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

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Sintra is one of the most beloved places in Portugal. No one can resist its aura of mystery, beautiful architecture and stunning woodlands. If you’re staying in Sintra for a well-deserved time away, you should find yourself a place that will fit your needs but also indulge your desires.

We made every effort to gather the best of the very best Airbnb vacation rentals available in the village of Sintra and its surroundings. There are villas, cottages and even a chalet. Regardless of where you choose to stay, you will not be disappointed! Here is our top 10:

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 14, 2024.

1. Janela da Estação

If you’re staying in Sintra for just a few days and need to leave very early in the morning to catch a train, this is the place for you. Janela da Estação is a cozy one-bedroom house and is just 5 minutes away from the train station and within walking distance of the historical center. The house has all the essentials for a comfortable but short stay and is ideal for couples.

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Sintra, Lisboa, Portugal
1.42 km (0.9 mi) from National Palace of Pena
123 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the apartment amenities and hospitality
you can easily use the kitchenette for cooking and all other facilities were great
apartment clean and cozy
fantastic new and clean accomodation
the place was clean and check-in convenient
other than that the place was very clean and cosy
the house was clean
our hosts were very caring attentive and reactive
the host is very responsive and helpful
the contact with the hosts was very good
otherwise the staying went okay and the bed was good thanks for the hosts
fantastic hosts and well worth the money
nice location near the railway station
good location right by the train station
great location for exploring sintra
good location easy to find
the apartment is perfectly located close to the train station bus stops and the town center
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2. Patio do Saloio: A suite near the historic center (from USD 81)

Patio do Saloio is a beautiful villa composed of 6 separate apartments/rooms for rent. It is ideally located, just a few miles from the beach and the center of Sintra and is perfect if you’re traveling by car and want to explore the countryside. This specific apartment features a bedroom with a king-size bed, a bathroom and a living room that can be converted into a second bedroom with twin beds, making it suitable for a small family or group of friends. There are also two private terraces where you can tell ghosts stories about the Serra de Sintra at night and a common garden with a pool and barbecue area. This is a great option if you’re looking for a secluded, peaceful stay.

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Sintra, Lisboa, Portugal
2.99 km (1.9 mi) from National Palace of Pena
204 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great place with beautiful pool and views of pena castle
baby bed and chair are available and it was an easy stay for us
the room looked exactly like the room in the pictures
super nice open kitchen and lounge area
enjoying the appartment together with the community place and the kitchen is perfect
very nice and clean accomodation
the rooms were stylish and very clean
place is lovely rooms are very clean and comfortable
it was clean and tidy when we arrived and adequate for a one night stay
the rooms bathroom was clean modern with a cool feel i highly recommend staying at anne’s place
great facilities and friendly staff
really nice house and host
lovely place anne is a great host
anne was a great host and the place is really beautiful
it is a lovely place and they were very helpful
other wise a nice location
the location is great for doing some day trips around sintra and lisbon
great place with everything you can imagine
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3. Casa da Villa (from USD 135)

Casa da Villa is actually a historic cottage that has been recently renovated and is an absolute treat. It is close to many restaurants, cafes, and bakeries and has easy access to transport links, so don’t worry about being in the middle of nowhere! Casa da Villa has a very modern look inside, with a spacious, fully equipped kitchen and a living room with a sofa bed, two bedrooms – a master bedroom with a king size bed and incredible views, and a single bedroom with twin beds – and a large garden with barbecue area, where you can enjoy the sunsets in good company. This is the perfect place for a big group of friends or family.

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Sintra, Lisboa, Portugal
3.03 km (1.9 mi) from National Palace of Pena
182 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
also the sofa bed is very comfortable
a beautiful yard with comfortable lawn furniture
spotlessly clean spacious bedrooms
it is cleaned to be spotless and very comfortable
super clean and have everything you need
very nice andd clean house cute garden
our house was so clean
rui was a lovely host
rui is a wonderful host
rui is a great host
rui is a great host
rui was an excellent kind host
very good restaurants at walking distance
great location to visit sintra and the surrounding areas
the location is ideal for exploring the area and not in the busy center of sintra
it is located in a rural and calm area close to sintra the beaches and lisbon
it is close to a small market and excellent restaurants
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4. Garden house

This garden house is a colorful, cozy house located in the center of Sintra, within walking distance of literally every single main attraction you should visit. Although it is an old house, the inside is very modern and well decorated, with a lovely garden surrounding it. It features a sunny double bedroom with garden view, a lovely living room with a sofa-bed, a bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen. It is a very good option for a small group of people who want to explore the village to its fullest.

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Sintra, Lisboa, Portugal
1.5 km (1.0 mi) from National Palace of Pena
688 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there was a really good heater in the sitting room which we used in the evenings
the kitchen was spacious and had lots of great appliances like toaster microwave coffee maker
it was cold during our stay but joana had provided heaters and blankets and we were comfortable
joana’s place was perfect it was peaceful quaint and had everything we needed for a comfortable stay
a beautiful home stylish and comfortable
big rooms everything is clean and realy loveley details
the apartment was clean and with nice beds
the house is really cosy and so clean
the flat was certainly clean too
the place was sparkling clean and there were some nice touches that made it feel like home
the host is very responsive
joana was a very gracious host
joana was a lovely host and the house was beautiful
very pleasant home and nice host well equipped kitchen and comfortable rooms
joana was really kind and helpful
great location near the train station
nice place and located in a good neighborhood
the location was also wonderful
near to train station and sone good restaurants
close to everything and very charming
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5. The Five House

The Five House is a rustic, very Portuguese house, with traditional décor. It’s located in the heart of Sintra, just 5 minutes away from the train station, making it ideal for a group of friends exploring the village and its surroundings. The house has a large living room, a bathroom, a kitchen with all the essentials and a terrace.

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Sintra, Lisboa, Portugal
1.64 km (1.1 mi) from National Palace of Pena
284 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Shared room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fantastic breakfast included would definitely stay here again
i loved all the photographs and the furniture and decorations and of course the rich breakfast
breakfast each morning is a lovely spread: ham and cheese breads yogurt fresh-squeezed juices and fruit
the breakfast was beautifully displayed and allowed us to start our day off right
the house is very clean as shown on photos and the breakfast is good with filipe grandma jam
very clean and quiet
very lovely place clean and cozy
amazing super clean house in all areas
the house was very clean and unique
very nice place relaxed clean and beautiful
super nice host and place
the hosts should be considered super super hosts
nice rooms and great hosts
they are very nice friendly and knowledgeable
the hosts are very nice friendly and helpful
easy walk to the train station and to town
the location is also very good
located close to railway station which is good both for arrival and exploring the city
the five house sintra is located nearby the train station (3min walk) in a calm street
great location and beautiful place breakfast was also always fantastic every morning :)
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6. A romantic cottage (from USD 135)

Now, this cottage is seriously the perfect place to have a romantic stay with your other half. Everything about it is lovely: the decoration, the furnishings, the architecture. You’ll fall in love with it! There is even a private garden with a pool which makes it even more romantic.

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Sintra, Lisbon, Portugal
982 meters (0.7 ft) from National Palace of Pena
485 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage has stunning views with a private little terrace to eat breakfast on
we enjoyed breakfast and sunsets on the beautiful patio and also loved exploring sintra
we loved sitting out for a drink and we took breakfast outside on both mornings
we enjoyed our swims in the heated pool especially after days out
the cottage itself is gorgeous and cozy and has everything you need to be comfortable
the cottage is spotless and carole adds many nice touches
bed linens were clean fresh and new
really beautiful clean and cozy cottage with everything you need
lovely cottage really comfortable clean and cosy
the cottage itself was clean cute and modern
carole and stuart were the perfect hosts
carole is a superb host
thank you carole and stuart for being perfect hosts
carole is a friendly and generous host
carole and stuart were great host and had great recommendations
the location is unbelievably gorgeous
beautiful location amazing property
amazing space in a perfect location in sintra
in addition the location is great
carole's place is beautifully maintained and the perfect location to explore sintra
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7. A bright room in the center of Sintra (from USD 82)

If you’re looking for a private room in a lovely house, this may be exactly the one you’re looking for. It’s bright, cozy and set in a historic house with all the modern comfort you’re used to. The location is excellent, with easy access to the major attractions and great transport links. You can enjoy the sun in the garden and replenish your energy in this peaceful house.

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Sintra, Lisboa, Portugal
1.31 km (0.9 mi) from National Palace of Pena
256 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room is small and without air conditioner but clean and bright
the room itself is pleasant clean cozy and filled with natural light from two large windows
our room was clean full of light easily accessible and thoughtfully appointed
so much better than expected the place is beautiful lisa is so sweet and the room was perfect
great firm bed high quality bathroom fittings
sparkling clean warm sunny and inviting
the room in the house itself was very clean and beautiful
the room was clean and had everything we needed
very clean chic lisa is a wonderful person
nice bed clean and brand-new bedroom with ensuite washroom
she was helpful knowledgeable and attentive to details
very responsive host
lisa was a great host
lisa was a great host
lisa is an excellent host full of energy and eager to make sure you have a great stay
i loved the location and ambiance
it's located in a refurbished house with a beautiful garden a short walk from the station
the location was perfect for us
quiet attractive neighborhood within easy walking distance to town
this apartments has a good location: the railway station market and cafes 10 minutes from it
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8. Sintra Sweet House (from USD 79)

The name says it all: it really is sweet. Sintra Sweet House is a recently renovated ground floor apartment featuring one double bedroom, a bathroom and a living room with open space to a fully equipped kitchen. It also has a small but lovely garden overlooking Sintra’s beautiful grounds.

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Sintra, Lisboa, Portugal
982 meters (0.7 ft) from National Palace of Pena
428 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the shower was a delight while the bed and sofa were super comfortable
some road noise audible in sitting room during day but not a problem on the terrace or bedroom
superb apartment in an excellent position to visit the main sites of sintra
rita’s apartment is a beautiful space that is well designed stylishly furnished and sparkling clean
the apartment itself is lovely well decorated and much roomier and nicer than it looks in the photos
so clean and beautiful
it was clean and had everything we needed
the place was very clean
the place is very clean and very relaxing
the apartment was clean tidy and situated well within sintra
rita was a fantastic host
rita was a very welcoming host
rita was an excellent host who was most kind
she was very very helpful and went out of her way to help us
rita was very kind
the location was great
perfect location for visiting sintra
the location was perfect
the location was also good
the location of this house was absolutely perfect
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9. Chalet Sintra (from USD 113)

You don’t need to be old-fashioned to enjoy antique décor and historic houses, do you? This chalet is unbelievable from its classic 19th-century look to its modern twists. The location is ideal, minutes away from the train station and the historic center. If you’d like to have a different experience, this is it! The chalet has a spacious living room, a beautiful bedroom with ensuite bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen.

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Sintra, Lisboa, Portugal
1.44 km (0.9 mi) from National Palace of Pena
91 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in chalet 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the common areas the bedrooms and the courtyard are spacious with ample room for relaxing and socializing
sitting in the living room felt like being in a photo spread of vogue magazine
it's beautifully decorated peaceful and the hospitality (including a lovely breakfast spread and coffee/cakes) was fantastic
do yourself a favor and book a room now before it's too late
the room was comfortable and the breakfast was great
comfortable and clean room
the chalet was sparkling clean stylish and quiet
the room was great - very clean and comfy
the room was lovely - clean and comfortable with everything we needed
clean cozy and welcoming place with a very nice common lounge and green garden
daniel and helen are great hosts
daniel is a great host very caring and responsive
our host was very friendly helpful and welcoming
he made sure we arrived safely and was an exceptional host
very inviting and comfortable with very attentive hosts
great location near train station
located close to the train station and a short walk from the old town the location was great
not to mention location were all superb
really beautiful place close to the train station (but expect to walk up steps to get there)
also a great location
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10. Caza do Sino

Caza do Sino is another lovely house with a traditional Portuguese look. It’s located a stone’s throw away from the historical center, right under the Moorish Castle and the Pena Palace. The house features a bedroom area with a king size bed, a bathroom with a large shower and a living room area with a kitchen.

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Sintra, Lisboa, Portugal
925 meters (0.6 ft) from National Palace of Pena
324 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment has a large balcony/terrace with a truly awesome view overlooking the town
the bed was very comfortable and the patio views are stunning
this is a charming apartment with some scenic views in magical sintra
loved the heated bathroom
the patio is definitely the best asset of the apartment
very clean good communication
the apartment was very clean and quaint
it was clean and exactly as pictured
we found the premises very easily it was very clean and we loved the decoration
the bathroom is modern and clean; the bed is comfortable and the terrace really beautiful
hosts are really welcoming and great english
frederico was an absolutely amazing host and his villa in sintra was gorgeous
frederico and ana were really helpful and quick to respond to our queries
owner helped us with an issue we had with opening the door late it was very nice
cute place and good location to most sites
the house is a 10 min walk from the city center so location is brilliant
nice place and a good location
great location to see the sites and to start hikes to the castles
great location near the center of sintra
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Sintra: A place full of surprises

From restored villas to fairytale cottages, Sintra has something for every taste and personality. You make a wish and Sintra will grant it, with only one condition: you’ll have to be back one day, no matter how long it takes.

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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