As we say goodbye to 2023, Airbnb revealed the main travel trends among the Portuguese for next year. Those who are already starting to plan their holidays for 2024 have shown to prefer travelling to beaches with crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean, discovering the French Alps or enjoying the magnetism of Brazil.

When it comes to choosing a destination close to home, the Portuguese opt for places where they can enjoy good weather. From the golden beaches of the Algarve, the greenery in the Alentejo or an adventure in the West Coast, here are the most popular destinations among Portuguese guests next year:

  • Cabanas, Faro
  • Olhos de Água, Faro
  • Torres Vedras, Lisbon
  • Zambujeira do Mar, Beja
  • Burgau, Faro
  • Peso da Régua, Vila Real
  • Praia da Luz, Faro
  • Vila Nova de Milfontes, Beja
  • Aveiro
  • Foz do Arelho, Leiria

Cold mountains or Brazilian beaches are among the most desired international destinations by the Portuguese, looking to cross borders and explore new cultures in 2024. From skiing in Vald’lsère in the French Alps to the paradisiacal beaches of Brazil, the Portuguese are eagerly awaiting to discover the world.

Below are the international destinations most sought after by the Portuguese when planning their future getaways:

  • Palma, Balearic Islands, Spain
  • Vigo, Galicia, Spain
  • Angra dos Reis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Naples, Campania, Italy
  • Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, France
  • Val-d’lsère, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
  • Porto Seguro, Bahia, Brazil
  • Sur, Madrid, Spain
  • Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
  • Zurich, Switzerland

The Portuguese seek a balance between crowds and tranquillity, when guests are trying to relax and disconnect, they turn to categories where its possible to discover top cities or enjoy outdoor activities, like family trips to national parks or relaxing on the sand.

“Portuguese people seek to explore new places and have new experiences, especially those who travel with their families, a type of traveller that has grown by 40 percent compared to the years before the pandemic”, says Mónica Casañas, General Manager of Airbnb Marketing Services.

These are some of the categories most booked by Portuguese guests for 2024:

  • Iconic cities
  • Beaches
  • Tropical Places
  • Pools
  • National Parks

Embark on a global adventure, 24 places to visit in 2024:

The arrival of 2024 opens the doors to new travel with many international destinations. Among the trendy destinations to visit in the new year is Japan, where travellers will find the perfect combination of tradition and modernity in cities such as Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto.

Without forgetting Europe’s biggest sporting event in 2024, the Olympic Games, the city of love is preparing to host this milestone, making it a good candidate for an ideal travel destination, Paris is more attractive than ever, as evidenced by the growth in searches between July 26 and August 11, which increased more than seven times compared to the previous year.

As we await the arrival of 2024, these are the international destinations that are globally attracting the most attention:

  • Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Warsaw, Poland
  • Osaka, Japan
  • Kyoto, Japan
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Marrakesh, Morocco
  • Salvador, Brazil
  • Paris, France
  • Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Puerto del Carmen, Spain
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • Philadelphia, USA
  • Lille, France
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy
  • Milan, Italy
  • Rome, Italy
  • Maceió, Brazil
  • Dallas, USA
  • Nassau, Bahamas


A journalist that’s always eager to learn about new things. With a passion for travel, adventure and writing about this diverse world of ours.

“Wisdom begins in wonder” -  Socrates

Kate Sreenarong