Destination guide

The oceanfront setting of Mafra is ready to explore

The ocean views and parks create a pretty picture of Mafra. Renowned for its surfing, seafood restaurants and fishing, this city welcomes all visitors. Castle of Sao Jorge and Sintra National Palace 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.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Mafra

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Mafra a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These 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)
  • Tapada Nacional de Mafra Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • AdegaMae Winery (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Quinta Das Carrafouchas Vineyard (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Lisbon Sports Club (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Pena Park (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Mafra

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Mafra. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Guincho Beach (18 mi / 28.9 km)
  • Cascais Beach (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Tapada Nacional de Mafra Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Iberian Wolf Recuperation Center (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Santa Marta Park (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Foz de Lizandro Beach (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Mafra

Fly into Cascais (CAT), the closest airport, located 16.6 mi (26.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Lisbon (LIS-Humberto Delgado), which is 16.9 mi (27.1 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Mafra?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,352 vacation rentals near Mafra. From 393 Houses to 225 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Mafra for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Mafra?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Mafra. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Assenta: 16 vacation rentals
  • Foz de Lizandro Beach: 2,050 vacation rentals
  • Tapada Nacional de Mafra Park: 3,699 vacation rentals
  • Santo Isidoro: 660 vacation rentals
  • Iberian Wolf Recuperation Center: 6,072 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Mafra! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Mafra?

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

  • Lisbon: 5,295 rentals
  • Cascais: 1,207 rentals
  • Sintra: 1,920 rentals
  • Ericeira: 758 rentals
  • Estoril: 1,311 rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Mafra?

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

  • Foz de Lizandro Beach: 2,050 rentals
  • Tapada Nacional de Mafra Park: 3,699 rentals
  • Iberian Wolf Recuperation Center: 6,072 rentals
  • Mosteiro Palacio Nacional de Mafra: 6,401 rentals
  • Praca da Republica: 6,395 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mafra listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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