Where to stay around Sesimbra?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,088 holiday lettings near Sesimbra. From 1,475 apartments to 272 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 Sesimbra is on HomeAway.

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

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 Sesimbra:

  • Laje: 54 holiday homes
  • Fonte de Sesimbra: 44 holiday homes
  • Maçã: 34 holiday homes
  • Charneca da Cotovia: 48 holiday homes
  • Carrasqueira: 34 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 Sesimbra?

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

  • Meco Beach: 5,244 holiday lettings
  • Sesimbra Castle: 4,508 holiday lettings
  • Cabo Espichel: 818 holiday lettings
  • Nossa Senhora de Castelo Church: 4,484 holiday lettings
  • Cascais Beach: 6,042 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,475 apartments in Sesimbra. Our other popular types of Sesimbra holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 272 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 252 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 15 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sesimbra?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 445 holiday homes with pool available in Sesimbra. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a self catering villa in Sesimbra, Portugal your home away from home

    Sesimbra is ideally located on the south west coast of Portugal. Blue skies meet blue seas edged with golden sandy beaches and coves. It is an ideal holiday location with fine self catering villa accommodation from which to explore the countryside and the nearby city of Lisbon.

    This tiny fishing village, in the shadow of the Moorish castle, offers a little local history, sandy beaches and plenty of scenic walks in the area. Unspoilt and idyllic, Sesimbra is considered Portugal’s best kept secret, so don’t spread the word!

    Things to do in Sesimbra, Portugal

    For those who enjoy walking, a villa in Sesimbra makes a great base for some scenic explorations on foot. Climb up to the 17th century fort for some great sea views and the start of the coastal paths. Watch the local fishing boats return to the port below to auction their catch to local restaurants.

    Your villa at Sesimbra is just a short distance from the local beach, so pack your towel, water and favourite novel for a relaxing day doing absolutely nothing.

    Go dolphin watching at Setubal, a busy port and the birthplace of Manueline architecture.

    Places to visit near Sesimbra, Portugal

    Cabo Espichel - The interesting landscape of this mystical Cape is set above the Atlantic Ocean which dashes the cliffs hundreds of feet below. The convent was once an ancient pilgrimage site and has a simple domed chapel with beautiful tiles depicting fishing scenes.

    The capital city of Portugal is Lisbon, and it is just 38 km from your villa in Sesimbra. World heritage monuments and many museums make Lisbon a great city of culture, with UNESCO World Heritage status. The Jeronimos Monastery and Belem Tower are two of the most well-known landmarks of the city. The seven hills of Lisbon give excellent viewpoints of the city. The medieval squares and architecture are decorated with mosaics and carved stonework.

    Back in the 21st century, the Oceanarium is also an excellent attraction to visit in Lisbon.

    Azeitao - At the other end of the scale is the sleepy village of Azeitao, which has many fine mansions including the decorative Quinta da Bacalhoa. The Fonseca Winery produces some of Portugal’s best red table wine here and is a fun place to take a guided tour.

    Weather in Sesimbra, Portugal

    The weather in Sesimbra is perfect for sunshine holidays for most of the year. The driest and hottest months are from May to the end of September, when average temperatures are 29C (84F). Winter months have temperatures ranging from 8-15C (47-59F) and around 3 inches of rain.

    Flights to Sesimbra, Portugal

    The nearest airport to Sesimbra is Lisbon International airport. It is frequently served by cut-price airlines from all over Europe, as well as international flights from all over the world. Lisbon airport is 44km from your villa in Sesimbra.

    Activities and attractions in Sesimbra

    Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Sesimbra has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Lisbon Oceanarium (22.1 mi / 35.5 km)
    • Bacalhoa Winery (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
    • Aroeira Golf Club (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
    • Golf Aroeira (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
    • Calouste Gulbekian Planetarium (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
    • Portas do Sol Viewpoint (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Sesimbra

    If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 26°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Sesimbra

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Sesimbra is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Sesimbra Beach (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
    • Praia da California (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
    • Bicas Beach (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
    • Meco Beach (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
    • Lagoa Pequena (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
    • Cabo Espichel (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)