Destination guide

Take in the oceanfront beauty of Silves

The ocean views and countryside create a pretty picture of Silves. Well known for its golfing, seafood restaurants and cheese shops, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Zoomarine and Rocha Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Silves

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Silves a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Zoomarine (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Krazy World Zoo (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Oceanico O'Connor Course (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Oceanico Faldo Golf Course (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Silves Pestana Golf (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Aqualand Waterpark (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Silves

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Silves is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rocha Beach (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Meia Praia Beach (20.3 mi / 32.7 km)
  • Senhora da Rocha Beach (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Falesia Beach (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Dona Ana Beach (21.6 mi / 34.8 km)
  • Luz Beach (24.3 mi / 39.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Silves

Fly into Portimao (PRM), the closest airport, located 15.5 mi (24.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), which is 27 mi (43.5 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Silves Station or Silves Tunes Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Municipality of Silves?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,238 holiday rentals around Municipality of Silves. From 1,000 villas to 518 holiday houses, 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 Municipality of Silves is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Armação de Pêra: 5,920 holiday rentals
  • Algoz: 5,564 holiday rentals
  • Pêra: 6,369 holiday rentals
  • Salgados Lagoon Observation Deck: 10,964 holiday rentals
  • International Sand Sculpture Festival: 10,966 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Municipality of Silves! 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 Silves?

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

  • Armação de Pêra: 5,920 holiday homes
  • Boliqueime: 6,038 holiday homes
  • Alvor: 4,660 holiday homes
  • Carvoeiro: 4,685 holiday homes
  • Estômbar: 4,589 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 Silves?

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

  • Salgados Lagoon Observation Deck: 10,964 holiday rentals
  • International Sand Sculpture Festival: 10,966 holiday rentals
  • Salgados Beach: 11,121 holiday rentals
  • Delphinus Divers: 11,158 holiday rentals
  • Aqualand Waterpark: 10,937 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Municipality of Silves 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.

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