Where to stay around Vila Praia de Âncora?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 363 holiday lettings near Vila Praia de Âncora. From 139 Houses to 79 Villas, 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 Vila Praia de Âncora is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Vila Praia de Âncora?

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

  • Vila Praia de Ancora Beach: 662 holiday lettings
  • Praca da Republica: 698 holiday lettings
  • Moledo do Minho Beach: 606 holiday lettings
  • Cabedelo Beach (Praia do Cabedelo): 793 holiday lettings
  • Monte de Santa Luzia Basilica: 807 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Vila Praia de Âncora 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 Houses in Vila Praia de Âncora?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 139 Houses in Vila Praia de Âncora. Our other popular types of Vila Praia de Âncora holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 79 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 36 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 8 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent beach rentals in Vila Praia de Âncora?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 152 beach rentals in Vila Praia de Âncora. You have also many other possibilities in Vila Praia de Âncora area, including:

  • Mountain rentals: 130 holiday rentals
  • Waterfront rentals: 76 holiday rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 36 holiday rentals

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Vila Praia de Âncora?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 190 holiday homes with pool available in Vila Praia de Âncora. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make A Holiday Rental House in Vila Praia de Ancora, Portugal, Your Home Away From Home

    The small town of Vila Praia de Ancora can be found in Northern Portugal, quite close to the Spanish border. Originally a fishing town, tourism is also becoming an important industry, although thankfully the town and area remain largely unspoilt. With a range of accommodation options to choose from, a holiday rental house in Vila Praia de Ancora is the most appealing. Coming complete with a fully fitted kitchen including all the utensils, it offers a home away from home feel, and by staying in self catering accommodation in Vila Praia de Ancora, holidaymakers can avoid having to eat out for every meal in expensive restaurants.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Vila Praia de Ancora, Portugal

    There are a number of activities which can be enjoyed during a holiday in Vila Praia de Ancora, but perhaps one which many people come for is the surfing. Although wearing a wetsuit is needed all the year around, people of all experience levels will enjoy the waves. Other activities that are possible include cycling through the countryside, walking along the beaches, tennis and golf.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Vila Praia de Ancora, Portugal

    There are many places of interest that can be visited whilst staying in a holiday rental house in Vila Praia de Ancora, although it must be noted, that using a car will be necessary for those places further away. The closest places can be visited on foot though, and these include the newly redeveloped main square which is an excellent place to have a coffee and do a spot of people watching; and a nearby fort, which can be reached within an hour on foot. Further away, a scenic drive through the countryside and along the coast is recommended, and there are numerous small towns and villages whose beauty is magnified by their lovely surroundings. A day trip to the city of Porto can also be taken, and the main attractions here include a 12th century cathedral, the Serralves Museum and an interesting historical section.

    Weather in Vila Praia de Ancora, Portugal

    Due to its more northerly location, the climate in the area surrounding the self catering accommodation in Vila Praia de Ancora is generally cooler than that of the more famous southern Portuguese destinations. This has perhaps in some way helped to keep the development of tourism at a slower pace. Winters are mild, and the temperature rarely drops below 8 degrees Celsius, whilst it is warm and dry between the months of May and September. The temperature during this time measure between 20 and 25 degrees, and a cooling sea breeze means it rarely gets stiflingly hot.

    Travel to Vila Praia de Ancora, Portugal

    The closest airport to the self catering accommodation in Vila Praia de Ancora is to be found in the city of Porto. Francisco Sa Carneiro Airport (OPO) has connections with a number of cities throughout Europe on over a dozen airlines. Holidaymakers from the United Kingdom may be interested in Easyjet flights from London Gatwick (LGW) and Ryanair flights from Liverpool (LPL). Car rental is available at the airport, and is recommended in order to make the most out of a holiday in Vila Praia de Ancora.

    Sightseeing in and around Vila Praia de Ancora

    Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Vila Praia de Ancora a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Santiago Ruiz Winery (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
    • Terras Gauda (9 mi / 14.5 km)
    • Feitosa Golf Club (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Vila Praia de Ancora

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Vila Praia de Ancora is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Vila Praia de Ancora Beach (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
    • Illa Canosa (6.2 mi / 10 km)
    • Illa Morraceiro do Grilo (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
    • Illa Morraceira das Varandas (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
    • Cabedelo Beach (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
    • Illa Vacariza (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)