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 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 887 holiday rentals around Portbou. From 568 flats & apartments to 162 holiday houses, 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:

  • Argelès Plage: 428 holiday homes
  • Les Platanes: 114 holiday homes
  • Saint-Martin: 116 holiday homes
  • Almadraba-Canyelles: 651 holiday homes
  • Les Coves: 82 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:

  • Portbou Station: 4,470 holiday rentals
  • Roses Beach: 6,872 holiday rentals
  • Perpignan Cathedral: 5,332 holiday rentals
  • Platja de Can Sopa: 8,520 holiday rentals
  • Sant Ferran Castle: 6,045 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 Condos/Apartments in Portbou?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 568 Condos/Apartments in Portbou. Our other popular types of Portbou holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 162 holiday houses
  • Villas: 132 holiday houses
  • Studios: 571 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 348 holiday homes with pool available in Portbou. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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