Those looking to spend some time holidaying in Spain, should consider renting a holiday house in Chamberi. It is located in central Madrid and it is home to many of the city’s major attractions. Being one of the most beautiful residential areas in Madrid, one can be sure that Chamberi apartments will not only meet their expectations, but exceed them. Apart from being some of the more modern holiday homes in Madrid, the holiday accommodation in Chamberi is also in the perfect location – right in the city centre. This will allow you quick access to the town as well as to other attractions in the city such as the Gran Via, Plaza Chamberi and Plaza Olavide.
-Sightseeing: One of centre spots for sight-seeing in Chamberi is the Plaza Olavide where pedestrians abound. There is a fountain at the centre of the plaza as well as benches to sit on and playgrounds for the children. The area is surrounded by small cafés, restaurants and shops which are popular with tourists staying in Chamberi holiday rentals. It gets very active during summer nights. The Plaza de Chamberi is also a well-known spot in Chamberi, and is frequented by many due to its prime location in the north of Madrid’s main city centre. It hosts the annual 'Fiestas del Carme' which takes place in July.
-The Fiesta of the Virgin of Carmen: Every year in July, the Chamberi holiday home residents and locals come out in full swing to celebrate the Fiesta of the Virgin of Carmen also known as Fiestas del Carme. For Catholics, the virgin of Carmen is a patron saint and protector of fishermen and sailors. Her statues are taken out for boat trips around the bays of seaside towns and villages. All there is only one day dedicated to the Virgin of Carmen – 16th July – celebrations go on for the whole week and sometimes even go into the next week in some places. The festival is a good way to experience true Spanish culture.
-Eat out: There are many lovely restaurants in Chamberi, where residents of Chamberi holiday homes can enjoy delicious Spanish meals either alone or with company. They can also opt to eat at Don Oso, which is an American restaurant, or Oldenburg – a German restaurant. Wagaboo is one of the more popular Spanish restaurants in Chamberi. It is a modern dining restaurant with a wide range of different meals from different parts of the world such as Africa and the Carribbean. On Thursday evenings, there is a special offer of unlimited mojitos until midnight. The staff is friendly and the meals are filling and affordable.
-Nightlife: Part of Madrid’s quintessential attractions is its diverse, culturally rich nightlife. Visitors can pull on their dancing shoes and dance to anything from the usual electronic dance mixes spun by DJs in clubs to the more cultured flamenco or the yet more subdued jazz. Madrid regularly draws big names for unforgettable live performances. If shaking a leg is not your thing there are oodles of places you can quietly socialize while sipping your poison of choice.
The best time to travel to Chamberi is in the summer, when the days are long and the nights are short. The sun rises just before 7am and sets just before 10pm at night. Temperatures are at least 23°C on average.
Chamberi is almost 8 miles away from the nearest airport, which is Madrid-Barajas airport in Madrid. There are taxis that will take you from the airport to your Chamberi holiday apartment for just 20€. There are also a number of buses and trains that travel to and from Barajas airport, so it shouldn’t be a problem finding a way home once you arrive in the Spanish capital.