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Have an adventure at Burgau holiday lettings

Located in the Algarve region, Burgau began as a fishing village but now thrives on the hospitality industry. It’s known for its small beach surrounded by hilly terrain that offers a range of outdoor adventure possibilities. It’s also central to a number of outstanding day trips, points of interest to visit and fine dining and shopping experiences. When you secure your holiday lettings in Burgau, you’re setting up for the trip of a lifetime, whether it’s a business sojourn, a romantic excursion or a family holiday.


Sightseeing in and around Burgau

Do you want to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Burgau has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Espiche Golf Course (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Lagos Zoo (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Lagos Living Science Center (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Palmares Golf (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • International Kart Circuit (13.3 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Algarve International Autodrome Raceway (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)

Seasonal weather in Burgau

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Burgau

Travellers love Burgau for its pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Burgau is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Meia Praia Beach (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Rocha Beach (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Luz Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Dona Ana Beach (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Burgau Beach (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Cabanas Velhas Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Burgau

Fly into Portimao (PRM), the closest airport, located 11.7 mi (18.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), which is 44.4 mi (71.5 km) away.

How to get around

Finding your way to and around Burgau

Most people will fly into the region, landing at either Lisbon or Aeroporto Internacional de Faro, and will then need to catch a train, bus or taxi into town, which is a journey of several hours. The fastest option is from Faro by car via taxi or rideshare. You may want to choose a car hire, which allows the freedom to explore local cities and towns, and go on day trips as you choose. The town of Burgau itself is a small village with cobblestone streets and is very walkable, so a lot of visitors simply opt to hike around to see the sights.

Restaurants and bars

Outstanding eateries near Burgau holiday rental homes

Many of the local restaurants feature fresh seafood, which is prepared in any number of ways, from grilled sardines to mussels cooked with rice and even stuffed squid. During the winter months, many restaurants feature lamb and pork on their menus, and game animals like wild hare, boar and partridge. The region features many different options for dining, from seaside cafes and bars to upscale seafood restaurants and casual family dining. Good restaurants are available anywhere you go in this village and its surrounding areas.


Shopping areas near Burgau villa rentals

Shopping is part of the fun of travel, and you’ll find great options for souvenirs and entertainment not far from your Burgau villa rentals. This region is full of walkable streets where you’ll find great souvenir shops as well as boutique shopping where you can find beachwear, arts, crafts and all of the local colour you’re looking to find. Surf shops can also be found if you’re looking to get a board and ride the waves. If you’re interested in larger shopping experiences, you’ll want to travel to a nearby large city like Algarve, but this may be best suited for a day trip.

Where to stay around Burgau?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 109 holiday lettings near Burgau. From 23 Villas to 19 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Burgau for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Burgau:

  • Praia da Rocha: 738 holiday homes
  • Salema: 89 holiday homes
  • Porto de Mós: 366 holiday homes
  • Meia Praia: 763 holiday homes
  • Lagos Centre: 621 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 Burgau?

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

  • Lagos Marina: 5,624 holiday lettings
  • Algarve Casino: 8,085 holiday lettings
  • Alvor Boardwalk: 6,842 holiday lettings
  • Monchique Thermal Springs: 5,825 holiday lettings
  • Pestana Alto Golf Club: 7,906 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 23 Villas in Burgau. Our other popular types of Burgau holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 19 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 65 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 64 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Burgau?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 70 holiday homes with pool available in Burgau. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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