Where to stay around Granada?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,670 holiday lettings near Granada. From 1,058 apartments to 587 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 Granada is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Granada?

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

  • Almuñécar: 2,580 holiday homes
  • La Herradura: 2,187 holiday homes
  • Salobreña: 884 holiday homes
  • Calahonda Beach: 1,000 holiday homes
  • Órgiva: 511 holiday homes

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

What are the main cities to discover in Granada?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Granada with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Almuñécar: 2,580 holiday lettings
  • La Herradura: 2,187 holiday lettings
  • Salobreña: 884 holiday lettings
  • Órgiva: 511 holiday lettings
  • Calahonda: 116 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Granada?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Granada. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Calahonda Beach: 1,000 holiday rentals
  • Las Americas Park: 1,255 holiday rentals
  • Almunecar Beach: 3,330 holiday rentals
  • Torrenueva Beach: 1,076 holiday rentals
  • Alhambra: 1,204 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Granada listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental, home, or villa in Costa Tropical your home away from home.

Accommodations in Costa Tropical- Granada

Although not as well known as its neighbour Costa del Sol in the west, the Costa Tropical of Granada is similarly picturesque with beachside holiday rentals but without the crowds. Costa Tropical villas and apartments lie in the heart of old Spain where holiday homes are scattered along small traditional fishing villages with the mountains and seas as its backdrop.

Places to holiday in Costa Tropical- Granada

Málaga- The city is a popular tourist destination and quintessentially more Spanish than any other city on the Costa del Sol. A popular walk in the Paseo del Parque leads up the hill to the Gibralfaro castle offering panoramic views of the city. Also as the site of Pablo Picasso’s birth, art lovers will be delighted by the opening of the new Centre of Contemporary Art and the Málaga Picasso Museum, where visitors can visit the house Picasso grew up in. Also worth seeing is the Moorish Alcazaba, a fortified palace started in the eleventh century and Málaga’s cathedral, which is Renaissance outside, baroque inside. Life in Malaga centres around the Plaza de la Constitucion and the main shopping parade, Marqués de Larios, which leads down towards the port.

La Herradura and Almuñécar- Forming the tourist capital of the Costa Tropical, La Herradura and Almuñécar is a relatively unknown stretch of Spain's southern coastline that belongs to Granada province in Andalucia. It lies between the more populous. Because of its proximity to Africa, La Herradura and Almuñécar have a geography and climate that is unique to any other coastline in southern Spain. Granada holiday homes are located along rugged hills or in steep valleys along the sea. Along the coastline, visitors staying in holiday homes can choose from a large variety of beaches and small coves, including Cabria, El Pozuelo, El Toserillo, Velilla, Puerta del Mar, San Cristobal, de Cotobro, del Muerto, and de la Herradura. Water sports are also popular and offer various courses and equipment hire.

Punta de la Mona- A rocky urbanized area, Punta de la Mona is home to some of Costa Tropical’s most luxurious holiday rentals. The area is home to several small beaches and the Marina del Este, which is centre of nautical life for the area. The port is a popular venue, sprinkled with several restaurants, bars and boutiques. Nearby is the Playa de los Berengueles, the Punta's only beach. Holiday homes in Punta de la Mona vary from large and discrete with private gardens to new apartments or pueblo-style holiday homes. But no matter what, visitors are guaranteed to have breathtaking panoramic views.

Salobreña- The jewel of the Costa Tropical is a white city township clinging with gorgeous beaches, a Moorish castle and surrounded by sugar cane plantations. Only 45 minutes from Granada, Salobrena has an ideal location for holiday home renters hoping to see the entire region.The Moorish castle was built in the 10th century. The Mudejar 16th century church, Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Rosario is built on top of the old mosque. The town is crowded with bars and restaurants offering anything from seafood to fresh fruits. Salobrena enjoys a colourful cultural scene, with concerts, plays and films all year-round. In the summer, outdoor shows are held in the Arab Castle, the Old Town, and Parque de la Fuente. It also has colourful annual fiestas.

Things to do in Costa Tropical- Granada

While the region doesn’t have the resort-like activities offered in other European cities, visitors staying in Granada’s holiday homes should take advantage of the region’s sandy beaches, beautiful natural areas, and the pleasures of eating and drinking on sidewalk cafés and on the beach.

Water attractions are fun for holiday making adults and kids. Granada has a number of aqua parks, including Aqua Tropic and Aquaola. Boats and ferry rides are also available. They are great, cheap way to see the coast and beautiful landscapes. Also take advantage of the Andalucia (Andalusia) ferry that goes to North Africa.

The nightlife in close by Costa del Sol is as diverse as its landscape, from classy restaurants with romantic views to loud karaoke bars. Casinos, clubs, English pubs, Spanish bars, discos, flamenco shows and more are favourite spots for visitors. Málaga is the Costa del Sol capital, where you can appreciate with more bars per square metre than anywhere else in Europe. For swankier spots, visitors should go to Marbella's Golden Mile, an area glamorized by glitzy restaurants, discos and nightclubs and frequented by many celebrities

Weather in Costa Tropical- Granada

Granada’s weather makes it the dream location for your holiday home rental. It is sunny from June to September with almost no rain. The winters are a mix of clear skies and cool breezes during the day. In the evenings, the region gets much colder after the sun. Heavy rains don’t start until late September or early October, but rarely last more than a day or two.

Travel to Costa Tropical- Granada

By plane, there are budget flights to and fromLondonStansted and Liverpool airports by Ryanair and easyJet and from Gatwick by Monarch. Connection to your holiday home on the ground can be either by taxi or by a bus. Regular buses run from Malaga as well as some from Cordoba and a few direct services to the port of Algeciras. Malaga is well serviced by buses and train.

Activities and attractions in and around Granada

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Granada a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sierra Nevada Ski Resort (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Aquaola (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Puerto de la Ragua (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Fun Park Serrallo Plaza (19.4 mi / 31.3 km)
  • Granada Golf Club (24.6 mi / 39.6 km)
  • Cortijo El Cura (28.8 mi / 46.4 km)

Exploring the natural features in Granada

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Granada. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Generalife (19 mi / 30.5 km)
  • Mirador de San Nicolas (19.2 mi / 31 km)
  • Quentar Dam (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Sierra Huetor Natural Park Visitors Center (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Hoya de Pedraza Botanical Garden (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Mulhacen (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)