Sitting on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean lie a number of beautiful Algarve rental villas, where exotic sights, enviable interiors, modern amenities and decadent cuisines are only a few perks of this alluring travel destination.

Exploring the beautiful Algarve region involves strolling through the streets, eating delicious Portuguese food and spending loads of time on the many Algarve beaches.

The best way to immerse yourself in this cultural abyss is to rent a villa in Algarve. And we’ve got just the villas for you!

If you’re looking for the perfect Algarve villa rental for a picture-perfect Algarve vacation, keep on reading!

Why should you consider Algarve rental villas?

Algarve in Portugal is a touristic and dynamic region that not only craves your attention but unashamedly demands it. This holiday destination has a number of local delights that require you to be in and around the hustle and bustle, which is why the best way to take it all is by basing yourself at one of the many Algarve rental villas.

Your villa will instantly grant you access to local cultural treats, the thriving nightlife, the beauty of the coastline and so much more – without having to venture out too far.

Better yet, villa rentals in Algarve, Portugal are plentiful. The options are varied and vast, ensuring that there is a villa that meets your exact requirements. Some are located in private estates, others in gated resorts and a few decorated the Algarve’s coastline.

You will also notice that as a general rule of thumb, Algarve rental villas are not only affordable but known for being welcoming, spacious and inclusive of modern amenities. Whether you are looking for a chef-style kitchen, sun-soaked balconies that overlook the beachfront or an on-site swimming pool, Algarve’s rental villas will appease even the harshest of critics!

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Villa Rentals in Algarve, Portugal
Villa Rentals in Algarve, Portugal

The best villa rentals in Algarve, Portugal

We’ve covered the main regions in the Algarve, listing the best villa rentals in each destination, starting off with Albufeira.

Algarve villa rental in Albufeira

Vila Balaia – Luxury Villas Resort

Vila Balaia is a private modern villa, renowned for its manicured gardens, seaside views and nearby golf course that will appease all travellers – instantly. This attractive accommodation spot exudes opulence and comfort in the best way!

The property is just a 14-minute walk from the beach and the resort has an outdoor heated pool. All villas were renovated in 2020 and sleep four – with a large double bed and two sofa beds in the living room.

Book your stay at Vila Balaia.

Vila Balaia villa in Albufeira, Algarve
Vila Balaia villa in Albufeira, Algarve

Beira Mar CIP

Beira Mar CIP is a luxury beachfront villa that offers you immediate access to the most gorgeous sun terrace and a tranquil hiking trail that is in close proximity to the villa. This makes it the ideal location for those who enjoy exploring their surroundings.

The property is just a minutes walk from Alemaes Beach and provides access to an outdoor pool. The villa has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a sun terrace with barbecue.

Book your stay at Beira Mar CIP.

Beira Mar CIP in Algarve, Portugal
Beira Mar CIP in Algarve, Portugal

Algarve villa rental in Faro

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Casa Heikki

Casa Heikki is an incredibly charming villa that carefully balances local Portuguese style with contemporary aesthetics, that will have you feeling homely in mere seconds. With all-inclusive amenities like free Wi-Fi, a fully-equipped kitchen and a dishwasher, this two-bedroom villa has everything you could ever dream of!

Book your stay at Casa Heikki.

Casa Heikki in Algarve, Portugal
Casa Heikki in Algarve, Portugal

Seaview Villa

Built to accommodate six people, this Seaview Villa, was refurbished in 2015 to embrace a more Mediterranean/Moroccan style, that is not only charming but highly impressive, making this villa is a definite hidden gem. Renting this villa will also give you one of the best views of the local Fisherman’s beach.

This villa has 3 en-suite bedrooms, a pool heated and roof terrace breathtaking sea view and cosy lounge area.

Book your stay at Seaview Villa.

Seaview Villa in Faro, Algarve
Seaview Villa in Faro, Algarve

Villa Praca

Villa Praca is located in Vale do Lobo in the heart of the Algarve. This five-bedroom villa has direct access to Vale do Lobo beach and is a few minutes walk from the Praca. Built over two levels, the villa features a private swimming pool, large living area, fully-equipped modern kitchen and endless terraces with sea and golf course views.

You really will be living your best Algarve villa life here!

Book your stay at Villa Praca

Villa Praca in Algarve, Portugal
Villa Praca in Algarve, Portugal

Algarve villa rental in Lagos

Fazenda Viegas

For those who enjoy hosting people, Fazenda Viegas is the villa for you. With a generous garden space, barbeque area and an immaculate swimming pool on the property, hosting has never been easier. There is also a tennis court, beach volley court, a football field and a children’s playground!

Take your pick of either a one, two, three or four-bedroom apartment.

Book your stay at Fazenda Viegas.

Fazenda Viegas in Lagos, Algarve
Fazenda Viegas in Lagos, Algarve

Vivenda Solmar

Perched above Porto de Mós Beach sits the one and only Vivenda Solmar. This villa is all about showcasing the natural surroundings, namely the crystal blues waters that surround it. Guests can embrace the sunshine with a fabulous outdoor pool, landscaped gardens and deck chairs that decorate the entire villa.

Better yet it is a mere 500m from the beach! 

Book your stay at Vivenda Solmar.

Vivenda Solmar in Algarve, Portugal
Vivenda Solmar in Algarve, Portugal

Algarve villa rental in Sagres


Not only is Cercado a stone throw away from Mareta Beach (only a 12-minute walk), but it offers guests a fun outdoor escape with a number of adrenaline-pumping activities made available to guests. This villa also embraces a number of modern amenities including air conditioning, Wi-Fi and a fully equipped kitchen.

Choose between a studio or one-bedroom bungalow, sleeping either two or four guests.

Book your stay at Cercado.

Villa Rentals in Algarve - Cercado
Cercado villa rental in Sagres, Algarve


This 3-bedroom villa will undoubtedly tick off all of your boxes as it includes a number of noteworthy features. Luz Villas are perfect for those looking to entertain as there is not only access to a gorgeous garden area with a barbeque, but a large swimming pool for some poolside fun.

Book your stay at Luz Villas.

Luz Villa in Algarve, Portugal
Luz Villa in Algarve, Portugal

Algarve villa rental in Monchique

Pestana Dom João Villas

If you are looking for a little escape in Algarve look no further than Pestana Dom João Villas. This high-end luxury villa has been designed with your utmost comfort in mind. Boasting a private fitness centre, contemporary on-site bar, opulent gardens, it is easy to see why this accommodation spot lands itself on every avid traveller’s list.

Book your stay at Pestana Dom João Villas.

Pestana Dom João Villas in Algarve
Pestana Dom João Villas in Algarve

Vivenda Cinco Palmeiras

Monchique is renowned for its gorgeous mountains, and Vivenda Cinco Palmeiras is taking advantage of it. The architecture of this villa is centred on showcasing this view, with the help of open terraces, 180-degree patios and as many glass features as possible. This holiday villa is also only 10km’s away from the Thermal Springs of Monchique.

Book your stay at Vivenda Cinco Palmeiras.

Vivenda Cinco Palmeiras in Algarve, Portugal
Vivenda Cinco Palmeiras in Algarve, Portugal

Algarve villa rental in Portimao

Villa Noemi

If you are looking for a European escape whilst still being in close proximity to essentials, Villa Noemi is for you. This picturesque accommodation offers you a secluded piece of the land whilst still granting you access to the nearby Aqua Portimao Shopping Center as well as the local Portimao Arena.

Book your stay at Villa Noemi.

Villa Noemi in Algarve, Portugal
Villa Noemi in Algarve, Portugal

Luxury Vau Beach Villa

Luxury Vau Beach Villa is all about allowing guests to leisurely taking in the great outdoors. With access to a magnificent crystal blue swimming pool, barbequing facilities and a sun terrace that is sure to be the envy of many, booking your stay here will have you instantly embracing the sun-soaked weather of Porimao.

Book your stay at Luxury Vau Beach Villa.

Luxury Vau Beach Villa in Portimao, Algarve
Luxury Vau Beach Villa in Portimao, Algarve

Algarve villa rental in Praia da Carvoeiro

Villa Benagil Boutique

Villa Benagil Boutique is an eight-bedroom villa with stunning views in the idyllic town of Benagil. The villa can accommodate 16 guests and is located just 950m from one of the most famous beaches in the Algarve. It has everything you’ll need including a full kitchen, large private swimming pool surrounded by sun loungers, barbecue and plenty of indoor and outdoor seating.

Beautiful beaches like Benagil, Praia do Carvalho or Carvoeiro, just to name a few, are located within walking distance or by car.

Book your stay at Villa Benegil Boutique

Villa Benagil Boutique in Algarve
Villa Benagil Boutique

Casa Descoberta

Casa Descoberta is a great family-friendly villa situated close to the village of Carvoeiro. The pool area is the main feature of the property and offers the ideal spot for relaxing in the summer months while also enjoying the outdoor barbecue. The villa is also situated close to a fantastic local market that offers fresh bread daily as well as all your daily essentials!

It sleeps eight in three bedrooms and has a full kitchen that meets all of your cooking needs.

Book your stay at Casa Descoberta

Casa Descoberta in Algarve, Portugal
Casa Descoberta in Algarve, Portugal

Looking into all of the villa rentals in Algarve is proof that there truly is a piece of tropical paradise for all of you, that will help usher in the beginning of one of your most memorable European adventures yet!