Discover a selection of more than 10,000 vacation rentals in Faro District, PT 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 $53 per night, and villas and houses are popular options for a stay in Faro District. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

An alluring city on Portugal's Algarve coast

As the capital district of southern Portugal's Algarve region, the city of Faro mixes rich history and dynamic landscape. As you walk through the neoclassical Arco da Vila archway into Faro's old town, you'll be greeted with cobbled streets, a lively atmosphere, and quirky sites that have to be seen to be believed (bone chapel, anyone?). Take a look at Faro District vacation rentals in the summer for prime beach weather, but don't rule out the off seasons, either—the Algarve has plenty to offer all year long.

Things to do

Faro's finest—from beaches to bone chapels

The Arco da Vila's welcoming archway is a sight worth noting in itself, with its neoclassical design incorporating the remains of an original Moorish wall. Nearby, you'll find the 13th-century Faro Cathedral, a Roman Catholic cathedral and National Monument of Portugal. Got a taste for the macabre? Then head to the Igreja do Carmo, an 18th-century Catholic church with a small chapel built out of the bones and skulls of monks. For a more traditional experience, The Municipal Museum is always worth a visit. Housed in a 16th-century convent, the museum features prehistoric and medieval artifacts, as well as religious art.


A liferaft of authenticity in a sea of resort towns

The Faro District feels more authentically Portuguese than its resort-focused neighbors. Along with its proximity to some of Europe's prettiest beaches, there's also a buzzing marina, attractive parks and plazas, and a historic old town with cobbled lanes and outdoor dining. If you'd rather spend your day on the beach, you can still explore Faro at night—the city's known for its nightlife and theatre scene. Outdoor lovers should head to the Parque Natural da Ria Formosa, and take a boat ride to the sandy islands of Ilha de Faro and Ilha da Barreta.


A beloved summer spot that's just as fab in winter

The beaches of the Algarve make this a beloved summertime destination. Summer starts early and ends late in southern Portugal, but be prepared for high prices and large crowds from May through September. December through March are crisp but bright, and you'll find lower prices on Faro District vacation rentals in winter. The region is also known for its golf courses, many of which are open throughout the year. Consider the cooler months of April and October, when you'll find the days are still bright and sunny, and you can dine al fresco.

Natural features

Running up that hill—scenic Faro, from hillsides to the sea

Faro District is divided into 2 areas: the Atlantic coastline, which is part of the Parque Natural da Ria Formosa, and the barrocal, featuring rolling hills and lush valleys. Parque Natural is one of Portugal's natural wonders, and with a beach close to downtown, it's a definite must-see. The sandy beaches of Faro offer crystal blue waters, dramatic cliffs, and sandy shorelines, separating the Ria Formosa river and the Atlantic Ocean. Throughout the park, the river also leads to lagoons, sandy dunes, and small islands, and welcomes a wide array of aquatic migratory birds.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in Faro District?

For an unconventional experience, book one of Vrbo's tiny house rentals in Faro District. Be warned though — after you've experienced the tiny house lifestyle, the urge to downsize and move into one of these miniature digs will be hard to resist!

  • Unwind and get back to basics at "Tombstone Silver Nickel Cabin - "tiny House With A Big View". Located in Tôr, a fridge and a dining table are a couple of amenities on offer here.
  • "Tiny House Faro" in Sé is another superb option. A dining table and a travel crib will make your getaway here more comfortable.

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

After a hectic week at work, a short break full of adventure will be just the thing to feel alive again. Browse these irresistible weekend getaways in Faro District where you can pack a whole lot into your stay:

  • Experience relaxation and adventure combined at "Aug 7 - 12th Open Huge Mountain Lodge With Waterfall View". This welcoming retreat in Mars Hill is an excellent base for exploring nearby attractions such as Mountain Gateway Museum and Black Mountain Golf Club. If you're craving something a little more active, spend your time sailing or mountain biking.
  • Alternatively, make yourself comfortable at "Private Luxury Estate On 5 Acres Of Property In The Best Part Of Scottsdale" in Pinnacle Peak Heights. Here, you'll be in an excellent position to explore Fountain Hills Botanical Garden and We-Ko-Pa Golf Club. There are lots of fun activities to keep you on the go too, including windsurfing and mountain biking.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Faro District?

Forget about booking a lifeless hotel room and opt for one of our studio apartments in Faro District. Here's where you can bunk down in your own pad and experience your next bucket-list destination like a local:

  • "Studio Flat - Cabanas De Tavira" in Sotavento crams a bunch of enticing features into its single room space, such as a fridge and a garden.
  • With the comforts of home and promising more privacy than a busy hotel, "Cabin - White Pine Retreat - A True Wilderness Setting In The Superior National Forest" is another option with appeal. It's located in Quarteira and comes with a nearby beach and a smart TV.

Can I find short term rentals in Faro District?

Faro District has short-term rentals that come in all styles and budgets. Whether you're searching for a few quiet nights all to yourself or a quick catch up with family, we'll help you find the perfect retreat. Here are some popular options to get you started:

  • Reserve a few nights at "Aug 7 - 12th Open Huge Mountain Lodge With Waterfall View". Its handy location makes it an excellent base to get out and explore the top sights of Mars Hill, including Wolf Ridge Ski Resort.
  • "Private Luxury Estate On 5 Acres Of Property In The Best Part Of Scottsdale" is also a favorite with guests planning a quick getaway. Stay at this vacation rental in Pinnacle Peak Heights for quick access to Westworld of Scottsdale and other cool attractions.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Faro District?

Whether you've been together for a couple of months, a year or an eternity, nothing beats a romantic weekend getaway to stoke the flames of love. If you're searching for the ideal place to spend a couple of days with your favorite person, check out these escapes:

  • "Luxurious And Contemporary Villa With Heated Pool" in Vila Nova De Cacela will convince you to plan more romantic weekends away. Nice touches here include beauty services and winery tours.
  • Alternatively, spend a few days popping Champagne and canoodling at "Jagger's River Haus - Hot Tub - Waterfront". A fireplace and winery tours add to the dreamy atmosphere of this property in Quarteira.

Are there mansions for rent in Faro District?

Forget waiting in turn at the hotel breakfast bar or scrambling to find a deck chair around the pool during your vacation. Rally your favorite people and upgrade your stay big-time by booking one of these mansions for rent in Faro District:

  • Settle in, unwind and take advantage of all the luxurious things on offer at "Portuguese Mansion Close To Marina" in Loule. Premium amenities here include a swimming pool and a fireplace.
  • "Renovated 7 - Bedroom Mansion Off Of King Street" is another knockout option that's difficult to resist. It's located in Cannonborough Elliotborough and comes with a whole bunch of highlights your guests will love, including beauty services and golf.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in Faro District?

If you're thinking about taking that special trip away, don't go it alone; bring the whole gang along. You'll have more fun sharing the adventure with your nearest and dearest. These vacation rentals in Faro District are perfect for large groups:

  • "Luxurious And Contemporary Villa With Heated Pool": Featuring 4 bedrooms, this large vacation rental in Vila Nova De Cacela has lots of room for you and all your friends and family. Amenities like a swimming pool and a kitchen are on hand to make things nice and comfy.
  • "Villa V3 + V3 - 6 / 12p - Faro - default-unit": Located in Pechao, this knockout has 6 bedrooms and is another popular pick for a fun family vacation. There's plenty to keep guests comfortable and content, such as a water park and a garden.

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

Planning a vacation in Faro District with all your favorite people doesn't have to mean cramming everyone into one room. If you're looking for someplace comfy where you and your crew can stretch out and unwind, one of these large vacation rentals might be just the ticket:

  • "Resort Natura - Private Property Ideal For Groups Up To 34 People": With 17 bedrooms sleeping up to 34 people, you'll have ample space at this property in Loule. Amenities here include a swimming pool and a sauna.
  • "Townhouse Sooki Is A Well Maintained Semi": Accommodating up to 99 guests and with lots of excellent amenities like a swimming pool and off-street parking options, this is another standout. It has 3 bedrooms and is located in Vale do Garrao.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Faro District?

There's no shortage of houses with a pool in Faro District, so toss your swimsuit into your bag and get set to spend your days bobbing around in the water. Here are some popular options that are sure to entice you:

  • The pool at "Grandma's House // Casa Da Av" will add another level of fun to your escape. Located in Faro City Centre, this rental home also features a dining table and a toaster.
  • "Faro Central House With Terrace" in Sé is another popular option. There's plenty to love about this place besides its pool, such as a fridge and a microwave oven.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in Faro District?

Start working on your guest list, because Vrbo has tons of family vacation rentals in Faro District that'll happily house your gang. Try these on for size:

  • If you need an escape that'll sleep up to 12 people, make a booking at "Luxurious And Contemporary Villa With Heated Pool" in Vila Nova De Cacela. With 4 bedrooms, a video library and a garden, your next family adventure will be one you won't forget.
  • "Jagger's River Haus - Hot Tub - Waterfront" in Loule is another favorite with families. You'll be able to invite up to 10 people to this charming property which has 5 bedrooms, a nearby laundromat, a dishwasher and more.

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