Destination guide

Travel to charming Carcavelos

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Carcavelos. This romantic city attracts visitors thanks to its surfing and spas. Castle of Sao Jorge and Estoril Casino are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Carcavelos

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Carcavelos 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:

  • Lisbon Oceanarium (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Estoril Golf Club (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Manuel Possolo Hippodrome (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Boca do Inferno (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Vasco da Gama Aquarium (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Calouste Gulbekian Planetarium (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)

Seasonal weather in Carcavelos

Travellers enjoy Carcavelos for its surfing. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 26°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Carcavelos

Travellers love Carcavelos for its pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Carcavelos is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cascais Beach (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Guincho Beach (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Carcavelos Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Tamariz Beach (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Duquesa Beach (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Praia da Conceicao (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Carcavelos

Fly into Cascais (CAT), the closest airport, located 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Lisbon (LIS-Humberto Delgado), which is 12.6 mi (20.2 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Carcavelos?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 807 holiday lettings around Carcavelos. From 59 villas to 513 flats & apartments, 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 is the best area to stay when travelling to Carcavelos?

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 Carcavelos:

  • Lisbon Old Town: 4,281 holiday homes
  • Alfama: 2,221 holiday homes
  • Pena: 3,009 holiday homes
  • Bairro Alto: 2,088 holiday homes
  • Socorro: 2,459 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 Carcavelos? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Carcavelos. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Cascais Beach: 6,794 holiday lettings
  • Cinemateca Portuguesa Museum: 6,923 holiday lettings
  • Lisboa Congress Centre: 6,979 holiday lettings
  • Foz de Lizandro Beach: 2,043 holiday lettings
  • Carcavelos Beach: 6,678 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Carcavelos listed on 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 Carcavelos?

Yes, of course. offers 59 Villas in Carcavelos. Our other popular types of Carcavelos holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 513 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 174 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 Carcavelos?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 204 holiday homes with pool available in Carcavelos. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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