Destination guide

Travel to charming Portimao

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Portimao. Well known for its golfing, restaurants and casino gaming, this romantic city won't disappoint. Rocha Beach and Meia Praia Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Portimao

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Portimao a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Zoomarine (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Slide and Splash Water Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Golf Alamos (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Quinta Do Frances Winery (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Vale de Milho Golf (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Palmares Golf (6 mi / 9.6 km)

Seasonal weather in Portimao

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Portimao

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Portimao is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rocha Beach (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Meia Praia Beach (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Dona Ana Beach (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Senhora da Rocha Beach (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Luz Beach (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Angrinha Beach (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Portimao

Fly into Portimao (PRM), the closest airport, located 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), which is 32.2 mi (51.9 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station is Portimao Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Municipality of Portimão?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,959 holiday rentals around Municipality of Portimão. From 769 holiday houses to 2,653 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Municipality of Portimão?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Municipality of Portimão. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Alvor: 4,660 holiday rentals
  • Torralta: 4,434 holiday rentals
  • Praia da Marina: 4,303 holiday rentals
  • Praia da Rocha: 4,516 holiday rentals
  • Portimao (PRM): 7,759 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Municipality of Portimão! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Municipality of Portimão?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Municipality of Portimão with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Alvor: 4,660 holiday homes
  • Carvoeiro: 4,685 holiday homes
  • Estômbar: 4,589 holiday homes
  • Luz: 3,407 holiday homes
  • Armação de Pêra: 5,920 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Municipality of Portimão?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Municipality of Portimão. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Continente Shopping Center: 8,634 holiday rentals
  • Golf do Morgado: 7,753 holiday rentals
  • Alemao Beach: 8,511 holiday rentals
  • Portimao Municipal Stadium: 8,670 holiday rentals
  • Hotel Algarve Casino: 8,810 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Municipality of Portimão listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

Explore destinations around Municipality of Portimão

4,660 holiday rentals
4,685 holiday rentals
4,589 holiday rentals
3,407 holiday rentals
Armação de Pêra
5,920 holiday rentals
4,473 holiday rentals
692 holiday rentals
386 holiday rentals
3,399 holiday rentals
6,915 holiday rentals
3,313 holiday rentals
325 holiday rentals
13,610 holiday rentals
Lagoa e Carvoeiro
5,539 holiday rentals
Boavista dos Pinheiros
103 holiday rentals
Santana da Serra
22 holiday rentals
Santa Clara-a-Velha
81 holiday rentals
123 holiday rentals
1,838 holiday rentals
4,452 holiday rentals