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Vibrant Lisbon has plenty to see and do, offering all kinds of adventures in Portugal. From the stunning coastline to the red-topped buildings, beautiful castles, and artistic neighborhoods, you’ll visit once and never want to leave. Lisbon’s best Airbnbs follow a similar trend, fusing historic architecture with modern touches and pops of color, accented with breathtaking terrace views and sun-soaked balconies. Read on for all of the coolest Airbnbs in Lisbon including luxury penthouses to renovated windmills.
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This cozy one-bedroom Airbnb ticks all the boxes: river sunset views, a great location close by to the city, and, best of all, you’ll be sleeping inside a windmill. Suitable for up to four people with two beds and one bath, this windmill is a one-of-a-kind experience that you’ll always remember. While some of its features have been kept from when it was first built in the 1850s, the interiors have been modernized so they’re fully comfortable for guests. As well as the bedroom, you’ll find a full kitchen complete with everything you need to cook up some delicious meals, a living room perched high at the top complete with a sofa bed and Netflix, and a stylish bathroom with vivid blue tiles. Outside, you’re surrounded by nature, as well as a pop-up swimming pool for when the sun comes out.
This charming apartment is one of the most spacious in the area, with four bedrooms and room for up to 10 guests in total. It’s a place where you’ll want to split your time between sunbathing on the welcoming terrace or lying back in the comfortable beds in bedrooms bathed in sunlight. Rooms are a fusion of the old and the new, with bedrooms featuring magnificent 18th-century tiles on the walls and pops of color adding personality to each one. Meals can be enjoyed not only in the living and dining rooms but also on the spacious terrace, dominated by a wooden deck. It’s perfect for extended breakfasts or candlelit dinners in the summer. Based in a fully renovated old building in the heart of Alfama, you’re never too far from the action when staying here. Follow the steps down the street and you’ll find yourself at Largo das Portas do Sol, one of the most beautiful viewpoints of Lisbon.
The huge, floor-to-ceiling windows of this Lisbon Airbnb ensure you never forget where you’re waking up each morning. A place where you’ll want to open the windows and let the sunlight stream in as soon as you wake up each day, it’s the epitome of vacation mode and offers an insight into the chilled out Portuguese way of life. This apartment is a spacious one too, with three bedrooms and room for up to five guests. As well as the bedrooms, you’ll find a well-equipped kitchen, a dining room and a big living room with a huge balcony that offers a beautiful view of the river down below. Guests staying here regularly mention the airy nature of the apartment and its cheerful nature: it’s a place where it’s all but impossible to feel anything other than happy.
This Lisbon apartment looks like it’s fresh off the pages of an interiors magazine, with its stylish color coordination and stunning attention to detail. Perfectly situated in the heart of the city and only a few moments away from everything Lisbon has to offer, it’s somewhere where you’ll struggle to decide what to do first. Providing a beautiful haven to come back to after each day exploring the city, there’s room for up to 13 guests in total at this spot. Each bedroom here is styled in a distinct decorative motif, with open French doors leading to Juliet balconies and views of the historic neighborhood. Its guesthouse nature means it’s possible to book individual rooms if you’re traveling as a couple or smaller group, or the entire property if you’re looking to go all out or traveling with a lot of people. As well as the bedrooms, there’s a large communal space and a well-equipped kitchen.
This one-bedroom property comes with a serious highlight: a huge terrace complete with a dining table that overlooks the city down below and the river not far behind. A place that you’ll appreciate the most in the sunshine, it’s got space for sunbathing, eating, or enjoying a good book, and that’s before you’ve even wandered inside. Enjoy your morning espresso while the city awakens in the intimate outdoor nook that overlooks Lisbon’s famous red-tiled roofs. With space for up to four guests, this artfully decorated brand-new apartment comes with lots of natural light and large windows. Inside, there’s a comfortable bedroom with a double bed and a marble-tiled bathroom. The open-plan living and dining room also has an adjacent dining cove with more stunning views of the city and the beautiful river. Basically, wherever you stay here, you’ll find incredible scenes just outside.
Bairro Alto Palace is one of the largest Airbnbs in Lisbon, with space for a huge 16 guests in total and nine bedrooms and seven bathrooms to choose from. This beautiful spot inside an old palace pays homage to its architectural history, with high ceilings and attention to detail throughout. Its location close to Chiado and Santa Catarina viewpoint makes it great for anyone looking to explore the city from top to bottom. All rooms and the living room are equipped with air-conditioning – something you’ll only really need when you’re done gazing out from one of the two balconies in the living room. All guests staying at this Airbnb have access to a fully equipped kitchen, with a fridge and freezer, cooker, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and dryer, and even a coffee machine. If you don’t fancy cooking, there are two restaurants with a terrace to enjoy a meal or a drink on the ground floor of the building.
This city center apartment comes with pops of color throughout in a bright and cheerful place where you’ll instantly feel right at home. With space for up to four guests and two bedrooms in total, it’s suitable for families looking to explore Portugal’s capital city together. Two couples traveling together would also love this space, as its bedrooms feature a large double bed in each. As well as the bedrooms, this spot is home to a wonderful balcony overlooking the city, a comfy living room, a spacious dining room complete with a circular table, and a kitchen with all the necessities. It’s perfectly located for exploring: situated just two minutes from the Avenida da Liberdade and less than 10 minutes walk from Lisbon’s most central point, the Rossio Square. And, with more than 150 positive reviews, you know you’re pretty much guaranteed a good time when staying here.
The huge rooftop terrace is the first thing you’ll notice when you check into this luxurious Airbnb. While some roof terraces might offer a token glance over the city and a chair or two, this one goes all out with a corner sofa, its own table, and plenty of space to set up a yoga mat or gaze out on the views below. It’s also pretty special inside, too, based in a stylish luxury condo in a chic neighborhood just 150 meters away from Avenida da Liberdade. Designed to ensure you feel like you’re living the life of a local when you check in here, it’s filled with homey touches as well as all of the vacation essentials. There’s room for up to seven guests here in total, which means there’s plenty of room for a large group of friends. Both Rossio and Principe Real are just 10 minutes away on foot.
This huge flat sits right next to the river, which means you’ll spot those relaxing views whenever you look out the window or throw open the curtains at the beginning of each day. One of the larger Airbnbs in the area, it’s home to a huge six bedrooms and can fit 14 guests in total. Each room comes with its own colorful theme – something that’s continued throughout the rest of the flat, too. Set inside a renovated 18th-century building in the historic center of quintessential Alfama, this flat faces the awe-inspiring riverfront and the boats passing by. The rooms that don’t face the river instead overlook the impressive National Pantheon and a cascade of little houses and striking buildings. Classy yet informal, a stay in this flat feels a little more like visiting an old friend than it does just checking into any old spot.
This quaint two-bedroom Airbnb is the perfect fusion of a comfortable apartment with homey touches and stylish elements that you’ll appreciate from the beginning until the end of your stay. Endlessly fashionable and perfectly located for wandering around during your time here, it’s got space for four guests and includes everything you could need to feel at home. Bedrooms come with AC, queen size beds and room-darkening shades, although you’ll want to throw open the French doors in the bedrooms or the light-filled conservatory to make the most of the sunshine while you’re here. As well as the dining room, bathroom and full kitchen, there’s a beautiful plant-fringed patio which is perfect for digging into breakfast while you’re making plans for the day.
If you’re looking to go all out on your Lisbon vacation, you’ll want to book this endlessly stylish penthouse for yourself and your friends or family. Hiding in the middle of the city, in the heart of the historical center, it comes with an amazing terrace with views over the Tagus river and plenty more to be discovered inside. Its 230 square meters of space easily fits up to five guests, with three bedrooms and a large communal area where you’ll love catching up over the fun of the day. As well as those large and sun-filled bedrooms, there’s a magnificent living room flooded with natural light and with a terrace for sunbathing or sipping a morning coffee. The fully equipped kitchen comes with everything you need to prepare meals for your family or group of friends. It even comes with daily housekeeping on weekdays.
This gorgeous three-bedroom apartment is inside a newly refurbished building and comes uniquely furnished and decorated for a wonderful experience in Lisbon. A place that you’ll spend some time admiring before you’ve even thought about heading downstairs and outside to the city, it’s got room for eight guests in total with four beds and two and a half bathrooms. Looking more like a stately home than a simple Airbnb, its bedrooms come with regal-esque headboards and fresh white sheets. Expect to see pops of artwork dotted throughout, as well as unusual chairs and carpets. The living and dining room overlooks the city below, with a small terrace that soaks up the sunshine from morning until night. And, if you decide you want to cook while staying here, the kitchen comes complete with an oven, microwave and more.