Destination guide

The oceanfront setting of Mafra is ready to explore

The ocean views and parks create a pretty picture of Mafra. Renowned for its surfing, seafood restaurants and fishing, this city welcomes all visitors. Castle of Sao Jorge and Sintra National Palace are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Mafra

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Mafra a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lisbon Oceanarium (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
  • Tapada Nacional de Mafra Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • AdegaMae Winery (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Quinta Das Carrafouchas Vineyard (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Lisbon Sports Club (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Pena Park (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Mafra

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Mafra. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Guincho Beach (18 mi / 28.9 km)
  • Cascais Beach (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Tapada Nacional de Mafra Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Iberian Wolf Recuperation Center (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Santa Marta Park (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Foz de Lizandro Beach (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Mafra

Fly into Cascais (CAT), the closest airport, located 16.6 mi (26.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Lisbon (LIS-Humberto Delgado), which is 16.9 mi (27.1 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Mafra?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,050 holiday lettings around Mafra. From 351 houses to 185 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 Mafra?

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

  • Ericeira: 701 holiday homes
  • Santo Isidoro: 673 holiday homes
  • Foz de Lizandro Beach: 2,018 holiday homes
  • Assenta: 619 holiday homes
  • South Beach: 211 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Mafra! 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 Mafra?

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

  • Ericeira: 701 holiday lettings
  • Costa da Caparica: 435 holiday lettings
  • Charneca de Caparica: 195 holiday lettings
  • Amoreira: 1,122 holiday lettings
  • Colares: 1,535 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 Mafra? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Mafra. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Foz de Lizandro Beach: 2,018 holiday rentals
  • Ericeira Municipal Market: 1,874 holiday rentals
  • Praia da Ribeira d'Ilhas: 1,425 holiday rentals
  • Iberian Wolf Recuperation Center: 6,133 holiday rentals
  • Sol Beach (Praia do Sol): 1,865 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mafra 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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