Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Prainha

The area's culture and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Prainha. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the island views, seaside and beaches. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Prainha

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Prainha. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Caiado Lagoon (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Mount Pico (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Pico da Esperanca (14 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Gruta das Torres (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)

Transportation options to and around Prainha

Fly into Sao Jorge Island (SJZ), the closest airport, located 13.4 mi (21.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Pico Island (PIX), which is 14 mi (22.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Prainha?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 110 holiday lettings near Prainha. From 62 Houses to 10 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Prainha is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Prainha?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Prainha. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Igreja de Sao Jorge: 122 holiday lettings
  • Velas Marina: 123 holiday lettings
  • Lajes Whaling Museum: 147 holiday lettings
  • Pico da Esperanca: 119 holiday lettings
  • Mount Pico: 185 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Prainha listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Prainha?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 62 Houses in Prainha. Our other popular types of Prainha holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 25 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Prainha?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 14 holiday homes with pool available in Prainha. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.