Where to stay around Vila Real de Santo António?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 632 holiday lettings near Vila Real de Santo António. From 133 Houses to 114 Villas, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Vila Real de Santo António area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Vila Real de Santo António?

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 Vila Real de Santo António:

  • La Antilla: 73 holiday homes
  • Retur: 54 holiday homes
  • Bernarda: 94 holiday homes
  • Pisa Barro de Cima: 15 holiday homes
  • Vista Real: 22 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 Vila Real de Santo António?

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

  • Santo Antonio Sports Complex: 1,108 holiday lettings
  • Marques de Pombal Statue: 1,103 holiday lettings
  • Vila Real Santo Antonio Harbour: 1,103 holiday lettings
  • Marques de Pombal Square: 1,104 holiday lettings
  • Vila Real de Santo Antonio Station: 1,110 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Vila Real de Santo António 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 Real de Santo António?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 133 Houses in Vila Real de Santo António. Our other popular types of Vila Real de Santo António holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 114 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 self catering accommodations

Can I rent beach rentals in Vila Real de Santo António?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 314 beach rentals in Vila Real de Santo António. You have also many other possibilities in Vila Real de Santo António area, including:

  • Waterfront rentals: 134 holiday rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 47 holiday rentals
  • Mountain rentals: 10 holiday rentals

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Vila Real de Santo António?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 342 holiday homes with pool available in Vila Real de Santo António. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Algarve your home away from home

    Vila Real de Santo Antonio is situated on the banks of the River Guardiana. After being submerged by the sea in the 17th century it was eventually rebuilt on a grid system in 1774 by the Marques de Pombal, radiating out from the main square.

    Things to Do in Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Algarve

    Those enjoying a holiday home in Vila Real de Santo Antonio will want to spend time exploring this remarkable town. The main square is lined with orange trees and 18th century town houses along with the Manuel Cabanas Museum. The long riverbank is a pleasant place for walking with impressive views across to Spain. Visit the local market at Tavira or take the ferry to Tavira Island which has a beach for sunbathing, swimming and watersports. Close by, Manta Rota beach has beautiful golden sands and rolling surf. Sunbathe, swim and enjoy the nightlife here after dark. Walks and birdwatching in the Ria Formosa Reserve or taking a cruise on the River Guadiana are more great ways to enjoy this lovely area.

    Places to Visit Around Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Algarve

    Just 3 km from holiday homes in Vila Real di Santo Antonio is the town of Castro Marim with its 13th century castle built by King Alfonso III. Inside the walls are the remains of a still older castle which were once the headquarters of the Order of Christ. Another fort, Sao Senastio, dates back to 1641 and was built to defend Portugal against the Spanish. The neighbouring town of Tavira is stunning with its old cobbled streets and history dating back over 2000 years. The Roman bridge spans the River Gilao. Take a trip on the sightseeing train or in a horsedrawn carriage to see the sights. Altogether the town has 37 churches as well as a castle and harbour.

    Weather in Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Algarve

    Holiday rentals in Vila Real de Santo Antonio have hot summers and mild winters. During the summer, daytime highs average 36°C (97°F), gradually cooling to around 15-20°C (59-68°F) in the winter. The area has no rainfall to speak of from May to October, with some showers in the winter.

    Travel to Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Algarve

    The nearest airport to holiday rentals in Vila Real de Santo Antonio is Faro (FAO) Airport which is about 65 km away. From there, transfers can be made by bus, taxi or by hiring a car from the airport and driving along the A22. The airport is served by many low-cost airlines from the UK and other major European cities, making it very easy to enjoy a self-catering villa holiday in the Algarve.

    Activities and attractions in Vila Real Santo Antonio

    Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Vila Real Santo Antonio a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Castro Marim and Vila Real de Santo Antonio Marsh Natural Reserve (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
    • Benamor Golf (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
    • Parque Zoo Municipal Prudencio Navarro (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
    • Isla Canela Golf Course (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Vila Real Santo Antonio

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

    • Verde Beach (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
    • Barril Beach (11.2 mi / 18 km)
    • Altura Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
    • Manta Rota Beach (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
    • Cabeco Beach (2.5 mi / 4 km)
    • Cacela Velha Beach (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)