Destination guide

Choose a holiday rental for your Mindelo getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Mindelo with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. Sandeman Cellars and Casa da Musica are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Mindelo

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Mindelo a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sandeman Cellars (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Avioso Park (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Quinta de Santa Cruz Winery (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Maia Zoo (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Piscina das Mares (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Funny City (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Mindelo

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Mindelo is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Moreiro Beach (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Vila do Conde Beach (3 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Redonda Beach (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Avioso Park (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Leca da Palmeira Beach (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Matosinhos Beach (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Mindelo

Fly into Porto (OPO-Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro), the closest airport, located 5.8 mi (9.4 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Mindelo?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 299 holiday lettings near Mindelo. From 82 Houses to 9 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Mindelo for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Mindelo?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Mindelo:

  • União de Freguesias do Centro: 1,744 holiday homes
  • Centro / Baixa: 1,719 holiday homes
  • Lordelo do Ouro e Massarelos: 1,022 holiday homes
  • Nevogilde: 82 holiday homes
  • Ofir: 59 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Mindelo?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Mindelo. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ribeira Square: 2,662 holiday lettings
  • Douro River Lighthouse: 2,633 holiday lettings
  • Matosinhos Beach: 2,605 holiday lettings
  • Cidade do Porto Shopping Centre: 2,647 holiday lettings
  • Clube de Golf de Miramar: 2,524 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mindelo listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Mindelo?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 82 Houses in Mindelo. Our other popular types of Mindelo holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 167 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 27 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mindelo?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 62 holiday homes with pool available in Mindelo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.