Destination guide

Sun-drenched days in gorgeous Granada

Located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains, Granada offers visitors easy access to skiing on snow-covered slopes, hiking through protected forests and sun-drenched days spent swimming at the beach. From stately gardens and opulent medieval palaces to twisting streets and traditional cave houses, this dynamic city offers attractions for all, with Granada vacation rentals providing a place to relax after soaking up the sights. With numerous museums on the doorstep, those with an interest in history, science and culture will be in their element.


Discover Granada's fascinating past

From 11th-century Arab baths and flamenco dancing in medieval courtyards to elegant Baroque monasteries and meandering Moorish walks, Granada is steeped in history. A melting pot of cultures, Granada has been home to Romans, Moors, Jews and other groups, and their cultures can be experienced through the buildings and items left behind. There are palaces to explore and ancient roadways to wander, before finding a bustling bar to join locals for delicious tapas. So much to see, Granada vacation rentals place you in the heart of it all.


Sun-soaked summers in Granada

Granada delights visitors with its hot summers, characterized by clear, blue skies. Temperatures here can be high, soaring into the 80s and 90s in July and August, but the heat is dry, meaning humidity isn't a problem. Winters can be wet, but snow is rare here, though temperatures are still cold, especially at night, when single digits are not uncommon. Spring and fall are excellent times to visit, with mild temperatures, fewer crowds and the chance to get a great deal on your rental.

Natural features

Natural appeal in spectacular Granada

Granada sits at the foot of the beautiful Sierra Nevada mountains in southern Spain, just a short trip from the spectacular coastline of the Alboran Sea. It is bordered to the east by the Dehesa del Generalife, a nature reserve covered in Mediterranean species such as holm oaks, pines and Portuguese oaks and a habitat for eagles, hawks, vultures, ibex, wolves and lynx. Granada overlooks rich plains and sits at the confluence of 4 rivers, which contain black bass, pike and trout.


Transportation to and around Granada

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

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

Where to stay around Province of Granada?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,540 vacation rentals near Province of Granada. From 285 Villas to 611 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Province of Granada for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Province of Granada?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Province of Granada. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Almuñécar: 2,830 vacation rentals
  • La Herradura: 493 vacation rentals
  • Sierra Nevada: 306 vacation rentals
  • Salobreña: 868 vacation rentals
  • Albaicín: 502 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Province of Granada! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Province of Granada?

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

  • Almuñécar: 2,830 rentals
  • La Herradura: 493 rentals
  • Sierra Nevada: 306 rentals
  • Salobreña: 868 rentals
  • Órgiva: 485 rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Province of Granada?

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

  • Almunecar Beach: 3,641 rentals
  • Granada (YJG-Granada Train Station): 1,129 rentals
  • Alhambra: 1,137 rentals
  • Plaza Bib-Rambla: 1,142 rentals
  • Cetursa Sierra Nevada Ski Area: 1,379 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Province of Granada listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.