Comporta is only a short hour drive south of Lisbon.
The direct route:
Once you pick up your rented car at the airport, take the Vasco da Gama bridge and the A12 highway, then the A2 towards south (Algarve) for approximately 100km. Take exit 9 (Grândola / Sines) and merge onto the IC33. Continue for approximately 9km, then take the exit towards Comporta/Troia. Turn left onto N261-1 and continue for another 10.5km, until crossing the small village of ‘Muda’ Just 1,5 km down the road you’ll find the signs for Sublime Comporta – Country House Retreat on the right hand side.
Total distance: 128km, approximately 01h15min drive
The scenic route:
From Lisbon, cross the ‘25 de Abril’ bridge over the river Tagus and follow the A2 south. Take exit 5 and merge onto the A12 toward Setúbal. Once you reach the traffic light by the supermarket Jumbo, continue straight towards the port and ferry terminal. Take the Troia ferry boat and cross the river Sado onto Troia Peninsula, enjoying the view and the company of dolphins. Continue for another 12km on the N253-1, pass the town of Comporta and continue on the N261 and N261-1 for approximately 9km, until you pass BP gas Station of Carvalhal, continue for another 5,3km and you will find the signs for Sublime Comporta – Country House Retreat on the left hand side of the road.
Total distance: 87km
Driving time: depends on the ferry
Check ferry timetables on www.atlanticferries.pt