Discover a selection of 7,000 holiday rentals in Quarteira, PT that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and private pool. Prices start at £ 38 per night, and villas and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in Quarteira. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Escape to Quarteira holiday lettings

With a storied past dating back to Roman times and quaint remnants of its history as a fishing village, Quarteira is a beautiful, exciting destination for beachgoers and families. No matter how you want to spend your holiday, you’ll find fascinating heritage sites, gorgeous scenery and numerous Blue Flag beaches to while away your afternoon. Holiday lettings in Quarteira put you in the heart of this vibrant area and all its culture.

Things to do

Activities near Quarteira holiday homes

You’ll find no shortage of things to do in Quarteira. Holiday homes put you in reach of exciting locations like the Vilamoura Marina, a lively marina with upscale dining and shopping complexes for a fun-filled day, and Cerro da Vila, a Roman ruin site with Bronze Age graves and Roman mosaics, baths, tanks and a necropolis. Loulé, a historic site with a medieval castle and fragments of its defensive walls and churches, is a great place to explore and learn about the ancient history of Quarteira. You may also enjoy The Museu Municipal de Loulé, a history museum with archaeological finds from the coastal and rural areas of Quarteira, such as weapons, stonework and utensils.


Activities and attractions in Quarteira

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Quarteira has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Zoomarine (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Aqua Show Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Oceanico Pinhal Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Vilamoura Tennis Center (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Ocean Golf Course Vale do Lobo (2 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Royal Golf Course Vale do Lobo (2 mi / 3.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Quarteira

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Quarteira

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Quarteira is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Falesia Beach (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Senhora da Rocha Beach (16.4 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Quarteira Beach (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Trafal Beach (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Vilamoura Beach (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Marina Beach (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)

Beach areas near Quarteira holiday homes

Quarteira is known for its Blue Flag beaches, a system which indicates that the water is high-quality and ideal for swimming, surfing and water sports. Holiday homes can be found near locations like Praia de Quarteira, a golden-sand beach with a city backdrop and clear, blue waters, and Praia de Vilamoura, a stretch of golden sand near the harbour with a lively atmosphere and calm waters. Praia do Almargem, a secluded beach location with dramatic sand dunes and unspoilt forest areas, and Praia de Vale do Lobo, an upscale beach with beautiful waters, upscale dining and immaculate golf courses, are ideal spots to spend a day. For children and families, Praia de Falesia is a golden beach with rocky cliffs and shallow waters for swimming and wading.

How to get there

Travelling to and around Quarteira

The nearest airport is in Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), located 7.7 mi (12.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Portimao (PRM), which is 27.6 mi (44.4 km) away.

Food & drink 

Regional cuisine in Quarteira

Cod is a staple in Quarteira and the remainder of Portugal. The traditional Portuguese preparation of cod is baked with cabbage and potatoes, but many other recipes and seafood dishes can be found on menus throughout Quarteira restaurants. Fish and seafood dishes like stews, soups and rice recipes often use shellfish, oily fish or octopus fresh from the ocean or river for unrivalled flavour. For a sweet treat, try a pastel de nata, a custard tart in a flaky pastry, which is a recipe that originated at convents where nuns were gifted eggs by couples hoping to have a baby. You can experience this rich and historic food culture that was inspired by the azure waters surrounding Portugal by visiting a restaurant or eatery near your Quarteira holiday rental.

Can I find a vacation rental around Quarteira?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 6,817 vacation rentals near Quarteira. From 2,502 villas to 3,140 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Quarteira for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Quarteira?

Whether you're traveling 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 Quarteira:

  • Encosta das Oliveiras: 1,048 vacation rentals
  • Aldeia do Golfe: 287 vacation rentals
  • Albufeira Old Town: 1,241 vacation rentals
  • Santa Eulália: 1,318 vacation rentals
  • Alpouvar: 115 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, 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 traveling to Quarteira?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Quarteira. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Vilamoura Marina: 3,074 vacation rentals
  • Vila Sol Golf: 8,337 vacation rentals
  • Dom Pedro Golf: Pinhal Golf Course: 2,799 vacation rentals
  • Vilamoura Tennis Center: 8,649 vacation rentals
  • Dom Pedro Golf: Old Golf Course: 8,624 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Quarteira listed on Vrbo UK 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 Villas in Quarteira?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 2,502 Villas in Quarteira. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Quarteira include:

  • Flats: 3,140 rentals available
  • Houses: 3,534 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 42 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Quarteira?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5,404 vacation rentals with pool available in Quarteira. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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