Destination guide

The rustic area of Monachil awaits your stay

The countryside and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Monachil. This trendy city is known for its skiing, spas and cocktail bars. Alhambra and Generalife are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Monachil

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Monachil a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sierra Nevada Ski Resort (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Aquaola (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Fun Park Serrallo Plaza (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Granada Golf Club (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Monachil

Monachil is well known for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in May, November, September or April, when snowfall averages 0 inches and temperatures average 35°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Monachil

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Monachil is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Generalife (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Mirador de San Nicolas (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Hoya de Pedraza Botanical Garden (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Los Cahorros (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Quentar Dam (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Zaidin Park (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)

How to get to and around Monachil

The nearest airport is in Granada (GRX-Federico Garcia Lorca), located 17.8 mi (28.7 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Monachil?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,461 holiday lettings near Monachil. From 151 Cottages to 282 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 Monachil is on HomeAway.

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

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 Monachil:

  • Camino de Ronda: 527 holiday homes
  • Central District: 715 holiday homes
  • Plaza Toros - Doctores San Lázaro: 247 holiday homes
  • Ronda: 513 holiday homes
  • Sacromonte: 387 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 Monachil? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Monachil. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Hoya de Pedraza Botanical Garden: 1,755 holiday lettings
  • Los Cahorros: 1,709 holiday lettings
  • Granada (YJG-Granada Train Station): 1,479 holiday lettings
  • Alpujarras Gate: 2,430 holiday lettings
  • Mezquita Mayor of Granada: 1,475 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Monachil 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 Cottages in Monachil?

Yes, of course. offers 151 Cottages in Monachil. Our other popular types of Monachil holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 282 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 869 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 84 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Monachil?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 379 holiday homes with pool available in Monachil. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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