Destination guide

The oceanfront setting of Colares is ready to explore

The ocean views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Colares. Travellers appreciate the surfing in this relaxing city. Quinta da Regaleira and Sintra National Palace are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Colares

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Colares a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Adraga Beach (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Adrenunes Dolmen (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Pena Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Estoril Golf Club (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Manuel Possolo Hippodrome (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Boca do Inferno (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Colares

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 26°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Colares

Travellers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Colares has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Colares is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Guincho Beach (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Cascais Beach (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Macas Beach (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Grande Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Adraga Beach (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Ursa Beach (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Colares

The nearest airport is in Cascais (CAT), located 8.6 mi (13.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Lisbon (LIS-Humberto Delgado), which is 18.3 mi (29.4 km) away.

Where to stay near Colares?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,224 holiday rentals near Colares. From 314 Houses to 217 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Colares for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Colares:

  • Praia Grande: 54 holiday homes
  • Azenhas do Mar: 54 holiday homes
  • Magoito: 15 holiday homes
  • Malveira da Serra: 34 holiday homes
  • Penedo: 48 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 Colares?

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

  • Macas Beach: 4,281 holiday rentals
  • Grande Beach: 3,972 holiday rentals
  • Costa da Caparica Beach: 243 holiday rentals
  • Aldeia dos Capuchos Viewpoint: 6,710 holiday rentals
  • Cascais Citadel: 6,476 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Colares 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 Colares?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 314 Houses in Colares. Our other popular types of Colares holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 217 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 57 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 57 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 Colares?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 495 holiday homes with pool available in Colares. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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