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Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in Alcantara, Lisbon, Portugal your home away from home

Alcantara is a suburb on the west side of Lisbon, Portugal’s capital city. It is dominated by the enormous Ponte 25 de Abril suspension bridge which links Lisbon with the south bank of the Rio Tejo. Although the town has an industrial air with its railway lines, cruise ship port, flyovers and cranes, it is well known for its lively nightlife. The former dockside warehouses have now been renovated to provide cosy nooks for cafés, bars and clubs. Holiday rentals in Alcantara are well located for exploring the city of Lisbon and the historic and cultural attractions in the area.

Things to Do in Alcantara, Lisbon

Those wanting to head for the beach will find the sandy beaches of Estoril and Cascais are easily reached by public transport from Alcantara holiday rentals. Kitesurfing, windsurfing, swimming and a host of watersports can be enjoyed in the area, or lie back on a sunlounger and soak up the sun. The traditional market of Ribeira has some excellent handicrafts closer to home. Lisbon city centre can be reached on foot and offers excellent shopping, markets, museums, historic buildings and interesting attractions. Local tours with a guide may the best way to learn about this area which is rich in history and culture. Trains from Alcantara run to Estoril, historic Sintra and Cascais in minutes.

Places to Visit Around Alcantara, Lisbon

Downtown Lisbon and the River Tagus are just 10 minutes walk from Alcantara making it very easy to enjoy the excellent shopping and dining at Lisbon’s seafood restaurants. Strolls along the riverbank are very pleasant. Lisbon has several museums and art galleries including the National Museum of Old Masters and the Azulejo Museum of local blue tiles.

Weather in Alcantara, Lisbon

Holiday rental homes in the Alcantara area of Lisbon enjoy hot dry summers with average temperatures ranging from 21-28°C (70-83°F) during the day. The area is very pleasant even in the winter with temperatures generally above 14°C (57°F) in January and slightly more rain.

Travel to Alcantara, Lisbon

The nearest airport serving Alcantara holiday rentals is the Lisbon Portela (LIS) Airport which is about 10 km away. There are many budget airlines serving Lisbon Airport including easyJet, British Airways and Air France making it a cheap and easy destination to get to. A hire car is useful for exploring further afield and the nearest motorway is the A5 just 4km away. However, holiday homes in Alcantara are well served by local buses, taxis and trains from the local station for those not wanting the hassle of driving.

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                                                                                                      Great value. Very friendly host!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Excellent value! Rita is very helpful and welcoming. The apartment is spacious and clean. Rita is happy to provide you with all the help you need to make sure you get the most out of your trip to Lisbon.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 28-Jun-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2016

                                                                                                      Great location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Rita the owner could not have been more helpful-she checked us in at 2am after a delayed flight when she was full-term pregnant! The apartment is basic but very clean and had everything we needed as a family of 4. The location is excellent, with close proximity to public transport links and supermarkets and great restaurants nearby. We would definitely stay here again.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 23-Apr-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Mar 2016

                                                                                                      Superb

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      muy grande, bien equipado, un poco apartado pero bien comunicado
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 12-Oct-2015
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Oct 2015