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.

Where to stay around Mafra?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,349 vacation rentals near Mafra. From 381 Houses to 234 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 is the best area to stay when traveling to Mafra?

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 Mafra:

  • Lisbon Old Town: 4,035 vacation rentals
  • Baixa: 2,358 vacation rentals
  • Bairro Alto: 2,572 vacation rentals
  • Azenhas do Mar: 54 vacation rentals
  • Principe Real: 2,313 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 Mafra?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation 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: 2,061 vacation rentals
  • Tapada Nacional de Mafra Park: 3,668 vacation rentals
  • Iberian Wolf Recuperation Center: 6,092 vacation rentals
  • Mosteiro Palacio Nacional de Mafra: 6,417 vacation rentals
  • Praca da Republica: 6,418 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 381 Houses in Mafra. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Mafra include:

  • Villas: 234 rentals available
  • Cottages: 72 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 587 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 Mafra?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 507 vacation rentals with pool available in Mafra. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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