Holiday rentals and lettings in Sintra

Holiday rentals and lettings in Sintra

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Highlights in Sintra

  • Historic palace
  • Castle
  • Beaches
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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Prices and availability

Current Holiday letting prices Sintra

£147for 29 Jun - 6 Jul
£145 annual average
Average price per week

Current holiday letting availability Sintra

24%for 29 Jun - 6 Jul
60% annual average
Percentage of available lettings

Holiday rentals and lettings in Sintra

A charming holiday in Portugal

Nestled between the Atlantic coast of Portugal and the capital city of Lisbon, Sintra is a magical town full of history and charm. The town boasts dense pine forests, winding cobblestone streets, and a 10th-century Moorish castle on a hilltop. Venture just outside Sintra to the nearby coastline to discover world-class beaches, parks, and more castles. Sintra is a historically and culturally rich destination perfect for couples, families, and groups of friends.

Finding your perfect holiday rental in Sintra

The charming town of Sintra boasts an endless array of holiday rentals and lettings, with a little something for every type of traveller. Opt for a cosy, modern holiday rental in Sintra at the centre of the town, steps away from restaurants, shops, and other attractions. Book a holiday rental with a pool, where you can take a refreshing dip to cool off from the heat at any time. Alternatively, stay in a holiday rental in Cascais just outside the city near the coast, with a private balcony to enjoy stellar ocean and coastline views. Oversized rentals are available for large families, while couples can enjoy smaller rental options. Holiday lettings in Sintra are well-equipped with modern amenities and typically include:

  • Wi-Fi
  • Washing machine
  • Fully functioning kitchen

Holidays in Sintra

The area and getting around

Arriving in Sintra

The closest airport to Sintra is Lisbon Airport, which is just 13 miles away. Sintra is conveniently located less than a 25-minute drive from the capital city of Lisbon, making it an excellent destination for travellers seeking more nature and less crowded areas. The two most common ways of reaching Sintra from the airport is by taxi or train. The train takes half an hour and is cheaper than a taxi, which is slightly faster.

Getting around Sintra

If you're a keen walker, navigating Sintra on foot is completely doable. The town is quite hilly, so be prepared for many ups and downs, and be sure to wear comfortable shoes. If your Sintra holiday rental is outside town, you can use a taxi or a train to reach any attractions not within walking distance.

Travellers and activities

Sintra for history lovers

Sintra is an excellent destination choice for history lovers with endless historic attractions to explore. Be sure not to miss out on a visit to the Quinta da Regaleira, an architectural masterpiece of a palace surrounded by ethereal gardens. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and you can tour the regal palace, as well as the on-site chapel and gardens.

Sintra for couples

Enjoy a romantic getaway to the coastline of Sintra, away from the crowds and bustling city atmosphere. Praia da Ursa is a stunning remote beach surrounded by large rocky cliffs and golden sandy shores. Here, you can go for a dip in crystalline turquoise waters and see spectacular rock formations jutting out from the waters. If you love the coastline, book a villa in Cascais for rent, just 20 minutes from Sintra.

Since 1995 the town of Sintra has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the category "Cultural Landscape."

Top 5 travel tips in Sintra

1. Visit the 10th century Castelo dos Mouros

The 10th-century Castelo de Mouros sits atop a hill and boasts a series of stone walls. To reach the castle requires a bit of a steep walk, but the incredible views from the top make it all worth it. Spend an hour or two discovering the castle ruins on foot and admiring the spectacular views from all angles. You can easily walk to the castle from your holiday rental in Sintra.

2. Admire stunning views from Cabo da Roca

The stunning Cabo da Roca is a cape situated on the westernmost point of the Sintra Mountain Range. The area boasts a few excellent walking trails with stunning scenery. There's a lighthouse where you can admire spectacular views of the ocean.

3. Discover incredible views and a rich history at the Park and National Palace of Pena

The spectacular Park and National Palace of Pena sits proudly on a hilltop in the Sintra Mountains. When the sky is clear, the massive palace can be seen all the way from Lisbon! The Romanticist castle and former monastery site boasts a colourful facade and a quintessential castle design. Spend a few hours away from your holiday letting in Sintra and exploring this gorgeous UNESCO World Heritage Site on foot while learning about its fascinating history.

4. Tour the magnificent Palacio de Monserrate

If you're a fan of architecture, be sure not to miss out on a tour of the magnificent Palacio de Monserrate. The incredible structure boasts Moorish, Indian, and Gothic influences. Tour the inside to see the beautiful, intricate artistic details and incredible surrounding gardens outside.

5. See the famed Initiation Well

This spellbinding, well-like structure is a series of tunnels that plummet 9 stories underground. You can walk to the bottom of the well and admire the craftsmanship of the stonework along the way. Chances are, you'll never stumble across anything else like this unique attraction anywhere in the world! Book a holiday rental in Sintra for a fun-filled holiday!

Information about holiday lettings in Sintra

🏡 Holiday lettings available: 129 properties.
💳 Discount available: up to -38%.
🌙 Minimum price per night: from £42.
⭐ Most popular amenities: Wi-Fi, air conditioning and balcony.
🐾 Pet-friendly: 15 properties.
📶 For workation: 95% of the properties.
🏊 With pool: 15 properties.

FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Sintra

Which facilities can you find at the holiday lettings in Sintra?

Out of all of the amenities you can find on Holidu, it seems that the holiday lettings in Sintra have everything that tourists wish for! Here, holiday lettings generally offer a variety of amenities, the most popular being: Wi-Fi (96%), air conditioning (50%), and balcony (38%)... Not bad, right?

What are the reviews like for the holiday lettings in Sintra?

The holiday lettings in Sintra often have a lot of positive reviews. 34% of the holiday lettings in Sintra have excellent reviews and an average score of 4.5 stars!

Are the holiday lettings in Sintra pet-friendly?

There is quite an even number of holiday lettings that allow travellers who bring their pets with them and those that do not. Therefore, you shouldn't wait too long to make your reservation in order to ensure that your pet can travel with you.

Do the holiday lettings in Sintra tend to come with an internet connection?

Yes! According to last year's data, 96% of holiday lettings in Sintra have an internet connection. You will be able to access your emails and favourite social media sites throughout your stay!

What are the prices like for holiday lettings in Sintra?

Most of the holiday lettings in Sintra (90%) cost less than £100 a night. This is the perfect destination for booking a cheap holiday letting!

Do the holiday lettings in Sintra often have a swimming pool?

Not always. According to Holidu's data, most of the holiday lettings in Sintra are not equipped with one.

Are the holiday lettings in Sintra suitable for trips with friends or rather for a holiday as a small group?

Judging by last year's information, 64% of holiday lettings welcome small groups of up to four people. Approximately 48% of the holiday lettings here have at least two separate bedrooms. This is the ideal destination for families of four!

Are the holiday lettings in Sintra the best option for a luxurious trip?

By looking at Holidu, we say that the holiday lettings in Sintra are often a very good option for those who want to enjoy a luxury getaway. This is because in Sintra, 8% of accommodations have a swimming pool, 23% have a garden and even 1% have a sauna. Also, if what you are looking for is space, 64% of the holiday lettings can accommodate groups of more than four adults, and 23% have green spaces nearby.

Are you able to enjoy a beautiful view and spend time outside at the holiday lettings in Sintra?

38% of holiday lettings have a balcony or terrace, and 11% have a view. However, this does not represent the majority of properties here, so availability can be limited. If this is important to you, you should start your research early. Also, don't forget to use the filters to be sure to find the holiday letting of your dreams. However, 23% of holiday lettings in Sintra have gardens, where you can enjoy the outdoors.

If you want to travel to Sintra, what is the best time of the year?

The facilities found at the properties in Sintra demonstrate that it is a holiday destination that can adapt to all tastes and times of the year. This is because there are very varied options, with all the characteristics one can imagine. Therefore, you will be able to enjoy Sintra when you feel like it.

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