Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Salema

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Salema. Well known for its fishing, bars and golfing, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Meia Praia Beach and Rocha 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

Activities and attractions in and around Salema

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

  • Espiche Golf Course (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Lagos Zoo (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Lagos Living Science Center (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Palmares Golf (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • International Kart Circuit (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Algarve International Autodrome Raceway (15.5 mi / 25 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Salema

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Salema

Salema is famous for its pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Salema is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Meia Praia Beach (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Rocha Beach (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Luz Beach (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Dona Ana Beach (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Salema Beach (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Boca do Rio Beach (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Salema

Fly into Portimao (PRM), the closest airport, located 14.5 mi (23.3 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 47.3 mi (76.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Salema, Vila do Bispo?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 224 vacation rentals near Salema. From 116 Villas to 64 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Salema for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

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 Salema:

  • Praia da Rocha: 753 vacation rentals
  • Porto de Mós: 461 vacation rentals
  • Lagos Centre: 613 vacation rentals
  • Ameijeira: 638 vacation rentals
  • Telheiro: 565 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Villas in Salema?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 116 Villas in Salema. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Salema include:

  • Houses: 64 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 27 rentals available
  • Cottages: 8 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 Salema?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 161 vacation rentals with pool available in Salema. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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