Find the best place to stay — Quarteira

Where to stay around Quarteira?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,175 holiday lettings near Quarteira. From 2,673 villas to 2,567 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 Quarteira is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Quarteira?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Quarteira:

  • Encosta das Oliveiras: 226 holiday homes
  • Aldeia do Golfe: 202 holiday homes
  • Quinta do Lago: 390 holiday homes
  • Galé: 638 holiday homes
  • Centro Antigo: 548 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Vilamoura Marina: 7,811 holiday lettings
  • Vila Sol Golf: 7,466 holiday lettings
  • Vilamoura Beach: 7,669 holiday lettings
  • Pinhal Golf Course: 7,678 holiday lettings
  • Quarteira Beach: 7,486 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2,673 villas in Quarteira. Our other popular types of Quarteira holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 2,567 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 719 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 64 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Quarteira?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4,852 holiday homes with pool available in Quarteira. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    A relaxing stay in the Algarve: a holiday rental in Quarteira

    The town of Quarteira is a welcoming coastal location that offers visitors the chance to lounge on fine beaches and to explore the bigger tourist towns of Albufeira and Vilamoura. With a history dating back to Roman times, visitors can also get to grips with Quarteira's past. HomeAway has villas in Quarteira that put visitors close to the action, whether it be a Quarteira apartment with a picture-perfect view for two or a family-sized Quarteira holiday villa with internet access, satellite television and swimming pool.

    Alternatively, a stay in a chic marine town with designer boutiques and fine dining can be enjoyed: HomeAway has plenty of accommodations in nearby Vilamoura, about a mile away. Busy and exciting Albufeira is eight-and-a-half miles from Quarteira and has plenty of holiday accommodations too. Loule, a beautiful 13th century town, is ten miles away, where HomeAway also has many rentals.

    Things to do

    Quarteira Beach:

    This beach made of soft, golden sand is a landing spot for the local fishing community. Each morning fishermen pull ashore with their catch; visitors to the beach can visit the nearby fish market or pop into one of the restaurants to sample their wares.

    Quarteira Gypsy Market:

    Each Wednesday the town square of Quarteira turns into a large gypsy market. Locals and tourists from across the region flock here to pick up bargains. Local arts, crafts, textiles, foods and spirits are all available.


    The Algarve region is known for its numerous top-notch golf courses, with some of the best to be found near Quarteira. The closest are Vila Sol, Old Course, Pinhal, Millennium and Laguna. These courses are suitable for players of all ability levels. Tee times can be made online or over the phone.


    This popular resort town is centred around an impressive marina. Hundreds of yachts fill the water and elegant restaurants and bars can be found here. History buffs can visit well-preserved Roman ruins, while beaches are found on either side of town. Praia de Falesia and Praia Olhos d’Agua are the most popular.


    Albufeira is Portugal’s most popular tourist stop. The Old Town is home to cobblestone streets, whitewashed buildings and a number of shops and restaurants. Night owls can check out the famous strip, lined with countless bars and clubs that are open well into the early morning hours. Fishermen's Beach, near the Old Town, is perfect for a swim.

    Sao Lourenco Church:

    This church offers visitors a unique glimpse of the region’s past as it is one of the few structures to have survived the devastating earthquake of 1755. Blue and white glazed tiles adorn the interior of the church, as does intricate woodwork. It is located seven miles from Quarteira.

    Weather in Quarteira

    Summers in Quarteira are the busiest season due to the warm, sunny conditions. Days with an average high of 30°C are standard in July and August, while warm temperatures of 25°C are par for the course in fall, making it an ideal season for those wanting to escape the crowds. Winters see an average temperature of 16°C with the most rain – while nevertheless minimal – falling in December.

    Travel to Quarteira

    Quarteira is located 10.5 miles from Faro airport (FAO); most major UK and European cities are serviced to and from here. The fastest way to reach Quarteira from the airport is to hire a car or take a taxi, the drive taking a mere 20 minutes. Alternatively there is a bus that runs from Faro city centre to Quarteira. The ride takes about 40 minutes, excluding the necessary transfer from Faro airport to the city centre.

    Attractions in and around Quarteira

    Looking for places to see while you're in Quarteira? Some of the area's family-friendly attractions for travellers include Zoomarine, Aqua Show Park and Vilamoura Tennis Center. Visitors searching for nearby landmarks can take a trip to Loule Castle and Carmo Church. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Quarteira Beach, Trafal Beach and Vilamoura Beach. Activities around the area include Vilamoura Marina, Agua Doce Beach and Faro Marina. Popular regional attractions such as Falesia Beach and Senhora da Rocha Beach might be worth a visit during your stay. Also while in town, consider a visit to Vale do Lobo Beach and Peixe Market.