Destination guide

The historic city of Alcala de Henares awaits you

Enjoy the area's history, museums and monuments and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Alcala de Henares. This city's university setting, cafés and theaters draw many visitors. IFEMA - Feria de Madrid and Prado Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Alcala de Henares

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Alcala de Henares a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Parque Europa (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Diversion en la Granja (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Neverland (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Karting Club Los Santos (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Parque Infantil DiverJungla (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Aquopolis (9 mi / 14.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Alcala de Henares

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Alcala de Henares is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • El Retiro Park (17.4 mi / 28 km)
  • El Raso Lagoon (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • El Picon de los Conejos Lagoon (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • El Soto Lagoon (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • El Capricho Park (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Juan Carlos I Park (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Alcala de Henares

The nearest airport is in Madrid (MAD-Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas), located 10.7 mi (17.2 km) from the city center.

If you prefer to travel by train, Alcalá de Henares Station, Alcala de Henares La Garena Station and Alcala de Henares University Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Alcala de Henares?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 85 vacation rentals near Alcala de Henares. From 18 Houses to 59 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 Alcala de Henares for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Alcala de Henares?

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 Alcala de Henares:

  • Centro: 2,124 vacation rentals
  • Malasaña: 1,647 vacation rentals
  • Embajadores: 1,579 vacation rentals
  • Salamanca: 1,032 vacation rentals
  • Plaza Mayor: 1,483 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 Alcala de Henares?

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

  • University of Alcala: 2,916 vacation rentals
  • Alcala de Henares University Station: 631 vacation rentals
  • La Garena Plaza Shopping Center: 3,063 vacation rentals
  • Plaza Cervantes: 2,931 vacation rentals
  • Puerta de Madrid: 3,007 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Alcala de Henares 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 Alcala de Henares?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 18 Houses in Alcala de Henares. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Alcala de Henares include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 59 rentals available
  • Chalets: 3 rentals available
  • Studios: 60 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Alcala de Henares?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 20 vacation rentals with pool available in Alcala de Henares. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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