Where to stay around Santarem?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 75 holiday lettings near Santarem. From 28 houses to 17 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Santarem for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Santarem?

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

  • Portas do Sol: 106 holiday lettings
  • Igreja do Seminario: 110 holiday lettings
  • National Exhibition Center: 109 holiday lettings
  • Torre das Cabacas: 110 holiday lettings
  • Igreja da Graca: 107 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Santarem 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 houses in Santarem?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 28 houses in Santarem. Our other popular types of Santarem holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 17 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 9 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Santarem?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 54 holiday homes with pool available in Santarem. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday home, cottage, house or villa in Santarem, Portugal your home away from home

    The attractive town of Santarem is situated on the banks of the River Tagus in Portugal, about 40 miles (65km) northeast (and inland) from the capital city, Lisbon. The surrounding area features scenic landscapes, and lots of nature plus some pretty towns and villages to explore. Self catering accommodation in Santarem is great for families, friends and couples who want to enjoy a relaxing holiday but with plenty to do nearby.

    Things to do on holiday in Santarem, Portugal

    With lots of great scenery to enjoy around your Santarem self catering accommodation this is a great location for holidaymakers who enjoy the great outdoors, whether it’s being active in it or just admiring it from afar. Walking, hiking and cycling are popular here and with the quiet roads it’s a pleasure to cycle in this area. Santarem has everything you need for an enjoyable holiday including places to eat, supermarkets, and lively markets where you can stock up on fresh produce to prepare great meals back at your holiday home.

    Although a little way inland self catering accommodation in Santarem is close enough to the coast to be able to enjoy some great beaches. Those of Peniche and Nazare are particularly renowned, though you don’t have to venture to the beach as many of the holiday homes in Santarem have their own swimming pools to enjoy too.

    Places to visit on holiday in Santarem, Portugal

    Self catering holiday rental in Santarem is a great base for exploring some of this unspoilt Portuguese countryside and pretty towns and villages. The town itself has a variety of places to visit including numerous nice churches, dating as far back as the 12th century. There are also convents and a cathedral to see, plus the hilltop site of the former Santarem Castle which now has beautiful gardens and great views. Other places to visit nearby include the caves of Serra d’Aire, and to the north east visit the picturesque Castelo do Bode lake where you can swim, boat and fish.

    Santarem self catering accommodation is also ideally placed to enjoy a visit to Portugal’s capital city, Lisbon. At only about an hour’s drive from the town Lisbon makes a good place for a day trip and has plenty to see including numerous styles of architecture, museums, monuments and more.

    The weather in Santarem, Portugal

    The weather is similar to that of Lisbon, with a Mediterranean climate that means self catering accommodation in Santarem can be enjoyed at any time of the year. Although wet, winters in Portugal are also mild, dropping only so far as an average high of 14°C (57°F) in January.

    Flights to Santarem, Portugal

    Being located less than an hour’s drive from Lisbon’s Portela Airport makes self catering accommodation in Santarem quick and easy to get to. A variety of airlines offer flights to Lisbon including scheduled, budget and charter airlines so you can choose from the likes of British Airways, easyJet, bmiBaby, and TAP Portugal.

    Sightseeing in and around Santarem

    Do you want to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Santarem a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Serra de Montejunto Lookout (20.5 mi / 32.9 km)
    • Alcaria Riding Centre (24.2 mi / 38.9 km)
    • Quinta do Falcao Bullring (26.8 mi / 43.1 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Santarem

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Santarem is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Portas do Sol (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
    • Lisbon and Tagus Valley (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
    • Ribeirinho Park (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
    • Natural Park of Aire and Candeeiros Mountains (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
    • Manuel Baptista Amado Park (19.9 mi / 32.1 km)
    • Serra de Montejunto Lookout (20.5 mi / 32.9 km)