Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Porches

The beaches and gardens create a pretty picture of Porches. This city is relaxing and welcoming, recognized for its spas, restaurants and sporting events. Zoomarine and Rocha Beach are just a couple of the must-sees 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 vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Porches a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 vacation, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Porches

Travelers appreciate the picturesque gardens and beautiful ocean views, which is just a taste of what Porches has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation to and around Porches

The nearest airport is in Portimao (PRM), located 10.8 mi (17.4 km) from the city center. 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 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 3,203 house rentals near Porches. From 1,279 Villas to 455 Houses, find unique vacation rental 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're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Porches:

  • Vilamoura: 1,306 vacation rentals
  • Praia da Rocha: 814 vacation rentals
  • Old Town: 1,261 vacation rentals
  • Lagos Centre: 653 vacation rentals
  • Meia Praia: 794 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Porches?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Porches. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Albufeira Old Town Square: 9,761 home rentals
  • Algarve Shopping Mall: 11,282 home rentals
  • Vilamoura Marina: 2,917 home rentals
  • Albufeira Marina: 9,756 home rentals
  • Lagos Marina: 5,764 home 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Porches?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,279 Villas in Porches. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Porches include:

  • Houses: 455 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,390 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 21 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Porches?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2,457 vacation homes with pool available in Porches.

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