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:
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.
Janela da Estação
Top guest reviewswe loved the apartment amenities and hospitalityyou can easily use the kitchenette for cooking and all other facilities were greatapartment clean and cozyfantastic new and clean accomodationthe place was clean and check-in convenientother than that the place was very clean and cosythe house was clean
Host:our hosts were very caring attentive and reactivethe host is very responsive and helpfulthe contact with the hosts was very goodotherwise the staying went okay and the bed was good thanks for the hostsfantastic hosts and well worth the moneyRead more reviewsnice location near the railway stationgood location right by the train stationgreat location for exploring sintragood location easy to findthe apartment is perfectly located close to the train station bus stops and the town center
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.
Spacious suite near historic centre (3)Sintra, Lisboa, Portugal
Top guest reviewsgreat place with beautiful pool and views of pena castlebaby bed and chair are available and it was an easy stay for usthe room looked exactly like the room in the picturessuper nice open kitchen and lounge areaenjoying the appartment together with the community place and the kitchen is perfectvery nice and clean accomodationthe rooms were stylish and very cleanplace is lovely rooms are very clean and comfortableit was clean and tidy when we arrived and adequate for a one night staythe rooms bathroom was clean modern with a cool feel i highly recommend staying at anne’s place
Host:great facilities and friendly staffreally nice house and hostlovely place anne is a great hostanne was a great host and the place is really beautifulit is a lovely place and they were very helpfulRead more reviewsother wise a nice locationthe location is great for doing some day trips around sintra and lisbongreat place with everything you can imagine
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.
Casa da VillaSintra, Lisboa, PortugalSuperhost
Top guest reviewsalso the sofa bed is very comfortablea beautiful yard with comfortable lawn furniturespotlessly clean spacious bedroomsit is cleaned to be spotless and very comfortablesuper clean and have everything you needvery nice andd clean house cute gardenour house was so clean
Host:rui was a lovely hostrui is a wonderful hostrui is a great hostrui is a great hostrui was an excellent kind hostRead more reviewsvery good restaurants at walking distancegreat location to visit sintra and the surrounding areasthe location is ideal for exploring the area and not in the busy center of sintrait is located in a rural and calm area close to sintra the beaches and lisbonit is close to a small market and excellent restaurants
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.
Clean, Safe and Private GARDEN HOUSE - SintraSintra, Lisboa, Portugal
Top guest reviewsthere was a really good heater in the sitting room which we used in the eveningsthe kitchen was spacious and had lots of great appliances like toaster microwave coffee makerit was cold during our stay but joana had provided heaters and blankets and we were comfortablejoana’s place was perfect it was peaceful quaint and had everything we needed for a comfortable staya beautiful home stylish and comfortablebig rooms everything is clean and realy loveley detailsthe apartment was clean and with nice bedsthe house is really cosy and so cleanthe flat was certainly clean toothe place was sparkling clean and there were some nice touches that made it feel like home
Host:the host is very responsivejoana was a very gracious hostjoana was a lovely host and the house was beautifulvery pleasant home and nice host well equipped kitchen and comfortable roomsjoana was really kind and helpfulRead more reviewsgreat location near the train stationnice place and located in a good neighborhoodthe location was also wonderfulnear to train station and sone good restaurantsclose to everything and very charming
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.
The Five house - Flora's dorm I - 3 single bedsSintra, Lisboa, PortugalSuperhost
Top guest reviewsfantastic breakfast included would definitely stay here againi loved all the photographs and the furniture and decorations and of course the rich breakfastbreakfast each morning is a lovely spread: ham and cheese breads yogurt fresh-squeezed juices and fruitthe breakfast was beautifully displayed and allowed us to start our day off rightthe house is very clean as shown on photos and the breakfast is good with filipe grandma jamvery clean and quietvery lovely place clean and cozyamazing super clean house in all areasthe house was very clean and uniquevery nice place relaxed clean and beautiful
Host:super nice host and placethe hosts should be considered super super hostsnice rooms and great hoststhey are very nice friendly and knowledgeablethe hosts are very nice friendly and helpfulRead more reviewseasy walk to the train station and to townthe location is also very goodlocated close to railway station which is good both for arrival and exploring the citythe five house sintra is located nearby the train station (3min walk) in a calm streetgreat location and beautiful place breakfast was also always fantastic every morning :)
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.
Vintage chic romantic cosy cottageSintra, Lisbon, PortugalSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe cottage has stunning views with a private little terrace to eat breakfast onwe enjoyed breakfast and sunsets on the beautiful patio and also loved exploring sintrawe loved sitting out for a drink and we took breakfast outside on both morningswe enjoyed our swims in the heated pool especially after days outthe cottage itself is gorgeous and cozy and has everything you need to be comfortablethe cottage is spotless and carole adds many nice touchesbed linens were clean fresh and newreally beautiful clean and cozy cottage with everything you needlovely cottage really comfortable clean and cosythe cottage itself was clean cute and modern
Host:carole and stuart were the perfect hostscarole is a superb hostthank you carole and stuart for being perfect hostscarole is a friendly and generous hostcarole and stuart were great host and had great recommendationsRead more reviewsthe location is unbelievably gorgeousbeautiful location amazing propertyamazing space in a perfect location in sintrain addition the location is greatcarole's place is beautifully maintained and the perfect location to explore sintra
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.
Bright and cozy room with free ParkingSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe room is small and without air conditioner but clean and brightthe room itself is pleasant clean cozy and filled with natural light from two large windowsour room was clean full of light easily accessible and thoughtfully appointedso much better than expected the place is beautiful lisa is so sweet and the room was perfectgreat firm bed high quality bathroom fittingssparkling clean warm sunny and invitingthe room in the house itself was very clean and beautifulthe room was clean and had everything we neededvery clean chic lisa is a wonderful personnice bed clean and brand-new bedroom with ensuite washroom
Host:she was helpful knowledgeable and attentive to detailsvery responsive hostlisa was a great hostlisa was a great hostlisa is an excellent host full of energy and eager to make sure you have a great stayRead more reviewsi loved the location and ambianceit's located in a refurbished house with a beautiful garden a short walk from the stationthe location was perfect for usquiet attractive neighborhood within easy walking distance to townthis apartments has a good location: the railway station market and cafes 10 minutes from it
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.
Sintra Sweet HouseSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe shower was a delight while the bed and sofa were super comfortablesome road noise audible in sitting room during day but not a problem on the terrace or bedroomsuperb apartment in an excellent position to visit the main sites of sintrarita’s apartment is a beautiful space that is well designed stylishly furnished and sparkling cleanthe apartment itself is lovely well decorated and much roomier and nicer than it looks in the photosso clean and beautifulit was clean and had everything we neededthe place was very cleanthe place is very clean and very relaxingthe apartment was clean tidy and situated well within sintra
Host:rita was a fantastic hostrita was a very welcoming hostrita was an excellent host who was most kindshe was very very helpful and went out of her way to help usrita was very kindRead more reviewsthe location was greatperfect location for visiting sintrathe location was perfectthe location was also goodthe location of this house was absolutely perfect
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.
Chalet Sintra 1892 / 2Superhost
Top guest reviewsthe common areas the bedrooms and the courtyard are spacious with ample room for relaxing and socializingsitting in the living room felt like being in a photo spread of vogue magazineit's beautifully decorated peaceful and the hospitality (including a lovely breakfast spread and coffee/cakes) was fantasticdo yourself a favor and book a room now before it's too latethe room was comfortable and the breakfast was greatcomfortable and clean roomthe chalet was sparkling clean stylish and quietthe room was great - very clean and comfythe room was lovely - clean and comfortable with everything we neededclean cozy and welcoming place with a very nice common lounge and green garden
Host:daniel and helen are great hostsdaniel is a great host very caring and responsiveour host was very friendly helpful and welcominghe made sure we arrived safely and was an exceptional hostvery inviting and comfortable with very attentive hostsRead more reviewsgreat location near train stationlocated close to the train station and a short walk from the old town the location was greatnot to mention location were all superbreally beautiful place close to the train station (but expect to walk up steps to get there)also a great location
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.
Caza do Sino, amazing view over the valleySintra, Lisboa, Portugal
Top guest reviewsthe apartment has a large balcony/terrace with a truly awesome view overlooking the townthe bed was very comfortable and the patio views are stunningthis is a charming apartment with some scenic views in magical sintraloved the heated bathroomthe patio is definitely the best asset of the apartmentvery clean good communicationthe apartment was very clean and quaintit was clean and exactly as picturedwe found the premises very easily it was very clean and we loved the decorationthe bathroom is modern and clean; the bed is comfortable and the terrace really beautiful
Host:hosts are really welcoming and great englishfrederico was an absolutely amazing host and his villa in sintra was gorgeousfrederico and ana were really helpful and quick to respond to our queriesowner helped us with an issue we had with opening the door late it was very niceRead more reviewscute place and good location to most sitesthe house is a 10 min walk from the city center so location is brilliantnice place and a good locationgreat location to see the sites and to start hikes to the castlesgreat location near the center of sintra
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.
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