Picturesque Portugal has long been a favourite for villa holidays and it’s not hard to see why. Our Portugal villas can be found in the sun-soaked region of the Algarve along the south coast, home to long stretches of golden sand, dramatic cliffs, lively towns, chic marinas and award-winning golf courses. We also feature properties on the enchanting island of Madeira, an activity-packed destination popular for winter sun, with breathtaking scenery and sunshine all year round. A villa holiday in Portugalprovides the perfect base to explore this enchanting and diverse region, or sit back and unwind in a peaceful setting.
Whether you wish to enjoy the golden sand beaches along the coast or head inland to marvel at ancient castles and centuries-old vineyards, our villas in Portugalare right in the middle of the country’s beautiful scenery that has made it such a favourite among holidaymakers.
Things to do in Portugal
Our villas to rent in Portugal are dotted throughout the beautiful region of the Algarve along the country’s southern coastline, where an expansive stretch of golden sand lines the shore. This region has many qualities to suit family holidays, including water and theme parks, a tantalising cuisine and Championship golf courses. Portugal’s beautiful island of Madeira is sunny all year round and makes for a diverse villa holiday thanks to its dramatic landscapes brimming with adventure; from black-sand volcanic beaches to emerald-green, forest-cloaked mountains.
Beaches in Portugal
Our luxury villas in Portugal are on the doorstep of some of Europe’s best and most beautiful beaches in the popular region of the Algarve. Home to an almost endless stretch of golden sand and picturesque coves, a trip to the Algarve’s shoreline can’t go unmissed.
Nightlife in Portugal
Many of ourvillas in Portugalare within easy access of some of the country’s most popular nightspots in the southernmost region of the Algarve. The established resort of Albufeira is well-known for its long strip of lively bars and clubs that are alive until the early hours. Throughout the region you’ll find a variety of lively and more laid-back bars, so you can enjoy your evenings to your heart’s content. For nightlife in Madeira, the island’s capital of Funchal comes alive at night thanks to the atmospheric bars and trendy clubs.
Food and Drink in Portugal
You can enjoy a wide variety of international cuisines in most resorts during your villa holiday in Portugal, and seafood is a must-try in the Algarve thanks to its proximity to the coastline. Fresh fish can be enjoyed along with other Portuguese specialities including Piri-Piri flavoured dishes. Sample the famous gastronomy that Madeirahas to offer during a villa holiday, whether it’s indulging in locals’ favourite black scabbardfish with fried banana, or sipping vibrant vintages during a wine-tasting session.
History and Culture in Portugal
Portugal is a proud nation and has many cultural differences from its cross-border Spanish neighbours, including the language. The country has a fascinating history, with Algarve itself boasting more than 3000 years of it. Serving up traditional villages and fine local cuisine you can get a taste of that impressive past on your villa holiday in Portugal. Madeira has a lot to offer in terms of historical and cultural landmarks and museums. Among them, the Madeira Story Centre in old town Funchal allows visitors to time travel through the centuries.