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 features

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 there

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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Carrapateira?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 497 house rentals around Carrapateira. From 170 Houses to 193 Villas, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Carrapateira is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling 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 Carrapateira:

  • Porto de Mós: 381 vacation rentals
  • Burgau: 105 vacation rentals
  • Salema: 94 vacation rentals
  • Lagos Centre: 660 vacation rentals
  • Meia Praia: 820 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, 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 travelling to Carrapateira?

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

  • Carrapateira Land & Sea Museum: 3,265 home rentals
  • Lagos Marina: 5,738 home rentals
  • Parque da Floresta Golf: 3,968 home rentals
  • First European Slave Market: 5,729 home rentals
  • Algarve International Autodrome Raceway: 5,788 home rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Carrapateira?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 170 Houses in Carrapateira. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Carrapateira include:

  • Villas: 193 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 29 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 29 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Carrapateira?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 303 vacation homes with pool available in Carrapateira.

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