Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape of Portbou

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Portbou. This city has something for everyone. Dali Museum and Banyuls-sur-Mer Aquarium are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Portbou

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Portbou has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Banyuls-sur-Mer Aquarium (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Domaine Berta-Maillol (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Terres des Templiers (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Cave l'Etoile Banyuls (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Vinaigrerie la Guinelle (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Maison Galy (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Portbou

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Portbou is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Roses Beach (11.5 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Cadaques Beach (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Port Bou Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Cap Ras (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Jardin Mediterraneen du Mas de la Serre (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Port de la Selva Beach (7 mi / 11.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Portbou

The nearest airport is in Perpignan (PGF-Perpignan - Rivesaltes Intl.), located 25.7 mi (41.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Gerona (GRO-Costa Brava), which is 41.3 mi (66.4 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Portbou Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Portbou?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 656 holiday rentals around Portbou. From 144 Houses to 57 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Portbou is on Stayz.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Portbou:

  • Saint-Cyprien Plage: 661 holiday homes
  • La Gare: 107 holiday homes
  • Roses Town Center: 1,021 holiday homes
  • Bas-Vernet: 111 holiday homes
  • Moulin à Vent: 44 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Portbou?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Portbou. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Punta del Pi: 3,640 holiday rentals
  • Portbou Station: 3,897 holiday rentals
  • Roses Beach: 5,529 holiday rentals
  • Perpignan Cathedral: 4,879 holiday rentals
  • Banyuls-sur-Mer Aquarium: 3,436 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Portbou listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Portbou?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 144 Houses in Portbou. Our other popular types of Portbou holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 57 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 427 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 16 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Portbou?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 246 holiday homes with pool available in Portbou. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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