Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Barranquilla

The area's live music and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Barranquilla. Renowned for its shopping, restaurants and bars, this city welcomes all visitors. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Barranquilla

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Barranquilla has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Casa de Carnaval (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Barranquilla Zoo (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Barranquilla

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Barranquilla is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Barranquilla Botanical Garden (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Venezuela Park (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Lake Del Cisne Lookout Park (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Cano Dulce Beach (27.1 mi / 43.6 km)

Transportation options to and around Barranquilla

Fly into Barranquilla (BAQ-Ernesto Cortissoz Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.6 mi (12.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Santa Marta (SMR-Simon Bolivar), which is 33.1 mi (53.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Barranquilla?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 45 holiday lettings near Barranquilla. From 23 Condos/Apartments to 13 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Barranquilla is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Barrio Centro: 78 holiday homes
  • Norte: 50 holiday homes
  • Bavaria: 22 holiday homes
  • Barrio Miraflores: 30 holiday homes
  • San Martín: 51 holiday homes

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

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

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Barranquilla. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Centro Comercial Villa Country: 45 holiday lettings
  • Cultural Complex of the Former Customs: 44 holiday lettings
  • Venezuela Park: 45 holiday lettings
  • University of Atlantico: 42 holiday lettings
  • Unico Mall: 45 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Barranquilla listed on HomeAway 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 Barranquilla?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 23 Condos/Apartments in Barranquilla. Our other popular types of Barranquilla holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 25 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Barranquilla?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 11 holiday homes with pool available in Barranquilla. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.