Where to stay around Sintra?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 436 holiday lettings near Sintra. From 145 Houses to 127 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sintra for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Sintra?

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

  • Sintra: 1,787 holiday homes
  • Praia Grande: 116 holiday homes
  • Praia das Maçãs: 106 holiday homes
  • Galamares: 42 holiday homes
  • Almoçageme: 90 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Sintra! 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 Sintra?

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

  • Sintra: 1,787 holiday lettings
  • São João das Lampas: 1,386 holiday lettings
  • Rio de Mouro: 4,155 holiday lettings
  • Colares: 1,438 holiday lettings
  • Almargem do Bispo: 5,792 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 Sintra?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Sintra. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Adraga Beach: 3,543 holiday rentals
  • Queluz National Palace: 6,568 holiday rentals
  • Grande Beach: 3,934 holiday rentals
  • Sintra National Palace: 6,497 holiday rentals
  • Belas Clube de Campo Golf Course: 6,627 holiday rentals

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

Make a holiday rental home or villa in the Sintra area, Portugal your home away from home

The municipality of Sintra contains a number of towns and villages in the area of the stunning Sintra-Cascais Natural Park on the Costa do Estoril, Portugal. The historic town of Sintra is the most popular destination for visitors, offering plenty in the way of entertainment and nightlife, as well as great access to all that the region is famous for. There are other, quieter resorts to choose from in the beautiful Sintra area, including wine-producing Colares and unspolit Azoia.

Things to do in Sintra area, Portugal

Self-catering accommodation in the Sintra area is a great base from which to enjoy a wide range of activities. Golf courses, beaches (complete with an array of water sports), museums, ancient palaces and good amenities can all be found in the area, along with the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park, which encompasses the Sierra de Sintra mountain range and offers plenty in the way of hiking, climbing and walking.

Places to visit on holiday in Sintra area, Portugal

The town of Sintra is the centre of the municipality, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its glorious 19th century Romantic architecture. There are a number of attractions that draw large numbers of tourists to the town every year, including the lush greenery of the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park, the Modern Art Museum, the 19th Century Pena Palace and Castelo dos Mouros, as well as traditional attractions such as golf courses and great beaches.

Many people choose to stay in holiday rental villas in Colares when exploring the Sintra area. Nestled in the foothills of the Sierra de Sintra Mountains, this peaceful town of is famous for its wine production, has the beaches and water sports of the coast just a few kilometres away and many golf courses nearby.

Azoia is an unspolit gem that offers visitors a glimpse of traditional Portuguese life, far away from the tourist masses. Here you can buy produce from the local market, discover a number of monasteries and castles, or head for the coast and Europe’s most south-easterly point, just a short walk away.

Other accommodation options in the Sintra area include luxury holiday villas at picturesque Galamares and tranquil holiday homes in the idyllic village of Fontanelas.

Weather in Sintra area, Portugal

With many of the key attractions of the Sintra area outdoors, good weather can be paramount for those heading to the region. Luckily, it rarely disappoints, with long warm summers that have low rainfall, and pleasant temperatures for the remainder of the year with only the occasional shower.

Travel to Sintra area, Portugal

The Sintra area is served by Lisbon Airport (LIS), which receives daily flights from a number of UK destinations and operators. Examples of distances from the airport include 28Km to Sintra, 39km to Colares, 42km to Azoia and 34km to Galamares.