Discover a selection of more than 10,000 vacation rentals in Portugal 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 swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $46 per night, and houses and villas are popular options for a stay in Portugal. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

What you need to know about Portugal

A beautiful country on the Iberian Peninsula, Portugal is an great place to visit for any traveler. From pristine beaches to gorgeous cityscapes, this country has something for everyone. See the masterfully designed Manueline architecture and taste the delicious Portuguese cuisine. Get the most out of your trip, and experience the rich and varied land of Portugal from the comfort of your very own Portugal vacation rental. Book now, and begin an incredible journey through this historic and unforgettable land.

Things to do

So much to see in Portugal

Portugal makes magnificent wine, so take the time to see and taste it firsthand in the Douro Valley where tours are always available. Next, you can learn about Portugal’s inseparable connection with the ocean at the Lisbon Oceanarium. Not only will you discover fascinating facts about the local marine life and national heritage, but you will learn how to apply a more conscious effort in your daily life to conserve nature. If that’s not enough, be sure to visit Zoomarine Algarve, a thrilling theme park with fun for the whole family.

Activities

Keep yourself busy in Portugal

The hardest part about finding something to do in Portugal is deciding what to do first. You could relax on one of the many beaches on the country’s western coast or head out on a guided tour to catch a glimpse of dolphins surfacing out in the Atlantic. If you’re looking for a more thrilling off-road adventure, take part in a safari through the Algarve region, experiencing breathtaking landscapes, regional architecture with Portuguese and Arab influences, and more. At night, be sure to check out the numerous nightclubs all around the country, especially in Lisbon.

Weather

Feel a climate in Portugal as rich as their history

Portugal has two climate zones, a southern warm Mediterranean climate and a northern more temperate zone. Overall, it’ll be colder up north, somewhere around 54 degrees, while the south is more around 63 degrees. During the winter, freezing temperatures can be common up north, so you can enjoy ski trips in the mountains. If the beach is more your style, enjoy warm water typically in the high 60s to low 70s. Also expect sunny days as Portugal is one of the sunniest areas in Europe with around 320 days of sunshine a year, particularly in the summer.

Natural features

Explore the diverse landscapes of Portugal

Portugal offers vast open plains, desert areas, mountains, and beautiful sandy beaches. No matter what your preference, Portugal can provide. Head north to the Serra da Estrela for skiing during the winter or travel down to Lagoa das Furnas to find a gorgeous lake surrounded by forests and plains. Spend some time at the beaches, especially Marinha Beach in Algarve. Frequently voted one of the best beaches in Europe, this wonderful culmination of soft sand and clean calming ocean waves provides an environment perfect for letting all your problems float away.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Portugal?

While long vacations are epic, there's something refreshing about slipping off for a whirlwind weekend getaway. These rental properties in Portugal are ideal for just that:

  • "Ocean Front - White Water Vu - Winter" - This property in Silves comes with amenities designed to make your visit nice and comfortable, such as a theme park and a phone. Its wonderful location also makes it a good base to get out and explore.
  • "Stunning Luxury Lakefront Home With Hot Tub" - This is another top choice with all the extras that make up a wonderful weekend away. Make use of outdoor furniture and air conditioning at this Vale de Carro rental property.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Portugal?

Studio apartments may be on the small side, but it's hard to beat their accessible locations and modest price tags. Whether you're traveling solo or it's just the two of you, consider one of these top studio apartments in Portugal:

  • "Beautiful Camano Island Retreat" in Odiaxere fits loads of handy features into its single space, including a free nearby fitness center and internet services.
  • Begin your day with a cup of coffee and some freshly cooked eggs at "Lost Bison Cabin - A Great Place To Stay". This Custer retreat has all the things you need to make your stay cozy, including a nearby beach and a garden.

Can I find short term rentals in Portugal?

Portugal has short-term rentals that come in all shapes, sizes and budgets. Take a quick break in a basic cabin, an upmarket apartment or whatever else appeals to you. Here are a couple of popular options to get you started:

  • Located close to central Silves, "Ocean Front - White Water Vu - Winter" is perfect for a short-term stay. Base yourself here and check out all the fascinating attractions in the area.
  • Another great option is "Stunning Luxury Lakefront Home With Hot Tub" in Vale de Carro. Whether you're just passing through or enjoying a few days away, this vacation rental will make you feel at home.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Portugal?

Whether you've been with each other for a couple of months, a decade or forever, there's nothing like a romantic weekend getaway to stoke the flames of love. If you're looking for the perfect place to spend a couple of days with your other half, you'll be smitten with these retreats:

  • "Luxurious And Contemporary Villa With Heated Pool" in Vila Nova De Cacela will convince you to make romantic weekends away a regular thing. This retreat is full of nice touches, including beauty services and a villa.
  • Alternatively, spend a few days sipping Champagne and cuddling up at "Elkhorn Cottage: Charming Home And Amazing Views". A fireplace and a nearby marina add to the atmosphere of this property in Albufeira Center.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in Portugal?

When it comes to who you take on vacation, the more people the merrier. If you're searching for a property with space to fit the entire family, one of these large group vacation rentals in Portugal will satisfy your needs:

  • "Luxurious And Contemporary Villa With Heated Pool": Featuring 4 bedrooms, this top option in Vila Nova De Cacela has ample room for you and all your friends. Amenities such as a swimming pool and a garden will keep everyone in your group happy.
  • "Stunning Luxury Lakefront Home With Hot Tub": You'll get your team's nod of approval at this option in Vale de Carro which features a firepit, a garden and more. It has 5 bedrooms that will easily house everyone you love.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in Portugal?

Whether you're organizing a stay with family and friends, a big birthday party or even a wedding, we'll help you find the perfect space. Gather your loved ones and take a look at these large vacation rentals in Portugal:

  • "Resort Natura - Private Property Ideal For Groups Up To 34 People": With 17 bedrooms accommodating up to 34 people, this property in Loule has all the room you need. A swimming pool and a kitchen are just a couple of the amenities available here.
  • "Massive Villa With Heatable Pool": Situated in Albufeira, this spacious option features a swimming pool and a kitchen. It has 13 bedrooms and sleeps up to 50 guests.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in Portugal?

There's nothing like a getaway to bring a family together, but first, you need to find a space where those magic moments can happen. These family vacation rentals in Portugal come with plenty of room to reconnect with your loved ones:

  • If you need a rental that sleeps no fewer than 12 people, check out "Luxurious And Contemporary Villa With Heated Pool" in Vila Nova De Cacela. With 4 bedrooms, a balcony and a travel crib, your next family getaway is bound to be a winner.
  • Alternatively, lock in your family getaway at "Stunning Luxury Lakefront Home With Hot Tub". This Vale de Carro property has 5 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 14 people. Make use of a barbecue grill and a kitchen while you're here.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in Portugal?

Settle into a Portugal vacation home with an indoor pool and make every day a pool day. Get away with the whole gang to one of these sprawling rentals that come with this lavish perk:

  • Come on in, the water's great at "Luxury Villa V2, , Elevator To The Beach". Located in Albufeira, this quality retreat has 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 8 guests. A kitchen and a swimming pool are other amenities you'll have access to here.
  • Alternatively, stay a while at "Resort Natura - Private Property Ideal For Groups Up To 34 People" in Loule. When you're not frolicking about and having fun in the water, take advantage of a garden and a swimming pool. This property has 17 bedrooms that accommodate up to 34 of your friends or family.

For some other great options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Portugal vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

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