Top 15 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Faro, Portugal - Updated 2023


The capital city of Portugal’s Algarve region, Faro is the starting point for most visitors as they travel further into the country. A historic city, Faro is charming in its own right. The city lies on the coast and adjoins the famed Ria Formosa Natural Park which is a wetland reserve having lagoons and mudflats. Its walled medieval-style old town (the Cidade Velha) comprises cobbled streets, large squares, churches and other buildings of yore. Faro’s attractions include the slightly macabre chapel of bones inside the Church of Nossa Senhora do Carmo, the gothic cathedral, and of course its beaches and the waterfront. Check out the things to do in the city, and find out the best option from our list of top Airbnbs in Faro, Portugal, for your visit.

1. Classy townhouse in prime location (from USD 102)

Completely renovated but still retaining its traditional touch, this townhouse located in the city centre is a wonderful blend of the old and the new and is one of the best Airbnbs in Faro, Portugal. Beautifully decorated, the house’s decor has an eclectic touch to it with plants, rustic style furniture and stylish furnishings. There are two bedrooms, so the house can host up to four guests. A fully equipped kitchen with all modern conveniences as well as a large living space with TV and other essentials are other key features.

Modern Traditional Mix Townhouse at Faro Downtown
Faro, Portugal
329 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air conditioning in both bedrooms is amazing
good wifi as well
wifi is working perfectly as well
the bedrooms and bathroom was excellent and the bedrooms also included air conditioning which was a game changer
very beautiful townhouse fully equipped kitchen and bathroom
very clean and well maintained
very clean and really comfy beds
very clean and easy to access
the house itself is clean and cosy
very clean and pleasant to stay in
thanks to a great host who responded quickly to any questions and offered tips for area sights
great space and a great host
mauro was always quick to reply and very helpful
mauro was very helpful from the start to me and my friend very reactive
mauro was a great host and even gave us a soap that we’d inquired about during our stay
the location is perfect
it was located in a great central area that felt very safe
very good location - quick uber ride from the airport
close to attractions in faro
a delightful beautiful place in central floral that’s perfectly located for wandering the town
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2. Top-floor duplex with great views (from USD 95)

The cheerful duplex apartment on the third floor with two bedrooms is located just a short distance away from the beach and the marina. Decorated pleasingly with bright colours and artsy decor, the apartment can host up to six guests. You will also have access to a fully set up kitchen and a living room that features a sofa bed and smart TV. Its location near the city centre makes it easy to access the historic section of the city as well as popular restaurants, bars and cafes.

Dreamers Duplex with Seaview
Faro, Portugal
406 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a very spacious and comfortable apartment with the bonus of a balcony with sea views
each room was set up with air conditioning which made the stay all the more better
the apartment is spacious and the rooftop deck is very nice
nice big kitchen and the main bedroom was good for sleeping with a comfortable mattress
the beds were very comfortable
very clean and comfortable
it was clean and spacious as well
everything was super clean and lovely decorated
appartment really clean and quiet
the apartment is spotlessly clean and the beds very comfortable
ivan was a great host very quick responses
our host was very welcoming and friendly
great place with wonderful hosts
our host was very welcoming and went out of her way to help us with all our requirements
ivan and felisbela were great hosts
great location though
the location is superb
the location is great close to the center bus and train station
excellent location and restaurants easy to walk to
ivan's place is great near the train station and just a short walk to the main strip in faro
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3. Luxurious cottage with private garden (from USD 61)

How would you like staying in an elegantly furnished cottage set inside a lush large garden with a spacious private patio as well as access to a shared swimming pool? This private cottage that adjoins the host’s main house comes with one bedroom but can accommodate up to three guests. The calming garden featuring a pond, hammocks and cool outdoor furniture is the highlight of the house. Guests also have access to a shared kitchen facility. This cottage is situated near Olhao with Faro around 20 minutes’ drive away.

Jasmin Cottage in the Middle of an Enchanted Garden
Quelfes, Faro, Portugal
162 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we really enjoyed our breakfasts and dinner on the patio
staying there was amazing huge garden nice pool and great decorations in the cottage
amazing pool and great outdoor space to have a bbq a glass of wine and just chill
very cosy with nice details a good bed and bathroom
we had an amazing stay the apartment was very comfortable
it was spotless and clean
it was a nightmare to add the room seemed clean but smelled like mold
our cottage was clean stylish & homely
agni was a wonderful host
agni & jacob were great hosts
agni is an amazing host and really made us feel at home
their advice and friendly manner made us feel most welcome
agni is a very welcoming host we really enjoyed our stay
also the location is in the middle of nowhere with no central attractions in proximity
although this place is tricky to get to it is well worth it
very atmospheric and special place ideal for a weekend getaway especially with kids or friends
agni’s place itself is a dream - the location the enchanted gardens the chicken coop
a amazing place to relax
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4. Stylish apartment in city center (from USD 95)

Located within the pedestrian-only area of downtown Faro, this chic apartment features sophisticated decor, tasteful furnishings and modern amenities. The one-bedroom apartment can host up to four guests as the large living room has a sofa bed as well. The full kitchen has all essentials including the latest appliances. There’s a terrace adjoining the living room and the dining room offerings views of Faro’s charming streets. Given its prime location, all points of interests are easily accessible.

Downtown Lux Apartment
Faro, Portugal
225 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was super good
we loved the cozy balcony
we most enjoyed the table on the balcony in the morning and evenings
while the photos look beautiful they don’t even do this apartment justice
generally the apartment is very well decoreted with contemporary furniture
sparkling clean modern and beautifully decorated
the apartment was clean and relaxing
elsa’s apartment is new clean and modern
lovely spacious clean apartment in centre of faro
the apartment is very clean and modern
elsa is the perfect host
elsa and artur were great hosts and made us feel very welcome
elsa was very helpful when i asked for recommendations or directions
elsa was a lovely host would highly recommend
elsa is extremely accommodating and friendly
the apartment was perfectly located for a stay in central faro
perfect location with bars restaurants and shops a short walk away
excellent location walking distance to restaurants and the water
wonderful apartment in perfect location to explore the city
the location was fantastic as many shops and restaurants were within walking distance
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5. Snazzy apartment in city centre (from USD 124)

This stylish house will take your breath away. Modernistically designed the house features a partial glass floor, glass skylight on top and an inside pool. There are two bedrooms, each themed by colour as well as a large living room and a full kitchen. The house can accommodate up to six guests easily thanks to the additional sofa bed in the attic. The apartment is located in central Faro so all tourist sights are easily accessible.

Downtown Pool House
Faro, Portugal
220 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice comfortable mattresses modern shower
the apartment itself is as great as it seems on the pictures
elsa’s place is a lovely two bedroom house with a swimming pool and hot tub bath
the house was very modern well equipped and comfortable and would recommend a stay
clean comfortable beds good quality bedding great shower
elsa’s house is absolutely beautiful spotlessly clean and had everything you need
the pool was very clean and a great way to cool down
the place is exceptionally well equipped clean and stylish
the house was very clean great location and elsa was very thoughtful with great communication
elsa and artur are marvellous hosts very welcoming and gave quick responses to our enquiries
she made check in very easy and was altogether a perfect host
elsa was very helpful in giving us tips around the local area
we would highly recommend elsa as a host and her house for a stay in faro
the communication with a host was fast and easy
location is perfect walking distance to restaurants cafes marina and bus/train station
walking distance to marina and nice restaurants
the place was absolutely beautiful great location everything was walking distance
the location is perfect it’s very close to a ton of restaurants and activities
it's also very central and next to it there is a cute wine shop
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6. Upscale apartment with a view (from USD 117)

A luxurious place to stay with a million-dollar view is this two-bedroom home hosted by Fabio. The apartment features a mix of retro and contemporary decor and is suitable for couples or families and groups of up to four people. This gorgeous home has a living room that opens up to the sun terrace with stunning views of the sea and Ria Formosa National Park. Public transportation is close to the property too, bus and train stations are simply within walking distance. Staying here with your loved ones is truly worth the money.

Cozy 2bedroom with a first row view over the Sea
Faro, Portugal
165 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stunning apartment with an amazing view over the city and harbour
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7. Renovated chic studio in old town (from USD 78)

If you want to right in the middle of Faro’s city centre, then this studio apartment is an excellent choice. Recently updated with new amenities, this apartment is a part of a traditional Portuguese house but with its own private entrance. The house has been elegantly furnished with the latest conveniences. It can accommodate up to four guests as it includes a double bed and a sofa bed. Everything from the train station to restaurants is mere minutes away.

★Central Bus&Train Station Studio w/AC★Bars area
Faro, Portugal
322 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful floor tiles and stylish apartment all in all a good size for a studio too
the small kitchen is great for some cooking
our stay at tatianas apartment was wonderful
very nice and clean appartement
the apartment was really clean and thoughtfully arranged
beautiful room and very clean
it was very clean and looks like the picture
the house is cosy clean and quite big
she was a great host as well
she provided helpful tips and also great recommendations
tatiana was a great host
host was responsive and very helpful
tatiana was a great host she was super helpful
this airbnb is centrally located and a short walk to all major attractions
perfect location for exploring faro within walking distance to most things
location is great with only a short walk to restaurants etc
location is near central faro and many restaurants and super close to the bus station
perfect place close by to everything
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8. Well-furnished apartment in a quiet neighbourhood (from USD 37)

This comfortable one-bedroom Faro accommodation located on the fourth floor can host up to three guests. Brightly decorated, the house features a separate living space as well as a fully equipped kitchen. Guests have access to several facilities including a washer, cable TV and free Wifi. The city centre is not far away and you will find all the essential stores close by.

Apartment in Faro-Algarve-Holidays
Faro, Portugal
286 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place is super clean great wi-fi it has airconditioning and a washing machine both good to have
nice tv to watch the current news at least while eating
the apt was spotless and as described very roomy and comfortable with all amenities required
it was nice to have a/c in the bedroom which was nice in the hot summer
it's really pleasant to have a big living room with a good sofa to end the day
it's clean and quiet
the flat was clean central and communication was great
nice clean and well-equiped apartment
a very nice and clean appartement
it's extremely clean and comfortable
reliable and friendly host
josé was a nice host
josé was a very nice host
jose was really helpful throughout
jose was a great host
very well located where you can walk to faro's downtown easily
about 20 -30 min walk to downtown but a straight walk
near to the bus station and has free car parking
perfect location if you are goin to leave from faro airport just 10-15 minutes by car
good location easy walk to center of town
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9. Bright, airy apartment with two terraces (from USD 107)

This top floor apartment offers amazing views of the city and the marina. The two-bedroom apartment is located in central Faro putting you close to restaurants, bars, the city’s sights as well as transport options like the local ferry. Tastefully decorated with subdued furnishings, the apartment is comfy and features all convenience including a full kitchen and a spacious living room. You will love relaxing in the terrace by the living room that offers views of the busy marina as well as in the one adjoining the bedroom on the second floor overlooking the city.

Terrace and sea view
Faro, Portugal
244 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great apartment with a super nice balcony as well as a nice view above the marina
the apartment was wonderful with amazing views
such a lovely apartment great view very comfortable
lovely views of the marina and modern apartment with everything you would need
beautiful apartment with terraces on both sides for wonderful views
apartment is very clean and comfortable
the flat was really nice and clean
the house is beautiful and very clean
lovely flat - clean stylish and very comfortable
lovely clean and airy apartment in fantastic location
our host was friendly and very helpful and knowledgeable
nice and helpful host
she is literally a "super host"
everything went very smoothly and ana is a lovely host
ana was a great host and answered many questions throughout our stay
great location as everything is in walking distance
it is centrally located within easy walking distance of the old town
already looking at booking to come back amazing location
the location is the best of the city
everything was alright great location
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10. Beach vibe central apartment (from USD 82)

This one-bedroom loft is the right fit for three people who are interested in exploring Faro’s downtown since it is located right in the city center. The furnishing and decor are modern throughout with beach-like and tropical additions here and there. The vast and fully functional kitchen shares an open-concept space with the living area and the mini dining room. This apartment is on the third level of a residential building, and there’s a rooftop that has a seating area that guests are welcome to use.

Faro Central Apartment w/ Rooftop & Balconies
Faro, Portugal
237 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire loft 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
from the expression machine and electric juicer to the comfortable bed and clean bathroom
we stayed for 5 nights in mauro’s apartment and it was great
apartment itself is better than shown in pictures and roof terrace is an excellent addition
the apartment is equipped with everything one needs and furnished with a good eye for detail
amazing location beautiful apartment easy check in and the rooftop patio was awesome
it is super clean and beautiful
everything was clean and the kitchen is well equipped
the apartment was well-equipped very clean and nicely decorated
it was really clean spacious and had such a lovely beachy feel to it
the flat was clean and the interior was beautiful and in a good condition
mauro is a great host
the host was great to communicate with and always responded in a timely manner
maura was an amazing host responded almost immediately and was very flexible
mauro was a great host and quick to respond to our messages
we even had breakfast outside in december mauro was very helpful and answered our questions rapidly
great location to shops and the bus and train station
great location and cool apartment
the location is perfect in old town close to everywhere
superb location makes for a great stay
stylish apartment in great location
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11. Bohemian chic penthouse (from USD 85)

One of the cutest and picture-worthy apartments in Faro is this Airbnb rental hosted by Marisa. The place is ideal for couples or a small group of friends who find joy in the small things, like making themselves at home in such a nice retreat. This place is close to downtown, though, being only a 5-minute drive or a 15-minute walk. Faro Beach is a 10-minute drive from the property, which has a fully equipped kitchen, a Nespresso machine, and a smart television with Netflix.

Boho Chic Penthouse in Faro
Faro, Portugal
154 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the views from the rooms are beautiful and allow for sunset views over the city
this is a beautiful apartment with stunning views and balconies
the apartment is so beautiful and the views from the balcony's are amazing
it’s a great apartment and the views are just amazing
wonderful rooftop apartment with fabulous terraces to enjoy sunrise and sunset
great clean and stylish apartment
everything was super clean and tidy
great communication sparkling clean and good internet
the decor is beautiful and clean
the flat is really nice tastefully furnished and very very clean
she is a great host
the host was awesome and made you feel like you're home
the host is simply incredibly helpful and here to guide once needed
they are very thoughtful hosts as have offered more than you had expected
free parking next to the apartment aswell and a great host who's offering excellent recommendations
located in the center everything you need is in walking distance - otherwise uber helps
marisa's place is in a very convenient location with free parking around
and the location was really nice with just a quick ride to get to the beach
the apartment is in a great location
we really recommend this flat also because of the location
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12. Centrally located restful apartment (from USD 51)

Your search ends here if you’re a small group of four people looking for a place to stay in Faro that’s ultra-friendly to the wallet. This one-bedroom homey apartment hosted by João is in a prime location; grocery shops and tourist attractions like Old Town and Carmo Church are easily reachable from the property. The beach and the airport are a short drive away. This rental features a full kitchen with a view, a bedroom with a private balcony, and a cozy dining and living area with a television.

Amorya Apt! Comfort & Restful place in Faro city
Faro, Faro District, Portugal
148 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
clean and well equipped apartment
clean spacious minimalist and comfortable
clean and spacious exactly as pictured
it is clean and well thought out
clean space and great value
the owner was very nice and helpful
overall a good stay and the host was efficient however will not be staying here again
he was really helpful and answered very quickly when needed
very clean an host was always quick to respond
close to several of the best and largest grocery stores in town
super quiet has supermarket close to the house
good location on the outskirts of faro about 1 mile from the centre
very nice place although a bit far from the center
it’s good if you just want a place to sleep
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13. Private room in traditional Portuguese house (from USD 31)

Enjoy the experience of staying in a traditional Portuguese house that has been fully renovated with top amenities and facilities. The house offers a range of rooms - this particular option is a double bedroom comes that with an ensuite bathroom and is suitable for up to two guests. The rooms offer facilities such as free wifi and smart TV sets with cable, Netflix and Youtube access. Guests additionally have shared access to a roof terrace with views of the city. The house is at a walking distance from the walled city and also the beach.

Elianya Room! Exclusivity & Best Location in Faro
Faro, Portugal
285 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room is very clean all the amenities i needed were included and more the bed was comfortable
we were happy with the facilities quiet and effective air conditioning and spotlessly clean space
the room was very secure and in a quiet area of the town
there were no disruptions through the night and we slept very well in a comfortable bed
there is a huge brand new kitchen with a lobby
super clean and stylish
good communication very clean sweet design
really beautiful clean and nice rooftop
it was clean and the pictures tells the truth
the apartment was very clean we loved the style of the room
not the hosts fault
joao is helpful and responses quickly
the host was good at communicating with us too
joao's place was beautiful him and his staff were extremely professional accommodating and friendly
going out - the o costello was an awesome bar great food drinks atmosphere and staff
the location is excellent close to everything
great location in the city center
nice place close to old town faro
centred location everything is walking distance easy check-in and check out
it was amazing nice location nice room
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14. Welcoming two-bedroom apartment

This compact apartment in downtown Faro has everything you may need. Suitable for up to four guests, the apartment comes with one bedroom with a double bed as well as a large living room with a sofa bed. The house includes a kitchen fitted with all essentials. Facilities include free parking, cable TV and washing machine. Its excellent location makes all local attractions easy to reach.

Cosy home in Downtown Faro
Faro, Portugal
215 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it’s all that’s already writtenthe best part was a heater
to top it of it has nice modern appliances and a great shower
very nice apartment better than the pictures would come back
our stay was very comfortable and stylish
clean cosy and stylish appartement
apartment was clean cosy well equipped
sparkling clean and stylishly done apartment
the apartment was really clean and also comfortable
this is a nice and clean place to stay
really good host and good home
great hospitality and very kind
mauro is a perfect host
everything you need is there and the host was very good at responding
mauro was a great host and everything went well
location wise so close to the most happening area and railway station
cozy apartment with good location regarding to train/bus station and city center
location was great able to walk to the train station from the home
great location cool stylish space
shops great restaurants city centre within walking distance
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15. One-bedroom apartment by the beach

For a small family of four who likes to enjoy the waters of Faro, consider staying at this one-bedroom apartment by the beach. Four guests are welcome to stay in this highly affordable place. This home comes furnished with a full kitchen and a private terrace with a view of the ocean. Delight your tastebuds with scrumptious Algarve and dishes, and visit the seaside restaurants and coffee shops within walking distance from the rental. The airport is less than five minutes by car from the property.

Charlya Apt!Best SeaViews at Faro Beach!
117 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we especially enjoyed the sunny balcony and the open kitchen
a very spacious apartment with amazing views from every angle
there are great views from every room
the view is absolutely stunning from every corner of the apartment
love the patio in the apartment
place was well equipped and spotless with a full deep clean / disinfection done prior to arrival
super clean would definetely recommend
the beach was clean and fine sand
the place is very spacious and clean
there are three beautiful balconies the apartment is fully equiped everything was clean and i felt directly home
joao was very responsive
host is very helpful and does quick response
the host was very easy to reach and responded well to my questions and needs
contacting the host was easy and always available
brilliant service and very accommodating
perfect location by the sea
the location is on a little strip of island beach amazing location with amazing views
everything was good and great location
good location big house nice service everything is perfect
joão's place is in an amazing location
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A beautiful port town to explore

The city of Faro itself may take a day or two at best to explore. Keep Faro as a base and explore the numerous nearby local sightseeing options such as the village of Estoi, Albufeira, Vilamoura Tavira, and Olhão, all of which are well connected with Faro. You can easily find out the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Faro, Portugal, that will fit your needs from this list.

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