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Destination guide

Beach, bars, and buzzy markets, Quarteira has it all

Famous for its long, sandy beaches and palm-lined promenade, Quarteira is a popular coastal resort in the Algarve region of Portugal. Once a small fishing village, it now attracts hordes of beach lovers and families who flock to enjoy the warm waters, clean beaches, and topnotch restaurants along the waterfront. Get your Portuguese adventure off to a great start by booking a Quarteira vacation rental with its own pool. Aside from its beautiful beaches, many come to grab a bargain at the weekly market or play golf on the Algarve's famous championship golf courses. There's something for everyone.

Things to do

Find thrills and spills at Portugal's largest waterpark

While most of the action happens on the beach, there are several cool attractions within reach of your Quarteira vacation rental. Kids and adults alike will love the water slides, thrill rides, and lazy river at the Aquashow water park, a 7-minute drive north of the beach. As the largest water park in Portugal, it makes a great day out for all the family. Love golf? Then head to the Vale do Lobo Ocean and Royal Golf Courses, a 20-minute drive along the coast. These world-renowned championship courses have a dream location between the sea and the pine forests.

Activities

Life's a beach and then you dive in Quarteira, Portugal

Promising wide golden sands and calm, clear turquoise waters, Quarteira Beach is a popular spot for visitors and locals alike. There are plenty of watersports activities on offer, such as sailing, snorkeling, and jet skiing. Boat cruises and scuba diving trips depart from nearby Vilamoura harbor. Quarteira's beautiful, palm-lined promenade is at the heart of this bustling beach resort. Dotted with alfresco restaurants and buzzy beach bars, it's the perfect spot for a sunset stroll after a busy day on the beach.

Weather

For hot fun in the summertime, visit Quarteira

The Algarve coast sees the best of Portugal's weather. Promising long, hot summers and mild, short winters, it's a year-round vacation destination. The busiest time is between July and September when the temperatures reach a blistering 80-90 degrees. This is also when Quarteira vacation rentals are at a premium. But the shoulder seasons of spring and fall are equally pleasant times to visit, with plenty of sunshine and warm days. Although come fall there's an increased risk of rain, so pack an umbrella.

Natural features

Stork on you—spot the Algarve's rare black stork

Quarteira is a buzzy beach resort in the central Algarve region of Portugal. The rocky coastline, which extends out from Quarteira towards Vilamoura and Albufeira, offers some beautiful scenic walks where you may spot migrating whales if you time it right. For hardier hikes it's a bit of a trek (excuse the pun) to find some trails. A 2-hour drive north of the resort is the Vale do Guadiana Natural Park which offers an extensive array of walking trails. If you're lucky, you may even spot the rare black stork, as well as the native kestrel, owl, and eagle.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Quarteira

The nearest airport is in Faro Intl. Airport (FAO), located 9 mi (14.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Portimao (PRM), which is 26.6 mi (42.8 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Quarteira?

Whether you're in search of an intimate retreat for you and your love or someplace spacious to fit family and friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Quarteira. Here are a couple we think you'll like:

  • "Luxurious And Contemporary Villa With Heated Pool" is a guest favorite. Around 30 miles from Quarteira, it has 4 bedrooms and loads of handy amenities, including a DVD player and a stereo.
  • Alternatively, unpack your bags at "Charming Villa With Heated Pool And Large Garden Near Sandy Beach". Around 35 miles from the heart of Quarteira, it has 3 bedrooms and features lowered locks and cookware, dishware and utensils.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Quarteira vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Quarteira?

For a different kind of experience, book a tiny house rental in Quarteira. A word of caution though — after you've experienced life in a tiny house, the temptation to move into one of these pocket-sized digs will be hard to resist!

  • Get set for a simpler way of life at "New 2022 Charming, Comfortable Tiny Home With Great Views Of Farm". Amenities at this tiny house in Lagoa e Carvoeiro include off-street parking options and a playground.
  • "Tombstone Silver Nickel Cabin - "tiny House With A Big View" offers conveniences such as an electric kettle and a garden. Located in Tôr, you'll be able to live big in this small but nicely designed home.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Quarteira?

Your Monday to Friday will be easier to face if you've got something epic planned for the weekend. Give yourself something nice to look forward to by locking in one of these top weekend getaways in or near Quarteira:

  • Book a few nights or more at "Walk To Beaches And Marina. Large Townhouse In Quite 12 Unit Resort. Free Bikes - Atlantico Resort (Townhouse)", around 1 mile to the west of Quarteira, and you've got yourself the ultimate weekend break. You'll have nature spots like Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos and Praia dos Alemães nearby and amenities like tennis and a playground to make the most of.
  • "Costa Green Villa, Wifi, Ac, Pool" is also ideal for a whirlwind getaway. Located around 1 mile to the east of Quarteira, this vacation rental offers amenities such as off-street parking options and internet services. Praia da Corredoura and Dom Pedro Golf: Laguna Golf Course should be on your to-do list if you stay here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Quarteira?

Studio apartments are hard to match when it comes to convenience and location. Get cozy in one of these studio apartments for rent in or near Quarteira and discover the local vibe and energy:

  • Throw your suitcase down at "Studio Flat - Cabanas De Tavira". Amenities including a hair dryer and internet services will help you feel right at home here.
  • Another popular choice is "Spacious 1 - Bedroom Apartment With Bbq". Take advantage of free toiletries, free WiFi and other conveniences during your stay.

There are many sights around Quarteira you won't want to miss. Feed your inner culture fan and visit Estoi Palace and Faro Municipal Theater.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Quarteira?

Now and then, you've just got to escape from it all, even if it's only for a few days. Enjoy a delightful mix of rest and recreation at one of these short-term rentals in or around Quarteira:

  • If you're eager to be near the action, "Costa Green Villa, Wifi, Ac, Pool" has your name on it. It's within easy reach of the center of Quarteira and a great base to explore attractions like Carmo Church and Faro Old Town.
  • Eat, sleep and explore from "Spacious 1 - Bedroom Apartment With Bbq", another popular option. Faro Marina and Hospital Faro should be on your must-do list when you're ready to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Quarteira?

Whether spent in a cottage, a cabin or a condo, a romantic weekend getaway is a fantastic way to spice up your relationship. Whisk your special someone off for a couple of leisurely days at one of these top escapes in or near Quarteira:

  • Slip away on Friday afternoon for a couple of passion-filled nights at "Luxurious And Contemporary Villa With Heated Pool". Located approximately 30 miles from Quarteira, it comes with plenty of nice touches, including winery tours and beauty services.
  • Alternatively, spend a few magical days sipping wine and canoodling at "Studio Flat - Cabanas De Tavira", around 25 miles from Quarteira. A sauna and a resort will help set the mood.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Quarteira?

Nothing screams "best vacation evvv-er" like staying in a mansion. Spoil your loved ones with a truly unforgettable escape at one of these mansions for rent in and around Quarteira:

  • Approximately 1 mile to the northwest of Quarteira is "Portuguese Mansion Close To Marina". Along with its grand design, you'll also love its first-class amenities, such as a fireplace and a swimming pool.
  • With a swimming pool, golf and a host of other awesome amenities, "New - Unique And Romantic Mansion" will dazzle you and your guests. This opulent home is roughly 25 miles to the west of Quarteira.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Quarteira?

Big groups mean massive fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll easily fit your crew. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around Quarteira and get your favorite people together under the same roof:

  • A range of amenities including a kitchen and a garden make "Luxurious And Contemporary Villa With Heated Pool" a favorite with groups. This popular property has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 people. From the heart of Quarteira, it's around 30 miles away to the east.
  • "Villa Girassol | Air Cond/heating" is another excellent option. It's around 1 mile to the west of Quarteira, has 5 bedrooms and sleeps up to 12 guests. A swimming pool and a kitchen are just a couple of things designed to make your stay even more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Quarteira?

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can have, a pool delivers the most fun. Have a look at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Quarteira and spend your time splashing around. Just don't forget to bring your inflatable swan:

  • Treat your loved ones to an unforgettable break at "Beach House Near The Airport And Water Park". There's plenty to love about this escape apart from its pool, such as a stair gate and a separate dining area.
  • Spend leisurely vacation days splashing around or simply unwinding by the water at "Tossan House In Vilamoura Downtown". This vacation home is another favorite and features a swimming pool, a microwave oven and more.

Wondering what the weather's like in Quarteira? It has a mediterranean climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 65 ºF to 80 ºF. If you're after a little more inspiration on places to stay in this exciting destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to look through our entire range of Quarteira vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Quarteira?

Every get-together with the family should be a memorable one. Whether you're organizing a getaway with the kids or a party with relatives, these large family vacation rentals in or near Quarteira offer a comfy home away from home with ample space for everyone:

  • Sleeping up to 12 guests in 4 bedrooms, "Luxurious And Contemporary Villa With Heated Pool" is the ideal place to spend quality time with the family. This getaway is 30 miles to the east of Quarteira and has creature comforts such as on-site watersports and childrens activities.
  • "Costa Green Villa, Wifi, Ac, Pool" also has the space you need to connect with loved ones. This rental is around 1 mile to the east of central Quarteira and accommodates 10 guests in its 4 bedrooms. A garden and coffee and tea making facilities will help keep everyone comfortable and happy.

If you're eager to do some sightseeing, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions nearby to stick on your itinerary. Zoomarine, Roman Bridge and Aqua Show Park are good places to start.