Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Barranquilla

The area's live music and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Barranquilla. Renowned for its shopping, restaurants and bars, this city welcomes all visitors. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Barranquilla

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Barranquilla has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Casa de Carnaval (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Barranquilla Zoo (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Barranquilla

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Barranquilla is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Barranquilla Botanical Garden (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Venezuela Park (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Lake Del Cisne Lookout Park (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Cano Dulce Beach (27.1 mi / 43.6 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Barranquilla

Fly into Barranquilla (BAQ-Ernesto Cortissoz Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.6 mi (12.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Santa Marta (SMR-Simon Bolivar), which is 33.1 mi (53.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Barranquilla?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 68 vacation rentals near Barranquilla. From 23 Houses to 39 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Barranquilla for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Barranquilla?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Barranquilla:

  • Barrio Centro: 60 vacation rentals
  • Bavaria: 28 vacation rentals
  • Miramar: 17 vacation rentals
  • Norte: 51 vacation rentals
  • Barrio Miraflores: 35 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Barranquilla?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Barranquilla. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Buenavista Commercial Center: 55 vacation rentals
  • MetroCentro: 55 vacation rentals
  • Venezuela Park: 55 vacation rentals
  • Barranquilla Botanical Garden: 54 vacation rentals
  • Romantic Museum: 53 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Barranquilla listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Barranquilla?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 23 Houses in Barranquilla. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Barranquilla include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 39 rentals available
  • Studios: 40 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Barranquilla?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 31 vacation rentals with pool available in Barranquilla. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.