Destination guide

The beachside setting of Aljezur is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's monuments, museums and history with a rental holiday home in Aljezur. This city is welcoming and walkable, recognised for its beaches, surfing and parks. Meia Praia Beach and Luz Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


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.

Natural features

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)
How to get there

How to get to and around Aljezur

The nearest airport is in Portimao (PRM), located 16.7 mi (26.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), which is 50.7 mi (81.6 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Aljezur?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,477 holiday lettings around Aljezur. From 399 houses to 467 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Aljezur?

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

  • Vale da Telha: 118 holiday homes
  • Carrapateira: 492 holiday homes
  • Vales: 127 holiday homes
  • Praia de Monte Clérigo: 286 holiday homes
  • Odeceixe: 388 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Aljezur! 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 Aljezur?

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

  • Odeceixe: 388 holiday lettings
  • Rogil: 320 holiday lettings
  • Alvor: 4,506 holiday lettings
  • Carvoeiro: 4,574 holiday lettings
  • Luz: 3,387 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 Aljezur? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Aljezur. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Aljezur Castle: 3,465 holiday rentals
  • Pintor Jose Cercas Museum: 3,441 holiday rentals
  • Carrapateira Land & Sea Museum: 3,405 holiday rentals
  • Carrapateira Point: 3,146 holiday rentals
  • Samouqueira Beach: 588 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Aljezur listed on 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.

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