Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Porches

The beaches and gardens create a pretty picture of Porches. This city is relaxing and welcoming, recognised for its spas, restaurants and sporting events. Zoomarine and Rocha Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Porches

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

  • Zoomarine (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Cova Redonda Beach (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Aqualand Waterpark (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Oceanico Faldo Golf Course (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Oceanico O'Connor Course (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Vale de Milho Golf (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Porches

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Porches

Travellers appreciate the beautiful gardens and beautiful ocean views, which is just a taste of what Porches has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Porches 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 centre:

  • Rocha Beach (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Meia Praia Beach (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Senhora da Rocha Beach (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Falesia Beach (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Dona Ana Beach (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Cova Redonda Beach (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Porches

The nearest airport is in Portimao (PRM), located 10.8 mi (17.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), which is 24.1 mi (38.8 km) away.

Where to stay near Porches?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,362 holiday rentals near Porches. From 1,424 Villas to 440 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Porches for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Porches:

  • Lagos Centre: 616 holiday homes
  • Galé: 1,460 holiday homes
  • Praia da Rocha: 756 holiday homes
  • Centro Antigo: 1,201 holiday homes
  • Alcalar: 46 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 Porches?

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

  • Algarve Shopping Mall: 11,116 holiday rentals
  • Vilamoura Marina: 2,903 holiday rentals
  • Vilamoura Beach: 5,193 holiday rentals
  • Sao Rafael Beach: 9,575 holiday rentals
  • Olhos D'Agua Beach: 8,739 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Porches 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 Villas in Porches?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,424 Villas in Porches. Our other popular types of Porches holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 440 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,420 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 15 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Porches?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,651 holiday homes with pool available in Porches. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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