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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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Mindelo?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 328 holiday lettings around Mindelo. From 86 houses to 177 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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:

  • Centro / Baixa: 1,941 holiday homes
  • Vilarinha: 62 holiday homes
  • Boavista: 885 holiday homes
  • Lapa: 976 holiday homes
  • Old Town: 130 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? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Mindelo. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ribeira Square: 2,908 holiday lettings
  • Cidade do Porto Shopping Centre: 2,911 holiday lettings
  • Gaia Cable Car: 2,922 holiday lettings
  • Portuguese Photography Center: 2,930 holiday lettings
  • Luz Beach: 2,886 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mindelo listed on 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. offers 86 Houses in Mindelo. Our other popular types of Mindelo holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 177 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 29 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 170 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mindelo?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 71 holiday homes with pool available in Mindelo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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