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Make a holiday home in Cercal do Alentejo your home away from home

Alentejo has slowly over time emerged as one of Portugal’s prime tourist destinations. It possesses a virgin charm and is almost always uncrowded, allowing visitors to enjoy nature’s beauty at their own pace and with minimal distraction. This south-central Portugal municipality is also dotted with a number of whitewashed medieval towns with narrow stone streets. Also in the Alentejo locality is a peaceful parish where visitors to this region can find comfortable holiday accommodation; Cercal do Alentejo. HomeAway has a great selection of holiday rentals in Cercal do Alentejo including large country houses with swimming pools and tidy yards, beachside villas and charming stone cottages built after ancient housing designs. Holidaymakers can expect nothing short of utter comfort and relaxation with the pristine furnishings and facilities such as barbecues, satellite TV and Internet access at their disposal. Visitors in Cercal do Alentejo holiday homes will also profit from great views of the Atlantic.

Things to do

-Hiking and biking: A morning of biking through the plains of Alentejo is a physically and spiritually enriching experience. As they inhale the crisp air while journeying through forests of cork-oak trees and neat vineyards, and then onwards to jagged cliffs and a picturesque coastline, holidaymakers will find the serenity and oneness with nature they’ve been craving. And they’ll get more of this as they travel further inland and stand in the midst of golden fields of waving wheat.

-Old towns: Another one of the treats tourists putting up in Cercal do Alentejo can look forward to is touring pretty medieval towns. Wandering through the narrow, cobbled streets, visitors will be struck by unique architecture of the uniform, whitewashed houses. There are also ancient castles that remind one of the battles of yore. One of these towns, Evora, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

-Monuments: One of Evora’s most celebrated landmarks is the Tempo Romano, which is over 20 centuries old. It is regarded as one of the best Roman monuments standing today. The Capela dos Ossos (Chapel of Bones) is another mind-blowing site; the 5,000 or so skulls of previous residents of this locale are neatly arranged inside it. A visit to Alentejo cannot be complete without seeing the granite monoliths of the Cromeleque dos Almendres.

-Food and drink: With all the fine restaurants around them, tourists in self-catering holiday homes in Cercal do Alentejo will not need to worry about cooking. They will have top class eateries such as the Tipica Quarta-Feira within easy reach. Here they can enjoy traditional Portuguese specialities and excellent local wine at incredibly reasonable prices.

-Beaches: Alentejo has its fair share of sun and sand which visitors can enjoy without limit. At the unspoilt beaches of Odemira visitors can take unhurried promenades and let the waters of the Atlantic lap up against their ankles. They can also climb the towering cliffs and enjoy breathtaking panoramas.

Weather in Cercal do Alentejo

Those making reservations for Cercal do Alentejo holiday homes during summer need to pack their sunscreen and hats as from June to August temperatures range from 26 to 30°C plus. There is usually no rainfall during this time of year so visitors can expect hot and dry weather. But tourists who wish to have an early holiday will still find friendly weather in May as temperature averages then are already in the twenties. Though temperatures remain holiday-conducive well into autumn, one may want to reconsider an Alentejo holiday then as rainfall is quite heavy between October and December.

Travel to Cercal do Alentejo

Most visitors to Alentejo who come from outside Portugal will take a flight to the Lisbon Portela Airport. This is in essence the main international gateway into Portugal. On arrival here visitors will have the option of taking a coach which will take roughly three and a half hours or using a taxi to get to their holiday homes in Cercal do Alentejo.

Exceptional! 5/5
(21 reviews)
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Cottage #91479
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Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(5 reviews)
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Cottage #6711222
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  • 3 BR
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Cottage #1024463
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Exceptional! 5/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Farmhouse #1077742
7
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(9 reviews)
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  • Studio
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1692902
9
Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Cottage #6934412
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Cottage #6709526
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1819853
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Farmhouse #8227977
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Villa #6146126
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 7
Cottage #1093305
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Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Chateau / Country House #1209335
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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House #838991
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Excellent! 4.7/5
(17 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #1762037
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Excellent! 4.3/5
(9 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Apartment #1161387
9
Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(13 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Farmhouse #495337
13
Viewed 61 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Villa #6801083
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Exceptional! 5/5
(11 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #6410746
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Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 9
Villa #1951019
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Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #6545808
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Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Very Good! 4.1/5
(8 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #6565970
8
Viewed 127 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(12 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 9
Villa #465683
12
Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(8 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 5
House #1853012
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Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Chateau / Country House #2398628
3
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(4 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #1583252
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Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(14 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #6572279
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Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Farmhouse #2103174
5
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(16 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 2
House #411086
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Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Farmhouse #6874410
Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(4 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #6493802
4
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #8175712
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Excellent! 4.5/5
(4 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6783568
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Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(72 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6141758
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Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(7 reviews)
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  • Studio
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1961147
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Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #6541666
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Villa #8004287
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Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(18 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 7
House #6498861
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #4234404
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
(13 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Apartment #1735031
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Apartment #6492343
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  • 6 BR
  • 3 BA
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Villa #1767412
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(10 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #1727021
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Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(25 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Apartment #6279441
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Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Multiple rentals Apartment #1603969
1
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 9
Farmhouse #1135424
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Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Cottage #6124368
5
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Villa #8088875
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Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
Good! 3.7/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Villa #1780844
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Recent Reviews

lovely, peaceful villa. We had a very relaxing holiday and hope to return

5 of 5
Tranquil setting and very comfortable villa. Garden colourful with pretty views. On the edge of a wood with an abundance of walks.
  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017

Beautiful apartment

5 of 5
We stayed for 11 nights in February and had a great time exploring and walking the coast. The apartment is superb and had everything we needed. Maria is very welcoming, helpful and made sure that we were happy with everything. Towels and sheets are replaced regularly. The property is located in the old part of Vila Nova Milfontes and has a wonderful view over the river and to the sea. Sitting on the balcony is a joy! Obrigado Maria!
  • Review Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017