Destination guide

The riverfront setting of Portugalete is ready to explore

The area's culture and jazz are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Portugalete. This walkable city attracts visitors thanks to its riverfront and bars. Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and Bilbao Fine Arts Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Portugalete

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Portugalete a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Getxo Aquarium (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Meaztegi Golf (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Club Deportivo Ganguren Golf (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Doniene Gorrondona Txakolina (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Portugalete

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Portugalete is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Estuary of Bilbao (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Playa de Azkorri (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Sopelana Beach (4.8 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Dona Casilda Iturrizar Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Monte Artxanda (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Etxebarria Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Portugalete

Fly into Bilbao (BIO), the closest airport, located 5.9 mi (9.5 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Portugalete Station or Santurtzi Penota Station and explore the city from there. It's easy to get around Portugalete by catching a ride on the metro at Portugalete Metro Station, Penota Station or Abatxolo Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Portugalete?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 268 holiday lettings around Portugalete. From 216 flats & apartments to 33 houses, 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 Portugalete?

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 Portugalete:

  • Bilbao City Centre: 159 holiday homes
  • Deusto: 61 holiday homes
  • Bilbao la Vieja: 97 holiday homes
  • Algorta: 15 holiday homes
  • Castaños: 114 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 Portugalete? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Portugalete. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Portugalete Station: 363 holiday lettings
  • Santurtzi Penota Station: 359 holiday lettings
  • Portugalete Metro Station: 363 holiday lettings
  • Penota Station: 362 holiday lettings
  • Abatxolo Station: 360 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Portugalete 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 Flats in Portugalete?

Yes, of course. offers 216 Flats in Portugalete. Our other popular types of Portugalete holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 33 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 195 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 Portugalete?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 19 holiday homes with pool available in Portugalete. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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