Travel to Salema

Salema is easily accessible – even more so as we’re here to help with all aspects of your villa holiday, including offering advice and guidance with your travel arrangements. Our best recommendations for getting to Salema are outlined on this page, however please do call our office if you require any further assistance

Flights to Portugal

Faro Airport is the closest airport to Salema. Flight times from the UK and Ireland are around 2 hours 30 minutes. From Faro, Salema is a simple drive of just over an hour (64 miles/103km). Some Simply Salema guests choose to fly to Lisbon Airport. From Lisbon, the drive time to Salema is around 2 hours 45 minutes (190 miles/310 km).

Car Hire

We’re pleased to have partnered with Lagorent, an excellent and reliable local car hire company who offer a professional and hassle-free service for guests of Simply Salema. To book your car, please contact them directly via and mention ‘Simply Salema’. Further information about Lagorent is available via our guest information portal, MyBooking, after your holiday booking with us has been confirmed. If you do not wish to hire a car for the whole duration of your holiday, it is possible to hire a car from Salema for a shorter duration via Lagorent. In the unlikely event of there being a problem with the vehicle, Lagorent are based in nearby Lagos, which means assistance is readily available to Simply Salema guests.

Transfers to Salema – and taxis during your holiday

We can highly recommend our friendly local Salema taxi company – Vibel Taxis – for private airport transfers at competitive prices. Isabel and her small team know the Simply Salema villa collection well.  Vibel Taxis are also ideal for taxis as required – and for day trips – during your holiday in Salema.

“We had a fabulous holiday, the villa is in a brilliant location with the most amazing views. This was our first visit to Salema and certainly won't be our last!"


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