Destination guide

Delight in the oceanfront landscape of Velas

The area's monuments and culture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Velas. This welcoming city is known for its seaside, island views and parks. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Velas

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Velas. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ponta de Rosais (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Pico da Esperanca (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Caiado Lagoon (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Mount Pico (19.2 mi / 31 km)
  • Gruta das Torres (21.6 mi / 34.7 km)

Travelling to and around Velas

Fly into Sao Jorge Island (SJZ), the closest airport, located 3.2 mi (5.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Pico Island (PIX), which is 16.5 mi (26.6 km) away.

Where to stay near Velas?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 64 holiday rentals near Velas. From 30 Houses to 16 Bungalows, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Velas for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Velas?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 30 Houses in Velas. Our other popular types of Velas holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 16 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 16 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 16 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Velas?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 16 holiday homes with pool available in Velas. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.