Discover a selection of 3,500 vacation rentals in Barcelona, ES that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and air conditioning. Prices start at $89 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Barcelona. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Experience Barcelona in vacation home rentals

Known for its arts, architecture, and latenight dining scene, Catalonia's capital city of Barcelona sprawls along the coast of Balearic Sea. Spend your time exploring the quirky world of Antoni Gaudi, or sipping cava on one of the city's many sandy beaches. Enjoy tapas and flamenco late into the evening... or early into the morning, depending on your perspective! Finding the perfect Barcelona vacation rental for your travel crew's afternoon siestas will be the easiest decision you'll ever make, with plenty of ideal options located throughout the city and along the coast.

History

History and culture near Barcelona vacation homes

Barcelona boasts many historic sites to explore during your stay. Vacation rentals are available near places like Montjuïc, a historic site on a hill with a cable car, harbor views, and a park with a castle and museums, and the Picasso Museum, a medieval mansion with an extensive collection of the Spanish cubist’s works. You can also visit the Columbus Monument, a towering seafront monument with a statue of the explorer.

Things to do

Attractions near your Barcelona summer rental

It's entirely possible to arrive in Barcelona and spend every second inside a world-class museum without getting bored. Casa Mila, also known as La Pedrera, is one of Antoni Gaudi's most famous buildings, and pairs best with his whimsical Park Guell and stunning Sagrada Familia. Art lovers looking to explore more than just Gaudi can find solace in the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, which houses an extensive collection of Catalan art. If the kids are getting antsy by the fifth museum, promise them a trip to Aquarium Barcelona or the Barcelona Zoo.

Activities

Things to do near Barcelona vacation homes

So much of Barcelona is best experienced firsthand, so dive right into the city's sights and smells. Take a cooking class to fully experience Catalan cuisine, spend the day shopping along Las Ramblas, and find a flamenco performance to take you late into the evening. Barcelona is known for its street festivals, which are a huge hit for all ages, and can feel like they spring up almost spontaneously. And if the noise of the city all feels a bit too much, escape to the beach for some sun, sand, and an outdoor siesta.

Weather

Local weather for your trip to Barcelona vacation homes

In both spring and fall, Barcelona's days are warm and breezy, with nights that are comfortable and cool. This makes April through June and September through early November particularly inviting times to visit—especially if you're in favor of avoiding peak season crowds and prices. Although winters are relatively mild in Barcelona, they can still be a bit damp, making it difficult to get the best out of the city. For the best beach weather, June through early September is most definitely the ideal time to book your Barcelona vacation rental.

Natural features

Where a day can start at sea level and end in the mountains

Situated on the northeast coast of the Iberian peninsula, Barcelona serves as the capital of Catalonia and Spain's main Mediterranean port. With a coast full of warm, sandy beaches, the city offers the perfect way to spend the day by the sea and the evenings in the city. Further inland, the city is bordered by the Serra de Collserola mountain range, whose highest point is Mount Tibidabo. This creates a unique conundrum: do you pick a Barcelona vacation rental in the mountains, in the city, or by the sea?

How to get there

Traveling to and around Barcelona

Fly into Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN), the closest airport, located 7.6 mi (12.2 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, Plaça de Catalunya Station, Barcelona Paseo de Gracia Station and Barcelona (YJD-Barcelona-France Train Station) are the main stations that serve the city. It's easy to get around Barcelona by jumping on the metro at Jaume I Station, Placa Catalunya Station or Liceu Station.

Good for couples

Romantic vacation rentals in Barcelona

Couples looking for romance can enjoy an array of memorable experiences in Barcelona. Vacation homes can be found near places like Poble Espanyol, a Spanish regional architecture museum with unique exhibits in an open space, and Tibidabo, a mountain peak with a grand cathedral and Ferris wheel. You'll also like Laberint d'Horta Park, a neoclassical park with a cypress tree maze, a terraced pavilion, water features, and a picnic area.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Barcelona?

Whether you're looking for a cozy escape for you and your boo or a sprawling house to fit friends and family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Barcelona. Here are a couple to get you thinking:

  • "Enjoy Barcelona From Our Central" is a guest favorite. Around 1 mile from Barcelona, it has 2 bedrooms and lots of useful amenities, including WiFi and a TV.
  • "Large Luxury Home, Stunning Views" also promises an awesome stay, offering 3 bedrooms, a dining table, a theme park and more. It's around 50 miles from Barcelona.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Barcelona vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Barcelona?

There's nothing quite like a short trip away to recharge your batteries. If you're ready for some good old-fashioned R&R, these weekend getaways in and near Barcelona make an excellent base for a mini break:

  • Located around 2 miles to the northeast of Barcelona, "Amazing Boutique Apartment. High Standard Design Very Centraly Located" has everything you need for a quick weekend escape, including coffee and tea making facilities and high-speed internet services. When it's time to explore, there are plenty of outdoor attractions to see like Bunker del Carmel and San Sebastian Beach.
  • Another great option is "Central And Sunny Apartment Near Passeig De Gracia Ii", around 1 mile north of Barcelona. When you're not relaxing in your rental taking advantage of an ice maker and WiFi, check out Carrer Montcada and Masnou Beach.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Barcelona?

Studio apartments set a high bar when it comes to convenience, character and location. Check out these studio apartments for rent in or near Barcelona and get a taste of the local vibe and energy:

  • Explore the world around you from the comfort of "City Center - On Paseo De Gracia With Private Terrace". This vacation rental is a popular base for seeing the sights and features amenities including towels and a hair dryer.
  • "Feel The Local Atmosphere At The Very Centre" is another attractive choice. Get cozy and take advantage of WiFi, winery tours and more.

With the money you save on your studio apartment, you'll be able to explore even more of Barcelona. Cultural attractions like El Teatre - Auditori Sant Cugat and Principal Theater will help you get a better feel for the character of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Barcelona?

Sure can. Vrbo's short-term rentals in Barcelona provide a great alternative to a humdrum hotel room. Offering many comforts of home, you'll easily be able to slip right into vacation mode the second you arrive. Try these amazing rentals on for size:

  • Stay a few nights at "Central And Sunny Apartment Near Passeig De Gracia Ii" in central Barcelona. Here, you'll enjoy easy access to top attractions like Igualada Leather Museum.
  • Or maybe "Offers In July And Augustnext To Magic Fountain" is better suited. Visit nearby sights like Igualada Muleteer's Museum during the daytime and then kick back in your comfy digs at night.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Barcelona?

Whether spent in a rustic cabin or a luxury condo, a romantic weekend getaway is an excellent way to spice up your love life. Whisk your other half away for a few days at one of these popular escapes in or near Barcelona:

  • Sneak off on Friday for a few passion-filled nights at "Enjoy Barcelona From Our Central". Located around 1 mile from Barcelona, this place comes with plenty of nice touches, like massage services and beauty services.
  • Another place where you can spend a few glorious days together is "Open Views Over The City". Around 1 mile from Barcelona, shopping facilities and a balcony add to the ambiance here.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Barcelona?

You'll find some awesome mansions for rent in and around Barcelona. If you're after somewhere spacious with a serious dose of wow factor, these architectural stunners will be right up your alley:

  • Located around 20 miles to the northeast of Barcelona, "Stately Mansion, 13 Rooms, Huge Gardens" is the ideal place to put your feet up in the lap of luxury. Nice touches here include golf and concierge services.
  • Alternatively, score Brownie points with your crew and stay a while at "Seaside Mansion In A 10ac Estate". It's located around 20 miles to the northeast of Barcelona and comes with a firepit, massage services and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Barcelona?

Big groups mean big fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll easily fit your whole gang. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around Barcelona and spend time with your favorite people under the same roof:

  • Providing privacy, space and comfort, you'll get your guests' seal of approval at "Beautiful Villa, 6 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms". Up to 14 people can stay at this escape which has 6 bedrooms, a kitchen and a garden. You'll find it around 20 miles to the southwest of Barcelona.
  • Nothing is more important than being together with loved ones, and "Ramblas Port, Up To 18" makes it easy to do that. Located around 0.1 miles to the northeast of Barcelona, as many as 12 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 6 bedrooms. A water park and a kitchen are among the numerous amenities here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Barcelona?

Nothing screams fun and frivolity like a pool does. Dig out your inflatable flamingo and check out these houses in or near Barcelona that feature this vacation perk:

  • Pack your swimming gear and book a few days at "Art House City Centre Universitat". There are also lots of other great amenities here, including a fridge and a toaster.
  • Otherwise, spend your break at "Art House Viladomat Apartment". As well as its inviting pool, you'll also have use of a fridge and a toaster.

Not sure how to pack for your Barcelona escape? This leading destination has a mediterranean climate. In summer, expect average temperatures of between 70 ºF and 80 ºF. Scroll through our range of Barcelona vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more inspiration on where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Barcelona?

You'll always have more fun sharing precious moments with the ones that are closest to your heart. Whether you're organizing a family catch-up or taking time out with friends, we'll have a large vacation rental to suit your style. These are two of our best in and around Barcelona:

  • About 2 miles to the northeast of Barcelona, "Amazing Boutique Apartment. High Standard Design Very Centraly Located" has 3 bedrooms and sleeps up to 8 guests. It comes with a host of amenities, including a nearby laundromat and on-site watersports.
  • Another top choice is "Offers In July And Augustnext To Magic Fountain". This large rental is 1 mile southwest of Barcelona and comes with books, childrens activities and more. With 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 7 people, you won't need to leave anyone off your guest list.

If you'd love to sightsee, there are loads of family-friendly attractions close by to add to your itinerary. Catalunya en Miniatura, Carrer de Montcada and Aqualeon Water Park are good places to start.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Barcelona?

Go for a dip anytime you please when you choose one of our large rental houses with an indoor pool. Grab your swimsuit and check out these getaways in or near Barcelona that feature this premium perk:

  • With 3 bedrooms that can fit up to 7 guests, "Amazing 3 Bedroom Apartment With Indoor Pool" is the perfect place to take a break with close friends. Take advantage of this property's host of amenities, such as a garden and a swimming pool.
  • In addition to its indoor pool, "Country House El Munt For 19 People" features a garden and a kitchen. It has 9 bedrooms that can cater for up to 19 people, so you can bring all your buddies along.

Chasing more options? Find the perfect pad among these the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to find the Barcelona vacation rental that's perfect for you.

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