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Premium holiday properties in Barcelona: Make your stay unforgettable

Are you planning a short stay, a holiday or a business trip to the Catalan capital Barcelona and would like to enjoy your time in this metropolis to the fullest? When choosing your accommodations, do you look for maximum quality, state-of-the-art facilities and stylish architecture? At Engel & Völkers Holiday Rentals, our goal is to satisfy even the highest expectations our clients have of luxury short-term rentals. That is why we are your partner of choice when it comes to your next holiday home or holiday flat in Barcelona. On this overview page you will find a lot of useful information about your next trip to this charming and vibrant port city on the Mediterranean Sea as well as about our attractive rental offers in Barcelona. Continue reading to find out more

The different locations in Barcelona for short-term holiday home or flat rentals





If you want to take a private holiday, a business trip or perhaps plan a similar stay in Barcelona, you can choose from a wide range of
multi-faceted location options for the temporary rental of your premium residence. Depending on your individual preferences, this will help you find the ideal environment from which to plan your further travel arrangements.



In Barcelona, this
city centre is called the Eixample. Renting a premium flat in this neighbourhood means you will be right in the middle of the fascinating buzz and excitement of the city centre, while the main sights ranging from the Sagrada Familia to the Passeig de Gràcia are practically right on your doorstep. You can also look forward to an excellent choice of cultural attractions, such as the Museum of Contemporary Art, the CCCB cultural centre or the Palau de la Música concert hall. Thanks to excellent transportation connections by bus from Plaza Cataluña, Barcelona Airport can be reached quickly, in addition to many other destinations, ensuring your mobility at all times.




The picturesque
Gràcia district is characterized by a series of atmospheric lanes and squares inviting you to explore the area. Enjoy discovering the charming cafés and shops of this district and simply forget about time while undertaking an extended shopping spree under the Catalan sun. Holiday flats in Gràcia are also just a few short steps away from Park Güell, already mentioned above, where you can appreciate various works by Gaudi and enjoy a dreamlike view over the whole of Barcelona.

You will also find a wide range of shopping opportunities and restaurants in Les Corts. The elegant and trendy mall Illa Diagonal, for example, has a particularly extensive selection in this respect, leaving practically nothing to be desired when it comes to shopping. In addition, if you are a dedicated football fan, you will definitely get your money's worth here, as the Camp Nou is also located in Les Corts. The affiliated Barça Museum is one of the five most often visited museums in Spain - another good reason to rent a comfortable holiday property in Les Corts. To give you an example, one of the most desirable neighbourhoods for luxury holiday rentals is the Pedralbes district. In this quiet residential area, named after the distinctive white stones of the local monastery, you will find a sheltered and laid-back environment that is particularly suitable for your short-term rental if you want to escape the stress and fast pace of everyday life. Thanks to only short distances to the city centre of Barcelona, you can still remain flexible and fully enjoy your stay in Barcelona




Discover our premium offers in the Sant Martí neighborhood.



Discover our premium offers in the 'Sarrià-Sant Gervasi' district.

Quality time in Barcelona: Don’t miss these highlights on your next trip!

One of the most exciting and beautiful cities in Europe, Barcelona uniquely combines time-honoured flair with a modern, cosmopolitan lifestyle. Allow yourself to be captivated by the city’s magnificent buildings and historical monuments: Barcelona’s iconic landmark is the Sagrada Familia Cathedral, a majestic basilica designed by Antoni Gaudi, whose construction began in 1882 and to this day is still unfinished. If you rent a luxury flat or holiday home with Engel & Völkers Holiday Rentals, you should make it a point not to miss this spectacularly unique example of modernist architecture. The Casa Batlló, the Casa Milà and the numerous mosaics of Park Güell are also considered important examples of Gaudi’s vividly colourful style, which has had a defining impact on Barcelona that is still evident today. 

Not far from your holiday residence you will also find the Passeig de Gràcia, one of the most splendid shopping streets in all of Spain. Among other attractions, here you will find a wide selection of flagship stores and boutiques of renowned luxury manufacturers that will enrich your short stay in Barcelona with an exclusive shopping experience. You can also witness Spain’s vibrancy and joie de vivre at first hand on the famous Las Ramblas boulevard, where, in addition to other premium shops, high-quality gastronomy and entertainment options await you. For a truly authentic shopping experience, pay a visit to the market halls of the Mercat de la Boqueria, where you can buy fresh fish, fruit, vegetables, meat and other produce from the surrounding area. 

Another highlight not to be missed during your short stay in Barcelona is the Montjuic neighbourhood. Located on one of the local hills, it offers spectacular views over the city, access to beautiful gardens, an ancient castle and a number of museums. Among the latter, particularly noteworthy is the Poble Espanyol, an open-air museum modelled on a traditional Spanish village.

If you feel like relaxing and cooling off while renting a premium holiday property in Barcelona, visit the well-kept beach promenade in the shadow of the golden fish sculpture known as El Peix d’Or. More than 4.5 kilometres long, the beach with its exquisitely fine sand is perfect for sunbathing, swimming and engaging in water sports. Also close by, is El Born, one of Barcelona’s most exclusive neighbourhoods, inviting you to rent a flat or a holiday home for a short stay. Among others, visit the Palau de la Música concert hall or enjoy an excellent dinner at one of the high-quality restaurants located along the charming streets of El Born. And if you’re particularly keen on sports, go and see Camp Nou, FC Barcelona’s legendary home football stadium and the largest football arena in the world.

The most popular types of property for holiday rentals with Engel & Völkers Holiday Rentals

In our premium portfolio you can explore and choose from a wide selection of quality properties on offer for short-term rentals in Barcelona. We cover a wide range of different size properties and features, so that the holiday property awaiting you is just right to make your stay in Barcelona perfect. In the districts of Barcelona described above, you can choose from our fine selection of holiday flats and penthouses boasting panoramic views. In our experience, this is the type of property that singles and business travellers or young couples often prefer. If, on the other hand, you require a property with more living space, explore our extensive inventory of premium houses and holiday villas, guaranteed to fully satisfy families and larger groups. High-end features such as a private swimming pool, a roof terrace or an in-house concierge service provide that extra feel-good potential, depending on the property, while other properties have their own gyms, paddle or tennis

Quality time in Barcelona: Don’t miss these highlights on your next trip!

For over 40 years, Engel & Völkers has been a leading brand that stands for efficiency, excellence and discretion in the brokerage of luxury residential real estate. Now you can also rely on the expertise of our multilingual professionals when planning your next trip to Barcelona. Our experienced travel and real estate experts at Engel & Völkers Holiday Rentals are dedicated to making each moment of your trip to Barcelona a truly unique travel experience. To this end, our portfolio offers hand-picked premium properties for short-term rentals that meet the highest standards when it comes to location, aesthetics and comfort. With us, the choice is up to you: Would you like a short-term rental for only a few days, for example as part of a temporary holiday or business stay? Or would you prefer to spend a longer period in Barcelona and benefit from our attractive rental offers between 32 days and 11 months? Prices depend on the property and period you select and range between 1,200 and 90,000 Euros per month. Your personal contact at Engel & Völkers will be happy to discuss your travel plans with you and recommend a selection of holiday flats or holiday homes that exactly meet your requirements.

Let Engel & Völkers Holiday Rentals help make your time in Barcelona very special – we look forward to your enquiry.

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Whichever of the districts of Barcelona described above your heart beats for – Engel & Völkers Holiday Rentals always has the right premium accommodation for your short stay. We would be happy to advise you personally concerning your individual preferences to ensure that your time in Barcelona is as exclusive and comfortable as possible. Please don’t hesitate to contact us.