Where to stay around Aljezur?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,412 holiday lettings near Aljezur. From 655 apartments to 409 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Aljezur for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Aljezur:

  • Vales: 73 holiday homes
  • Praia da Rocha: 642 holiday homes
  • Porto de Mós: 431 holiday homes
  • Lagos Centre: 583 holiday homes
  • Funchal: 403 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 Aljezur?

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

  • Arrifana Beach: 2,642 holiday lettings
  • Aljezur Castle: 2,897 holiday lettings
  • Amoreira Beach: 1,337 holiday lettings
  • Penedo Beach: 2,815 holiday lettings
  • Carriagem Beach: 869 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 655 apartments in Aljezur. Our other popular types of Aljezur holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 409 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 260 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 48 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 Aljezur?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 995 holiday homes with pool available in Aljezur. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday home in Aljezur Town your home away from home

    Dreaming of a peaceful getaway in a quiet rural setting where one is surrounded by gentle green hills and where life slows down to a crawl? Look no further than Aljezur in western Algarve in the southern reaches of Portugal. Not only will visitors find a fertile valley carpeted in sweet potato plantations, they’ll have a selection of ruins, some dating back to the 10th century, at their mercy. On top of that, there are luxurious, tastefully furnished holiday homes in Aljezur Town that are not far from the sea. The places of holiday accommodation provided by HomeAway in this locale can cater for travelling groups of different sizes and mostly command impressive views over the countryside and out to the ocean. These holiday rentals in Aljezur Town come with such conveniences as satellite/cable TV and barbecues as well.

    Things to do

    -Beaches: Aljezur Town holiday homes are strategically located close to a number of picturesque beaches. Praia da Amoreira is one of the most sought after of these beaches as it stretches for miles and doesn’t get crowded as a result. As they promenade this beach visitors will come across an excellent restaurant where they can munch on fresh fish. The Arrifana Beach boasts majestic cliffs that rise out of the sea abruptly.

    -Monuments: This is where holidaymakers can find the ruins of s 10th century Moorish castle. Not only will they marvel at this incredible piece of history, they will be treated to amazing views from the hill on which this castle sits. In the town of Carrapateira, still in the Aljezur locality, visitors will be able to explore the ruins of a 17th century fort which was a measure of military defence against pirates and other invaders.

    -Countryside roaming: The verdant countryside surrounding Aljezur Town holiday rentals begs their occupants to take long, refreshing walks. Horses and bicycles are also available for hire for those who would prefer to use such means. Hikers will come to laid back villages and deserted beaches which they can also take the time to explore.

    -Food and drink: Aljezur, like any other area in Algarve, is a great place to try out Portuguese cuisine and there are many restaurants waiting to tantalise visitors’ taste buds. Among the popular eateries is the Cafe Restaurante Primavera which offers hungry diners homemade pasta and nicely done swordfish among other delicacies. Sumptuous fish is also available at the Restaurant Ruth – O Ivo, with a decent wine selection to help it down.

    Weather in Aljezur Town

    The weather in this resort is predominantly warm throughout the year. Winter is mild with temperatures averaging in the teens between November and March. After this the weather becomes steadily warmer as spring approaches and then subsequently gives way to temperate summers. Highs during the hottest months average at 26°C. Autumn takes over thereafter with average temperatures falling to between 23 and 19°C. Winter is ushered in with rainfall in November, the wettest month in Aljezur.

    Travel to Aljezur Town

    As with other travellers headed to Algarve, visitors planning stays in Aljezur holiday rentals will need to book flights to the Faro Airport. On arrival, holidaymakers can either take hire private transfer services or hire their own vehicle which can be quite costly, or use public means. The latter can pprove quite cumbersome as three connections have to be made. First, take the hourly shuttle to Faro town from the airport and then take a bus/train from there to Lagos. From Lagos visitors will need to take a €3,40 bus ride to Aljezur.

    Activities and attractions in and around Aljezur

    Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Aljezur a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Lagos Zoo (10.8 mi / 17.5 km)
    • International Kart Circuit (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
    • Algarve International Autodrome Raceway (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
    • Espiche Golf Course (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
    • Palmares Golf (15.4 mi / 24.7 km)
    • Lagos Living Science Center (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Aljezur

    If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

    Exploring the natural features in Aljezur

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Aljezur is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Meia Praia Beach (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
    • Rocha Beach (20.1 mi / 32.3 km)
    • Luz Beach (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
    • Dona Ana Beach (16.4 mi / 26.5 km)
    • Arrifana Beach (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
    • Canal Beach (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)