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Destination guide

Province of Granada holiday lettings

Filled with music, poetry, artwork and ancient culture, the Province of Granada is the ideal destination for arts and culture enthusiasts. From white villages dotting the landscape to the craggy mountains and tropical beaches, the Province of Granada has a little something for everyone, all within reach of the holiday lettings.

History

Heritage sites near Province of Granada holiday homes

The Province of Granada has a rich and fascinating history that’s showcased in various heritage sites throughout the region. Holiday homes are available near places like Catedral de Granada, an ornate Renaissance cathedral with a gold and white interior and a stained-glass-domed chapel, and the Court of the Lions, a Moorish palace of the lions with a famed decorative fountain and water features. You may also enjoy Carrera del Daroo, a historic street with magnificent architecture, and Alcazaba, a medieval fortification with a watchtower for panoramic views. History buffs will love the Carthusian Monastery, a medieval monastery with baroque interiors and vibrant marble features.

Activities

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)
Natural features

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)
How to get there

Transport to and around Granada

The nearest airport is in Granada (GRX-Federico Garcia Lorca), located 28.8 mi (46.3 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Guadix Station, Moreda Station and Iznalloz Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Food & drink 

Regional cuisine in Province of Granada

The cuisine in Granada is a mixture of traditional Arab and Andalusian cuisine. The area’s Arab heritage comes through in the rich, aromatic spices and herbs, as well as the raw ingredients, while the traditional Andalusian recipes are used as the foundation for the culinary character. Some of the most popular regional dishes of the Province of Granada are the Sacromonte omelette, a pot of San Anton, beans with ham, grilled sardines and Andalusian gazpacho with garlic. The Province of Granada also has a popular, sweet dessert made by nuns, soplillos, that is a traditional finish for your meal. Most of the artisan wine in the area comes from Contraviesa, a region of small, family-owned wineries that use traditional techniques and practices to produce the most coveted wines in the area. Take in the local food culture of Granada at one of the restaurants or bars near your holiday rental.

Family friendly

Kid-friendly fun near Province of Granada holiday homes

The Province of Granada has a variety of attractions to suit families and children of all ages. Kid-friendly holiday homes are available near places like Museo Cuevas del Sacromonte, a museum with furniture, pottery and tool exhibits within recreated cave homes, and Park Federico Garcia Lorca, a tranquil park with a museum, playground and lake for children. The Granada Science Park, a science facility with a planetarium, butterfly zoo, interactive museum and viewing tower, and Corral del Carbón, a medieval Moorish building with a former caravanserai, coal warehouse and theatre, are also great for kids.

Good for couples

Romance in Province of Granada holiday lettings

Plenty of romantic locations can be found throughout the Province of Granada for an intimate holiday with your loved one. Holiday homes are available near locations like Sacromonte, a hilltop gypsy quarter with caves and live flamenco shows, and Carrera del Darro, a scenic street with historic sites and intriguing artwork. You may also enjoy Madrasah of Granada, a cultural centre in a historic school that offers guided tours and workshops, and El Bañuelo, the ruin site of 11th-century Arab baths with cavernous vaults and star-shaped skylights.

How many holiday rentals are available around Province of Granada?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,708 holiday lettings around Province of Granada. From 1,620 villas to 1,554 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 are the most popular destinations to visit in Province of Granada?

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

  • Almuñécar: 3,258 holiday homes
  • Salobreña: 991 holiday homes
  • Órgiva: 566 holiday homes
  • La Herradura: 561 holiday homes
  • Calahonda Beach: 1,160 holiday homes

HomeAway.co.uk offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Province of 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 Province of Granada?

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

  • Almuñécar: 3,258 holiday lettings
  • Salobreña: 991 holiday lettings
  • Órgiva: 566 holiday lettings
  • Montefrío: 294 holiday lettings
  • La Zubia: 1,333 holiday lettings

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Province of Granada?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Province of Granada are:

  • Granada Airport (GRX): 1,305 self catering accommodations
  • Malaga Airport (AGP): 9,150 self catering accommodations
  • Almeria Airport (LEI): 650 self catering accommodations

For other airports, 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 in Province of Granada?

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

  • Calahonda Beach: 1,160 holiday rentals
  • Las Americas Park: 1,412 holiday rentals
  • Alhambra: 1,484 holiday rentals
  • Torrenueva Beach: 1,286 holiday rentals
  • Granada Cathedral: 1,488 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Province of Granada listed on HomeAway.co.uk 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.

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