With its array of beautiful beaches, traditional villages, and a delectable seafood scene, the Lisbon Coast is quickly becoming one of Europe’s most sought-after holiday destinations. Also home to several historical gems, it’s bursting with things to see and do, meaning any trip here will prove to be as relaxing as it is entertaining. Not sure where to start? We’ve rounded up our best villas on the Lisbon Coast to help you get started.
Found in the old district of Setúbal at the base of Tróia Peninsula, this charming town offers something for everyone: rice paddies, sand dunes and pine forests included. You’ll explore medieval villages, dine in family-run restaurants and take evening strolls along the beach – bliss!
A sizeable holiday home situated near the unspoiled Comporta beaches, Pine House is sure to attract large groups and families with its open-living spaces. Floor-to-ceiling windows serve to draw you outside, exploring the natural forest that gave the villa its name. However, for those who want some indoor time, the state-of-the-art open kitchen and mezzanine TV room will welcome you home after a day spent wandering the coast.
Rates from: £94pppn
Colourfully furnished to prove a real family-friendly feel, Silica House has a unique layout to accommodate multiple generations, offering three separate buildings. However, all fun here centres around the main villa’s pool, encouraging you to spend most of your trip outdoors basking in the enduring sunshine. Staying for longer? There’s a laundry room to help you keep on top of everything, making your return home stress free.
Rates from: £73pppn
Designed drawing inspiration from the Comporta locals and how they fill their own homes, Cabana Bio offers you an authentic taste of Portuguese life by combining rustic accents with modern luxuries. Found within the eco-friendly Sublime Comporta resort, it’s surrounded by 17 hectares of natural woodland and flows directly into your own private bio-pool.
Rates from: £241pppn
Just a five minute walk from the beautiful Praia do Pego beach – a popular sunset site – Comporta Beach Lux certainly lives up to its name. Adhering to a minimalist aesthetic as dictated by renowned architect Joao Pedro Falcao de Campos, this Instagram-worthy home still manages to blend effortlessly with the natural environment.
Rates from: £105pppn
You’ll find subtle nods to the quiet Portuguese beauty of Comporta throughout Quercus House, welcoming you home with unique natural textures and eco-friendly building techniques. Situated near the Muda village, it’s ideal for active families with various cycling routes found just a stone’s throw from your front door – bikes are included in your stay!
Rates from: £140pppn
Loved by locals and tourists alike, the beaches of Sesimbra are undoubtedly this seaside town’s biggest draw. A close second? The freshly caught fish, served with a view of the gentle waves after a day spent unwinding upon the golden sands.
Found in the relaxed Aldeia do Meco village right near the Bicas beach, Casa do Abril is ideally located for exploring the Lisbon Coast. Combining modern with traditional furnishings to produce something entirely welcoming, its main living space benefits from two glass doors, allowing the Portuguese sunshine to flood in. Want to soak up the rays directly? Sit out on the private terrace, complete with sun loungers, a swimming pool and dining table.
Rates from: £23pppn
Sun, sea and silence: you’ll find it all at Villa Castelo, allowing you to truly disconnect and unwind. Immersing you in the stunning Portuguese countryside, this traditional farmhouse still boasts rows upon rows of succulent strawberry plants, with a private chef service available should you wish to sample some of the produce. Plenty of communal spaces await inside, ensuring maximum rest and relaxation when coupled with the splash pool outside.
Rates from: £28pppn
A lesser known spot (making for lower crowds!), Aroeira is brimming with history to uncover at its castle, cathedral and commerce square. It’s also home to two golf courses and served as the location of the Portuguese Open in 1996 and 1997 – so pack your clubs and competitive streak!
Wi-Fi, a Smart TV, luscious gardens and a private pool – you’ll truly enjoy the best of both worlds with a stay at Villa Erasmo. Ultimate privacy is guaranteed owing to the rural setting, while still providing access to the country’s bustling capital and various sandy beaches. Our favourite feature is definitely the covered terrace – a great place to enjoy light breakfasts after a morning swim, or barbequed seafood come dinnertime.
Rates from: £27pppn
Found on the Aroeira golf resort, this 6-bedroom villa is capable of hosting up to 12 guests in ultimate luxury. You’ll be just 2km from the beach should you want to enjoy a splash among the waves, but your private pool is similarly ready to cool you off after a morning of sunning. Then, it’s time to explore the resort’s facilities, with four tennis courts, a spa, ample shops, restaurants and bars on offer.
Rates from: £23pppn
Another villa on the Aroeira golf resort, Villa Laria similarly boasts access to world-class facilities throughout your stay. Should you wish to stay in however, you’ll also get to enjoy minimal, modern interiors, four double suites, a private swimming pool and outdoor dining area. Our favourite thing to do here is sip a glass of wine on the terrace as the sun sets – pure bliss!
Rates from: £30pppn
Ready to book your Lisbon Coast holiday? Our concierge team are on hand to help you pick from the best villas on the Lisbon Coast, making sure you choose the one that’s best for you. And if you need a little more inspiration, check out our Lisbon Coast travel guide.