Where to stay around Colares?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,541 holiday lettings near Colares. From 807 Condos/Apartments to 793 Studios, 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 Colares is on HomeAway.

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

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 Colares:

  • Praia Grande: 125 holiday homes
  • Azenhas do Mar: 71 holiday homes
  • Penedo: 43 holiday homes
  • Malveira da Serra: 30 holiday homes
  • Areia: 78 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 Colares?

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

  • Adraga Beach: 3,457 holiday lettings
  • Capuchos Convent: 6,110 holiday lettings
  • Macas Beach: 4,080 holiday lettings
  • Cape Roca: 2,667 holiday lettings
  • Adrenunes Dolmen: 5,984 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Colares 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 Condos/Apartments in Colares?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 807 Condos/Apartments in Colares. Our other popular types of Colares holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 793 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 347 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 256 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent village rentals in Colares?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 419 village rentals in Colares. You have also many other possibilities in Colares area, including:

  • Rural rentals: 266 holiday rentals
  • Mountain rentals: 200 holiday rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 196 holiday rentals

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with heated indoor pool in Colares?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with heated indoor pool among our 58 holiday homes with heated indoor pool available in Colares. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental house or apartment in Colares, Portugal your home away from home

    Colares, a popular holiday resort in the foothills of the Sierra de Sintra, famous for the full bodied, robust red wine which is produced on the outskirts of the village. It is a quiet village in stunning surroundings, and apartments in Colares boast easy access to Lisbon Airport, the famous beach resorts of Estoril and Cascais, the stunning Cascais/Sintra National Park and the UNESCO World Heritage town of Sintra, not to mention the magnificent coastline of the Costa do Estoril and the most westerly point in Europe, Cabo da Roca.

    Things to do on holiday in Colares, Portugal

    With the Atlantic coastline just a few minutes drive from a holiday rental in Colares, swimming, sunbathing, surfing, windsurfing, body boarding, deep sea fishing and sailing trips are easily arranged and executed. The best beaches in the area, Praia Grande, Praia das Macas and Praia da Adraga are all within 20 minutes of the village centre. The beach at Gunicho is one of the best in the region for surfing.

    There are also a number of good golf courses around Colares. Both Sintra and Estoril have 18 hole golf courses open to the public all year round, which offer a challenging round in magnificent surroundings.

    The Sintra Cascais Natural Park is a beautiful natural area, especially popular for walking, cycling, horse riding and mountain biking.

    Places to holiday in Colares, Portugal

    The medieval town of Sintra is just a short drive from a Colares holiday apartment, and has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The unmistakeable skyline of Sintra is dominated by the chimneys of the National Palace and the beautiful Pena Palace. There is an incredible amount to see and do in Sintra, from visiting the many museums, palaces and haunts of the Portuguese Royal family to walking in the hills which surround the town, famously described by Lord Byron as a “glorious Eden”.

    Lisbon is under half an hour from an apartment in Colares. It is filled with lively bars and clubs and exquisite shopping, as well as a wealth of museums coving all aspects of life, both modern and ancient in the Lisbon area.

    Cascais is a young suburb of Lisbon, which has developed from a quaint fishing village, and retained much of its charm, especially in the centre.

    Weather in Colares, Portugal

    Average temperatures in the summer make taking a holiday rental in Colares great for beach, golf, walking or just relaxing holidays. The mild temperate climate means that winters are warm enough to enjoy much of the region too,

    Flights to Colares, Portugal

    Lisbon Airport (LIS) is just 25km from a holiday apartment in Colares, receiving regular flights from almost every airport across the UK. Depending on your departure point, the ‘no frills’ airlines all provide magnificent deals on cheap flights to Lisbon.

    Activities and attractions in and around Colares

    Are you hoping to find 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 Colares a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Adraga Beach (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
    • Adrenunes Dolmen (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
    • Pena Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
    • Estoril Golf Club (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
    • Manuel Possolo Hippodrome (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
    • Boca do Inferno (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Colares

    If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 26°F.

    Exploring the natural features in Colares

    Travellers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Colares has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Colares is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Guincho Beach (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
    • Cascais Beach (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
    • Macas Beach (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
    • Grande Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Adraga Beach (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
    • Ursa Beach (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)