Where to stay around Carrapateira?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 663 holiday lettings near Carrapateira. From 276 villas to 178 houses, 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 Carrapateira is on HomeAway.

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

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 Carrapateira:

  • Porto de Mós: 446 holiday homes
  • Lagos Centre: 614 holiday homes
  • Funchal: 436 holiday homes
  • Telheiro: 564 holiday homes
  • Falfeira: 706 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 Carrapateira?

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

  • Carrapateira Point: 2,727 holiday lettings
  • Bordeira Beach: 2,907 holiday lettings
  • Carrapateira Land & Sea Museum: 2,943 holiday lettings
  • Lagos Marina: 5,166 holiday lettings
  • Marina de Lagos: 5,154 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Carrapateira 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 Carrapateira?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 276 villas in Carrapateira. Our other popular types of Carrapateira holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 178 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 138 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 44 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 Carrapateira?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 429 holiday homes with pool available in Carrapateira. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday home in Carrapateira your home away from home

    With beaches that are considered to be some of the best in the world, Bordeira, in the Algarvian town of Aljezur is one of hottest tourist spots in Portugal. One of the places where tourists to these parts can find tranquil holiday accommodation is the village of Carrapateira. But this locale has some attractions of its own as well; its beaches are popular with surfers and it boasts a number of interesting landmarks that stem from its peculiar history. HomeAway has different kinds of holiday rentals in Carrapateira to suit different needs. There are cottages, villas and apartments of different sizes to ensure holidaymakers are completely comfortable during their stay in Algarve. Most of these are situated close to the magnificent Bordeira beach putting hours of sunbathing within easy reach and affording guests stunning ocean views. A holiday home in Carrapateira also promises luxury with amenities such as pools and barbecues available.

    Things to do

    -Beaches: The beaches in Bordeira are rated as one of Portugal’s prettiest and with good reason. The Praia da Bordeira is adorned with three kilometres of fine brown sands bordered by rugged limestone cliffs. One of the key attractions of this beach is that it’s rarely crowded; another is that it provides sublime surfing conditions. To find a surfing and bodyboarding schools holidaymakers can venture further to the Praia do Amado. Both beaches are within easy reach of Carrapateira holiday rentals.

    -Food and drink: Visitors in Carrapateira holiday homes can take advantage of the fantastic eateries in the village and in the larger town of Bordeira to acquire a taste for Portuguese cuisine. Many a tourist would recommend a meal at Sitio do Rio which is close to the beach and offers visitors a great seafood variety. Prices are relatively pocket-friendly and portions are quite generous.

    -Sightseeing: Bordeira possesses a unique ambiance that you won’t find in most other typical Algarve towns. Instead of the usual rows of whitewashed buildings, tourists strolling through this town will encounter staggered buildings of vibrant colours. As they admire the features of this locale they can take a seat in one of the many cafes there and enjoy their favourite beverage.

    -Landmarks: There are a number of interesting landmarks of rich historical and cultural significance which guests of Carrapateira holiday homes will want to take the time to visit. The simple, stoic, whitewashed Nossa Senhora da Conceiçao church is one of these. It dates back to the 16th century and was built close to the town’s fort. The fort itself was constructed in 1673 by the then governor of Algarve.

    Weather in Carrapateira

    Carrapateira, being part of the fair-weathered Algarve region also offers holidaymakers long sunny spells with practically no threat of showers. Visitors who book holiday homes in Carrapateira between May and September will revel in 20 plus degree sunshine as they promenade the lovely beaches or sunbathe on loungers. They will also have no rainfall to worry about. Conditions remain holiday-perfect until the month of October when temperatures descend into the teens as winter approaches. This season arrives with some showers and November is particularly wet.

    Travel to Carrapateira

    The Faro Airport is usually the first port of call for most tourists from outside Portugal. Most commercial airlines and low-cost carriers will have seasonal flights during the summer months to this facility. Arriving travellers van take a bus from here to their holiday homes in Carrapateira. Unfortunately these buses are infrequent and those arriving on weekends should not expect to find any buses. The alternative is the more expensive taxi or airport transfer service. Another option is for holidaymakers to travel to jet in through the Lisbon Airport and take a coach straight to Carrapateira.

    Activities and attractions in Carrapateira

    Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Carrapateira a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Lagos Zoo (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
    • Espiche Golf Course (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
    • Lagos Living Science Center (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
    • Palmares Golf (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
    • International Kart Circuit (14.9 mi / 24 km)
    • Algarve International Autodrome Raceway (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Carrapateira

    Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Carrapateira is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Meia Praia Beach (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
    • Luz Beach (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
    • Dona Ana Beach (14.3 mi / 23 km)
    • Bordeira Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
    • Amado Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
    • Mirouco Beach (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)