Portugal holidays are so popular thanks to its scenic nature views, detailed architecture, rising art scene, and local delicacies, especially the mouth-watering egg tarts. Read on about some of the best villas in Portugal to rent where you can live in your own secluded space while still feeling the country’s upbeat and relaxing vibe.

Stay in These Cool Villas in Portugal

Casa da Sina, Tavira

for a pleasant stay in the rural countryside

Pool at Casa da Sina, Tavira

This luxurious villa with spacious space accommodates big groups of friends and families. Watching the stunning countryside views on the terrace on a sunny day is one of the best Portugal activities to do here. Quick, jot it down before you forget!

Room at Casa da Sina, Tavira

  • Location: 8 minutes’ drive from Tavira and 30 minutes’ drive from Faro Airport.
  • Views: Spectacular countryside and sunset views at the terrace.
  • Amenities: Has a private outdoor pool and a furnished patio.
  • Free Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Breakfast: Not inclusive
  • Price range: Luxury

 

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Colina Luxury Villas, Faro

with leisure activities and facilities

Pool at Colina Luxury Villas, Faro

Colina Luxury Villas provides various leisure and sports activities such as diving and horse riding. Dining options are available for guests including special diet menus and in-room breakfast. You can rent a car to explore Faro and Portimao.

Room at Colina Luxury Villas, Faro

  • Location: 15 minutes by car from Portimao
  • Views: Panoramic sky views across the quiet residential area.
  • Eateries and bars: 10 minutes’ walk to Bon Bon and The Smokehouse Algarve that serves unique dishes prepared with seasonal ingredients.
  • Amenities: Offers an outdoor private pool for each villa, a tennis court, a golf course, a spa and relaxation, car rental, and bicycle rental.
  • Free Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Breakfast: Top-up
  • Price range: Mid-tier

 

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Luxury Gold Villa by DreamAlgarve, Lagos

for Portuguese beach getaways

Poolside at Luxury Gold Villa by DreamAlgarve, Lagos

If you want to stay near those stunning Portugal beaches, then Luxury Gold Villa is one of the most highly recommended villas in Lagos. The villa is conveniently located, as it is easily accessed to the nearby beaches within a short driving distance.

Room at Luxury Gold Villa by DreamAlgarve, Lagos

  • Location: 8 minutes by car to the centre town of Lagos and 5 minutes’ drive from many beaches.
  • Views: Surrounded by houses and tropical greeneries in a quiet neighbourhood.
  • Amenities: Has an outdoor pool, a barbecue area, and a balcony with breath-taking views of Lagos.
  • Free Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Breakfast: Not inclusive
  • Price range: Affordable

 

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Macdonald Vale da Ribeira Residences, Portimao

for living luxuriously at an affordable price

Room at Macdonald Vale da Ribeira Residences, Portimao

Stay comfy with luxury at one of the best private villas in Portugal at Macdonald Vale de Ribeira Residences, a quiet residential area in the beautiful valley. The nightly price for a standard villa with en-suite facilities is reasonable.

Poolside at Macdonald Vale da Ribeira Residences, Portimao

  • Location: 20 minutes’ drive from Lagos and Portimao and an hour drive from Faro.
  • Views: Surrounded by a beautiful valley where you can see from the outdoor pool and balcony.
  • Eateries and bars: O Caseiro Restaurant serves local delicacies at an affordable price.
  • Amenities: Has a private balcony and a garden right outside your bedroom, a shared outdoor pool, a poolside bar and lounge, and a convenience store. There are a kiddie pool and a playground for children.
  • Free Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Breakfast: Not inclusive
  • Price range: Affordable

 

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Quinta da Agraceira, Porto

with a beautiful river view from afar

Terrace at Quinta da Agraceira, Porto

Quinta da Agraceira provides a cosy vibe for the guests with spacious bedrooms, a furnished kitchen, a large living room, and a large dining area. You will be amazed by the spectacular view of the Duoro River and its quiet surroundings on the outdoor terrace, which provides the ideal spot to relaz in the beautiful Portugal weather.

Room at Quinta da Agraceira, Porto

  • Location: 20 minutes’ drive from Porto
  • Views: Tranquil views of Duoro River and neighbouring towns along the river.
  • Amenities: Has a private outdoor pool, a terrace, a garden, a BBQ pit, and a picnic area. The seasonal outdoor pool opens between May and September. Provides heating, and a jetted tub.
  • Free Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Breakfast: Not inclusive
  • Price range: Mid-tier

 

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Villa Balaia, Albufeira

for staying away from the bustling city

Pool at Villa Balaia, Albufeira

Villa Balaia offers peaceful surroundings and sandy shores to those who love the tranquillity of the coast. It is the ideal pick for anyone looking for Portugal villas near the beach, as it is close to the vibrant city of Albufeira, which is filled with sandy stretches.

Room at Villa Balaia, Albufeira

  • Location: 10 minutes’ drive from Albufeira Old Town centre and 8 minutes’ drive to Oura Beach and Albufeira Beach.
  • Views: Not many natural views – only able to see partial sea views at the outdoor balcony.
  • Amenities: Has outdoor pools, a children’s pool, a barbecue area, and a garden.
  • Free Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Breakfast: Not inclusive
  • Price range: Affordable

 

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Villa Dragoeiro, Funchal

for those who want to stay by the scenic bay

Rooftop views from Villa Dragoeiro, Funchal

Sitting on top of the hillside, Villa Dragoeiro offers panoramic views over Funchal Bay at the rooftop terrace. With lots of natural light and spacious rooms, the villa caters for families, big groups, and couples who wish to have plenty of space.

Room at Villa Dragoeiro, Funchal

  • Location: Conveniently located and easily accessible to Funchal Bay. 12 minutes’ drive from Funchal.
  • Views: Tranquil ocean views over Funchal Bay.
  • Amenities: Has a garden, BBQ and picnic area, and a computer station.
  • Free Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Breakfast: Not inclusive
  • Price range: Affordable

 

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When you’re planning your next trip to Portugal, be sure to check these places out – I guarantee you a memorable and luxurious trip.