Destination guide

The historic city of El Escorial awaits you

The area's monuments and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in El Escorial. This city has something for everyone. Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial and Royal Palace of El Pardo are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in El Escorial

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes El Escorial a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Real Club de Golf La Herreria (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Forestal Park Madrid-Guadarrama (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Nuevo Club de Golf de Madrid (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Aquopolis (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Golf Center Majadahonda (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • La Dehesa Golf Club (11 mi / 17.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of El Escorial

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, El Escorial is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Prince's House (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Friars' Garden (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Parque de Paris (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Parque Recreativo Las Berceas (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • San Juan Reservoir (19 mi / 30.6 km)
  • Penalara Natural Park (20.7 mi / 33.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around El Escorial

Fly into Madrid (MAD-Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas), the closest airport, located 28.8 mi (46.3 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to El Escorial Station or El Escorial Las Zorreras Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay around El Escorial?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 163 vacation rentals near El Escorial. From 35 Houses to 35 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 El Escorial for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Prince's House: 270 vacation rentals
  • El Escorial Station: 270 vacation rentals
  • Church of San Bernabe: 264 vacation rentals
  • El Escorial Las Zorreras Station: 252 vacation rentals
  • Club De Golf Los Angeles De San Rafael: 289 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around El Escorial 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 El Escorial?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 35 Houses in El Escorial. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in El Escorial include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 35 rentals available
  • Villas: 5 rentals available
  • Cabins: 67 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in El Escorial?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 88 vacation rentals with pool available in El Escorial. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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