Destination guide

Travel to charming Carcavelos

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Carcavelos. This romantic city allures visitors with its surfing and spas. Castle of Sao Jorge and Estoril Casino are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Carcavelos

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Carcavelos a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lisbon Oceanarium (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Estoril Golf Club (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Manuel Possolo Hippodrome (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Boca do Inferno (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Vasco da Gama Aquarium (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Calouste Gulbekian Planetarium (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)

Seasonal weather in Carcavelos

Travelers enjoy Carcavelos for its surfing. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 78°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Carcavelos

Travelers love Carcavelos for its pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Carcavelos is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cascais Beach (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Guincho Beach (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Carcavelos Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Tamariz Beach (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Duquesa Beach (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Praia da Conceicao (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Carcavelos

Fly into Cascais (CAT), the closest airport, located 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Lisbon (LIS-Humberto Delgado), which is 12.6 mi (20.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Carcavelos?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 856 vacation rentals near Carcavelos. From 157 Houses to 68 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Carcavelos for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Carcavelos:

  • Lisbon Old Town: 3,908 vacation rentals
  • Alfama: 2,200 vacation rentals
  • Baixa: 2,422 vacation rentals
  • Chiado: 2,024 vacation rentals
  • Santa Engrácia: 1,378 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 Carcavelos?

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

  • Carcavelos Beach: 6,297 vacation rentals
  • Cascais Beach: 6,414 vacation rentals
  • Regimento de Sapadores Bombeiros Museum: 6,903 vacation rentals
  • Cinemateca Portuguesa Museum: 6,753 vacation rentals
  • Costa da Caparica Beach: 235 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 157 Houses in Carcavelos. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Carcavelos include:

  • Villas: 68 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 573 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 5 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 Carcavelos?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 230 vacation rentals with pool available in Carcavelos. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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