Destination guide

Delight in the riverfront landscape of Baixa

Take a holiday to Baixa and enjoy the area's monuments, cathedral and architecture. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and riverfront, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. Santa Justa Elevator and Lisbon Cathedral are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Baixa

Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Baixa has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lisbon Oceanarium (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Portas do Sol Viewpoint (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Glória Lift (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Ascensor da Gloria (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Torel Garden (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Lisbon Zoo (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Baixa

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Baixa is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cascais Beach (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Miradouro de Santa Luzia (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Belvedere Sao Pedro de Alcantara (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Miradouro de Sao Pedro de Alcantara (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Torel Garden (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Principe Real Square (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Baixa

The nearest airport is in Lisbon (LIS-Humberto Delgado), located 4.1 mi (6.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Cascais (CAT), which is 11.7 mi (18.8 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Lisbon Rossio Station. You can see more of Baixa by catching a ride on the metro at Baixa-Chiado Station, Rossio Metro Station or Terreiro do Paco Station.

Where to stay near Baixa?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,250 holiday rentals near Baixa. From 2,080 Condos/Apartments to 131 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Baixa for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Baixa?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Baixa:

  • Lisbon Old Town: 3,838 holiday homes
  • Santos-o-Velho: 1,171 holiday homes
  • Coração de Jesus: 1,682 holiday homes
  • Chiado: 1,833 holiday homes
  • Aldeia do Meco: 74 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Baixa?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Baixa. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Rossio Square: 6,567 holiday rentals
  • Nossa Senhora de Castelo Church: 4,803 holiday rentals
  • Regimento de Sapadores Bombeiros Museum: 6,622 holiday rentals
  • Costa da Caparica Beach: 229 holiday rentals
  • Aldeia dos Capuchos Viewpoint: 6,511 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Baixa listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Baixa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2,080 Condos/Apartments in Baixa. Our other popular types of Baixa holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 131 holiday houses
  • Studios: 2,085 holiday houses
  • Villas: 3 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Baixa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 26 holiday homes with pool available in Baixa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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