Castro Marim, Portugal

Castro Marim, Portugal

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Where to stay around Castro Marim?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 966 holiday lettings near Castro Marim. From 533 apartments to 200 houses, 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 Castro Marim is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Castro Marim?

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 Castro Marim:

  • Retur: 58 holiday homes
  • Vista Real: 27 holiday homes
  • Fonte: 21 holiday homes
  • La Antilla: 71 holiday homes
  • Bernarda: 104 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 Castro Marim?

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

  • Quinta do Vale Golf: 1,158 holiday lettings
  • Castro Marim Golf: 1,195 holiday lettings
  • Sapal Natural Reserve: 1,149 holiday lettings
  • Castro Marim Castle: 1,168 holiday lettings
  • Cabeco Beach: 1,343 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Castro Marim 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 apartments in Castro Marim?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 533 apartments in Castro Marim. Our other popular types of Castro Marim holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 200 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 190 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 10 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 Castro Marim?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 512 holiday homes with pool available in Castro Marim. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday home in Castro Marim Town your home away from home

    Anyone looking for an authentic Portuguese experience can do no better than a holiday in Castro Marim in the Algarve region of Portugal. It offers a glimpse into how the Portugal of yore looked with a series of interesting monuments and buildings of typical Portuguese architecture lining the streets. There are also many cultural events that take place in this town. On top of that it provides the ideal grounds for a golfing holiday. Tourists headed for this attraction-laden locale can make their stay even more enjoyable by booking one of the holiday homes in Castro Marim provided by HomeAway. These include amazing quinta-style villas big enough for large travelling groups and spacious town houses with modern styling. Majority of the Castro Marim holiday rentals are situated close to the beach, making them ideal for sun-worshippers. Even better for those out for a rich tan, some come with private pools complete with loungers.

    Things to do

    -Historical sites: This town has a rich history having been used as a port for thousands of years. It is reputed to have been the place where the soldiers of the Order of Christ had their headquarters in the 14th century. The Castle of Marim which towers over the town is one of the visible reminders of this illustrious past. It dates back to the 10th century.

    -Nature walks: The Reserva Natural do Sapal serves up quite a treat for nature lovers. Within its 2,000 hectares is a dense diversity of flora and fauna, including over 400 plant species and 150 species of birds. Birdwatchers can expect to spot flamingos, sandpipers and different kinds of storks wandering about. While here visitors will get the chance to see salt being harvested in the traditional way from the salt marshes.

    -Culture: Visitors who book holiday homes in Castro Marim during the month of August are in for a dose of unique Portuguese culture as this is when the Medieval Fair/Festival takes place. Apart from local artists, many performers come from across the world to participate in musicals, dances and a host of other events. Revellers can also leave with some unique items as blacksmiths, weavers and herb sellers all come with their wares.

    -Food and drink: There are oodles of places in this region where visitors can get a taste of excellent Algarve cuisine. At the Restaurante O Infante visitors will find an inviting ambiance emanating from the tastefully done decor. Their palates will be overwhelmed with the divine meat and fish-based dishes helped down with brilliant wine. Another great place to eat is Pezinhos N’Areia. Visitors can treat their loved ones to great seafood here. Their shellfish is to die for.

    -Beaches: Castro Marim is not short of places from which to bask, the Praia Verde is one of such places and visitors will be immediately struck by its beauty. At their feet will be a carpet of fine, golden sand on which they can spend hours strolling. When thirst sets in, tourists can resort to one of the beach bars there for refreshment.

    Weather in Castro Marim

    This locale experiences warm weather throughout the year only broken by a brief cold spell between November and February which is mild by any standards. During this winter, if we can call it that, temperatures remain in the upper teens, going slightly below 15°C on the coldest days. This is the period when most of Castro Marim’s rain falls, with December being particularly wet. But most people booking holiday homes and villas in Marim will be eyeing the cloudless summer skies of the months between June and August. A bottle of sunscreen is advised for such holidaymakers as temperatures regularly soar to 30°C and beyond.

    Travel to Castro Marim

    The Faro Airport is the closest international gateway to Castro Marim. Visitors coming in from different corners of Europe will be able to find seasonal flights here aboard low cost carriers. There are efficient train and bus connections to Castro Marim from Faro and it will take about 40 minutes to get there from the airport.

    Attractions in and around Castro Marim

    First time in Castro Marim and looking for places to see? Visitors searching for nearby landmarks can take a trip to Alcoutim Castle, Roman Bridge and Tavira Castle. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Verde Beach and Cabeco Beach or experience the natural beauty of Sapal Natural Reserve and Castro Marim and Vila Real de Santo Antonio Marsh Natural Reserve. Activities around the area include Vila Real Santo Antonio Harbour, Isla Canela Golf Course and Benamor Golf. During your stay, you may want to visit Altura Beach, Manta Rota Beach or Castro Marim Castle. Why not also take in more of the area with visits to Barril Beach, Museum of the River or Centro Comercial La Plaza?