Destination guide

The oceanfront setting of Sesimbra is ready to explore

The ocean views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Sesimbra. Well-liked for its seafood restaurants, spas and fishing, this city is both relaxing and trendy. Castle of Sao Jorge and Cristo Rei are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Sesimbra

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Sesimbra has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lisbon Oceanarium (22.1 mi / 35.5 km)
  • Bacalhoa Winery (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Aroeira Golf Club (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Golf Aroeira (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Calouste Gulbekian Planetarium (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
  • Portas do Sol Viewpoint (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Sesimbra

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 78°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Sesimbra

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Sesimbra is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sesimbra Beach (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Praia da California (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Bicas Beach (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Meco Beach (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Lagoa Pequena (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Cabo Espichel (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Sesimbra

The nearest airport is in Lisbon (LIS-Humberto Delgado), located 22.5 mi (36.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Cascais (CAT), which is 23.7 mi (38.1 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Sesimbra?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,285 vacation rentals near Sesimbra. From 383 Houses to 1,507 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Sesimbra for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Sesimbra:

  • Zambujal: 148 vacation rentals
  • Lisbon Old Town: 3,960 vacation rentals
  • Alfama: 2,091 vacation rentals
  • Baixa: 2,306 vacation rentals
  • Chiado: 1,921 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 Sesimbra?

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

  • Sesimbra Beach: 3,960 vacation rentals
  • Sesimbra Castle: 4,843 vacation rentals
  • Cabo Espichel: 980 vacation rentals
  • Nossa Senhora de Castelo Church: 4,807 vacation rentals
  • Fortaleza de Santiago: 4,078 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sesimbra 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 Houses in Sesimbra?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 383 Houses in Sesimbra. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sesimbra include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,507 rentals available
  • Villas: 264 rentals available
  • Cottages: 25 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sesimbra?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 504 vacation rentals with pool available in Sesimbra. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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