Destination guide

Travel to charming Lapa

The area's museums and culture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Lapa. This city is romantic and cosmopolitan, recognised for its bars, sightseeing and restaurants. Castle of Sao Jorge and Santa Justa Elevator are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Lapa

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Lapa has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lisbon Oceanarium (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Glória Lift (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Ascensor da Gloria (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Torel Garden (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Portas do Sol Viewpoint (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Ajuda Botanical Garden (2 mi / 3.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Lapa

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Lapa is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cascais Beach (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Tapada das Necessidades Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Estrela Garden (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Principe Real Square (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Botanical Garden (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Belvedere Sao Pedro de Alcantara (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Lapa

The nearest airport is in Lisbon (LIS-Humberto Delgado), located 4.7 mi (7.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Cascais (CAT), which is 10.4 mi (16.7 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Lisbon Santos Station.

Where to stay near Lapa?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,325 holiday rentals near Lapa. From 86 Houses to 1,217 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lapa for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Lapa:

  • Lisbon Old Town: 3,877 holiday homes
  • Santos-o-Velho: 1,186 holiday homes
  • Coração de Jesus: 1,689 holiday homes
  • Chiado: 1,863 holiday homes
  • Aldeia do Meco: 73 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 Lapa?

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

  • Rossio Square: 6,640 holiday rentals
  • Nossa Senhora de Castelo Church: 4,943 holiday rentals
  • Regimento de Sapadores Bombeiros Museum: 6,686 holiday rentals
  • Costa da Caparica Beach: 232 holiday rentals
  • Aldeia dos Capuchos Viewpoint: 6,556 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lapa 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 Houses in Lapa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 86 Houses in Lapa. Our other popular types of Lapa holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,217 holiday houses
  • Studios: 1,227 holiday houses
  • Boats: 2 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lapa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Lapa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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