish here is extremely fresh and great value for money, and you can also pick up fruit, vegetables and lace products – the latter of which are another local speciality.

    As with many Portuguese towns and villages, the focal point of Peniche is the town square. Here you will find the baroque Misericordia Church and the 16th century fortress, which has a dominating presence in such a small town. There are also plenty of shops, cafes and bars dotted around this area, so you will not find yourself short of things to do.

    The beaches of the Costa de Prata are just a short distance away, with Baleal offering great surfing, and Cabo Carvoeiro the top choice for scenic views out over the ocean. Kite surfing and wind surfing are also popular on the beaches around Peniche, taking advantage of the powerful winds coming off the Atlantic. A good range of beach bars, cafes and shops can also be found around the beaches, especially at popular Baleal.

    Places to visit on holiday in Peniche, Portugal

    The city of Leiria (86km) is the capital of the region, and is more than worthy of a daytrip when staying in Peniche. Leiria has a number of old buildings on its cobbled streets, with the highlight being Leiria Castle, which dates back to the 14th century. Closer to Peniche, Obidos (25km) is one of the finest examples of a Portuguese medieval town, and where you can walk around the castle ramparts and enjoy panoramic views of the region.

    Weather in Peniche, Portugal

    Peniche experiences a Mediterranean climate, with warm summers and mild winters. The period from early June to early September is the most popular with foreign visitors, and temperatures average 25C for this period. This is also the time of year with the least rainfall, with the vast majority of days staying dry.

    Flights to Peniche, Portugal

    The nearest airport to the holiday rental accommodation in Peniche is Lisbon Airport (LIS), which is 68km south of the village. The majority of UK airlines fly to this destination, and some bargains can be found when shopping around and booking in advance.

    Activities and attractions in Peniche

    Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Peniche a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Golf Club Praia d'El Rey (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
    • Bom Sucesso Golf Course (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
    • Serra de Montejunto Lookout (21.2 mi / 34.1 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Peniche

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Peniche is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Consolation Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
    • Cabo Carvoeiro (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
    • Peniche Beach (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
    • Supertubos Beach (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
    • Praia da Consolação (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
    • Baleal Beach (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)