Find the best place to stay — Peniscola

Where to stay around Peniscola?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,292 holiday lettings near Peniscola. From 819 apartments to 220 houses, 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 Peniscola is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Peniscola?

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

  • Peniscola Beach: 1,440 holiday lettings
  • Peniscola Castle and Gardens: 1,433 holiday lettings
  • Church of the Virgen del Socorro: 1,438 holiday lettings
  • Sur Beach: 1,448 holiday lettings
  • El Pebret Beach: 1,560 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Peniscola 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 apartments in Peniscola?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 819 apartments in Peniscola. Our other popular types of Peniscola holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 220 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 125 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 42 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Peniscola?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 960 holiday homes with pool available in Peniscola. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental apartment or villas in Peniscola, Spain your home away from home

    Sitting on a spit into the Mediterranean on Spain’s Costa del Azahar, Peniscola is known as the ‘City in the Sea’. The old town is absolutely stunning, surrounding the ancient fortress that protected the town during Spain’s more turbulent moments in history. The narrow streets of the old Moorish town were the setting for many scenes from the film ‘El Cid’, but Peniscola owners will be the first to acknowledge, there is a vast amount to do aside from walk El Cid’s streets from a Peniscola villa rental.

    Things to do on holiday to Peniscola, Spain

    Walking the streets of the old town is an absolute delight. The narrow streets bustle with activity, from the street stalls to the top class restaurants, and there are a huge number of sites to investigate. The castle is an excellent place to start your exploration of the old town, which juts out into the warm waters of the Mediterranean.

    However, it is the beaches which really cause a stir with visitors. There are many miles of uninterrupted sand running away to the north of the town for 7km, much of which is lined with a smart new promenade. To the south of a Peniscola villa there is a further 1km of pristine, blue flag beach to enjoy. There will never be a problem finding a good spot on the beach on which to place your towel, and trips out into the Mediterranean are easily arranged from the harbour. During your stay in a privately owned Peniscola villa you can go deep sea fishing, scuba diving or try a huge variety of water sports, from sailing to windsurfing.

    If you would like to rent a villa in Peniscola, owners often suggest packing a pair of good walking boots as the surrounding countryside is an absolute delight to explore. The Sierra de Irta National Park is located between Peniscola and nearby Alcossebre, and offers the change to walk in completely unspoilt Spanish countryside. You can also cycle along much of the coastline, and can safely cycle to Benicarlo from Peniscola villa rental.

    If you travel a little outside Peniscola you are spoilt for choice for family entertainment. The huge adventure theme park of Port Aventura is within an hour of a Peniscola apartment, and the excellent Aquarama in Benicassim can be reached in under an hour. More locally, there is a fantastic go kart track on the outskirts of Peniscola, the highly acclaimed Panoramica Golf Complex and a huge weekly market to enjoy. If you would like more information, Peniscola owners are usually more than happy to provide information.

    Places to visit on holiday to Peniscola, Spain

    If you can find a little time away from the historical delights, beaches, fine restaurants and adventure sports available from a Peniscola apartment or villa, there are plenty of fantastic places to visit in the area. Alcossebre has been cited as the ‘jewel of the Spanish Mediterranean’, with superb beaches, gorgeous countryside and the smell of orange blossom in the air. The cycling and horse riding credentials of Alcossebre are excellent too.

    Weather in Peniscola, Spain

    Summers are wonderfully long in Peniscola. Monthly average temperatures reach above 20˚C from May until October and during July and August, average temperatures reach over 30˚C with daily peaks of around 36˚C. Peniscola owners usually agree that the best times to visit a Peniscola villa are in June and September, as the climate is still excellent, but the crowds of the peak holiday season have not descended upon the town.

    Travel to Peniscola, Spain

    Both Reus Airport (REU) and Valencia Airport (VLC) can be reached from a self catering Peniscola villa in a little over an hour. Ryanair are among the many providers who provide direct flights from the UK to both of these airports, but there are a huge number of airlines operating in the area. There are rail links from Valencia to Benicarlo, 8km down the road from a Peniscola apartment, although Peniscola owners will often suggest taking a hire car as the scenery you shall drive through on your way to a rental villa in Peniscola is spectacular.

    Attractions in and around Peniscola

    First time in Peniscola and looking for things to do? Local attractions include Jardin del Papagayo. Don't miss landmarks such as Church of the Virgen del Socorro, Hermitage of the Mother of God and Peniscola Castle and Gardens. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Sur Beach and Puerto Azul Beach, or experience the natural beauty of Natural Park of Serra d Irta. Other places to visit in town include Norte Beach, Caracola Beach and El Pebret Beach.