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Choose a vacation rental for your Ribeira getaway

Experience the unique character of Ribeira with a stay in a vacation home rental. This city has something for everyone. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home. Many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Ribeira

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Ribeira a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • In Guas do Gerês (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Caldelas Spa (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Pedra Bela Viewpoint (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Feitosa Golf Club (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ribeira

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Ribeira is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Parque Nacional da Peneda-Geres (16.1 mi / 26 km)
  • In Guas do Gerês (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Santa Barbara Garden (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Corno do Bico Protected Landscape (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Termas Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Porta Do Mezio (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Ribeira

The nearest airport is in Porto Airport (OPO), located 36.4 mi (58.5 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Ribeira?

Whether you're seeking an intimate escape for you and your honey or someplace roomy to fit all your friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Ribeira. Here are a couple to get you inspired:

  • Take advantage of handy extras like WiFi and daily housekeeping services at "Villa With Private Pool Near Gerês". Located around 1 mile from Ribeira, this unique option has 4 bedrooms and good guest reviews.
  • "Typical Country House" is another top-notch choice, offering 4 bedrooms, a toaster, air conditioning and more. It's around 1 mile from Ribeira.

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

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

There's nothing quite like a few days away to lift your spirits. If you're ready to switch off and relax, these top-rated weekend getaways in and near Ribeira make a terrific base for a mini break:

  • Around 2 miles to the northeast of Ribeira, "Cozy Cottage Near The Gerês" has all you need and more for a fun weekend escape, including an oven and daily housekeeping services. When it's time to get out and explore, there are plenty of outdoor attractions to visit like Termas Park and Arado Waterfall.
  • "Casa Araujo De Sousa - Near Gerês Natural Park" is also ideal for a whirlwind vacation. Located about 3 miles to the northeast of Ribeira, this vacation rental offers amenities such as a fridge and a TV. Arado Waterfall and Santa Barbara Garden should be on your itinerary if you stay here.

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

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish choice, ideally suited for traveling couples or solo stays. Spend your days getting to know your surroundings and your nights relaxing in your comfy hideaway. These vacation rentals in or near Ribeira are guaranteed to please:

  • One of our top picks is "Cozy Cottage Near The Gerês". Book a few nights or more at this popular stay and you'll have access to a TV and a garden.
  • Or, use "Casa Araujo De Sousa - Near Gerês Natural Park" as a base to tick off the sights around you. This cozy home away from home comes with towels, a smart TV and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Ribeira?

Short-term rentals are easy to come by in and around Ribeira. Stay a night or two in a penthouse, a budget apartment or a home that'll fit the family. No matter what type of vacation rental you're searching for, you'll have plenty to choose from with Vrbo. Here are some of our faves:

  • If you'd love to be near the action, "House For 8 People With Private Pool Near Gerês" has you covered. It's within easy reach of the center of Ribeira and a great base to discover attractions like In Guas do Gerês and Sao Bento da Porta Aberta.
  • "Casa Fouces" is another excellent option. Consider adding Vilarinho das Furnas Dam and Pedra Bela Viewpoint to your to-do list when it's time to sightsee.

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

Forget about roses and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to get away for the weekend, just you and your boo. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Ribeira that would make Cupid envious. Here are some to tempt you:

  • Around 1 mile from Ribeira, "Villa With Private Pool Near Gerês" is an ideal place for starry-eyed lovebirds. A fireplace and a swimming pool are among the many amenities you'll find here.
  • Alternatively, spend a few days sipping on bubbly and canoodling at "Typical Country House", around 1 mile from Ribeira. A fireplace and air conditioning will help set the mood.

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

From energetic games of freeze tag to leisurely dips, a pool promises loads of fun for both grown-ups and kids. Earn major brownie points with the family by choosing a house with a swimming space in or near Ribeira:

  • Pack your favorite swimsuit and stay at "Typical Country House". Other amenities here include a kitchen and a TV.
  • Alternatively, stay at "Rural House With Private Pool In Gerês" and spend your vacation poolside. A garden and a microwave oven are other things your gang will like about this vacation home.

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

Whether you're getting away with the kids or you're taking your long-lost relatives along, family vacations spell fun. These large rentals in and around Ribeira have space for everyone — as well as everything you need to keep them happy:

  • With 4 bedrooms that sleep up to 8 guests, "Villa With Private Pool Near Gerês" gives you space to reunite with friends or relatives. It's around 1 mile west of Ribeira and features amenities that'll keep your group content, such as a microwave oven and a TV.
  • Another excellent option is "Typical Country House". It's around 1 mile northeast of Ribeira, has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 8 guests. Handy amenities here include daily housekeeping services and towels.

As tempting as it may be, don't spend your entire vacay socializing indoors. Get out and see some nearby family-friendly attractions, beginning with Pedra Bela Viewpoint.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Ribeira?

Often located in sought-after positions due to their smaller footprint, a one-bedroom vacation rental is the perfect solution if you're traveling solo or with one other person. Here's a quick taste of our range in or near Ribeira:

  • Great things really do come in little packages, and "Cozy Cottage Near The Gerês" is a fabulous example of this. This one-bedroom vacation property is close to the central streets and features amenities like a kitchen and a garden.
  • Or perhaps "Casa Araujo De Sousa - Near Gerês Natural Park" is more your style. Another central one-bedroom option, this place has a kitchen, mountain views and more.