Oia is a coastal city located in Pontevedra, Spain. Its scenic coastline is found between A Guarda and Baiona, surrounded by lush mountains where untamed horses roam freely. Though next to the sea, agriculture is its primary industry instead of fishing. Its rich and vast cultivated lands are ideal for planting maize and raising livestock, like cows and horses.
The ancient city boasts centuries-old traditions as old as their buildings. The Real Monasterio de Oia is a 12th-century monument with Romanesque design and a baroque façade. Traverse the Ruta Maxica de Oia, an old winding mountain trail. It leads you to two waterfalls and the famous Mougas pools, with spectacular sea views. Petroglyphs that line the path bear mysterious historical markings.
Tourists and locals flock to its annual Rapa das Bestas. Witness this 5,000-year-old tradition, where Galician horses are rounded up by their owners from a year-long free roam in the forests, to be branded, trimmed and sold. While visiting, try one of these Airbnb vacation rentals listed below, for a memorable Oia experience in Spain.
This rental is composed of two little cottages which are renovated, ancient stone houses with modern amenities. The property is situated on one of the highest points of a mountain. The main house comfortably sleeps six guests in its spacious three bedrooms and three beds. The other cottage has a single room with its own entrance and bathroom.
There are a total of three bathrooms with toilet and shower facilities. The kitchen and dining facilities are in a separate building with a covered patio where you can lounge and eat your meals outdoors while enjoying ocean views. There are two garden areas and behind the property is a private lookout, where you can watch the awesome sunsets over the sea. From Casa Carola, you have a perfect view of the nearby Monastery of Oia and the Atlantic Ocean.
There are establishments like a grocery and bakery at the end of the road, near the property and there are restaurants and bars right on the beach, beside the monastery.
Rustic cottage with sea viewsOia, Galicia, Spain
Top guest reviewsthe decorations and furniture/antiques were very beautiful and comfortable
Host:the host is very nice and helpful in every situationRead more reviewsloved climbing up the rock stairs behind the house to the park bench way up high
This pet-friendly modern townhome is in an urban neighborhood close to the coast and it is ideal for a group of eight. It has all the modern amenities you’ll need to have a home-like stay. On the ground floor, the fully equipped kitchen is separated from the living room by a counter to ceiling glass pane. The eight-seater dining table is situated beside sliding glass doors that open to a mini terrace, overlooking the sea.
It has five spacious bedrooms with five huge beds. All the bedrooms on the upper floors provide you with a refreshing view of the water. There are three bathrooms, designed with a walk-in shower, toilet, and sink. Nearby is a playground, swimming pool and a huge grassy area, where you can have barbecues. You have easy access to restaurants, supermarkets, cafes and local attractions, like the Mougas pools.
Adosado moderno pegado al marViladesuso, GA, Spain
This rental is a luxurious, two-story home, located beside the coast and a few kilometers away from Vigo. It is also near the port of Baiona, where you can ride a boat to see the Cies Islands. It is an ideal place to stay for 12 guests. The ground floor features a French style kitchen, a 12 seater dining room, a spacious living room with a fireplace and lots of seating areas.
Upstairs are the five big bedrooms with 11 beds. There are a total of four bathrooms in the entire house, complete with showers and toilets. The main room has a private terrace but every room has a good view of the sea from the windows. Outside is a huge grassy lawn, where you can frolic and play.
There is also a swimming pool on the property, where you can enjoy pool parties or all day swimming with barbecues in the traditional, outdoor stone oven.
CASA CON PISCINA JUNTO AL MARViladesuso, Galicia, Spain
The features of this luxury home are as incredible as its ocean views. The property is surrounded by the sea and mountains, which you can view from every part of the house. It is a magnificent white stone-walled and slate-roofed home that has four huge bedrooms that can accommodate up to eight guests.
On the same property, there is another house with an additional three bedrooms with and its own living room and bathroom. There is also a swimming pool, solarium, and a lovely garden, where you can have barbecue parties. The main house has an old style kitchen, equipped with modern cooking facilities. The property is located 100 meters (328.1 feet) away from the sea, between A Guarda and Baiona. From its location, you can drive on the road or take a ferry boat to nearby Portugal.
Casa con increibles vistas al mar.Oia, Galicia, Spain
Top guest reviewsthe house was crystal clean and really well equipped for 10 people
Host:very good host that quickly responds to queriesRead more reviewsgreat location with amazing views
The property is located near the Galician coast of Oia, inside a Rural Tourism house and is a bed and breakfast accommodation. It has two spacious bedrooms with a queen bed and one bathroom in each room. There is a shared living room, dining room, and kitchen.
Each bedroom is ideal for a traveling couple. You have amenities like WiFi, free parking, heating, breakfast, and other free essential items. The entire property is surrounded by lots of trees and a natural landscape where you can enjoy outdoor meals, relaxing strolls on the beach, sea views, and hiking the nearby hills of Baiona.
BUDIÑO DE SERRASECA - DORMITORIO 4
Top guest reviewsa fabulous room in a lovely rustic housewonderful stay in a clean placethe place was clean and similar to a 5 star spa resort in the statesRead more reviews
Host:if you want an authentic visit in spain with gracious hosts stay here
This rental is a private room inside the owner’s house. It is a huge bedroom that has two double beds and can sleep four people comfortably. The room has one bathroom for sharing, complete with shower facilities. You have access to the kitchen and a wide terrace on the same floor.
Breakfast is served with fresh bread every morning. The owner requests that guests are quiet at 11 PM because there are little children in the house who need to be sleeping at that hour. The property is located near the beach in Burgueria, Galicia. Portugal is within your view and Oia, A Guarda and Biona are not too far away.
Room for 4 personsO Viso, Galicia, Spain
This property is located at the base of a mountain in Rias Baixas, 100 meters (328.1 feet) away from the beach and five minutes away from the freeway. It is a huge, rustic home, made of oak and stone and can accommodate up to 15 people. It has four floors, six spacious bedrooms, nine huge beds and five bathrooms.
The ground floor is where you will find the living room, with comfy sofas and shelves lining the walls filled with books. There is a fully equipped kitchen and a dining table good for eight. The upper floors are where you’ll find the wide, brightly lit bedrooms, complete with cushioned beds, linen and towels. The bathrooms are complete with modern toilets and shower facilities.
Each corner of the house gives you a fantastic view of the sea. There is a small terrace on the second floor, where you can enjoy breathtaking views and a whiff of the ocean air. Outside is a vast lawn with a covered patio, where you can enjoy having a barbecue or an outdoor party beside the small swimming pool and parking lot. The entire property is surrounded by lush greenery and colorful flowers. The rent per night might seem pricey, but it is worth every penny for the wonderful scenery!
Hogar del marBaiona, Pontevedra, Spain
Top guest reviewsthe bedrooms the majority with en suite bathrooms were spacious and the beds comfortableRead more reviews
Host:the owner helps immediately big house with enough spacethe place was amazing jaime was an extraordinary host and the region was beautiful beyond description
This accommodation is a rustic stone house with a brightly colored interior. The living and dining room is decorated with country-style furniture. There is a fully equipped, modern kitchen and a traditional wood burning stove, where you can cook your meals. There are three big bedrooms with a total of seven beds that comfortably sleeps up to seven guests.
There are two bathrooms complete with showers. The house is surrounded by lush green scenery and mountain views that you can see from the windows. It is located in Mougas, Galicia, near interesting places like A Guarda, Vigo and Rias Baixas. The home is an ideal place to stay for a small family with pets.
Casa rural con vistas al mar y a la montañaMougás, Galicia, Spain
Top guest reviewsRead more reviewsa specious and well located house close to many nice places see and mountains
This charming house by the sea is simple and cozy. It is located in the town center and just 30 minutes away from Vilanova de Cerveira and an hour from Braga, Portugal. It has three spacious bedrooms with four beds that comfortably sleep up to six people. It has one bathroom complete with a walk-in shower.
It is fully furnished, has a fully equipped kitchen and a dining area that has an amazing view of the coast. The house also has a terrace, where you can enjoy the sea breeze and a view of the water. The house has amenities like WiFi, laundry, a flat-screen TV, heating, free parking and free essential items.
La Casona del mar
This modern home is located in a rural area in Baiona, where you are 10 minutes away from A Guarda and close to a boat port that can take you to the Cíes Islands. It is also close to the city’s attractions, like the Thalassotherapy Center and the Monastery of Oia.
It is a spacious home with three large bedrooms, four huge beds and lots of common sleeping areas that comfortably sleep a group of eight. It is the perfect home base, with its fully equipped kitchen, cushioned wooden sofas in the living room, a cozy nook with a fireplace, small terrace, private parking, and barbecue area.
The quiet area is surrounded by a lush forest, where you can enjoy walking the trail with your pets and family. The wonderful view of nature and the sea makes this home the best vacation getaway.
Casa rural espaciosa con jardín y frente al marPontevedra, Galicia, Spain
Oh yeah to Oia!
If you are planning a trip to Spain, Oia is one of the hidden coastal cities that you must visit. Its rustic charm is just difficult to resist. Accommodation is not hard to find, for they are many. You can choose from a wide variety of properties, from the most affordable rooms for two and rustic townhomes to the pricey, glamorous vacation homes, fit for the rich. These places guarantee an unforgettable, memorable stay in Oia and they will make you say, “Oh yeah, I’ll be coming back to Oia!”
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