Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape of Portbou

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Portbou. This city has something for everyone. Dali Museum and Banyuls-sur-Mer Aquarium 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 Portbou

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Portbou has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Banyuls-sur-Mer Aquarium (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Domaine Berta-Maillol (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Terres des Templiers (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Cave l'Etoile Banyuls (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Vinaigrerie la Guinelle (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Maison Galy (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Portbou

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Portbou is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Roses Beach (11.5 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Cadaques Beach (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Port Bou Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Cap Ras (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Jardin Mediterraneen du Mas de la Serre (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Port de la Selva Beach (7 mi / 11.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Portbou

The nearest airport is in Perpignan (PGF-Perpignan - Rivesaltes Intl.), located 25.7 mi (41.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Gerona (GRO-Costa Brava), which is 41.3 mi (66.4 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Portbou Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Portbou?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 661 holiday lettings around Portbou. From 144 Houses to 57 Villas, 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 Portbou?

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 Portbou:

  • Saint-Cyprien Plage: 658 holiday homes
  • Argelès Plage: 332 holiday homes
  • Roses Town Center: 1,022 holiday homes
  • Almadraba-Canyelles: 486 holiday homes
  • Saint-Jean: 127 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 Portbou?

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

  • Portbou Station: 3,522 holiday lettings
  • Roses Beach: 5,403 holiday lettings
  • Cadaques Beach: 4,956 holiday lettings
  • Perpignan Station: 4,812 holiday lettings
  • Port de la Selva Beach: 4,453 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Portbou 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 Houses in Portbou?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 144 Houses in Portbou. Our other popular types of Portbou holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 57 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 432 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 16 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Portbou?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 247 holiday homes with pool available in Portbou. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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