Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Carrapateira

Enjoy the museums and other features of Carrapateira. One of the city's many top draws is its beaches. Meia Praia Beach and Luz Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Carrapateira

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Carrapateira a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lagos Zoo (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Espiche Golf Course (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Lagos Living Science Center (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Palmares Golf (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • International Kart Circuit (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Algarve International Autodrome Raceway (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Carrapateira

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Carrapateira is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Meia Praia Beach (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Luz Beach (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Dona Ana Beach (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Bordeira Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Amado Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Mirouco Beach (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Carrapateira

The nearest airport is in Portimao (PRM), located 17.7 mi (28.5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), which is 52.6 mi (84.7 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Carrapateira?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 481 holiday rentals around Carrapateira. From 160 Houses to 192 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Carrapateira is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Carrapateira?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Carrapateira:

  • Porto de Mós: 377 holiday homes
  • Meia Praia: 778 holiday homes
  • Lagos Centre: 631 holiday homes
  • Aldeia Nova: 20 holiday homes
  • Burgau: 107 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Carrapateira?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Carrapateira. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Carrapateira Land & Sea Museum: 3,243 holiday rentals
  • Nossa Senhora de Guadalupe Chapel: 3,790 holiday rentals
  • First European Slave Market: 5,721 holiday rentals
  • Carriagem Beach: 1,003 holiday rentals
  • Penedo Beach: 3,225 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Carrapateira listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Carrapateira?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 160 Houses in Carrapateira. Our other popular types of Carrapateira holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 192 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 27 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 27 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Carrapateira?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 293 holiday homes with pool available in Carrapateira. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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