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Few other places in the world possess so much vibrancy and beauty as Barcelona. The capital of the Catalonia region is one of Europe’s most dynamic cities that constantly surprises with architecture, food and nightlife. It’s a pumping heart of Spain that combines both historic charms and future-oriented modernity. A city of Gaudi’s genius, Barcelona is as whimsical and interesting as the architecture of its most famous attraction, the gargantuan unfinished Sagrada Família Cathedral. Apart from that, Barcelona province has a stunning Mediterranean riviera, scenic mountains and picturesque old villages. And you can make the most of it all by staying in one of Barcelona’s villas.
Thankfully, there is a rich choice of options and we would like to share the best properties with you.
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A rare find among Barcelona vacation rentals, this property will give you tranquility and privacy of the countryside while staying next to the metro station and all the advantages of a big city. This charming townhouse provides all you need for a hassle-free city stay including a quiet private garden, a swimming pool and a spacious patio. Inside you’ll find bright modern rooms, a large fully equipped kitchen and a living room with a piano. The property is strategically located for visiting everything the Catalan capital is famous for. Be sure to go to the Tibidabo hill that has spectacular views over the whole city. While there, marvel at the intricate Sagrat Cor church with a Jesus statue on top and have some fun at Tibidabo Amusement Park dating back to 1905.
How about staying in a centuries-old Baroque mansion of the Catalan aristocrats? If that is something that excites you, Can Casadellà in Premià de Dalt village just outside Barcelona is offering such an opportunity. A truly regal vacation rental, it boasts a whopping number of 9 bedrooms perfect for accommodating groups of people and serving as a fantastic historic backdrop for your birthday celebrations, special family events or weddings. There is a marvelous planned garden at your service, a swimming pool and superb views of the Mediterranean sea to complement the elegant atmosphere. The interiors of the villa are as chic as you can expect from an aristocratic dwelling albeit with a modern touch. Guests love the location with proximity to both Barcelona and the beaches as well as the cleanliness and a helpful host.
Would you like to stay right at the beach while being next to Barcelona’s city life? This amazing villa in Castelldefels is exactly what you’re looking for. With a sandy Mediterranean coast literally at your doorstep, the beach house offers an exclusive holiday next to Barcelona. Great for large groups, it can welcome up to 10 guests. There is a private pool for your self-indulgent time as well as a big terrace ideal for long conversations with a sea view. Access to the city is very easy, you can hop on a suburban train that takes you to Barcelona’s famous Eixample neighborhood packed with Art Nouveau buildings and high-end restaurants.
Ideal for a green retreat, this villa near Barcelona gives you a chance to slow down the pace and embrace the charming Catalonian countryside. Located in Cabrils, among the most established residential towns in Spain, this property has a top location for those who are keen on exploring Barcelona and its environs by car. Wake up to the stunning view of the Mediterranean sea best enjoyed from your private garden terrace. Inside, there’s a fully equipped kitchen, pastel-colored rooms and lots of charming interior details. You have a lot of pastime options like soaking up the sun on one of the numerous beaches of the Barcelona riviera, exploring the traditional villages or visiting the lively city of Badalona, just north of Barcelona.
Barcelona is not only a city destination, it is also a great seaside getaway with a fantastic riviera of interconnected small towns. This villa is located in one of them, the picturesque Vilassar de Mar offering a tranquil vibe while being right next to lively Barcelona. The property is a two-story house that has a minimalist modern interior and is equipped with everything you need for a hassle-free stay. It can accommodate up to six guests and features air conditioning in all rooms. One of the best parts, though, is a cozy rooftop terrace with a sea view, an ideal place to give in to the leisure vibe. Visit local restaurants and try such superstars of Catalan cuisine as esqueixada (a salad of shredded salted cod with Mediterranean vegetables) and escudella (a traditional stew made of meats, vegetables and sausages).
Situated in the footsteps of the magnificent Sant Llorenç del Munt i l’Obac National Park famous for its rocky mountains, this large villa would be great for a peaceful retreat between Barcelona and Girona. There are six bedrooms and plenty of room for 10 people. You will have a picturesque garden with orange trees all to yourself as well as a big swimming pool with sunbeds. The interiors of the villa bear a classy rustic charm with wooden elements and authentic furniture. It would be an ideal base for exploring Barcelona environs such as Sabadell, a quaint city nicknamed “Catalan Manchester” for its wool production, Caldes de Montbui, famous for its ancient Roman history, and Sant Llorenç del Munt peak offering wonderful vistas of the national park.
Located in Tiana, one of Barcelona’s greenest suburbs famous for its cava wine production, this villa is an oasis of tranquility just a 15-minute drive from the city center. A swimming pool and a charming terrace in the private garden add to the allure. The house boasts three spacious bedrooms and can accommodate up to eight guests. It has a fully equipped kitchen, a living room and a fireplace to keep you warm and cozy. Visitors loved the peaceful setting, the patio area with a grill and the relaxing atmosphere of the property.
Relax after a long day of sightseeing at this great villa near Barcelona. Set in the quiet town of Pallejá and boasting spectacular views of the surroundings, Bellavista is an amazing pick for a home while you’re in the Catalonian capital. It has bright, modern designs with functional furniture, free Wi-Fi and a kitchen. You will also have a spacious patio for enjoying the vistas and marveling at sunsets with a glass of wine. Guests love the location of the property and noted the excellent communication with the host. The property is situated en route to one of the most scenic places in all of Spain, the glorious Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey set among the stunning rocky peaks of the Montserrat mountain range near Barcelona.
One of the best luxury villas near Barcelona, the Design House enjoys a truly exclusive location with views over the mountainous Catalan countryside. You will be getting privacy and tranquility with the highest level of amenities and a premium interior design. Also, what can be better than having your own private swimming pool with a jacuzzi and hydromassage while you’re on a Barcelona holiday? Apart from that, the house features a big terrace fit for classy cocktail parties, four bedrooms and parking for three cars. All the rooms have larger-than-life mountain vistas. This luxurious property would be ideal for those looking for a high-end holiday rental near Barcelona.
Mas Vives is a type of family estate that is traditional for Catalonia and has been a staple of local life for centuries. It gives you a chance to experience the authentic stay in a masia with a luxurious touch. This stunning property is a renovated 15th-century house that is located in Cabrils, just a short suburban train ride from Barcelona city center. As you wander around the property you notice the careful coexistence of history and modernity in its fine design. This large stone villa successfully reinterprets the rich heritage of the past giving you a high-end comfort and coziness. There is also a swimming pool in the lush garden and plenty of outdoor space to enjoy this refreshing oasis of tranquility next to Barcelona. Vilassar de Mar with its sandy beaches is easily accessible and the Catalan restaurants of Cabrils will give you a chance to have a culinary revelation.