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Make a holiday rental house or apartment in Colares, Portugal your home away from home

Colares, a popular holiday resort in the foothills of the Sierra de Sintra, famous for the full bodied, robust red wine which is produced on the outskirts of the village. It is a quiet village in stunning surroundings, and apartments in Colares boast easy access to Lisbon Airport, the famous beach resorts of Estoril and Cascais, the stunning Cascais/Sintra National Park and the UNESCO World Heritage town of Sintra, not to mention the magnificent coastline of the Costa do Estoril and the most westerly point in Europe, Cabo da Roca.

Things to do on holiday in Colares, Portugal

With the Atlantic coastline just a few minutes drive from a holiday rental in Colares, swimming, sunbathing, surfing, windsurfing, body boarding, deep sea fishing and sailing trips are easily arranged and executed. The best beaches in the area, Praia Grande, Praia das Macas and Praia da Adraga are all within 20 minutes of the village centre. The beach at Gunicho is one of the best in the region for surfing.

There are also a number of good golf courses around Colares. Both Sintra and Estoril have 18 hole golf courses open to the public all year round, which offer a challenging round in magnificent surroundings.

The Sintra Cascais Natural Park is a beautiful natural area, especially popular for walking, cycling, horse riding and mountain biking.

Places to holiday in Colares, Portugal

The medieval town of Sintra is just a short drive from a Colares holiday apartment, and has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The unmistakeable skyline of Sintra is dominated by the chimneys of the National Palace and the beautiful Pena Palace. There is an incredible amount to see and do in Sintra, from visiting the many museums, palaces and haunts of the Portuguese Royal family to walking in the hills which surround the town, famously described by Lord Byron as a “glorious Eden”.

Lisbon is under half an hour from an apartment in Colares. It is filled with lively bars and clubs and exquisite shopping, as well as a wealth of museums coving all aspects of life, both modern and ancient in the Lisbon area.

Cascais is a young suburb of Lisbon, which has developed from a quaint fishing village, and retained much of its charm, especially in the centre.

Weather in Colares, Portugal

Average temperatures in the summer make taking a holiday rental in Colares great for beach, golf, walking or just relaxing holidays. The mild temperate climate means that winters are warm enough to enjoy much of the region too,

Flights to Colares, Portugal

Lisbon Airport (LIS) is just 25km from a holiday apartment in Colares, receiving regular flights from almost every airport across the UK. Depending on your departure point, the ‘no frills’ airlines all provide magnificent deals on cheap flights to Lisbon.

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        Villa #12111
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                    Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                    Villa #449457
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                      Multiple rentals Cottage #73582
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                        Multiple rentals House #73582
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                                    Multiple rentals Cottage #447788
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                                      Villa #816273
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                                                                                                Villa #18250
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                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Beautiful, quiet setting, with amazing hosts and many places of interest a stones throw away

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Very easy to find , a nice quite rural area, very welcoming owners/host. A very clean and well proportioned villa with masses of outdoor space (pictures don't do it justice )for ball games as well as a fabulous pool area. The villa is in an excellent well maintained condition, rooms are a good size and shower /baths are very spacious. The lounge area was lovely to kick back in the evening (as it went a bit cool outside ). A great base for visiting all the fabulous sights and very close to town, plenty of good well stocked supermarkets nearby as well as places to eat out. Isabel and Pedro were amazing hosts and you could not ask for two nicer more helpful people. Lots of local knowledge (great places to park in town etc ) All in all 100% satisfaction from staying at this villa. !!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016

                                                                                                      A very impressive villa

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This villa is fully equipped with everything you could need. The décor is very tasteful and classic and the furniture and beds are very comfy. The huge TV with lots of channels was a plus with two teenagers in tow - it meant that whilst we were preparing a meal or getting ready for an evening out they were fully occupied. The garden and pool are well maintained. Corales was a few minutes drive away and had everything we needed by way of small restaurants and supermarkets. The coastline is fantastic with beautiful beaches and pools (10 minutes drive) - most with amazing restaurants. A car is a must - as is the 15 minute drive to Sintra. Lisbon is easily accessed,. if you park at Sintra station and take the train. Howard and Julieta, the owners, were really helpful and just a call away if we needed to ask anything - as was Amalia their caretaker.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 21-Sep-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016

                                                                                                      Wonderful family holiday!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The villa was ideal for our family holiday and we all have memories to treasure. We were really well looked after by Pedro and his family who were so welcoming and helpful. The wooden villa itself is fully equipped, modern, comfortable and really felt secluded so we were able to enjoy the evenings relaxing on the patio or lying in the hammock. The location of the villa is perfect and in what feels to be a really authentic area of Portugal though we were able to explore despite not having a car. The nearest beach is Praia Grande about 15mins walk from the villa and down an impressive staircase! There are a number of great fresh fish restaurants along the beach front worth trying. From there you can also hike to Praia da Adraga (approx 25mins) where you are able to see the most spectacular views of the coastline. Sunset is simply majestic! My 6 year old loved it and is still talking about exploring the wilderness and dinosaur footprints! With both Sintra and Cascais also nearby and on a bus route we were not short of things to see and do and will certainly be back!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 13-Sep-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016