Where to stay around São Brás de Alportel?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,500 holiday lettings near São Brás de Alportel. From 1,203 villas to 684 apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover São Brás de Alportel area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to São Brás de Alportel?

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 São Brás de Alportel:

  • Quinta do Lago: 359 holiday homes
  • Vale do Garrão: 478 holiday homes
  • Santa Eulália: 621 holiday homes
  • Cerro Grande: 19 holiday homes
  • Encosta das Oliveiras: 220 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 São Brás de Alportel?

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

  • Costume Museum: 5,265 holiday lettings
  • Municipal Swimming Pool: 5,316 holiday lettings
  • Novacortica Cork Factory: 4,900 holiday lettings
  • Vilamoura Marina: 7,692 holiday lettings
  • Vila Sol Golf: 7,353 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around São Brás de Alportel 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 villas in São Brás de Alportel?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,203 villas in São Brás de Alportel. Our other popular types of São Brás de Alportel holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 684 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 449 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 58 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 São Brás de Alportel?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,851 holiday homes with pool available in São Brás de Alportel. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Sao Bras de Alportel holiday villas make for a relaxing trip.

    The region of Sao Bras de Alportel is one of Portugal’s fastest growing tourist destinations. It is located some 11 miles from Faro and has an interesting history: originally a Roman settlement, it was later inhabited by the Moors. Sao Bras de Alportel's architectural style is a mix of old and new, with typical white Algarvean houses found among grand old merchant houses from its wealthy past as a centre for cork production. Today, Sao Bras de Alportel is a centre for tourism. Whatever it is that lures a traveller here, all it takes is HomeAway to find a apartment in Sao Bras de Alportel.

    Be it a luxurious Sao Bras de Alportel villa with an amazing view of the sea, or a Sao Bras de Alportel rental home for multiple families where everyone can barbecue in the garden by the pool, HomeAway has got the right accommodation in Sao Bras de Alportel. Travellers can also find accommodations in Faro, and those looking to stay right on the beach can find a selection of holiday homes in Carvoeiro.

    Things to do

    Fonte Férrea:

    The Fonte Férrea is a charming picnic area located just north of Sao Bras de Alportel. Numerous fresh and cool spring water pools provide refreshing relief on those hot summer days. The scenery is impressive and the location is family friendly. It is also the site of a summer music festival each August.


    This family fun location is found in Guia, about six miles from Albufeira. Dolphin and sea lion shows run throughout the year, providing fun for children as well as adults. There are also birds of prey and tropical bird shows. Numerous stands with food and drink can be found throughout the park.

    José Nobre home and museum:

    One of the most famous people to emerge out of the Sao Bras de Alportel area was the painter José Nobre. His home is now open to the public in the form of a museum. Personal artefacts as well as paintings are on display in this interesting museum.

    The City of Faro:

    The city of Faro is a mere 11 miles from Sao Bras de Alportel, making it an easy day trip. A stroll around the old city, or 'Cidade Velha' is fun, as is a stop at the Faro Cathedral. The restaurants and shopping are great.

    Centro Museológico do Alportel

    The Centro Museológico do Alportel was founded in 2005 and is a space dedicated to outlining the unique history of the region. It also serves as an event centre and houses numerous exhibits, concerts, and meetings throughout the year.

    Sao Bras de Alportel church:

    This beautiful church was originally built in the 15th century but was completely demolished in the devastating earthquake of 1755. What visitors see today was built after the earthquake and completed in the 19th century. From the church, guests are offered spectacular views of the countryside.

    Weather in the Sao Bras de Alportel region

    Summers in Sao Bras de Alportel are warm and sunny. Average daytime temperatures range between 27°C in June and upwards of 30°C in late July and August. The sea is delightfully warm in summer with temperatures between 22-25°C. Rainfall is uncommon between June and September. Fall and winter are generally mild with temperatures around 12-17°C.

    Travel to the Sao Bras de Alportel region

    Sao Bras de Alportel is about 11 miles from Faro Airport (FAO). Direct flights to and from most major European airports are available year-round. To reach Sao Bras de Alportel, hiring a car or taking a taxi is the easiest option. The N2 highway guides drivers directly to Sao Bras de Alportel in about 20 minutes. There is no train station in Sao Bras de Alportel, though there is a bus station with regular services to and from Faro.


    Sightseeing in and around Sao Bras de Alportel

    Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Sao Bras de Alportel has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Fonte Benemola Park (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
    • Karting Almancil (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
    • Pinheiros Altos Golf Course (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
    • Aqua Show Park (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
    • Algarve Living Science Center (13 mi / 20.9 km)
    • San Lorenzo Golf Club (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Sao Bras de Alportel

    Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Sao Bras de Alportel. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Barril Beach (14 mi / 22.5 km)
    • Falesia Beach (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
    • Sao Miguel Peak (7 mi / 11.3 km)
    • Hell's Pool (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
    • Ria Formosa Natural Park (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
    • Antonio Sergio Park (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)