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)
How to get there

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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Barranquilla?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 61 house rentals around Barranquilla. From 35 Condos/Apartments to 17 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Barranquilla is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling 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:

  • Miramar: 15 vacation rentals
  • Riomar: 42 vacation rentals
  • El Rodadero: 131 vacation rentals
  • Comuna 2: 84 vacation rentals
  • Taganga: 17 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, 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 travelling to Barranquilla?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices 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:

  • Barranquilla Zoo: 64 home rentals
  • Barranquilla Botanical Garden: 61 home rentals
  • Centro Comercial Villa Country: 61 home rentals
  • Cultural Complex of the Former Customs: 59 home rentals
  • Venezuela Park: 56 home 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 Condos/Apartments in Barranquilla?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 35 Condos/Apartments in Barranquilla. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Barranquilla include:

  • Houses: 17 lodging choices
  • Studios: 37 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Barranquilla?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 19 vacation homes with pool available in Barranquilla.