Destination guide

The oceanfront setting of Mafra is ready to explore

The ocean views and parks create a pretty picture of Mafra. Renowned for its surfing, seafood restaurants and fishing, this city welcomes all visitors. Castle of Sao Jorge and Sintra National Palace are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Mafra

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Mafra a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lisbon Oceanarium (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
  • Tapada Nacional de Mafra Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • AdegaMae Winery (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Quinta Das Carrafouchas Vineyard (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Lisbon Sports Club (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Pena Park (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Mafra

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Mafra. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Guincho Beach (18 mi / 28.9 km)
  • Cascais Beach (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Tapada Nacional de Mafra Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Iberian Wolf Recuperation Center (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Santa Marta Park (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Foz de Lizandro Beach (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Mafra

Fly into Cascais (CAT), the closest airport, located 16.6 mi (26.7 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 16.9 mi (27.1 km) away.

Where to stay near Mafra?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,365 holiday rentals near Mafra. From 395 Houses to 237 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Mafra for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Mafra:

  • Lisbon Old Town: 4,009 holiday homes
  • Santos-o-Velho: 1,255 holiday homes
  • Consolação: 40 holiday homes
  • Coração de Jesus: 1,789 holiday homes
  • Chiado: 1,959 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 Mafra?

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

  • Foz de Lizandro Beach: 2,073 holiday rentals
  • Mosteiro Palacio Nacional de Mafra: 6,438 holiday rentals
  • Igreja Do Gradil: 2,312 holiday rentals
  • Tapada Nacional de Mafra Park: 3,661 holiday rentals
  • Iberian Wolf Recuperation Center: 6,107 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 395 Houses in Mafra. Our other popular types of Mafra holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 237 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 73 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 585 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 Mafra?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 514 holiday homes with pool available in Mafra. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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