Where to stay around El Hierro?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 108 holiday lettings near El Hierro. From 46 Houses to 37 Bungalows, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near El Hierro is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in El Hierro?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in El Hierro. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Frontera: 108 holiday homes
  • Valverde: 108 holiday homes
  • El Pinar de El Hierro: 101 holiday homes
  • Verodal Beach: 25 holiday homes
  • La Frontera: 102 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in El Hierro! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

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Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in El Hierro, Canary Islands your home away from home

El Hierro is one of the lesser known Canary Islands. It measures just 50km from one end to the other and is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve with an outstanding diversity of terrain. It has a rugged cliff-lined coast and clear waters for swimming and scuba diving as well as secluded coves and woodland. Its volcanic origin can clearly be seen in its dramatic landscape and high peaks. The capital of the island is Valverde. El Hierro is linked by ferry and regular flights to Tenerife and Gran Canaria.

Things to Do in El Hierro

Exploring this nature’s paradise is the main reason visitors choose a holiday rental at El Hierro. Forests, mountains, rolling hills, caves and lava formations provide excellent places for walking or exploring by car, or hire a local taxi and driver to show you the sights. Scuba diving and snorkeling is fantastic in the clear warm waters. There is an amazing diversity of marine life in the underwater landscapes. Go surfing, windsurfing, paragliding, caving and rock climbing. After dark enjoy local restaurants and the traditional bars for a semblance of nightlife.

Places to Visit in El Hierro

Places to visit near your El Hierro holiday rental include the capital, Valverde. Perched on a mountain with beautiful sea views, Valverde is a quiet city with steep streets, whitewashed houses and pretty gardens. The main highlights are the local church and the “Cristo de la Columna" figure carved by a Genoese sculptor. The Pozo de las Calcosas is a nearby settlement of stone houses with straw roofs. The island’s best beaches are La Caleta Beach which is easy to reach and the Muellito de Orchila Beach which has calm waters and the Cave of the Devil. Las Playas and Timijiraque both have strange black volcanic sand.

Weather in El Hierro

Your holiday rental in El Hierro will have sunny days throughout the year as temperatures are mild, even in the winter. In the summer, temperatures average 27°C (81°F) and this drops to 21°C (71°F) in December and January. Rainfall is zero from June to October, with some showers in the winter. Spring is the greenest season on this lovely island.

Travel to El Hierro

Flights to El Hierro’s local airport all have connections in one of the major Canary Islands. Fly to Tenerife-Norte Los Rodeos (TFN), in the north of the island or Tenerife-Sur Reina Sofia (TFS) in the south of Tenerife. Alternatively fly to Gran Canaria (LPA)Airport. El Hierro is just a short local flight from any of these major airports.