Where to stay around Matosinhos?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,352 holiday lettings near Matosinhos. From 258 Houses to 38 Villas, 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 Matosinhos is on HomeAway.

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

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 Matosinhos:

  • Vilarinha: 68 holiday homes
  • Nevogilde: 82 holiday homes
  • Campinas: 45 holiday homes
  • Fontaínhas: 828 holiday homes
  • Sampaio: 23 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 Matosinhos?

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

  • Matosinhos Beach: 2,610 holiday lettings
  • Leca da Palmeira Beach: 2,591 holiday lettings
  • Leixoes Sea Port: 2,603 holiday lettings
  • Ribeira Square: 2,665 holiday lettings
  • Clube de Golf de Miramar: 2,559 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Matosinhos 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 Houses in Matosinhos?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 258 Houses in Matosinhos. Our other popular types of Matosinhos holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 38 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Houseboats: 6 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent downtown rentals in Matosinhos?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 1,011 downtown rentals in Matosinhos. You have also many other possibilities in Matosinhos area, including:

  • Beach rentals: 218 holiday rentals
  • Waterfront rentals: 154 holiday rentals
  • Mountain rentals: 16 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Matosinhos?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 76 holiday homes with pool available in Matosinhos. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Mastosinhos, Portugal your home away from home

    Mouth-watering seafood, peaceful promenades on soft sands alongside shimmering sea waters and immaculate weather are some of the holiday destination essentials that Mastosinhos, hidden in the Northern reaches of Portugal, offers visitors. This port city, nestled in the suburb of Oporto, has sights aplenty for sightseers and activities galore for thrill-seekers. And the beautifully mild weather in these parts provides the perfect backdrop for tourists to thoroughly enjoy themselves. Contemporary villas with private pools and lavishly furnished beachfront apartments are the main accommodation options visitors can expect for their Mastosinhos sojourn.

    Things to do on holiday to Mastosinhos, Portugal

    Surfing fanatics flock to this part of Portugal every summer to take advantage of the magnificent breaks there. While experienced surfers gorge themselves on the delicious waves, beginners can also be taken through their first steps in surf schools offered by Surfing Life Club and other such organizations. The winds that blow through Mastosinhos’ beach are excellent for other forms of surfing as well, most notably kite and wind surfing. Taking an organized tour of Oporto is something any visitor will not want to miss out on. They will be taken through the city’s main attractions as well as its hidden nooks and crannies by experienced guides who are passionate about their city. During this tour visitors are bound to end up in one of the area’s many seafood restaurants and that in itself makes for an unforgettable experience. The bulging menus of these establishments include such specialities as octopus, fish soup and seafood chowder, all prepared to perfection. That the menus of most eateries are in Portuguese should not worry holidaymakers as the friendly waiters will be happy to take them through each item and make recommendations.

    Places to visit on holiday to Mastinhos, Portugal

    The Castle of Mastosinhos, a massive, star-shaped fort also known as the Fort of Leça da Palmeira is a must-see for anyone keen on past civilizations. It was built in the 17th century for military purposes and took nearly a century to construct. Castelo do Queijo, or Castle of Cheese, is yet another fort constructed in this area built around the same time. Visitors will also want to cast eyes, and probably take a photo of She Changes, a captivating sculpture by Janet Echelman, an American artist. It is found on the waterfront of Mastosinhos.

    Weather in Mastosinhos, Portugal

    The mild weather of this seaside town is both excellent for recreational activity and total relaxation. In summer temperatures invariably rise, but will hardly hit the 30°C mark. The hottest months of this season will see average highs between 23 and 25°C. Winter is never harsh and average lows hover between 5 and 7°C. Rainfall is mostly expected during winter, especially between November and January.

    Travel to Mastosinhos, Portugal

    The closest international airport to Mastosinhos is the Francisco Sa Carneiro Airport, about 10km from Porto. There are taxis and rental cars available to travellers at the airport 24 hours a day.

    Activities and attractions in and around Matosinhos

    Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Matosinhos a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Sandeman Cellars (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
    • Piscina das Mares (1.9 mi / 3 km)
    • Quinta de Santa Cruz Winery (3.1 mi / 5.1 km)
    • Maia Zoo (3.1 mi / 5.1 km)
    • Sea Life Porto (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
    • Avenida de Montevideu Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Matosinhos

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Matosinhos is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Leca da Palmeira Beach (2 mi / 3.1 km)
    • Matosinhos Beach (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
    • Cidade do Porto Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
    • Avenida de Montevideu Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
    • Homem do Leme Beach (3.7 mi / 6 km)
    • Molhe Beach (4 mi / 6.4 km)