Top 11 Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Sintra, Portugal

vrbo sintra, portugal

If you’re visiting Sintra, you’re going to need a place to stay that will not break the spell that the city will put on you. Lucky for you, we’ve talked with the ghosts and the elves of Serra de Sintra, who have helped us gather some of the best among the many amazing vacation rentals in the village and its surroundings. Here are the top Vrbo accommodations in Sintra:

1. Beautiful 1930s villa showcasing traditional Portuguese charm (from USD 289)

This 1930s home boasts all the charms of a traditional Portuguese home and a comfy atmosphere that’s sure to help you relax. Sit back and relax in the garden while taking in the beautiful landscaping around you. There is also a game room with ping pong and badminton and a children’s playground. The kitchen offers the convenience of a refrigerator, a microwave, a stove, an oven, and a coffeemaker. For an additional cost, you can also request a heated pool.

The property is less than 3 mi (4.8 km) from attractions like Grande Beach, the Sintra Mountains, and Sintra Science Center.

Charming Villa - Colares Sintra - Heated Pool by the Beaches
57 reviews  Wifi Available
villa 13 Guests 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 13
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house was comfortable for all of us with the amenities we needed
a protected fenced off pool with a gate
the pool was lovely and fenced in
it was very clean and towels and bed linen all appeared new
the barca charm house was absolutely beautiful it was very clean and maintained very well
the house is perfectly equipped and extremely clean
the house was fantastic and clean and equipped with everything you need for a great holiday
our hosts won our hearts
the best hosts you will ever have
the best were the wonderful owners sandra and eduardo
they were so kind and wanted to help in anyway possible
thank you sandra and eduardo you are great hosts and genuinely lovely people
5 * colares is an ideal location for exploring portugal
it was close to many historical and beautiful sites
sintra is a beautiful place and we would love to go back and see more of it
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2. Soothing villa with a garden full of flowers and pine trees (from USD 363)

Boasting a heated swimming pool, a garden filled with beautiful flowers and pine trees, a wooden deck, and an outdoor lounge area, this villa offers a comfortable atmosphere that guarantees a relaxing and restful stay for all travelers. There is also a cable TV, stereo, and table tennis for your leisure. As for places to visit, this home is less than 2 mi (3.2 km) away from the Sintra Toy Museum, Sintra National Palace, Sintra Science Workshop, and Moorish Castle.

Heated pool, 5min to beaches, self-checkin, mountain view, fiber-optic internet
Colares, Sintra, Portugal
Premier Host  Wifi Available
villa 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it had everything we needed to ensure we had a comfortable stay and the views were lovely
the kids in particular enjoyed the heated pool
the cleaning lady was very pleasant and left everything spotless
all was clean and neat
the villa is well equipped and very clean
property was very clean and the facilities were excellent
the owner is very responsive and helpful
the owner came by and made sure that we had everything we needed
antonio is a very helpful host and everything in the villa is as you would expect
the owner is extremely helpful friendly and speaks perfect english - we had a really enjoyable stay
antonio was very helpful including cleaning midweek
the location is perfect
we loved walking the neighborhood after dinner
this is a lovely location for a family get together
there are two restaurants withing 10 minutes easy walk and the location was perfect for everything
it's a wonderful location to explore all the sites of sintra
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3. Fountain House Sintra: A house with a view (from 59 USD)

The Fountain House is located in Sintra’s historical centre, just a couple of minutes away from the palace. It has an amazing view of the valley and the palace and easy access to the beach. The house is spacious and has every amenity to make your stay comfortable and complete. It is a great place to stay for a small family or group of friends.

Fountain House Sintra

Price: from 59 USD

Number of Guests: 4

4. A villa with a pool and view to the palaces (from 172 USD)

This huge, classic Portuguese villa is set in a four-hectare (9.9-acre) property and features a swimming pool, a sunny terrace and a large, flowery garden. It has four bedrooms with three single beds, one baby bed and two double beds, three bathrooms with showers, a fully equipped kitchen, a living room and a dining room.

It’s decorated in a very traditional way and you’ll be able to appreciate the most classic Portuguese décor, with all the comfort you deserve. This villa has also an incredible view to the palaces of Sintra and is an amazing place to spend some time away with your loved ones.

Villa with pool

Price: from 172 USD

Number of Guests: 8

5. A villa with views over the village (from 226 USD)

This cosy villa is a great choice for a stay in Sintra, in any season. It features four bedrooms, three bathrooms, a kitchen and a pool house, with barbecue. The views from the villa are incredible and it has a very quiet, relaxing environment. There is a private swimming pool, a garden with deck chairs and an outdoor table, making this villa ideal for big families with children or for a group of friends looking for a peaceful getaway.

A villa with views over the village

Price: from 226 USD

Number of Guests: 8

6. A lovely apartment with sky views (from USD 91)

This recently renovated apartment is a lovely choice for a small group of friends or a couple. It features an open space, with a double chaise longue, a double day bed, a fully equipped kitchen and a bathroom. It also has a balcony, which is a great place to enjoy the sunset after a long day of exploring.

In the attic, there is a cosy bedroom with twin beds and two large windows with beautiful views of the village plaza and the surrounding countryside.

Romantic&cozy duplex, very quiet, w/handpainted walls, beautiful views, A/C&WiFi
47 reviews  Wifi Available
House 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautifully decorated comfortable furnishings unforgettable views
i highly recommend this beautiful apartment to anyone lucky enough to visit sintra
the place was clean and charming with paintings decorating the walls
beautifully decorated perfect location unique clean cozy apartment with amazing views
silvia was a very attentive and helpful property owner
silvia was more than helpful going out of her way to help us and make suggestions
silvia the owner was very welcoming and helpful before and during our trip
my hostess was very communicative and very helpful with questions and suggestions
in fact everyone we met in sintra were so kind
great location if a little hard to find at first
the apartment is great and in a perfect location
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7. Quinta Matalva: A secluded place (from 259 USD)

Quinta Matalva is a stunning five-bedroom villa, featuring a main house for six guests and a cottage for four. Quinta Matalva’s main house has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a living room, a kitchen with dining area, a spacious terrace and a swimming pool. The main house is ideal for a family or group of friends.

If you’re travelling with just a couple of people, you can rent the cottage, which features two separate bedrooms. Quinta da Matalva is a very quiet and private place, where you can enjoy your holiday in the beautiful Sintra countryside.

Quinta Matalva

Price: from 259 USD

Number of Guests: 6

8. Villa Maria Pena Palace: The perfect (re)treat (from USD 243)

Villa Maria Pena Palace is set within the breathtaking Sintra-Cascais Natural Park and is another beautiful place to enjoy your stay in Sintra. The villa features three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living room with a fireplace, central heating, and a picturesque kitchen, with all the essentials you need to prepare your own meals.

It also has free WiFi, a flat-screen cable TV and private parking. The villa is beautifully decorated with typical Portuguese furnishings and vintage pieces. It is a great choice for the ones who need a treat, as well as a great stay.

Villa Maria near Pena Palace and the village center - Breathtaking Views
30 reviews  Wifi Available
villa 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable and with all the amenities you would need
superbly presented impeccably clean with portuguese charm and warm and welcoming hosts
the unit was well kept and everything was clean and in working order
beautiful spacious and clean one of the best aspects of the house is that you can walk everywhere
the owner was very helpful
the owner was wonderful and very accommodating
and our delightful host irene could not have been more attentive and informative
irene was extremely helpful in getting us orientated
great villa great location everything we needed for our trip
and then the wonderful location between sintra town and pena palace
easy walk into town
it was in an excellent location
walk through forest to pena palace was a real highlight our group of 6 had plenty of room
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9. Galamares holiday villa: A stunning place with everything

This villa is located in the village of Galamares, located within Sintra-Cascais Natural Park. Its location is perfect: a few minutes from the centre of Sintra, five minutes away from beautiful beaches, near a golf course and 30 minutes to downtown Lisbon. If you stay here, you’ll be close to everything that you need to see in Sintra.

The villa has a beautiful garden, a private pool, a large barbecue area, a terrace and an open air, outdoor, covered lounge area. It also features a spacious living room, overlooking the mountains, four bedrooms (two with ensuite bathrooms), a fully equipped kitchen, a bathroom and, if all of this is not already enough, a games room with a fitness area! Try to find reasons not to choose this villa to stay with your friends and you’ll find none.

Galamares Holiday Villa - Sea and Mountain ... a single place!
53 reviews
villa 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the villa is great offering nice rooms great views nice swimming pool garden grill etc
house was very comfortable and was well equipped for our stay
it is clean modern and very welcoming
very clean and well maintained and plenty of room for all who stayed
great property lovely location great facilities
a great place from which to explore
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10. A cosy cottage

Tired of staying in hotels? Looking for a true experience in Sintra? If so, this cottage may be exactly what you’re looking for. Set in a safe property, with free parking and easy access to all the attractions in Sintra, this cottage is ideal for a peaceful stay in a natural environment. The cottage features an equipped kitchen, a living room and dining room, two bedrooms with twin beds and a bathroom. This is a great choice for a group of people looking for a cosy and comfortable stay.

Quiet house in the center of Sintra , 5 min away from the train station
Sintra, Sintra, PT
5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

11. An apartment in a restored historical villa

This spacious apartment is located on a quiet street, near the local food market and the Museum of Modern Art, just a few minutes away from the National Palace. But if you think this is just one among many other vacation rentals, you’re wrong: the hosts will offer you many experiences that will certainly make your stay a unique one. These include gourmet meals, massages, tuk-tuk tours and more!

The apartment itself occupies the first and second-floor attic of the villa and features a living room with a terrace, a large kitchen, a dining room, a bedroom and a full bathroom. The attic has three bedrooms and two bathrooms, one en-suite. Doesn’t this apartment sound like the best place to stay with your group of friends?

Cómodo apartamento en villa histórica restaurada
56 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is a wonderful children's room with a crib and a magical bunk bed play house
casa jose ricardo is perfect the apartment is beautiful with spacious sunny rooms
my son and i and another family stayed here for 2 nights and we were so comfortable
everything was very clean and updated
the house is very clean updated and spacious
the house is immaculately clean and the bathrooms are lovely
every nook and cranny was spotlessly clean
our host was welcoming and helpful
hosts were very helpful and always available to answer questions
and dagmar was a pleasure to book with--very responsive and helpful
great location close to market and restaurants
the train station is a short walk as are several good restaurants
it's a great central spot to explore this gorgeous city from
the location was slightly out of the tourist area but an easy walk to everything including the grocery
we hope to come back some day and would highly recommend this location
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Attention: You are visiting a magical land

There is something you need to keep in mind when you visit Sintra: it is a dangerous place. Not because it has an outstanding crime rate or venomous animals hiding in its endless forests, but because it will sweep you off your feet with its mysterious beauty. If you’re staying in the mesmerizing village of Sintra, try to choose a place that you know you’ll love.

Sintra is filled with many holiday rentals and we’ve just given you some of the best options. If you’re visiting, be sure to make your stay as perfect as it can be: stay close to the beach if you love the sea or stay close to the mountains if you love to hike. Sintra will welcome you with open arms, so open your heart to its special magic.

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