Porto is known for its Baroque gold churches, medieval streets, and, of course, port wine. The Invicta (invincible) City has a fascinating, rich history and culture that tourists can learn about at one of the many museums or on a walking tour. There are also plenty of white sandy beaches where visitors can spend their days soaking in the Portuguese sun while sipping on a Porto Tonic or learning to surf.
Planning a trip can be stressful, especially when you have to sort through hundreds of rentals trying to find the perfect place. We at Road Affair understand the struggle, which is why we have done the heavy lifting for you and created a list of the absolute best Airbnbs in Porto. All of the Airbnbs listed below are hosted by Airbnb superhosts and hold Airbnb Plus status. For those unfamiliar with Airbnb, superhosts are rental owners with a track record of providing outstanding hospitality to their guests, and Airbnb Plus is an exclusive program that highlights exemplary homes that have been in-person verified to ensure quality.
Chic Apartment With River Views
First up on our list of the best Airbnb rentals in Porto is this stunning apartment in Ribeira.
The home is ideally located about a 10-minute walk from the Porto Cathedral, the Porto Museum of Mercy, and the Church of San Ildefonso. Guests can get to Ingleses Beach in about 30 minutes by tram or 20 minutes by car. Guests have access to free on-site parking.
Inside, the home features an elegant-modern motif with black-and-gold décor and pops of color. In the living room, guests can unwind on the sofa bed and watch TV or peruse the small collection of books. The full kitchen boasts stainless-steel appliances and an espresso machine. Guests can enjoy their breakfast at the four-person dining table or head to the balcony and enjoy it in the open air while taking in views of the Douro River.
In the bedroom, there is a stylish queen-size bed, a large wardrobe, and sliding glass doors that lead to the balcony. After a long day of touring the city, guests can return for a relaxing soak in the bathroom’s bathtub, then wrap themselves in a warm towel from the heated towel rack.
Family-Friendly Flat Near Clérigos Church
This is the ideal vacation rental in Porto for families or small groups looking for an apartment that is within walking distance to main attractions.
The home is on the famous boutique shopping street of Rua das Flores, just a five-minute walk from Clérigos Church. There are plenty of bars and restaurants nearby, and Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport is about 45 minutes away by metro.
Inside, the flat features soft contemporary furnishings with boho-inspired décor, creating an earthy and bright feel. In the living room, guests can relax on the pullout couch and access their favorite streaming services on the Smart TV. The full kitchen is well equipped with stainless-steel appliances and all the essentials for preparing a meal, like spices and cooking oils.
In the master bedroom, there is a comfortable queen-size bed and a set of French doors that opens to the balcony. A travel cot and a crib can also be provided upon request. The second bedroom has two single beds and an exit to the patio as well. Both bathrooms feature luxurious walk-in rain showers.
Superhost Pedro has stocked the home with family-friendly amenities, such as baby monitors, toys, children’s dinnerware, baby gates, and more!
Mid-Century Loft Near Church of San Ildefonso
If you are looking for a spacious apartment rental in Porto, then consider this gorgeous loft near Batalha Square.
Inside, the home has a mid-century modern motif with colorful artwork and plenty of natural light. In the master bedroom, guests will find a plush queen-size bed and an en suite bathroom with a walk-in shower and complimentary soaps and shampoos. The second bedroom has two single beds and a set of French doors that leads to the balcony.
The full kitchen comes equipped with an espresso machine, a dishwasher, and a gorgeous dark wood dining table. There are plenty of comfortable seating options in the living room where guests can unwind and watch TV or read a book. The balcony is the perfect spot to relax with a glass of wine after a long day of touring local attractions.
This beautiful Porto Airbnb comes with access to free street parking. It is about a five-minute walk to the Church of San Ildefonso, Batalha Square, and Batalha tram stop. There are plenty of restaurants, shops, and bars just steps from the home. Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport is about 25 minutes away by car and 45 minutes away by public transport.
Pet-Friendly Apartment Near Church of the Carmelites
This beautifully decorated vacation apartment for rent in Porto is perfect for families or couples looking to bring their furry friends on vacation.
The flat features floor-to-ceiling windows and an open floor plan with contemporary-modern furnishings, creating a stylish and relaxing space. There is a playful mosaic-tiled backsplash in the full kitchen, along with an espresso machine and an extendable breakfast table. In the living room, guests can cuddle up on the pullout couch and watch TV or read a book.
The bedroom boasts a lovely queen-size bed and a large wardrobe for luggage storage. After a long day of walking through the city, guests can return for a relaxing rinse in the bathroom’s walk-in shower. Outside, there is a spacious kid-friendly patio with a bistro set and a lounge chair, perfect for enjoying a glass of wine at the end of the day.
This Porto Airbnb is ideally located just a two-minute walk from the Church of Carmo and less than a 10-minute walk to the boutique shopping street, Rua das Flores. Carmo bus and tram stop is a short walk from the apartment, making travel throughout the city seamless.
Bright Modern Apartment With a Balcony
Bathe in the warm Portuguese sun on the spacious patio of this gorgeous short-term rental in Porto.
Inside, the home features contemporary furnishings with large windows and modern finishes, creating a charming and light-filled space. There is plenty of counter space in the full kitchen, as well as stainless-steel appliances, an espresso machine, and a dishwasher. In the living room, guests can relax on the sofa bed and watch TV or enjoy a cup of coffee. Behind the couch, there is a lovely four-person dining table where guests can enjoy meals together.
The bedroom has a plush queen-size bed and a wall-to-wall built-in closet with plenty of space for luggage and clothing storage. Guests will find a spacious walk-in shower and a well-lit vanity in the bathroom, perfect for getting ready for a night on the town. The home is also well equipped for those planning an extended stay as it has a washing machine.
This beautiful flat is located just a short walk from the Porto City Hall, Santa Catarina Street, and the Church of Carmo. There are plenty of bars and restaurants up and down the same street as the apartment.
Boho-Inspired Flat in Ribeira
This beautiful vintage rental apartment in Porto is perfect for solo travelers or couples.
The home is located in the center of the old district of Ribeira, a short walk to major attractions like Porto Cathedral, the Porto City Museum, and the Bolsa Palace. Luz Beach is only 25 minutes away by bus, and Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport is roughly 45 minutes away by public transit.
Inside, the flat features colorful wood furnishings and décor, creating a fun and unique space. In the bedroom, there is a comfortable queen-size bed with a memory foam mattress, a built-in closet, and two reading lights. After a day at the beach, guests can return for a soothing rinse in the bathroom’s walk-in rain shower, then wrap themselves in a warm towel from the heated towel rack.
The full kitchen is well stocked with all the essentials, including a dishwasher, an espresso machine, and a convection oven. In the living room, guests can unwind on the pullout couch and stream their favorite shows and movies on the Smart TV. Two sets of French doors lead to the balcony, where there are fantastic city views.
Boutique Loft Near Santa Catarina Street
This bright and airy Airbnb in Porto is perfect for couples or solo travelers looking for a chic rental with a balcony.
Inside, the home features a boho-contemporary motif with high ceilings and exposed wood beams. In the living room, guests can relax on the sofa bed surrounded by plants and watch a movie or enjoy their morning cup of coffee. Two sets of French doors open to the balcony that overlooks the Garden of Teófilo Braga. The full kitchen comes equipped with stainless-steel appliances, as well as a microwave and coffee maker. Guests can enjoy their meals at the antique dining table.
A sturdy wooden ladder leads to the loft bedroom, where there is a comfortable double bed and a small collection of books. In the bathroom, guests can enjoy a relaxing rinse in the spacious walk-in shower.
This Porto Airbnb is ideally located across the street from a supermarket and the Garden of Teófilo Braga. There is a bus stop right outside the apartment building as well, so guests can easily travel throughout the city. Santa Catarina Street, a popular spot for shopping and restaurants, is just a short walk away.
Fátima’s Colorful Flat
If you are looking to rent an apartment in Porto that has modern amenities and a touch of Portuguese décor, then this Airbnb is for you.
The flat features colorful furnishings, large windows, and traditional Portuguese details throughout, creating a whimsical and bright space. In the bedroom, guests can tuck into the plush queen-size bed fitted with traditional Portuguese-style blue-and-white bedding. The bathroom boasts a walk-in shower and a well-lit vanity, perfect for getting ready for a night out.
In the living room, guests can unwind on the couch or at the four-person dining table and access their favorite streaming channels on the Smart TV. The full kitchen comes well equipped with all the essentials for preparing a meal and features a gorgeous marble backsplash. Guests can enjoy an evening cocktail on the balcony’s bistro set while people-watching on the streets below.
This gorgeous flat is located on Rua das Flores, a popular street for boutique shops and restaurants. The Garden of João Chagas, the Portuguese Centre of Photography, and the Porto Cathedral are all less than a 10-minute walk away.
Cute Studio on Rua das Flores
This cozy studio apartment in Porto is perfect for solo travelers or couples looking for a centrally located flat with a balcony.
Inside, the home features colorful traditional Portuguese décor with modern finishes that create an authentic feel. In the bedroom area, guests can draw the room-darkening shades and crawl into the queen-size bed for a movie night. The kitchenette is equipped with a two-burner stovetop, an espresso machine, a toaster, and cooking utensils. Guests can enjoy their meals at the breakfast table. In the bathroom, there is a glass walk-in shower and complimentary soaps and shampoos.
Perhaps the best part of this rental is the balcony. It looks out into a lush walled garden that provides privacy. Guests can enjoy a glass of wine or their lunch on the bistro set.
This home is located on one of the most popular shopping streets in Porto. There are plenty of restaurants, museums, and bars just steps from the apartment. Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport is roughly 50 minutes away by public transit and 20 minutes away by car.
Two-Bedroom Apartment With River Views
This is the best Porto Airbnb for families or small groups looking to be within walking distance of some of the city’s top attractions.
The home is located along the Douro River, around the corner from the Porto City Museum and Ribeira Pier. Bolsa Palace, the Porto Cathedral, and the Monument Church of Saint Francis are about five minutes away on foot.
Inside, the home features a traditional-modern motif with lush plants and wood floors throughout. In the master bedroom, there is a cozy queen-size bed and room-darkening shades so that guests are ensured a good night’s sleep. The second bedroom is perfect for kids as it has two single beds. There are sleek black tiles in the bathroom as well as a sizable bathtub where guests can enjoy a relaxing soak after a day of touring the sights.
The kitchen is bright and filled with vibrant plants. In the living room, guests can relax with a cup of tea in the rocking chair beside the fireplace or snuggle up on the pullout couch for a movie night. Superhost Joao has done an excellent job of making the home as family-friendly as possible by providing guests with a crib, a baby bath, a high chair, toys, and more.
Spacious Apartment Near Bolsa Palace
This gorgeous flat overlooking the Douro River is ideal for families or groups of up to six.
Inside, the home has a contemporary-modern motif with wood accents and large windows that allow for plenty of natural light. In the living room, guests can unwind on the couch with a cup of coffee or watch the news on TV. The full kitchen boasts an enormous island with built-in appliances and a chic six-person dining table.
All three bedrooms have two single beds that can be pushed together to make a double bed. In the master bedroom, there is a chaise sofa and a set of French doors that opens to the balcony. The bathroom has a shower and half tub, perfect for bathing the kids.
Perhaps the best part of this rental is the balcony overlooking the Douro River. Guests can enjoy their breakfast in the open air while taking in beautiful views of the city.
This Airbnb in Porto is located just a three-minute walk from Bolsa Palace, and the World of Discoveries Museum is less than a 10-minute walk away. There is no on-site parking, but there is a paid parking garage less than five minutes down the street.
Elegant Flat Near Rua das Flores
If you are looking for a romantic flat for rent in Porto for you and your partner, then this Airbnb is for you.
This beautifully appointed apartment features elegant patterned wallpaper, plenty of windows, and contemporary furniture, creating a bright and stylish space. Guests will find everything they need to prepare a meal in the kitchen, including an induction stovetop and a microwave. In the living room, there is a pullout couch and a Smart TV, perfect for streaming movies. Beside the dining area, there is a private reading nook where guests can peacefully spend the day with their favorite book.
The bedroom boasts a queen-size bed with a pillow-top mattress and a large wardrobe. A crib is also available upon request. After a long day of touring the city, guests can return for a relaxing rinse in the bathroom’s walk-in rain shower.
This Porto Airbnb is located a short walk from Rua das Flores. The Ferreira Borges Market is less than a 10-minute walk away, and there are plenty of restaurants and bars nearby. Guests have access to free street parking.
Hugo’s Stylish Studio
This stunning flat is perfect for solo travelers or couples looking for a modern apartment in Ribeira.
The home features a modern motif with colorful artwork and large windows with room-darkening shutters. A divider wall with a black-and-white mural separates the living room from the bedroom, offering privacy. Guests can lounge on the living room sofa bed and access their favorite streaming services on the Smart TV or watch a movie from the home’s DVD collection. In the bedroom, there is a queen-size bed and a small library of books, including children’s books. Superhost Hugo also provides a high chair, a crib, toys, and children’s dinnerware for families.
The full kitchen boasts granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances. There is also a bar cart with an espresso machine and a complimentary bottle of port wine. In the bathroom, guests will find complimentary soaps and shampoos as well as a walk-in shower.
This Airbnb in Porto is located just a block away from the Municipal Garden of Horto das Virtudes and the Cordoaria Garden. The Portuguese Centre of Photography and the Clérigos Church are only five minutes away on foot. There are plenty of restaurants nearby and a supermarket just across the street.
The Blue Loft on Rua das Flores
This stylish one-bedroom Airbnb in Porto is ideally located on one of the most popular boutique shopping streets in Porto.
The flat features different shades of blue accents tied in with contemporary furnishings and wooden finishes. After a day at the beach, guests can return for a relaxing rinse in the bathroom’s walk-in shower. The bedroom has a stylish queen-size bed with a gorgeous dark wood headboard and a patterned accent wall.
In the kitchenette, guests will find a fair-sized island with all the essentials, such as a convection oven, an espresso machine, and a minifridge. A set of French doors opens to the balcony, where there is a small bistro set for two. In the living room, guests can sit at the four-person dining table or on the comfortable pullout couch and watch TV.
Superhost Maria has made the home as family-friendly as possible by stocking it with amenities such as a high chair, a crib, toys, and children’s dinnerware.
The Porto Mercy Museum is only two doors down from this Airbnb, and there are plenty of restaurants and bars up and down the Rua das Flores for guests to discover.
Tropical-Themed Flat With a Backyard
Soak in the Portuguese sunrays while sipping wine on beanbag chairs in the backyard of this vibrant, plant-filled apartment.
The home features a contemporary motif with tons of lush green plants throughout, creating a stylish and down-to-earth feel. The backyard has a split-level patio and a beautiful mural painted by one of Porto’s most famous street artists. Guests can enjoy an afternoon lunch on the patio dining table under the shaded umbrella or hang out on beanbag chairs and enjoy a few cocktails.
In the living room, parents can unwind on the pullout couch while streaming their favorite shows on the Smart TV, and the kids can play with toys from the toy bucket. The full kitchen has a Nespresso coffee maker with complimentary pods and a four-person breakfast bar. Superhost Teresa also provides guests with complimentary cake and port wine so they can begin to relax the moment they walk in the door.
In the bedroom, there is a queen-size bed and a built-in closet with plenty of space for luggage and clothing storage. The bathroom has a walk-in shower and is stocked with complimentary soaps, shampoo, and conditioner.
There you have them, the best Airbnbs in Porto! Regardless of which rental you pick, we know that you’ll have an amazing stay in this seaside city, especially since there are so many incredible attractions within walking distance of each of these homes. So indulge in incredible Portuguese cuisine, drink fantastic wine, and have a wonderful vacation in Porto!