Destination guide

The friendly area of Maia awaits your stay

The area's culture and wineries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Maia. Travelers like the zoo, theme park and bars in this welcoming and walkable city. Sandeman Cellars and Casa da Musica are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Maia

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Maia a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sandeman Cellars (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Maia Zoo (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Quinta de Santa Cruz Winery (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Funny City (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Avioso Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Piscina das Mares (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Maia

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Maia is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Avioso Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Boavista Square (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Cidade do Porto Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Leca da Palmeira Beach (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Matosinhos Beach (6.7 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Garden of St. Lazarus (6.9 mi / 11 km)

Traveling to and around Maia

The nearest airport is in Porto (OPO-Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro), located 3.7 mi (5.9 km) from the city center.

Catch a ride on the metro at Aeroporto Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay around Maia?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,525 holiday lettings near Maia. From 378 Houses to 46 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Maia for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Maia:

  • União de Freguesias do Centro: 1,786 holiday homes
  • Boavista: 838 holiday homes
  • Aldoar Foz do Douro e Nevogilde: 127 holiday homes
  • Ramalde: 148 holiday homes
  • Lordelo do Ouro e Massarelos: 979 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 Maia?

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

  • Maia Welcome Center: 2,738 holiday lettings
  • Terra da Maia Historical and Ethnological Museum: 2,765 holiday lettings
  • Funny City: 2,793 holiday lettings
  • Quinta de Santa Cruz Winery: 2,739 holiday lettings
  • Maia Zoo: 2,736 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 378 Houses in Maia. Our other popular types of Maia holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 46 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,945 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 24 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Maia?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 143 holiday homes with pool available in Maia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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