Discover a selection of 189 vacation rentals in Ostia Antica, IT that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including air conditioning and kitchens. Prices start at $56 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Ostia Antica. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

When in Rome, head to, er... Ostia?

Overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea, vibrant Ostia is less than an hour's drive from Rome city center. Known as Rome's beach, its sandy shores, and busy seafront bars, restaurants, and clubs make it 1 of Italy's most popular seaside resorts. Ostia is also known for the sprawling Roman ruins at Ostia Antica, which date back to when Ostia was ancient Rome's main port. When you book 1 of the many Ostia vacation rentals available, you are sure to have a time you will never soon forget.

Things to do

See Ostia as it once was in Ostia Antica

Everyone knows about the ruins at Pompeii, but not everyone knows about Ostia Antica. Set on meadows by the Tiber River, Ostia Antica was ancient Rome's main port. Abandoned in the 5th century, its preserved ruins cover over 10,000 acres around a mile-long main street. Among its most notable sights are a vast amphitheater, ornately carved statues, and the largely intact remains of 2nd century apartment blocks. Other sites of note in Ostia include the 15th-century Ostia Castle, and the Pinewood of Castelfusano.

Activities

Beaches, pizzerias, and ancient ruins—Ostia has it all

When in Rome, do as the Romans do! When the capital's inhabitants fancy some sun, sea, and sand, they go to Ostia. In summer, you'll find Ostia's sandy beaches busy with bronzed Romans who flock to soak up some sun and swim in the clear waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea. There are also lots of water sports activities on offer, including paddle-boarding, kayaking, and sailing. Food lovers are spoilt for choice in Ostia, with its many charming seafront pizzerias, seafood restaurants, and ice-cream shops. As for history buffs, the ancient Roman ruins at Ostia Antica are comparable to those at Pompeii.

Weather

Come rain or fall, there's never a bad time to visit Ostia

There's never really a bad time of year to visit Ostia. Its moderate temperatures are provided by the warming and cooling influences of the Mediterranean Sea. Summers are very warm and busy with tourists, so for a more laid-back trip, you may want consider booking one of the many Ostia vacation rentals in the fall, winter, or spring. And while rain is a possibility, Ostia enjoys comfortable winter weather. Nevertheless, a weatherproof jacket and a few pieces of warm clothing might be a good idea.

Natural features

One for the birds in Ostia's sprawling nature reserve

If it's nature you want, it's right on your doorstep in Ostia. The Natural Reserve of the Roman Coast covers almost 40,000 acres that stretch along the coast from the Palidoro marina to Capocotta beach. Within its vast expanse are lush pine forests, fertile plains, grassy dunes, and the Tiber River. It also has large areas of wetland inhabited by many bird species, including herons, cranes, and ducks. There are also numerous archaeological sites, such as the imperial ports of Claudius and Trajan, and the Necropolis of Porto.

How to get there

How to get to and around Lido di Ostia

Fly into Rome (FCO-Fiumicino - Leonardo da Vinci Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.7 mi (9.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Rome (CIA-Ciampino), which is 15.8 mi (25.5 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Rome Castel Fusano Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Ostia Antica, IT?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 189 vacation rentals around Ostia Antica. From 48 house rentals to 106 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a beach property in Ostia Antica?

Don't just spend a day at the beach. Wrangle your pals and stay as close as you can to it! The sound of rippling waves and remarkable blue vistas? Coming right up! There are 122 beachside vacation rentals to choose from. Open to other ideas? Vrbo has oodles more options to discover, including:

  • 107 seaside vacation rentals.
  • 57 town vacation rentals.
  • 35 waterfront vacation rentals.

Can I rent an apartment in Ostia Antica?

Unpack your bags, check out the view and turn the kettle on. If you're after a place with all the conveniences of home, an apartment rental is an awesome way to go. You can take your pick from 170 different options via Vrbo. How does $39 a night sound? That's what you're looking at paying if you don't leave it too long! Or perhaps you'd prefer one of the area's other lodging options, like:

  • Bed & breakfast: 62 vacation homes. Prices start from $66 per night.
  • House: 61 vacation homes. Prices start from $43 per night.
  • Hotel: 39 vacation homes. Prices start from $42 per night.

Can I stay in Ostia Antica in a large group?

Whether you're taking off on a special trip with the whole family or spending a few nights away with all your old school mates, it's always heaps of fun being under the same roof! The great news is that Vrbo has places to suit you. Apartment vacation homes are the top option here for large groups of travelers. Our worldwide database currently has 34 available. In this area, rental properties that can accommodate large groups of guests include:

  • Searching for vacation homes that can sleep 5 of you? We have 65 that will be suitable. The prices start from $51 per night.
  • If you've got 6 in your squad, you'll be thrilled to discover that there are 62 vacation homes that are suitable. Prices begin at just $39 a night.
  • Going away with a group of 7? We've got 26 vacation homes that will be perfect. Prices start from $67 a night.

So don't fear! When you book with us you can bring along your dad, your brother and all your friends to Ostia Antica.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Ostia Antica?

Vrbo is here to help you get together with your loved ones. Offering a great range of budget-friendly rentals, you're sure to score a fabulous pad to suit everyone's tastes. Flaminio (Piazza del Popolo & Parioli) is a fantastic area to investigate if you want to keep a handle on your budget. Vrbo has 170 rentals, and the average price is a modest $131 per night. There are another 1,836 Vrbo rentals waiting for you in or around San Giovanni. The average price in this area is $144 per night.

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