Destination guide

Head to the tranquil city of Monchique

Enjoy the culture and other features of Monchique. This city is relaxing and welcoming, recognized for its spas, mountain views and parks. Rocha Beach and Meia Praia Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, Vrbo has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Monchique

Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Monchique a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Zoomarine (20.3 mi / 32.6 km)
  • Mina Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Algarve International Autodrome Raceway (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • International Kart Circuit (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Golf Alamos (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Quinta Do Frances Winery (8.7 mi / 14 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Monchique

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Monchique is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rocha Beach (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Meia Praia Beach (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Dona Ana Beach (16.1 mi / 26 km)
  • Luz Beach (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Senhora da Rocha Beach (19 mi / 30.6 km)
  • Foia Mountain (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Monchique

Fly into Portimao (PRM), the closest airport, located 11.7 mi (18.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), which is 40 mi (64.4 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Monchique, PT?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 2,099 vacation rentals around Monchique. From 483 villa rentals to 958 studio vacation rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Monchique?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Monchique. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Monchique Thermal Springs: 6,211 vacation rentals
  • Foia Mountain: 5,491 vacation rentals
  • Marmelete: 3,318 vacation rentals
  • Picota Peak: 5,928 vacation rentals
  • Alferce: 1,840 vacation rentals

And Vrbo offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Monchique! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Monchique?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Monchique:

  • Marmelete: 3,318 rentals
  • Alferce: 1,840 rentals
  • Carvoeiro: 4,675 rentals
  • Alvor: 4,655 rentals
  • Luz: 3,413 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Monchique?

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

  • Monchique Thermal Springs: 6,211 rentals
  • Foia Mountain: 5,491 rentals
  • Picota Peak: 5,928 rentals
  • Mina Park: 7,212 rentals
  • Misericordia de Monchique Church: 5,629 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Monchique listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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