Destination guide

The tranquil city of Ovar awaits you

The ocean views and parks create a pretty picture of Ovar. This relaxing and welcoming city entices travelers with its spas and restaurants. Sandeman Cellars and Porto Cathedral are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Ovar

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Ovar has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sandeman Cellars (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Oporto Golf Club (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Parque Temático Molinológico (8 mi / 13 km)
  • Estacao Litoral da Aguda Aquarium (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Clube de Golf de Miramar (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • St. Ignatius Zoo (15.4 mi / 24.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ovar

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Ovar. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Furadouro Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • São Pedro de Maceda Beach (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Buçaquinho Park (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Esmoriz Beach (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Lagoa de Paramos / Barrinha de Esmoriz National Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Bairro Piscatório Beach (8.1 mi / 13 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Ovar

Fly into Porto (OPO-Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro), the closest airport, located 24.8 mi (39.8 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Ovar Station.

Where to stay around Ovar?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 280 vacation rentals near Ovar. From 76 Houses to 20 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ovar for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Ovar:

  • União de Freguesias do Centro: 1,783 vacation rentals
  • Centro / Baixa: 1,769 vacation rentals
  • Lordelo do Ouro e Massarelos: 1,004 vacation rentals
  • Aldoar Foz do Douro e Nevogilde: 128 vacation rentals
  • Boavista: 843 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 Ovar?

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

  • Ovar Station: 831 vacation rentals
  • Norte Shopping: 2,692 vacation rentals
  • Ribeira Square: 2,705 vacation rentals
  • Costa Nova Beach: 298 vacation rentals
  • Douro River Lighthouse: 2,685 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 76 Houses in Ovar. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ovar include:

  • Villas: 20 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 123 rentals available
  • Cottages: 23 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 Ovar?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 91 vacation rentals with pool available in Ovar. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.