Destination guide

Trendy Santa Pola will entice you

Experience the unique character of Santa Pola with a stay in a vacation home rental. Well known for its theme park, aquarium and fishing, this trendy city won't disappoint. Palmeral of Elche and Santa Maria Basilica are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Santa Pola

Are you hoping to find attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Santa Pola a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pola Amusement Park (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Municipal Aquarium of Santa Pola (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Rio Safari Elche (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Manuel Martinez Valero Stadium (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • La Marquesa Golf (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Font del Llop Golf Resort (11.2 mi / 18 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Santa Pola

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Santa Pola is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Palmeral of Elche (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Gran Playa (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Salinas de Santa Pola Nature Reserve (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • EL Pinet Beach (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Carabassi Beach (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Arenales Beach (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)

Traveling to and around Santa Pola

Fly into Alicante (ALC-Alicante Intl.), the closest airport, located 6 mi (9.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Murcia (MJV-San Javier), which is 32.2 mi (51.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Santa Pola?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,922 holiday lettings near Santa Pola. From 1,255 Condos/Apartments to 343 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 Santa Pola is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Santa Pola?

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 Santa Pola:

  • Sant Blai: 330 holiday homes
  • Playa de San Juan: 349 holiday homes
  • Cap de l'Horta: 153 holiday homes
  • Vistahermosa: 281 holiday homes
  • L'Albufereta: 97 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 Santa Pola? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Santa Pola. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Santa Pola Salt Museum: 4,003 holiday lettings
  • Municipal Aquarium of Santa Pola: 4,014 holiday lettings
  • Salinas de Santa Pola Nature Reserve: 4,523 holiday lettings
  • Pola Amusement Park: 4,041 holiday lettings
  • Castillo Fortaleza: 3,962 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Santa Pola listed on 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 Santa Pola?

Yes, of course. offers 1,255 Condos/Apartments in Santa Pola. Our other popular types of Santa Pola holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 343 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 122 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 110 self catering accommodations

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 Santa Pola?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,095 holiday homes with pool available in Santa Pola. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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