Destination guide

Elevate your vacation by rock-climbing around Reus

About 7 miles from Spain's northern Mediterranean coast, this dynamic, medium-size city is known for its wine production, rock-climbing spots, and cool Catalonian architecture. Reus was settled in the 12th century and you'll feel and see its history as you wander the quaint, cobblestone streets. Reus vacation rentals are also a great way to see the famed Catalan Modernist art movement in action in the area's buildings and decorative arts. The nearby Prades mountains, where you can go bouldering, climbing, and hiking, will definitely elevate your experience too.

Things to do

Reus has it all, from Roman ruins to raging rides

If you're traveling with kids, they'll have a blast in Reus. There are at least 3 nearby theme parks, including PortAventura Theme Park, Ferrari Land, and Aquopolis Costa Dorada. Parc Sama botanical garden is worth a sniff and a few snapshots. Feed your artistic side when you see the Gaudi Center museum, dedicated to the famous Catalan Modernist architect of the same name who was born in Reus. You can head to Tarragona and stop by the Amfiteatre, a 2nd-century Roman gladiator arena overlooking the sea. You can also explore the underground ruins of Cric Roma, a chariot-racing track and tower from the 1st century.


Get your belay on in the beautiful Prades mountains

The nearby Prades mountains is world-famous for climbing, but Reus is not just for climbers. It has a few festivals that take its already lively atmosphere up a few notches. If you love a good party, you'll find many during Carnival or Mardi Gras in February. In June, the Sant Pere festival is a weeklong smorgasbord of concerts, shows, and celebrations. Don't leave without hitting the beach on the nearby coast, and while you're at it, take a vineyard tour or at least visit 1 of the area's many wineries. And you've got your pick of the garden with all the delicious Catalonian restaurants.


Where the weather and people are always warm and welcoming

As far as weather goes, this is as good as it gets for sightseeing, beaches, and outdoor activities. Reus has a mild Mediterranean climate, which means long, hot summer days in the 80s, and mellow winters in the 50s and 40s. Rain is likely from April to May and September to November, but you're not going to get drenched. With Reus vacation rentals, you can expect dry and sunny weather most of the time. Visitor numbers amp up during the summer, and in late winter for the Carnival festivities.

Natural features

You get the most bang for your buck with this varied scenery

With Reus vacation rentals, you get the best of all landscapes—pastoral rural wildlife areas, bustling urban neighborhoods, and the scenic Mediterranean coastline. Beautiful nature preserves and mountains surround Reus's metropolitan area, and 9 miles away is Tarragona coast. The province of Tarragona itself is hilly, and peppered with historic sites (remember, this area was settled in the 12th century), rivers, woodlands, sandy beaches, and low-elevation ranges like the Prades mountains. You're likely to spot white herons, glossy ibis, lynx, boars, and wolves—oh, and probably about a thousand types of ducks.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Reus

Fly into Reus (REU), the closest airport, located 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Barcelona (BCN-Barcelona Intl.), which is 51.3 mi (82.6 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Reus Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Reus?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,794 vacation rentals near Reus. From 160 Villas to 332 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Reus for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Reus (EER-Reus Train Station): 4,101 vacation rentals
  • Casa Navas: 4,110 vacation rentals
  • Bofarull Palace: 4,111 vacation rentals
  • Gaudi Centre Reus: 4,111 vacation rentals
  • Salvador Vilaseca Museum: 4,119 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Reus 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 Villas in Reus?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 160 Villas in Reus. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Reus include:

  • Houses: 332 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 2,179 rentals available
  • Cottages: 70 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Reus?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,742 vacation rentals with pool available in Reus. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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