Destination guide

Head to the arty city of Retiro

Come and experience Retiro and its museums, monuments and art galleries. This romantic and walkable city is well known for its shopping, cafes and gardens. Take in top local attractions such as Prado Museum and El Retiro Park. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Retiro

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Retiro a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Madrid Zoo Aquarium (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Parque Warner Madrid (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Royal Observatory of Madrid (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Centro Deportivo Municipal la Elipa (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Green Canal Golf (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Karting Carlos Sainz Center (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Retiro

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Retiro. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • El Retiro Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Royal Botanical Garden (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Fuente del Berro Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Enrique Tierno Galvan Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Cerro del Tio Pio Park (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Garden of Prince Anglona (1.8 mi / 3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Retiro

The nearest airport is in Madrid (MAD-Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas), located 6.9 mi (11.1 km) from the city centre.

You can see more of Retiro by catching a ride on the metro at Conde de Casal Station, Sainz de Baranda Station or Ibiza Station.

Where to stay near Retiro?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,241 holiday rentals near Retiro. From 2,090 Condos/Apartments to 2,014 Studios, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Retiro for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Jerónimos: 1,220 holiday homes
  • Pacífico: 237 holiday homes
  • Niño Jesús: 113 holiday homes
  • Adelfas: 68 holiday homes
  • Malasaña: 1,666 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • El Retiro Park: 3,116 holiday rentals
  • Hospital Gregorio Maranon: 3,195 holiday rentals
  • Army Museum: 3,160 holiday rentals
  • Hospital Infantil Universitario Nino Jesus: 3,162 holiday rentals
  • La Neomudejar: 3,164 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Retiro 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 Retiro?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2,090 Condos/Apartments in Retiro. Our other popular types of Retiro holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 2,014 holiday houses
  • Houses: 115 holiday houses
  • Bed & breakfasts: 13 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Retiro?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 41 holiday homes with pool available in Retiro. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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