Where to stay around Setúbal?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 806 holiday lettings near Setúbal. From 265 apartments to 250 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Setúbal for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Setúbal:

  • Baixa: 2,708 holiday homes
  • Verdizela: 43 holiday homes
  • Casal das Figueiras: 56 holiday homes
  • Lapa: 1,408 holiday homes
  • Bairro Alto: 2,275 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 Setúbal?

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

  • Bonfim Stadium: 4,139 holiday lettings
  • Sesimbra Beach: 3,785 holiday lettings
  • Comporta Beach: 603 holiday lettings
  • Troia Beach: 839 holiday lettings
  • Lisbon City Hall: 6,055 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Setúbal 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 apartments in Setúbal?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 265 apartments in Setúbal. Our other popular types of Setúbal holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 250 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 218 self catering accommodations
  • Chateaus: 12 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Setúbal?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 437 holiday homes with pool available in Setúbal. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a self catering villa or holiday rental at Setubal, Lisbon your home away from home

    Setubal makes a great destination for a beach holiday but it has plenty of other activities and historic attractions too. The Sao Felipe castle can still be seen and has a wonderful Baroque chapel. The old town is traffic-free and dates back to Roman times. It has several museums, national parks and churches as well as shops and restaurants. The old hand-painted tiles, known as azulejos, are a feature of the area.

    Things to Do at Setubal, Lisbon


    The area around Setubal has some fabulous sandy beaches. Comporta Beach is close by in the Sado Estuary National Park. It offers pine trees, sand dunes and the longest sandy beach in Europe so there is plenty of space to find your own quiet spot for sunbathing. It is popular for surfing and kite surfing along with other watersports.

    Gastronomy and Wine Tasting

    The region around your Setubal holiday villa is famous for its cuisine. Fresh grilled fish tops the menu and should be accompanied by one of the inexpensive local wines which feature on the local wine route.

    Other activities

    The Sado estuary in Setubal offers the ideal conditions for sailing, boat trips, windsurfing and canoeing. The area also has some excellent golf courses.

    Places to Visit Near Setubal, Lisbon Igreja de Jesus

    Setubal's most visited attraction is the cathedral designed by Diogo de Boitaca. It was built in 1491 and is the first manueline style building in the country. The high altar is surrounded by azulejos, the blue and white tiles for which Portugal is renowned. See the church treasures in the Galeria da Pincture Quinhentista.

    Parque Natural da Arrabida

    This lovely park has a sandy beach but is best known for its varied wildlife and the granite ridge which provided stone for the local cathedral. It is easy to reach by local bus from your Setubal holiday villa.


    Lisbon, Portugal's lovely capital city, is just 50km from your holiday villa at Setubal. It is located at the mouth of the Tagus River. Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in the world and its castle, architecture, museums and history reflect this. It has some fabulous buildings in the old town and beautiful plazas for dining al fresco. There are two UNESCO World Heritage Sites at Belem, the glorious Jeronimos Monastery and the Belem Tower, a decorative fortress guarding the harbour entrance.

    Weather at Setubal, Lisbon

    Setubal has a subtropical Mediterranean climate with mild winters. Daytime temperatures average around 15°C (59°F) in December through February. In the summer, the area is hot and sunny with temperatures reaching 28°C (82°F) and almost no rainfall.

    Travel to Setubal, Lisbon

    The nearest major airport to the holiday villas in Setubal is Portela Airport (LIS). It is about 34km away, in Lisbon, Portugal's capital city. There are many daily flights from all over Europe into this busy airport.

    Sightseeing in and around Setubal

    Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Setubal a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Lisbon Oceanarium (19.8 mi / 31.8 km)
    • Bacalhoa Winery (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
    • Palafita da Carrasqueira Fishing Marina (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
    • Aroeira Golf Club (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
    • Golf Aroeira (16.2 mi / 26 km)
    • Portas do Sol Viewpoint (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Setubal

    Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Setubal is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Bonfim Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
    • Algodeia Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
    • Albarquel Beach (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
    • Troia Beach (3 mi / 4.8 km)
    • Arrabida Natural Park (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
    • Galapos Beach (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)