The Portuguese tourist
board is keen to promote these establishments, which are generally
privately owned manor houses and working farms. You can always find
'rooms to let' in most towns, villages and cities. Watch out for 'aluga'
or 'quartos para aluga'.
There are many
villas, private houses and cottages for rent throughout Portugal,
with prices ranging from 250€ per week through to a couple of
Portugal has a
large network or government run and privately owned campsites
throughout the country, with many providing excellent facilities for
very little cost. Away from the coast and tourist resorts it is
always best to double check opening times with individual campsites
if you planning to travel out of season. However camping outside of
official sites is legal in Portugal. Though there are a few
restrictions including no parking in urban areas or close to
protected water sources.
There are also a
large network of youth hostels (Pousadas de juventude). Most of
which remain open all year round.
If you are looking for accommodation for
a longer term, check out
properties for rent in Central
Portugal, or email us at