Where to stay around Alcalar?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 47 holiday lettings near Alcalar. From 31 villas to 14 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Alcalar for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Alcalar:

  • Galé: 612 holiday homes
  • Praia da Rocha: 642 holiday homes
  • Porto de Mós: 431 holiday homes
  • Lagos Centre: 583 holiday homes
  • Benagil: 289 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 Alcalar?

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

  • Golf do Morgado: 6,687 holiday lettings
  • Alcalar Megalithic Monuments: 6,063 holiday lettings
  • Golf Alamos: 6,725 holiday lettings
  • Lagos Marina: 5,000 holiday lettings
  • Carvoeiro Beach: 7,751 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 31 villas in Alcalar. Our other popular types of Alcalar holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Alcalar?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 45 holiday homes with pool available in Alcalar. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental apartment or villa in Alcalar, Portugal your home away from home

    Alcalar lies just 5km to the west of Portimao in the famous Algarve region of Portugal. It is a tiny village, blessed with a handful of fine restaurants, a small supermarket and a fantastically atmospheric café meaning visitors to Alcalar holiday rental properties can relax in the knowledge that everything they will need for a well earned break is right on your doorstep. Alcalar is still magnificently rural, with the fantastic views out over the Algarve’s Monchique hills still gloriously uninterrupted by development.

    Things to do on holiday in Alcalar, Portugal

    What put Alcalar on the international map is not the village itself, but the huge town which stood alongside the villages current position over 5,000 years ago. Many of the ancient buildings, tombs and megalithic temples can still be seen today, protected since 1910 as one of Portugal’s National Monuments. There are many fascinating finds throughout the region, details of which are obtainable from the Alcalar tourist information centre or the site entrance, which is open to the public all year round.

    Golfers will be very happy in a self catering Alcalar holiday rental, as the championship course of Penina is just a few kilometres down the road from the village. There are a very taxing 18 holes available to anyone with a handicap certificate, and the views all the way to the coast only make the experience more magical.

    Its location in the rolling Monchique Mountains means that Alcalar is a perfect place to take holiday accommodation for a relaxed walking holiday. The sun-drenched Algarve coastline can be reached within 20 minutes by car, but it is the walking options in the Monchique Mountains that attracts the majority of visitors to Alcalar accommodation.

    Places to visit on holiday in Alcalar, Portugal

    The beach resort of Alvor is just 10 minutes by car from an Alcalar property. Alvor is a fantastically charming, historical town with thin, cobbled streets which burst with lively bars, world class seafood restaurants and atmospheric cafes. The beach is long, sandy and powder soft, with a range of small, secluded cove beaches flanking the main stretch in both directions, making finding your perfect spot on the Algarve coast easy to find.

    Weather in Alcalar, Portugal

    The climate of the Algarve is well known, with long summers lasting from May until late September, and average monthly temperatures reaching over 30˚C in July and August, with daily peaks during this period regularly breaking the 40˚C mark. The short winter brings relief from the heat for a few short months, but even then, monthly averages are unlikely to fall below 15˚C.

    Travel to Alcalar, Portugal

    You can reach your Alcalar rental property within an hour of leaving Faro International Airport (FAO). There are endless inbound flights from the UK, provided by a huge range of airlines from the ‘no frills’ airlines to the most luxurious. The airport is filled with car hire companies, and there are a good range of coach and bus services running up and down the coast.