Destination guide

Historic Palmela will entice you

Take a vacation to Palmela and enjoy the area's history, churches and monuments. This scenic and relaxing city entices travelers with its golfing and bars. Castle of Sao Jorge and Lisbon Oceanarium are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Palmela

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Palmela a fun place to get away. 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 (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
  • Bacalhoa Winery (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Palafita da Carrasqueira Fishing Marina (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Ribagolfe (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Estuario do Tejo Natural Reserve (18 mi / 28.9 km)
  • Portas do Sol Viewpoint (18.6 mi / 30 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Palmela

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

  • Bonfim Park (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Algodeia Park (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Albarquel Beach (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Troia Beach (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Arrabida Natural Park (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Galapos Beach (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Palmela

The nearest airport is in Lisbon (LIS-Humberto Delgado), located 20.2 mi (32.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Cascais (CAT), which is 30.3 mi (48.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Palmela?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 712 vacation rentals near Palmela. From 207 Houses to 206 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Palmela for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Palmela:

  • Baixa: 2,327 vacation rentals
  • Belverde: 19 vacation rentals
  • Bairro Alto: 2,018 vacation rentals
  • Laje: 51 vacation rentals
  • Fonte de Sesimbra: 48 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 Palmela?

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

  • Palmela Castle: 5,397 vacation rentals
  • Church of Sao Pedro: 5,393 vacation rentals
  • Lisboa Congress Centre: 6,577 vacation rentals
  • Costa da Caparica Beach: 233 vacation rentals
  • Principe Real Square: 6,632 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Palmela 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 Palmela?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 207 Houses in Palmela. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Palmela include:

  • Villas: 206 rentals available
  • Cottages: 17 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 208 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Palmela?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 387 vacation rentals with pool available in Palmela. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.