Discover a selection of 2,000 holiday rentals in Cartagena, 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 private pool and pool. Prices start at £ 63 per night, and villas and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in Cartagena. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Settle into holiday lettings near Cartagena

If you’re looking to spend your holiday trip in a location that’s lively, scenic and historic all at the same time, you might consider travelling to Cartagena, a city and naval station near the Mediterranean coast. Here you’ll find all the amenities of a major city, from large shopping complexes and four-star dining to a lively nightlife and club scene. You’ll also find quiet streetside cafes and vibrant and exciting beaches for water sports, swimming, sand and surf. Holiday lettings here are ideal for family trips and romantic couples trips.

History

Historic locales and sites around Cartagena holiday cottages

There’s a ton of educational, historic and heritage sites to see near holiday homes. The National Museum of Underwater Archaeology is a collection dedicated to shipwrecks, underwater fossils and treasure. The Punic wall of Cartagena is an archaeological museum and multimedia visitor centre with defensive walls dating to circa 300 BCE. The Castillo de la Concepción is a hilltop castle dating to the Middle Ages which contains a history centre and art displays. The Civil War Museum commemorates and chronicles the Spanish civil war.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Cartagena

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Cartagena a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • La Serena Gol (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • La Manga Club (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Punta Calera Spa (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Hacienda del Alamo Golf Club (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Peraleja Golf (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
  • El Valle Golf (18.5 mi / 29.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Cartagena

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Cartagena is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Morena Beach (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Bahía de Portmán (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Los Nietos Beach (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • El Puertecico (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Cala del Reventón (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Cala del Muerto (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Cartagena

The nearest airport is in Murcia (MJV-San Javier), located 13.5 mi (21.8 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Cartagena Station.

How to get around

Travel information in and around Cartagena holiday homes

The nearest airport to Cartagena is at Murcia. From here you can catch any number of transport options to get to your holiday cottages. Bus, train and taxi services are all available. Ridesharing is another popular option. A lot of travellers self-drive a hire car, which is a great option if you intend on taking day trips away from the city. Within the city itself, public transportation is available in the form of a bus network. To explore many of the local options, cycling and walking are also easy ways to travel.

Food & drink

Regional Cartagena food and drink to try near villa rentals

The Murcia area has its own culinary traditions, and the spices and flavours here should be experienced near local villa rentals. Revuelto is a regional dish of scrambled eggs with runner beans, ham, onions and garlic. Zarangollo is somewhere between an omelette and ratatouille with tomatoes, onions, courgettes and eggs. Ensalada Murciana is a salad with tomatoes, cooked red peppers, garlic, onions and aubergine, often service with tuna or cod. Pastel de carne is a local answer to a meat pie, a pastry with meat, egg and tomato inside that can be found throughout Cartagena.

Essential info

Important information about a Cartagena holiday rental

An important thing to know about Cartagena is that it’s a major city, which means there are less safe areas, but overall it’s an exceptionally safe metropolis with no notable warnings or dangers for travellers. It’s a city with a semi-arid, hot climate and average annual temperatures range between 24.9°C highs and 15.9°C lows, with 295mm of precipitation annually. There are attractions to enjoy here both outdoors and indoors, so whether a beach, a museum or fine dining are your goal, you’ll find them available near your holiday rental.

Can I find a vacation rental around Cartagena?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 2,081 vacation rentals near Cartagena. From 459 villas to 1,196 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Cartagena for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Cartagena?

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 Cartagena:

  • Diputación de Rincón de San Ginés: 567 vacation rentals
  • La Azohia: 47 vacation rentals
  • Playa Honda: 102 vacation rentals
  • Los Puertos: 67 vacation rentals
  • Cabo de Palos: 137 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 Cartagena?

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

  • Lighthouse of Cabo de Palos: 1,744 vacation rentals
  • La Manga Club: 1,866 vacation rentals
  • Casino de Cartagena: 2,035 vacation rentals
  • Cartagena (XUF-Cartagena Train Station): 2,057 vacation rentals
  • Museum of Spanish Civil War: 2,031 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cartagena listed on Vrbo UK 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 Cartagena?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 459 Villas in Cartagena. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cartagena include:

  • Flats: 1,196 rentals available
  • Houses: 878 rentals available
  • Cottages: 37 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Cartagena?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,682 vacation rentals with pool available in Cartagena. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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