Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Masnou

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Masnou. This welcoming city has many special qualities. Sagrada Familia and Palau de la Musica Catalana are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Masnou

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Masnou has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Marfil Alella (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Alta Alella (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Illa Fantasia (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Vallromanes Golf Club (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Vallromanes Pitch and Putt (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Barcelona Bosc Urba (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Masnou

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Masnou is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mar Bella Beach (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Barceloneta Beach (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Park Guell (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Montjuic (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Ocata Beach (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Masnou Beach (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Masnou

The nearest airport is in Barcelona (BCN-Barcelona Intl.), located 17.6 mi (28.3 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to El Masnou Ocata Station or El Masnou Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around El Masnou?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,914 holiday lettings around El Masnou. From 163 houses to 2,651 flats & apartments, 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.

Can I rent a city-centre property in El Masnou?

One word (or perhaps three) — location, location, location! Nothing comes close to staying where all the action is. HomeAway has 650 city centre holiday homes available. Open to more ideas? HomeAway has plenty more options to check out, including:

  • 391 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 331 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 265 town holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in El Masnou?

Having room to move, home-cooked meals, great views — if any of this appeals to you, an apartment could be a fantastic choice. You can select from 2,831 different options on HomeAway. How does £25 a night sound? That's what you could be paying if you don't leave it too long! Or maybe you'd rather one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Hotel: 198 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £32 per night.
  • House: 163 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £17 per night.
  • Condo: 46 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £26 per night.

Can I stay in El Masnou in a large group?

Whether you're embarking on a getaway with the extended fam or spending a week away with all your old school friends, it's always heaps of fun staying under the one roof! The great news is that HomeAway has options to suit. Apartment holiday rentals are the top choice here for large groups of travellers. Our global database currently has 825 available. Around this area, the properties that can accommodate bigger groups include:

  • Are you searching for rentals that can house 6 of you? We have 878 that will suit. Prices start from £47 per night.
  • Looking for a rental property for 5 people? We have 432 that will work well. You can book one for as little as £28 a night.
  • On a trip away with 8 guests? We offer 353 rental accommodation that will meet your needs. Prices start from £62 a night.

So don't worry! When you travel with us you can bring along your dad, your cousins and all your buddies to El Masnou.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in El Masnou?

Give the flick to dull cookie-cutter chain-hotel rooms! Savour the charm of living like one of the locals in an affordable holiday rental instead. Have a look at the fabulous options that can be booked now on HomeAway. El Poble-sec is a bargain-hunter's dream. And with 917 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £154 a night, it's not difficult to see why. You'll find another 708 HomeAway holiday rentals waiting for you in or around La Barceloneta. The average price here is £159 a night.

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