Where to stay around Istán?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,523 holiday lettings near Istán. From 645 Villas to 531 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Istán for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Istán:

  • Urbanización Costabella: 181 holiday homes
  • Urbanización Pinos Verdes: 258 holiday homes
  • Urbanización Cabopino: 180 holiday homes
  • Elveria: 509 holiday homes
  • Urbanización Riviera Beach: 188 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 Istán?

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

  • Puerto Banús: 6,958 holiday lettings
  • Marbella Beach: 7,866 holiday lettings
  • Estepona Beach: 4,593 holiday lettings
  • Cabopino Beach: 7,872 holiday lettings
  • Miraflores Golf Club: 7,588 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Istán 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 Villas in Istán?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 645 Villas in Istán. Our other popular types of Istán holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 531 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 49 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 47 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent beach rentals in Istán?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 1,145 beach rentals in Istán. You have also many other possibilities in Istán area, including:

  • Mountain rentals: 710 holiday rentals
  • Waterfront rentals: 540 holiday rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 294 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Istán?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,942 holiday homes with pool available in Istán. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday home, finca, house or villa in Istan, Spain your home away from home

    The village of Istan is situated in the mountains of the Malaga Province in the Andalusia region of Southern Spain. This wonderful location is perfect for relaxing holidays, though being only a ten minute drive from the coast and Marbella, accommodation in Istan is also great for holidaymakers who want the best of both worlds!

    Things to do on holiday in Istan, Spain

    What a destination! A peaceful and rural location, yet only ten minutes to Marbella means that self catering accommodation in Istan will suit many different tastes. The region is great for outdoor lovers as the surrounding mountains present many great places to walk or hike, admiring the scenery and wildlife. Meanwhile the picturesque Lake Istan (a reservoir created to provide the Costa del Sol with drinking water) beckons you to enjoy boating, fishing and kayaking. On days when you prefer the beaches and the coast, these can be found within a short drive. Within easy reach of your Istan self catering accommodation you will also find several golf courses, as well as opportunities for horse riding, jeep safaris, and more!

    The village itself is a pretty white village dating back to the 16th century and though small it does have a number of shops and places to eat plus a great local market on Saturdays, ideal for stocking up your kitchen! When you want more choice of shops and restaurants, make the short journey to Marbella or enjoy one of the beachside restaurants along the coast.

    Places to visit on holiday in Istan, Spain

    Self catering accommodation in Istan is situated within or near to a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and natural park, called Sierra de las Nieves. This is an interesting and scenic place to visit especially if you enjoy exploring caves as there are numerous large caves within the park.

    For a change of pace visit the coastal city of Marbella, one of the Costa del Sol’s most popular resorts. This cosmopolitan city has plenty of shops, designer and otherwise, plus many high class restaurants.

    The weather in Istan, Spain

    The Mediterranean climate means you can enjoy self catering accommodation in Istan throughout the year. Summers are hot and quite dry, and spring and autumn are mild too. Winters are generally mild though in some of the higher ground around Istan accommodation it can get a little chilly.

    Flights to Istan, Spain

    Istan self catering accommodation is situated about half way between two airports – Malaga and Gibraltar, so you can choose either of these for your flight. Malaga will have the better choice of airlines and is situated about 40 miles away, taking about an hour to drive. Flybe, bmiBaby, British Airways, easyJet, Jet2.com, Monarch Airlines, Ryanair, Thomas Cook Airlines, and Thomson Airways are amongst the airlines offering flights to Malaga.

    Sightseeing in and around Istan

    Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Istan has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Real Club de Golf Las Brisas (6.2 mi / 10 km)
    • La Quinta Golf (6.2 mi / 10.1 km)
    • Los Naranjos Golf Course (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
    • Los Arqueros Golf & Country Club (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
    • La Dama de Noche Golf Course (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
    • Funny Beach (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Istan

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Istan is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Sierra de las Nieves (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
    • Playa de Casablanca (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
    • Playa de Nagüeles (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
    • Fontanilla Beach (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
    • Puerto Banus Beach (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
    • Venus Beach (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)