Discover a selection of 3,500 vacation rentals in Faro, 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 $61 per night, and houses and villas are popular options for a stay in Faro. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Why people love visiting historic Faro

The area's history and monuments are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Faro. This city is welcoming and romantic, recognized for its restaurants, shopping and bars. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Faro is brimming with history

Culture vultures won't be disappointed when they stay in a Faro vacation rental. There's a smorgasbord of historical attractions to keep you busy for your entire vacation. Think 16th-century former convents, museums brimming with artifacts and remnants of ancient Roman ruins, not to mention the white-washed Portuguese cathedral. To delve into Portugal's rich ocean-faring heritage, try to swing by the Maritime Museum which houses scale model boats and memorabilia. If you time your visit right, you can join the annual classical music festival, a favorite fixture in the Faro calendar. If you miss it, fear not, there are plenty of festivities year-round.

Activities

Sand bars and snorkeling in Faro

If you can drag yourself away from the cafe culture and boutique shopping along the Rua de Santo Antonio, there's plenty to do near your Faro vacation rental. The little sand bar of Ilha Deserta just south of Faro has no development, bar a small restaurant, and offers miles of uninterrupted golden sand. There's much you can do on the water. Those on a romantic break should consider hiring one of the yachts and skippers for a private sunset sail and sundowner. Alternatively, you can head out during the day to fish for tuna or snorkel with colorful marine life.

Weather

Avoid Faro's summer crowds

Its southern, coastal position draws in the European families on their summer breaks throughout July and August. You can miss the throngs of vacationers and score a deal on a Faro vacation rental if you pick one of the shoulder months. Visit between April and June or September and October and you'll be basking in bright skies and a gorgeous temperature without having to duck and dive along the cobbled walkways in town. It's still plenty warm enough to laze around on the beach and, without crowds, you'll find a peaceful spot.

Natural features

Faro is a twitcher's delight

While wildlife in town is a little thin on the ground, when you stay in a Faro vacation rental you won't be far from the Ria Formosa Natural Park, an important breeding ground for birdlife, some of which are endemic to the region. If you're a twitcher, don't forget your binoculars when you're exploring the maze of marshes and canals that make up the park. You're not going to want to miss sighting one of the 200 recorded species or the 20,000 water birds. As you pass the oyster beds, you'll likely spot waders like grey plovers and spoonbills.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Faro

Fly into Faro Intl. Airport (FAO), the closest airport, located 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from the city center.

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

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Faro?

Chic villas, unique houseboats and spacious homes — everyone's ideal getaway is different. Whatever your style, you're sure to find something that catches your eye among these top vacation rentals in Faro:

  • "Two Bedroom Apartment In Faro City Center": If you're after a comfy space in Sé, this rental won't disappoint. It offers 2 bedrooms and great amenities including a dishwasher and an oven.
  • "The Sunny Cottage @faro Old Town": Put your bags down and your feet up at this favorite in Sé. It comes with 1 bedroom, a TV, cable/satellite TV services and more.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Faro vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Faro?

You need only step inside one of our tiny house vacation rentals in Faro to realize that cool things really do come in small packages. Expertly designed to make use of every square inch of space, these pint-sized pads promise a big vacation experience:

  • Get set for a simpler way of life at "New 2022 Charming, Comfortable Tiny Home With Great Views Of Farm". Amenities at this small wonder in Lagoa e Carvoeiro include heating and an electric kettle.
  • "Tombstone Silver Nickel Cabin - "tiny House With A Big View" in Tôr is another top-rated choice. A toaster and an electric car charging station will help make your stay here even more cozy and comfortable.

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

If you're in the mood to completely switch off for a day or two, you'll find a range of wonderful weekend getaways in and around Faro. Take a well-deserved break at one of these popular options:

  • Located around 11 miles to the northwest of Faro, "Walk To Beaches And Marina. Large Townhouse In Quite 12 Unit Resort. Free Bikes - Atlantico Resort (Townhouse)" has all you need for a fun weekend break, including housekeeping services and heating. When you're ready to head out and explore, there are lots of outdoor attractions to visit like Balaia Golf Village and Ilha da Armona Beach.
  • Also consider "Two Bedroom Apartment In Faro City Center", which is around 0.1 miles east of Faro. After a day of discovering nearby attractions such as Lagoa dos Salgados and Faro downtown, settle into your rental and make use of an oven, a balcony and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Faro?

Studio apartments are hard to beat when it comes to convenience and location. Get comfy in one of these studio apartments for rent in or near Faro and enjoy a taste of the local culture and vibe:

  • Make "Studio Flat - Cabanas De Tavira" your home for a couple of days or more. This sought-after property features amenities including cable/satellite TV services and a garden.
  • Alternatively, slip into vacation mode at "The Sunny Cottage @faro Old Town", which comes with conveniences including off-street parking options and internet services.

When it's time to leave your studio apartment and do some exploring, there's loads to keep you amused around Faro. Love cultural attractions? Check out Algarve Regional Museum and Sao Jose Convent.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Faro?

Just because you only have a few short days free doesn't mean you need to spend it in a lifeless hotel. Take a quick vacation but still have the home comforts you love at one of these short-term rentals in or around Faro:

  • Nice and close to the heart of Faro, "Two Bedroom Apartment In Faro City Center" is ideal for a short and sweet break. While you're about, be sure to visit top attractions like Carmo Church and Faro Old Town.
  • Roll out of bed, make a strong coffee and then plan what to see around "The Sunny Cottage @faro Old Town". Faro Marina and Hospital Faro should be on your list if you stay at this sought-after vacation rental.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Faro?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend together. If you're longing to spend a couple of relaxing evenings away with your significant other, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Faro that will whisk you off your feet:

  • Located around 25 miles from Faro, "Luxurious And Contemporary Villa With Heated Pool" is the ideal place for doting lovebirds. Beauty services and a villa are just some of the amenities here.
  • Otherwise, spend a few magical days canoodling and sipping Champagne at "Studio Flat - Cabanas De Tavira", around 20 miles from Faro. A sauna and a resort will help set the mood.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Faro?

If you're searching for somewhere to reconnect with the family this vacation, you're going to need plenty of room. These mansions for rent in or around Faro will easily fit the entire crew while doing it in serious style:

  • Located 11 miles to the northwest of Faro, "Portuguese Mansion Close To Marina" is the ideal place for a luxurious getaway. Amenities here include a swimming pool and a fireplace.
  • Another popular option is "Granvila - Luxury Mansion In The Heart Of The Algarve". Approximately 9 miles to the northwest of Faro, this gorgeous vacation rental is the crème-de-la-crème of homes and offers a swimming pool, a fireplace and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Faro?

Big groups mean huge fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll comfortably fit your entire crew. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around Faro and spend time with your favorite people under the same roof:

  • There's plenty of space to spread out at "Luxurious And Contemporary Villa With Heated Pool". Around 25 miles northeast of Faro, this generously sized retreat has 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 12 guests. It comes with a host of amenities, including a swimming pool and a water park.
  • Nothing's more important than hanging out with the people you love, and "Villa V3 + V3 - 6 / 12p - Faro - default-unit" makes it easy to do that. Located around 4 miles to the northeast of Faro, as many as 14 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 6 bedrooms. A kitchen and a water park are among the numerous amenities here.

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

A pool is often a must-have when choosing where to stay on vacation, especially if you're traveling with kids. Browse these houses with a pool in or near Faro and fill your days with splashing good fun:

  • Say hello to "Grandma's House // Casa Da Av", where your main priority will be pool time. Amenities such as a microwave oven and a TV help make this retreat a guest favorite.
  • Otherwise, enjoy a change of scenery at "Faro Central House With Terrace". In addition to its inviting pool, you'll also have use of a microwave oven and a fridge.

Don't know what to pack for your Faro getaway? This leading destination has a mediterranean climate. During summer, expect average temperatures ranging from 70 ºF to 80 ºF. Browse our selection of Faro vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more inspiration on where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Faro?

Every catch-up with the family should be one to remember. Whether you're organizing a getaway with the kids or a reunion with the extended family, Vrbo's large family vacation rentals in or near Faro offer a comfy home away from home with ample space for everyone:

  • Located around 25 miles to the northeast of Faro, "Luxurious And Contemporary Villa With Heated Pool" has 4 bedrooms and fits up to 12 guests. It comes with a range of amenities, including a TV and a nearby bay.
  • "Villa 4 Cantos" is another good option. It's around 1 mile to the northeast of Faro, has 5 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 10 people. Handy amenities here include a dishwasher and cable/satellite TV services.

If you want to see some family-friendly attractions in the area, you're spoiled for choice. Zoomarine, Roman Bridge and Aqua Show Park offer fun for all the gang.