Discover a selection of 51 holiday rentals in Basque Country, ES that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and private pool. Prices start at £ 82 per night, and villas and cottages are popular options for a stay in Basque Country. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Basque Country
Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Basque Country

The area's museums and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Basque Country. This walkable city is known for its restaurants, shopping and beaches. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Basque Country

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Basque Country a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bodegas Ysios (19.7 mi / 31.7 km)
  • Bodega La Rioja Alta S.A. (20.2 mi / 32.5 km)
  • Bodegas Muga (20.3 mi / 32.6 km)
  • Bodegas Palacio (21 mi / 33.8 km)
  • Villa Lucia Wine Centre (21.2 mi / 34.1 km)
  • Bodegas Ramon Bilbao (21.5 mi / 34.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Basque Country

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Basque Country is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Salburua (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Urkiola Natural Park (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Nacedero Urederra en Baquedano (28.3 mi / 45.5 km)
  • Natural Park of Urbasa and Andia (28.9 mi / 46.5 km)
  • Gorbea Natural Park Interpretation Center (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Izki Natural Park Interpretation Center (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Basque Country

The nearest airport is in Bilbao (BIO), located 33.8 mi (54.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Vitoria (VIT), which is 3.9 mi (6.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Vitoria (VIO-Vitoria-Gasteiz Train Station), Vitoria-Gasteiz Station and Nanclares-Langraiz Station are the main stations in the city. You can get around Basque Country by catching a ride on the metro at Ariz Station, Basauri Metro Station or Etxebarri Station.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in Basque Country?

Nothing's more exciting than hopping in the car and hotfooting it to someplace new. If you're eager to get away and put your feet up for a few days, check out these weekend getaways in Basque Country:

  • Spend your mini break at "Gorosarri Rural House - Apart Marin 2" in Eskoriatza and make use of all its creature comforts. But a weekend away isn't just about taking it easy. Get out and explore some nature hot spots such as Urkiola Natural Park and Leze Cave. Golf and fishing are among the activities you can enjoy in the area too.
  • "Gorosarri Rural House - Apart Bolibar 2" in Eskoriatza is also suited to a fast-paced getaway. Stay in and unwind or get out and try horse riding and hiking and biking. If you want to do some sightseeing around here, Karraspio Txiki and Karraspio hondartza should be on your list.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Basque Country?

You'll find plenty of studio apartments in Basque Country. While they obviously don't have the space of a mansion, they sure do pack a punch when it comes to convenience, character and location. Here are a couple of sought-after options:

  • "Gorosarri Rural House - Apart Apotza 2" in Eskoriatza puts you near some of the area's well-known cultural sights, including Palace of Ajuria Enea and Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. Nearby ecotour services and towels are a couple of handy amenities here.
  • Alternatively, book a stay at "Gorosarri Rural House - Apart Marin 2" which comes with nearby ecotour services, nearby birdwatching activities and more. Located in Eskoriatza, sights like Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art and Chavarri Palace will appeal to your inner culture vulture.

Can I find short term rentals in Basque Country?

Basque Country has short-term rentals that come in all styles and budgets. Spend your mini break in a cheap cabin, a luxurious villa or whatever else tickles your fancy. Here are a couple of popular options to consider:

  • Base yourself close to the centre of Eskoriatza and spend your days visiting all the top sights from "Gorosarri Rural House - Apart Marin 2". Along with its good location, this escape has everything you need to make your holiday comfortable and relaxed.
  • Another excellent option is "Gorosarri Rural House - Apart Bolibar 2" in Eskoriatza. Whether you're on a quick stopover or making the most of a long weekend, this property will make you feel right at home.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Basque Country?

A romantic weekend getaway in Basque Country is a surefire way to rekindle your passion. Light some pretty candles, take your honey by the hand and let the sparks fly at one of these properties:

  • Enjoy a laid-back couple's getaway at "Gorosarri Rural House - Apart Apotza 2". This Eskoriatza retreat is made for romance, offering amenities like beauty services and a swimming pool to help set the mood.
  • Alternatively, spend a few days popping Champagne and canoodling at "Gorosarri Rural House - Apart Marin 2". Beauty services and a dining table add to the idyllic ambiance of this property in Eskoriatza.

What's the best place to stay if you're looking to rent a house for a weekend in Basque Country?

Make your way to Bilbao for a salt-washed, sun-soaked break. This laid-back spot in Basque Country is where you'll find Sopelana Beach — and plenty of houses you can book for two or so days of seaside R&R. From its yellow sand to its views of sunsets, this top beach will make your weekend break an extra special one.

What are the best large group holiday rentals in Basque Country?

If you're planning to take a memorable trip away, don't travel alone; take the whole gang. You'll have a lot more fun sharing your experiences with the ones you love. These holiday rentals in Basque Country are ideal for large groups:

  • "Rural Apartment Arrieta Haundi For 12 People": This popular rental is an excellent option for larger groups that are visiting Zegama. It has 6 bedrooms and many great amenities, including a fireplace and a garden.
  • "Arriola Txiki Casa Grande": This holiday rental in Deba has 5 bedrooms, so don't worry about leaving anyone off your invite list. A garden and mountain views are among its many highlights.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Basque Country?

Get set to take your pick and hop right in. Here are a couple of popular house rentals in Basque Country where life is better beside the pool:

  • Book a stay at "Gorosarri Rural House - Apart Marin 2", where the first thing on your itinerary should be taking a dip in the pool. This retreat is located in Eskoriatza and comes with a range of family-friendly amenities, including a stereo and books.
  • Hop out of bed and enjoy a refreshing dip at "Mendiola Studio 2/4 Pax In Gorosarri Rural House" in Eskoriatza. A separate dining area and childrens activities are other amenities on offer here.

What are the best large family holiday rentals in Basque Country?

We have large family holiday rentals big enough to fit distant relations — yes, even that strange second cousin of yours! Whatever type of property you need, you'll find one that suits on Vrbo. Here are some of our favourites in Basque Country:

  • Located in Zegama, "Rural Apartment Arrieta Haundi For 12 People" has 6 bedrooms and can fit up to 12 guests. Family-friendly amenities at this retreat include a DVD player and a fridge.
  • Another wonderful option is "Bidegain - Basque Stay". Located in Elgoibar, this excellent escape has 4 bedrooms and lots of great amenities including a balcony and a TV. It can fit up to 8 people.

If you're looking for family-friendly attractions in Basque Country, there's plenty to keep you busy. Donostia-San Sebastian Aquarium, Miramar Palace and Maria Cristina Bridge promise fun for adults and kids alike.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in Basque Country?

Perfect relaxation for grown-ups and a great way for kids to expend all their energy, an indoor pool will be a seriously cool add-on to your holiday. If you're looking for someplace spacious where you and your group can enjoy a splash around, check out these gorgeous large houses in Basque Country:

  • Offering 4 bedrooms that can fit up to 8 guests, "4 Rooms Renewed Flat In Zarauz" in Zarautz is the perfect spot to spend time with loved ones. As well as a private indoor pool, it comes with a swimming pool and a firepit.
  • Get set for lots of socializing and relaxing by the indoor pool at "Rural House Urkulu Landetxea" in Aretxabaleta. With 6 bedrooms, up to 18 family members or friends can come along for the ride at this stunning escape. It's full of features to keep a large group entertained, including a swimming pool and a garden.

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