Where to stay around Quarteira?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,524 holiday lettings near Quarteira. From 2,505 Condos/Apartments to 2,454 Studios, 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: 199 holiday homes
  • Aldeia do Golfe: 184 holiday homes
  • Quinta do Lago: 277 holiday homes
  • Galé: 608 holiday homes
  • Centro Antigo: 527 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: 7,168 holiday lettings
  • Vila Sol Golf: 6,840 holiday lettings
  • Vilamoura Beach: 7,001 holiday lettings
  • Pinhal Golf Course: 7,230 holiday lettings
  • Quarteira Beach: 6,832 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 Condos/Apartments in Quarteira?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2,505 Condos/Apartments in Quarteira. Our other popular types of Quarteira holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 2,454 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2,211 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 680 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent beach rentals in Quarteira?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 2,557 beach rentals in Quarteira. You have also many other possibilities in Quarteira area, including:

  • Golf course rentals: 1,504 holiday rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 796 holiday rentals
  • Village rentals: 755 holiday rentals

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with heated indoor pool in Quarteira?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with heated indoor pool among our 809 holiday homes with heated indoor 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.

    Activities and attractions in Quarteira

    Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Quarteira has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Zoomarine (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
    • Aqua Show Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
    • Oceanico Pinhal Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
    • Vilamoura Tennis Center (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
    • Ocean Golf Course Vale do Lobo (2 mi / 3.1 km)
    • Royal Golf Course Vale do Lobo (2 mi / 3.2 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Quarteira

    If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Quarteira

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Quarteira is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Falesia Beach (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
    • Senhora da Rocha Beach (16.4 mi / 26.3 km)
    • Quarteira Beach (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
    • Trafal Beach (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
    • Vilamoura Beach (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
    • Marina Beach (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)