Destination guide

The relaxing city of La Herradura awaits you

Enjoy the monuments and other features of La Herradura. This relaxing city is known for its beaches, chocolate shops and seaside. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in La Herradura

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes La Herradura a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Aquarium Almunecar (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Aqua Tropic Waterpark (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Pena Escrita (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Los Moriscos Club de Golf (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Los Moriscos Golf Club (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Ron Montero Winery (10.5 mi / 17 km)

Seasonal weather in La Herradura

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 34°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of La Herradura

La Herradura is famous for its pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in La Herradura. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Naturist beach of Cantarriján (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Ornitologico Loro Park (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Canuelo Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Almunecar Beach (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Nerja Caves (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Burriana Beach (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around La Herradura

Fly into Granada (GRX-Federico Garcia Lorca), the closest airport, located 31.1 mi (50.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Malaga (AGP), which is 41.8 mi (67.2 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around La Herradura?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 564 holiday lettings around La Herradura. From 110 villas to 159 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 La Herradura?

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 La Herradura:

  • Nerja City Centre: 1,283 holiday homes
  • Chimenea: 1,064 holiday homes
  • Oasis del Capistrano: 671 holiday homes
  • Urbanización Ladera del Mar: 132 holiday homes
  • Urbanización La Noria: 182 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 La Herradura? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in La Herradura. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • La Herradura Castle: 4,458 holiday lettings
  • Las Americas Park: 1,412 holiday lettings
  • Torrenueva Beach: 1,283 holiday lettings
  • Nerja Beach: 2,508 holiday lettings
  • Alpujarras Gate: 2,446 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 110 Villas in La Herradura. Our other popular types of La Herradura holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 159 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 262 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 8 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in La Herradura?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 396 holiday homes with pool available in La Herradura. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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