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A relaxing break begins with a holiday rental in Sesmarias.

Beautiful beaches and plenty of sun: these are two of the main reasons why visitors flock to the stylish town of Sesmarias on the Algarve coast. Sesmarias' location, directly on the beach, makes it an ideal choice for those looking to book an aquatic holiday. Another advantage to booking a holiday rental in Sesmarias is its proximity to the bigger, more bustling towns of Albufeira and Vilamoura. HomeAway has holiday rental homes and villas in Sesmarias available, from a Sesmarias self-catering located near the beach with a fully equipped kitchen to a luxurious Sesmarias villa with a swimming pool and terrific view.

Albufeira is a mere three miles from Sesmarias and is a must-see for anyone visiting the area. For those looking to stay closer to the action, HomeAway also has many comfortable rental options in the Albufeira Old Town and near the famous Sao Joao strip. HomeAway also offers a selection of comfortable rental accommodations in nearby Faro, located about 30 miles from Sesmarias.

Things to do

Praia de Sao Rafael:

Praia de Sao Rafael is the main beach near Sesmarias. It is known for its soft, golden sand and crystal clear waters. Limestone formations in the cliffs offer a beautiful backdrop. The beach is family friendly and wheelchair accessible. There is also a café on the beach for drinks and snacks.

Albufeira Old Town:

The Old Town of Albufeira is located just three miles from Sesmarias. Cobblestone streets that wind their way up the hillside are dotted with cafés, restaurants and shops. The Clock Tower is a popular stop; the views from the top are stunning.

Albufeira Strip:

For those looking to party the night – or day – away, the famous Albufeira strip is essential. Countless themed bars, diverse restaurants and busy clubs line the vibrant strip. Many of these locations are open well into the wee hours.

Gale:

The scenic town of Gale is less than two miles from Sesmarias. Its orange groves, vineyards, olive and fig trees add to the town's laid-back feel. There is also a beach, the Praia de Gale, that is popular with tourists and locals.

Golf:

The Algarve region is known for its numerous beautiful golf courses. Golf enthusiasts can choose any one of 35 distinctive courses, most of which offer great views of the coast. The courses closest to Sesmarias are Balaia, Salgados and Pine Cliffs. Tee times can be booked online or over the phone.

The Algarve Shopping Centre:

This large shopping complex is found near the town of Guia, about four miles from Sesmarias. It makes for a nice way to spend a day out of the reach of the sun. Visitors can shop at over 100 stores and there is also a cinema and a large food court.

Weather in Sesmarias

Sesmarias, like the rest of the Algarve region, enjoys a warm climate the whole year round. Temperatures in July and August average about 28-30°C. The days are sunny and rainfall is rare, with warm temperatures extending well into late September and October. Winters are pleasant and mild; temperatures average around 15°C most of the season. Rain is most prevalent in December and February.

Travel to Sesmarias

The best way to reach Sesmarias is to first fly to Faro International Airport (FAO). Flights are available from just about every major city in the UK and continental Europe. From the airport, it takes about 45 minutes via car to reach Sesmarias, located 30 miles away. The drive is simple and scenic along the A22 or N125. The closest bus terminal is in Albufeira. Buses run between Faro city centre and Albufeira and up-to-date timetables are available online.

    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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    • 2 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 6
    Apartment #1785598
    13
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      Excellent! 4.3/5
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      • 3 BR
      • 3 BA
      • Separate Toilet
      • Sleeps 8
      Villa #6518468
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        • 4 BR
        • 4 BA
        • Sleeps 16
        Villa #1006579
        4
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          Exceptional! 5/5
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          • 4 BR
          • 4 BA
          • Sleeps 11
          Villa #825900
          20
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            Excellent! 4.7/5
            (37 reviews)
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            • 5 BR
            • 5 BA
            • Sleeps 12
            Villa #862822
            37
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              Wonderful! 4.8/5
              (6 reviews)
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              • 4 BR
              • 5 BA
              • Sleeps 16
              Villa #1683038
              6
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                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                (16 reviews)
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                • 4 BR
                • 4 BA
                • Separate Toilet
                • Sleeps 8
                Villa #1156375a
                16
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                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                  (10 reviews)
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                  • 3 BR
                  • 2 BA
                  • Separate Toilet
                  • Sleeps 6
                  Villa #421389
                  10
                  Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                    (31 reviews)
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                    • 2 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 5
                    Multiple rentals Apartment #867621
                    31
                    Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                      Exceptional! 5/5
                      (14 reviews)
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                      • 4 BR
                      • 4 BA
                      • Separate Toilet
                      • Sleeps 8
                      Villa #865174
                      14
                      Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                        (5 reviews)
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                        • 5 BR
                        • 4 BA
                        • Sleeps 13
                        Villa #1745218
                        5
                        Viewed 74 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                          (12 reviews)
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                          • 7 BR
                          • 6 BA
                          • Sleeps 16
                          Villa #1017497
                          12
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                            • 5 BR
                            • 4 BA
                            • Sleeps 12
                            Villa #1708900
                            2
                            Viewed 76 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                              (10 reviews)
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                              • 3 BR
                              • 3 BA
                              • Separate Toilet
                              • Sleeps 8
                              Villa #8025283
                              10
                              Viewed 58 times in the last 48 hours
                                Excellent! 4.3/5
                                (13 reviews)
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                                • 3 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Sleeps 6
                                Villa #66309
                                13
                                Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Sleeps 5
                                  Multiple rentals Apartment #867621
                                  12
                                    Excellent! 4.6/5
                                    (5 reviews)
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Sleeps 5
                                    Apartment #8018830
                                    5
                                    Viewed 53 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                      (18 reviews)
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                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      Apartment #1050712
                                      18
                                      Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                        (9 reviews)
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                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 7
                                        Villa #8151992
                                        9
                                        Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
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                                          • 4 BR
                                          • 4 BA
                                          • Sleeps 9
                                          Villa #406078
                                          2
                                          Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                            • 3 BR
                                            • 4 BA
                                            • Sleeps 8
                                            Villa #833716
                                            4
                                            Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                              (31 reviews)
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                                              • 4 BR
                                              • 4 BA
                                              • Sleeps 8
                                              Villa #67802
                                              31
                                              Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                • 5 BR
                                                • 5 BA
                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                Villa #1846349
                                                3
                                                Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                  Apartment #8019485
                                                  3
                                                  Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                    (8 reviews)
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                                                    • 3 BR
                                                    • 3 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                    Villa #6576123
                                                    8
                                                    Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                      (6 reviews)
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                                                      • 4 BR
                                                      • 4 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                      Villa #1672635
                                                      6
                                                      Viewed 168 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        • 5 BR
                                                        • 4 BA
                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                        • Sleeps 11
                                                        Villa #1672632
                                                        Viewed 82 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          • 4 BR
                                                          • 3 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 9
                                                          Villa #1992569
                                                          Viewed 111 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            • 5 BR
                                                            • 5 BA
                                                            • Separate Toilets
                                                            • Sleeps 10
                                                            Villa #1672634
                                                            3
                                                            Viewed 69 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              • 6 BR
                                                              • 5 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 14
                                                              House #1902020
                                                              1
                                                              Viewed 120 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                • Sleeps 9
                                                                Villa #6064391
                                                                2
                                                                Viewed 112 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                  Villa #1902022
                                                                  2
                                                                  Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                    Villa #1992565
                                                                    2
                                                                    Viewed 105 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      • 6 BR
                                                                      • 6 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 12
                                                                      Villa #1691882
                                                                      Viewed 117 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                        (29 reviews)
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                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Apartment #439044
                                                                        29
                                                                        Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                          (5 reviews)
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                                                                          • 5 BR
                                                                          • 5 BA
                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                          • Sleeps 12
                                                                          Villa #2425919
                                                                          5
                                                                          Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                            (5 reviews)
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                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                            Apartment #1992690
                                                                            5
                                                                            Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                              (6 reviews)
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                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                              • 3 BA
                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                                              Villa #6523070
                                                                              6
                                                                              Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                (32 reviews)
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                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                Multiple rentals Apartment #1019624
                                                                                32
                                                                                Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                  (12 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 5 BR
                                                                                  • 4 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 10
                                                                                  Villa #416779
                                                                                  12
                                                                                  Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                    (7 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                                    Villa #1000013
                                                                                    7
                                                                                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                      (7 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 7
                                                                                      Villa #410064
                                                                                      7
                                                                                      Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                        (8 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                                        • 4 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                                        Villa #866612
                                                                                        8
                                                                                        Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                          (11 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 5 BR
                                                                                          • 4 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 10
                                                                                          Villa #1023621
                                                                                          11
                                                                                          Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                            (8 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                                            • 4 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 9
                                                                                            Villa #1993487
                                                                                            8
                                                                                            Viewed 330 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                                              • 4 BA
                                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                                                              Villa #1672198
                                                                                              2
                                                                                              Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                Apartment #8171755
                                                                                                1
                                                                                                Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                  (5 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                  Villa #66304
                                                                                                  5
                                                                                                  Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                                    (7 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                    House #6430649
                                                                                                    7
                                                                                                    Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                                      (8 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                                      • 4 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                      Villa #1023622
                                                                                                      8
                                                                                                      Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Beautiful secluded villa

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      Beautiful villa with great accommodation, very well maintained. Fabulous pool in picturesque garden. Car essential.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      Amazing

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Would recommend this villa ticks every box and is very close to scoobys bar,very clean villa and massive inside will be coming back in the furure
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017