Find the best place to stay — Leiria District

Where to stay around Leiria District?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,743 holiday lettings near Leiria District. From 726 apartments to 420 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 Leiria District is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Leiria District?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Leiria District. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • São Martinho do Porto: 972 holiday homes
  • Foz do Arelho: 1,184 holiday homes
  • Praia D'el Rey: 190 holiday homes
  • Municipality of Obidos: 360 holiday homes
  • Peniche: 1,031 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Leiria District! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Leiria District?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Leiria District with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • São Martinho do Porto: 972 holiday lettings
  • Foz do Arelho: 1,184 holiday lettings
  • Peniche: 1,031 holiday lettings
  • Nazaré: 976 holiday lettings
  • Salir do Porto: 1,198 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Leiria District?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Leiria District. From HomeAway travellers, the top 5 popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Obidos Lagoon: 1,718 holiday rentals
  • Golf Club Praia d'El Rey: 1,689 holiday rentals
  • Foz do Arelho Beach: 1,705 holiday rentals
  • Baleal Beach: 1,475 holiday rentals
  • Nazare Beach: 1,382 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Leiria District listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental in Leiria, Portugal your home away from home

Leiria holiday rentals are set in and around a city in Central Portugal. It’s a location known for its history, with a number of important monuments, while the surrounding countryside is also attractive, and the Atlantic Coast can be reached within half an hour in the car.

Things to do in Leiria, Portugal

One of the must-see landmarks close to self-catering holiday accommodation in Leiria is the castle, which dates to the 12th Century. In the subsequent centuries it was transformed into a palace, and today you can climb the walls and towers to gain impressive views of the city and countryside beyond it. Elsewhere you can visit a host of churches, including the impressive 16th Century Gothic cathedral. There are also plenty of visitor attractions to see in Leiria – The Moinho de Papel is among the most recent – it’s based around a paper mill from the 1440s. Elsewhere you’ll find the Museum of the Moving Image, which was established to commemorate 100 years of cinema in Portugal and features a range of exhibits.

Just 20 minutes south of self-catering accommodation in Leiria is the small town of Batalha, which is home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site – the renowned Batalha Monastery. Construction on this magnificent building began in the late-14th Century, and it’s considered to be one of the foremost examples of late-Gothic architecture, known for its highly ornate decoration.

Alternatively the beach is just half an hour in the car from Leiria self-catering villas. One of the best can be found on the waterfront of the town, Paredes da Vitoria, which offers a large expanse of golden sand, complemented by a range of amenities and featuring remarkably shallow waters.

Places to visit on holiday in Leiria, Portugal

The picturesque city of Coimbra is around 45 minutes north of self-catering holiday rentals in Leiria – it’s partly famous for its university, which boasts the magnificent Old Library. Elsewhere there are a host of historic buildings and parks, as well as numerous interesting religious buildings to be found in Coimbra, including a cathedral and two convents.

Weather in Leiria, Portugal

On holiday at Leiria apartments you’ll be able to expect warm weather between the months of May and October. At this time of year temperatures can reach the upper 20s or higher, with very little rain. The rest of the year is generally mild, with more precipitation.

Cheap flights to Leiria, Portugal

You can get to Leiria holiday accommodation from the UK by flying with EasyJet or TAP from Manchester (MAN), London Gatwick (LGW), London Heathrow (LHR) or Luton (LUT) to Lisbon (LIS) – from there it’s just over an hour by car north to Leiria.