Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Carrapateira

Enjoy the museums and other features of Carrapateira. One of the city's many top draws is its beaches. Meia Praia Beach and Luz Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Carrapateira

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Carrapateira a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lagos Zoo (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Espiche Golf Course (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Lagos Living Science Center (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Palmares Golf (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • International Kart Circuit (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Algarve International Autodrome Raceway (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Carrapateira

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Carrapateira is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Meia Praia Beach (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Luz Beach (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Dona Ana Beach (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Bordeira Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Amado Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Mirouco Beach (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)

How to get to and around Carrapateira

The nearest airport is in Portimao (PRM), located 17.7 mi (28.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), which is 52.6 mi (84.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Carrapateira?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 492 holiday lettings near Carrapateira. From 164 Houses to 197 Villas, 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 Carrapateira is on HomeAway.

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

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 Carrapateira:

  • Burgau: 109 holiday homes
  • Falfeira: 740 holiday homes
  • Porto de Mós: 365 holiday homes
  • Funchal: 482 holiday homes
  • Farta Vacas: 15 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 Carrapateira?

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

  • Carrapateira Land & Sea Museum: 3,184 holiday lettings
  • Sao Goncalo de Lagos Statue: 5,657 holiday lettings
  • Carriagem Beach: 984 holiday lettings
  • Monchique Biopark: 5,289 holiday lettings
  • Nossa Senhora de Guadalupe Chapel: 3,705 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 164 Houses in Carrapateira. Our other popular types of Carrapateira holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 197 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 28 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 28 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Carrapateira?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 303 holiday homes with pool available in Carrapateira. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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