Destination guide

The tranquil area of Alcantarilha awaits your stay

Enjoy the culture and other features of Alcantarilha. This relaxing and walkable city entices travelers with its golfing and gardens. Zoomarine and Rocha Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Alcantarilha

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Alcantarilha has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Zoomarine (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Oceanico Faldo Golf Course (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Oceanico O'Connor Course (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Aqualand Waterpark (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Cova Redonda Beach (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Herdade dos Salgados Golf (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Alcantarilha

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Alcantarilha is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rocha Beach (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Senhora da Rocha Beach (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Falesia Beach (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Armação Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Fisherman's Beach Armacao de Pera (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Vale do Olival Beach (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Alcantarilha

Fly into Portimao (PRM), the closest airport, located 12.8 mi (20.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), which is 22.6 mi (36.4 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Alcantarilha?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 663 vacation rentals near Alcantarilha. From 160 Villas to 99 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Alcantarilha for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Alcantarilha?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Alcantarilha:

  • Vilamoura: 1,306 vacation rentals
  • Praia da Rocha: 739 vacation rentals
  • Galé: 1,430 vacation rentals
  • Meia Praia: 762 vacation rentals
  • Areias de São João: 575 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Alcantarilha?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Alcantarilha. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Albufeira Old Town Square: 9,532 vacation rentals
  • Algarve Casino: 8,087 vacation rentals
  • Algarve Shopping Mall: 10,954 vacation rentals
  • Balaia Golf Village: 9,092 vacation rentals
  • Vilamoura Marina: 2,923 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Villas in Alcantarilha?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 160 Villas in Alcantarilha. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Alcantarilha include:

  • Houses: 99 rentals available
  • Farmhouses: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 11 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Alcantarilha?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 430 vacation rentals with pool available in Alcantarilha. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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