The cobblestoned streets, hidden bars, intimate jazz clubs and Flamenco clubs add to the city’s old-world feel. It’s two greatest tourist attractions are the Alhambra and Generalife gardens.
Airbnb offers some of the best accommodation options in Granada. From budget-friendly apartments to luxury villas, this list of Granada’s Airbnbs will not disappoint. Whether you’ll be spending a night here or a month!
Quicklinks – Top Airbnbs in Granada, Spain
Here are five Airbnb options for those who know what type of place & experience they’re looking for.
Most romantic Airbnb in Granada: Junior Suite with Bathtub, Terrace & amazing views
Best budget option for solo travellers: Peaceful & beautiful room in the centre
Best Granada Airbnb for families: Lovely duplex in the centre of Granada
Most unique Airbnb in Granada: Cave of the little king, Sacromonte
Best luxury Airbnb in Granada: 2.5 Million Villa. Private pool over Alhambra
12 of the Best Airbnbs in Granada
Whether you’re looking for an Airbnb in a certain neighbourhood, have a specific budget or are wanting something special, one of these 12 apartments, suites and villas are bound to be the perfect fit.
1. Junior Suite with Bathtub, Terrace & amazing views
Best suited to: Couples looking for a lavish, intimate getaway spot
Biggest draw: Rustic, open plan layout & private terrace
This suite is the perfect spot for couples looking for a romantic getaway. The open-plan layout, rustic interior and beautiful furnishings all add to this Airbnb’s intimate feel.
Watch the sky change colours as the sun sets while soaking in the bathtub, relaxing after a busy day out. You can spend your mornings on the terrace, sipping coffee and taking in the views of Alhambra.
This romantic spot is situated in the heart of Albaicin, the oldest neighbourhood in Granada. Spend your days walking these cobblestone streets, admiring the Moorish architecture. This area is also bustling with activity. When out on a walk, you’re bound to come across one of Albaicin’s many markets, hidden squares and live music performances.
Pop into Bar Aliator, known for its incorporation of snails into most of its dishes.
2. Peaceful & beautiful room in the center
Best suited to: Solo travellers
Neighbourhood: Realejo – San Matias
Biggest draw: Well-priced cosy room
This cute, cosy room is perfect for someone travelling on their own. It may be on the smaller side, but it has a comfortable bed, homely decor and a lovely host. The apartment is very peaceful, so you’ll definitely get to enjoy some quality time to yourself.
This Granada Airbnb is an incredibly well-priced option. This bang-for-your-buck means you’ll get to have even more fun exploring the town.
The private room is very close to the city centre, so most of the attractions of Granada are within walking distance. There are three lovely parks within close proximity, and a 10-minute walk will take you to the Cathedral de Granada.
3. Lovely duplex in the centre of Granada
Best suited to: Families or groups of friends (4-5 max)
Biggest draw: A super host who goes the extra mile
This Granada Airbnb will feel like a home away from home. It’s situated on the ground floor, so there’ll be no hassles for parents with a baby and stroller.
It has all the amenities you’ll need: WiFi, a TV, a fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities and air conditioning for the summer. The host is incredibly friendly and goes the extra mile to ensure you have a wonderful experience.
Just three blocks away is the Plaza Del Humilladero, a lovely park stretched along the Genil canal and a great spot for the kids to play. There are also many cafes and restaurants dotted along the park’s border.
A 12-minute walk will have you and your family standing outside the Parque de las Ciencias Granada (Science Park and Museum). This is a great activity for the kids where they can have an interactive session while learning about science.
4. Cave of the little king, Sacromonte
Best suited to: Couples or a family of 3
Biggest draw: Sleeping in a natural cave
Live like a gipsy and spend a night (or a few) sleeping in a natural cave that’s been converted into a home. While it may not seem like much from the outside, the interior of this cave has a rustic charm to it.
Outside the front of the Airbnb is a lovely little terrace for guests to relax and enjoy a coffee or watch people walk by.
There are several Flamenco tablaos dotted in and around Sacromonte. At night, these bars and clubs come alive with musicians and dancers performing the Flamenco.
5. A 2.5 Million Villa.Private pool over Alhambra
Best suited to: Group of friends or family gathering (11 people max)
Biggest draw: Panoramic views & an incredible sunset spot
This Villa has a million-dollar view! The Alhambra sits almost inline with the terrace and one can also see sweeping views of the town to the right. This is the perfect spot to sit back and enjoy a Spanish sunset.
The spacious Villa has both old-world charm and a touch of contemporariness. It also has a big swimming pool and well-kept garden – a perfect feature for families with children!
A 5-6 minute walk will take you to the viewpoint, Mirador de San Nicholás, and the Church of San Nicolás. This Gothic-style church was built in 1525 on top of one of the many mosques torn down after Granada was conquered by the Catholic royals, Isabel and Ferdinand, in the late 1400s.
6. My Dream Suite
Best suited to: Family or group of 4
Neighbourhood: Central Granada
Biggest draw: Contemporary decor
This sleek and contemporary apartment is located in the heart of Granada. The neutral colour scheme and bright, airy rooms will make you feel like you’re in one of the best hotel suites.
Step out onto the terrace where you can appreciate the architecture of the Granada Cathedral. There is an amazing Bohemia Jazz Club within walking distance of the apartment (500m).
7. THE LOVERS CAVE
Best suited to: Couples looking for an intimate space
Biggest draw: A unique shower and private patio
This once-upon-a-time wine cellar entices you to enjoy its thoughtfully curated space. From the exposed brickwork to hand-crafted furnishings, time and effort have been put into every detail.
In an alcove behind an original, wrought iron gate, one can find the gorgeous shower. A large window in the lounge allows ample light to filter in. A wooden door opens up onto a private patio where you can lounge in the sunshine and listen to the hum of activity on the other side of the wall.
This Airbnb is situated within Albaycin, a neighbourhood that’s been declared a World Heritage Site. The Lover’s Den is just 5 minutes away from El Bañuelo, one of the few Arabic Baths that wasn’t destroyed after the Catholic monarchs took control of Granada.
8. Studio near Sierra Nevada
Best suited to: Couples / two friends or solo travellers who want to get out of the hustle and bustle
Neighbourhood: Just past Monachil
Biggest draw: Tranquility and natural surroundings
Just 12km outside of Granada, this tranquil spot is a prime spot for nature lovers. The small studio has all the essentials and has a lovely pool to swim in during the summer.
This Airbnb is situated in a farming area below Sierra Nevada. There are numerous hiking trails. An example is the Los Cahorros trail that will lead you across suspension bridges, through narrow tunnels and caves and take you past waterfalls and rock pools. In the winter, you can head to the ski station for a day in the snow.
9. Precioso Loft en pleno Centro de Granada
Best suited to: Solo travellers & couples
Neighbourhood: San Juan de Dios
Biggest draw: Cozy apartment in the city centre
This Granada Airbnb has cleverly utilised a small space and created a comfortable, cosy apartment. The loft is on the fourth floor of an apartment block and has three balconies. So, it’s a great spot to watch the sun rise and set over the town.
It takes about 10 minutes to reach the city centre on foot, but there are many things to do in the neighbourhood as well. You can explore the opulent interiors of the Basilica de San Juan de Dios or visit the Monasterio de San Jerónimo. These buildings are both within 5 minutes walking distance from the loft.
You can pop into Cafe la Cola for brunch or enjoy a Mediterranean dinner as Vino Y Rosas.
10. Botanical Garden Apartment II
Best suited to: Family of six / group of friends
Neighbourhood: Central Granada
Biggest draw: Beautiful courtyard and old-school gaming machine
This sleek apartment is decorated simply, but tastefully. While the apartment is located in a busy area, the two bedrooms are located in the air-conditioned basement. So, you’re guaranteed to get a good night’s sleep here!
Take a 10-minute walk to some of Granada’s best tea houses. Here you can experience a custom introduced by the Arabic population who once inhabited Granada. There are also many interesting markets in the area with plenty of different foods to try.
11. Plaza Nueva Penthouse + Roof Terrace
Best suited to: Family or group of friends (6 max)
Neighbourhood: Plaza Nueva
Biggest draw: Gorgeous rooftop terrace
Light, elegant and stylish is an apt summary of this Airbnb in Granada. The apartment also boasts large bedrooms and an open plan lounge and dining area. This apartment is so gorgeous, you’ll never want to leave!
The rooftop terrace has a shaded and sunny area to allow guests to utilise the space no matter what time of day it is. The views from here are just magical!
This penthouse is only a 700m (10 minutes) walk from the famous palace, fortress and citadel of Granada, Alhambra. The area around this Airbnb has many tapas bars and clubs that tend to attract an older crowd (late twenties and up).
12. Calm & Elegance at Realejo
Best suited to: Group of friends
Biggest draw: Stylish decor and perfect location
This apartment is the perfect combination of old and new. The original wooden frameworks and exposed brick from the original building combined with sleek, stylish furnishings give this apartment incredible character.
The large, French-style doors open up onto balconies that overlook the Plaza Santo Domingo and statue of Fray Luis de Granada.
The Museo Casa de Los Tiros, an old fortress that was converted into an art museum, is about 5 minutes from the apartment.
Final thoughts on Granada’s Airbnbs
Granada’s rich cultural heritage makes it an ideal place to learn about Spain’s history. The monuments, tapas bars and friendly locals leave many visitors pleasantly surprised.
One of the best ways to have a more authentic experience is by booking out an Airbnb. We’re sure that you’ll love any of the Airbnb’s on this list. If Granada made you fall in love with the south of Spain, check out this itinerary for a 7-day road trip through Andalusia.