Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Guarda, Portugal - Updated 2024

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Guarda is the highest point of mainland Portugal and is one of the country’s cities with more beautiful places to discover. Even if you’re not a countryside fan, the city and its surroundings will certainly impress you with their rural charm and traditional architecture, from its many cobble stone streets to its enchanting granite houses. And guess what, you can actually stay at one of those houses! Why stay at a mainstream hotel when Guarda has so many different options that will steal your heart upon arrival? Here is our list of top 10 Airbnb accommodations in Guarda:

1. Quinta do Seixo: a romantic place for lovebirds (from 60 USD)

If you’re traveling with your partner and two other friends that are also a couple, this could be exactly what you’re looking for. Quinta do Seixo is perfect for two couples on a short trip to Guarda. The house is located on an 18th-century farm amongst olive trees and features two lovely bedrooms, one bathroom and a large living room. There is no kitchen so be prepared to spend a bit more on food in the nearby restaurants. However, the house has a fridge, a kettle and a microwave available and if you’re visiting during the summer, you can even have a barbecue outside. The farm is facing the mountains and surrounded by Serra da Estrela’s beautiful wilderness. Sounds like a fantastic place for a holiday, doesn’t it?

Quinta do Seixo

Price: from 60 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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2. Hotel Santos: a modest stay (from 58 USD)

Located in a recently enlarged historical building facing the city wall, Hotel Santos is a simple hotel with cosy rooms perfect for a short stay. The location is ideal for those who want to explore the city to its fullest as it is close to the most important monuments and attractions. The hotel has a very friendly environment and many living rooms where you can relax and read a book if it’s too cold outside.

Hotel Santos

Price: from 58 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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3. Vale da Prata farmhouse: modernity and tradition (from 58 USD)

This farm is a perfect combination between rural environment and modern comfort. It’s composed of 4 independent properties, each one with all the essentials you need for a longer stay in the countryside. Casa da Raza has two floors, featuring two bedrooms with double beds and bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and a living room. Casa Malhada da Cova has two bedrooms with a bathroom, a kitchen and a living room, too.

Casa do Lameiro Frio features a bedroom with a double bed, another with 2 single beds, a bathroom, a kitchen and a living room. Finally, Casa Fonte da Prata has two bedrooms with double beds, two bathrooms, a bedroom with two single beds, a kitchen and a living room. It’s all a matter of choice depending on how many people are traveling with you. Every single one of the houses is great and the outdoor space has a BBQ, a garden and a parking area surrounded by nature. This is sure to be an amazing stay!

Vale da Prata farmhouse

Price: from 58 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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4. Casa da Carriça: a sunny place to fully relax (from 118 USD)

This independent cottage is located within a stone-walled farm, facing the mountains. It is a stunning place where you can relax and enjoy the company of your family or friends. The house has two double bedrooms, one bathroom with hydro massage cabin and living room and kitchen area. It is a great choice for a small family or group of friends who love nature.

Casa da Carriça

Price: from 118 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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5. Casa da Lomba: the perfect stay for a family (from 76 USD)

Casa da Lomba is a beautiful house with granite walls and the coziest country house you’ll find. It is surrounded by wilderness and facing natural springs, with all the luxury and quietness you deserve. It is the perfect place for a getaway with your family or friends, where you can be in nature and breathe fresh air. This house has three bedrooms with a very warm and traditional ambience. You can even bring your pet with you and really have that family time you haven’t had in a long while.

Casa da Lomba

Price: from 76 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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6. Sinçais Farm: a great choice for the summer (from 64 USD)

Sinçais Farm may be a bit far from Guarda’s city centre but it’s completely worth it, especially if you’re looking for a place to relax in the countryside. There, you’ll be close to Guarda, Covilhã, Salamanca (Spain) and many historic villages. You’ll be minutes away from natural river pools where you will fall in love with Portugal’s natural beauty. Sinçais farm features a pool, with bikes and a massage service available. Sounds heavenly, right? But that’s not all: they have parking spaces and allow pets, so all you have to do now is grab your family and go create memories in this incredible place!

Sinçais Farm

Price: from 64 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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7. Casa do Açor: a treat for luxury lovers (from 175 USD)

Life is too short to stay at a place you know you won’t enjoy. Casa do Açor is definitely not the case. This house has probably the best view of Linhares, a historic village close to Guarda. It has 3 bedrooms, a living room and one bathroom, making it perfect for a family or group of friends. Its location is great for those who love to explore, as it has easy access to Serra da Estrela (even with snow) and to the hidden castles and Roman roads spread across the region.

Casa do Açor

Price: from 175 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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8. The Faia Collective Hostel: a unique hostel (from 23 USD)

The Faia Collective Hostel is both for the young in age and the young at heart. There are several options, you can choose from dorm rooms, dorm tents, private rooms, private tents and, if you’re on a budget and a true nature lover, you can choose to put up your own tent! The dorm rooms are shared but with a private entrance and bathroom. There are lockers and towels available, too. This unique hostel will offer you a relaxing atmosphere combined with adventure.

The Faia Collective Hostel

Price: from 23 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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9. The coziest apartment in the historical centre (from 38 USD)

The apartment is located in a fully renovated typical Portuguese stone house and has all the facilities and comfort you need to have a pleasant stay. The location is ideal, right in the heart of Guarda with easy access to all the restaurants, cafés and shops nearby. The apartment is facing the sun, with the natural light only helping its cosy feeling. It features a double bed, sofa and dining table, along with all the essentials that are necessary to spend a couple of days in the city. This is a great option for a solo traveller or a couple.

Historic cosy apartment

Price: from 38 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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10. A rustic house for the best countryside experience (from 94 USD)

Who says the countryside is boring? This rustic house has a lot of potential for fun: it has a swimming pool, a BBQ, a playground for children and a spacious outdoor area with the most amazing views. It also has bicycles available if you’d like to go for a bike ride through Serra da Estrela Natural Park. As it’s a two-story house, there may be other guests staying on the other floor; however, only you will have access to your accommodation. You can make friends by sharing the communal areas! This house is great for a group of friends traveling together.

Rustic house

Price: from 94 USD

Number of Guests: 5

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Guarda: medieval charm with wilderness on top

Guarda has its specific charming way of embracing everyone’s needs, be it for the most beautiful nature or the most relaxing place to stay. From stone houses to historic farms, Guarda is full of surprising places where you can enjoy the best that life has to offer in the great company of your travel companions. Choose one of our suggestions and you’ll be guaranteed to have an unforgettable stay.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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