Destination guide

Travel to charming Lapa

The area's museums and culture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Lapa. This city is romantic and cosmopolitan, recognized for its bars, sightseeing and restaurants. Castle of Sao Jorge and Santa Justa Elevator are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Lapa

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Lapa has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lisbon Oceanarium (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Glória Lift (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Ascensor da Gloria (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Torel Garden (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Portas do Sol Viewpoint (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Ajuda Botanical Garden (2 mi / 3.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Lapa

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Lapa is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cascais Beach (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Tapada das Necessidades Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Estrela Garden (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Principe Real Square (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Botanical Garden (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Belvedere Sao Pedro de Alcantara (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)

How to get to and around Lapa

The nearest airport is in Lisbon (LIS-Humberto Delgado), located 4.7 mi (7.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Cascais (CAT), which is 10.4 mi (16.7 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Lisbon Santos Station.

Where to stay around Lapa?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,387 holiday lettings near Lapa. From 81 Houses to 1,279 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 Lapa is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Lapa?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lapa:

  • Sampaio: 62 holiday homes
  • Santa Catarina: 945 holiday homes
  • Zambujal de Cima: 47 holiday homes
  • Fornos: 73 holiday homes
  • Zambujal de Baixo: 100 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • A Barraca Theater: 6,685 holiday lettings
  • Instituto Superior Tecnico: 6,445 holiday lettings
  • Portinho da Arrabida Beach: 4,549 holiday lettings
  • Troia Beach: 1,003 holiday lettings
  • Meco Beach: 5,576 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 81 Houses in Lapa. Our other popular types of Lapa holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,279 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 1,291 self catering accommodations
  • Boats: 2 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lapa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Lapa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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