Top rated rentals — Burgau
Destination guide

Have an adventure at Burgau holiday lettings

Located in the Algarve region, Burgau began as a fishing village but now thrives on the hospitality industry. It’s known for its small beach surrounded by hilly terrain that offers a range of outdoor adventure possibilities. It’s also central to a number of outstanding day trips, points of interest to visit and fine dining and shopping experiences. When you secure your holiday lettings in Burgau, you’re setting up for the trip of a lifetime, whether it’s a business sojourn, a romantic excursion or a family holiday.


Sightseeing in and around Burgau

Do you want to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Burgau has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Espiche Golf Course (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Lagos Zoo (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Lagos Living Science Center (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Palmares Golf (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • International Kart Circuit (13.3 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Algarve International Autodrome Raceway (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)

Seasonal weather in Burgau

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Burgau

Travellers love Burgau for its pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Burgau is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Meia Praia Beach (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Rocha Beach (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Luz Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Dona Ana Beach (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Burgau Beach (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Cabanas Velhas Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Burgau

Fly into Portimao (PRM), the closest airport, located 11.7 mi (18.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), which is 44.4 mi (71.5 km) away.

How to get around

Finding your way to and around Burgau

Most people will fly into the region, landing at either Lisbon or Aeroporto Internacional de Faro, and will then need to catch a train, bus or taxi into town, which is a journey of several hours. The fastest option is from Faro by car via taxi or rideshare. You may want to choose a car hire, which allows the freedom to explore local cities and towns, and go on day trips as you choose. The town of Burgau itself is a small village with cobblestone streets and is very walkable, so a lot of visitors simply opt to hike around to see the sights.

Restaurants and bars

Outstanding eateries near Burgau holiday rental homes

Many of the local restaurants feature fresh seafood, which is prepared in any number of ways, from grilled sardines to mussels cooked with rice and even stuffed squid. During the winter months, many restaurants feature lamb and pork on their menus, and game animals like wild hare, boar and partridge. The region features many different options for dining, from seaside cafes and bars to upscale seafood restaurants and casual family dining. Good restaurants are available anywhere you go in this village and its surrounding areas.


Shopping areas near Burgau villa rentals

Shopping is part of the fun of travel, and you’ll find great options for souvenirs and entertainment not far from your Burgau villa rentals. This region is full of walkable streets where you’ll find great souvenir shops as well as boutique shopping where you can find beachwear, arts, crafts and all of the local colour you’re looking to find. Surf shops can also be found if you’re looking to get a board and ride the waves. If you’re interested in larger shopping experiences, you’ll want to travel to a nearby large city like Algarve, but this may be best suited for a day trip.

Can I find a vacation rental around Burgau?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 2,209 vacation rentals near Burgau. From 500 villas to 1,199 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 Burgau for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

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 Burgau:

  • Porto de Mós: 371 vacation rentals
  • Lagos City Center: 618 vacation rentals
  • Telheiro: 558 vacation rentals
  • Ameijeira: 631 vacation rentals
  • Falfeira: 144 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 Burgau?

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

  • Lagos Marina: 5,813 vacation rentals
  • Algarve Casino: 8,253 vacation rentals
  • Monchique Thermal Springs: 6,046 vacation rentals
  • Pestana Alto Golf Club: 8,109 vacation rentals
  • Le Meridien Penina Golf: 7,474 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 500 Villas in Burgau. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Burgau include:

  • Flats: 1,199 rentals available
  • Houses: 936 rentals available
  • Cottages: 48 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Burgau?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,429 vacation rentals with pool available in Burgau. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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