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Portugal is one of the top destinations in Europe for self catering holidays. With an excellent climate, fabulous sandy beaches, world class golf courses and a friendly and hospitable people, Portugal has long been a popular sun, sea and sand holiday destination. Within Portugal, the Algarve is the most visited region, followed by the Silver Coast. The Lisbon and Porto regions are gaining in popularity with tourists looking to combine a typical beach holiday with some local culture and history.

 
 

Self catering villas, apartments and cottages for rent in the Alentejo, Portugal (Photo: António Sacchetti)Alentejo A beautiful unspoilt region of gently undulating hills and dusty plains dotted with cork oaks and olive trees ideal for relaxing self catering holidays. Resorts include Vila Nova de Milfontes on the Alentejo coast, the UNESCO Site of Évora, the hilltop town of Monsaraz and the quaint villages of Mértola and Serpa. More...

Self catering villas, apartments and cottages for rent in the Algarve, Portugal (Photo: Região de Turismo do Algarve)Algarve Sun, sea and golf make the Algarve the prime region for holiday rentals in Portugal. World class golf courses like Vale do Lobo, Vilamoura and Quinta do Lago, surrounded by luxury villas, and beach resorts like Albufeira, Luz, Praia da Rocha and Portimão, attract self catering holidaymakers to the Algarve in droves. More...

Self catering villas, apartments and cottages for rent in the Costa Verde (Green Coast) (Photo: Wikitravel - Rmx)Green Coast The Green Coast (Costa Verde), with some of the most spectacular scenery in Portugal, offers tranquil and traditional self catering holidays. It includes the hills and forests of the Minho, the picturesque terraced gorges of the River Douro Valley and the Port wine lodges, riverside cafes and restaurants of Porto. More...

Self catering villas, apartments and cottages for rent in the Lisbon Coast, Portugal (Photo: José Manuel)Lisbon Coast For holiday rentals, the Lisbon Coast has it all. The history and culture of the capital with its narrow cobbled allies of the Alfama; the golden beaches of Caparica, Guincho and Ericeira; the scenic fishing villages of Cascais and Sesimbra; the tranquil bay of Portinho da Arrábida and the majestic beauty of Sintra. More...

Self catering villas, apartments and cottages for rent in Madeira and the Azores, Portugal (Photo: Marcial Fernandes - Direccao Regional do Turismo da Madeira)Madeira & Azores With its subtropical climate Madeira has long been a popular year-round destination for self catering holidays. Its spectacular rainforests are World Heritage Sites. The Azores is a group of windswept mid-Atlantic volcanic islands with stunning vistas but the islands are isolated and holiday rentals are limited. More...

Self catering villas, apartments and cottages for rent in Northern Portugal (Photo: Paulo Magalhães)Northern Portugal A blend of rugged granite ranges, deep valleys and rolling plains. It includes Portugal’s only ski resort of Serra da Estrella. The dramatic landscape is punctuated by Moorish castles and medieval fortresses. Parts are isolated but ideal for those seeking self catering holidays in a serene and secluded region. More...

Self catering villas, apartments and cottages for rent in the Ribatejo (Santarém), Portugal (Photo: Microsoft)Ribatejo The Ribatejo has rich green plains with farms breeding bulls and horses for bullfights. The Castelo de Bode lake is a popular resort, Tomar is renowned for its convent and Fátima is a famous Catholic shrine. While self catering holidays in the Ribatejo are limited, they do offer a chance to savour a piece of real Portugal. More...

Self catering villas, apartments and cottages for rent in the Silver Coast, Portugal (Photo: José Manuel)Silver Coast Costa de Prata or Silver Coast holiday rentals are growing in popularity with excellent new golf resorts like Praia d'el Rei; great beaches like Nazaré; quaint whitewashed villages like Óbidos; historic cities like Coimbra; the charming fishing ports of Aveiro and Peniche; and reasonable access to airports. More...

 

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