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Villas and apartments in Jaén

Find your perfect holiday rental in picturesque, culturally rich Jaén

Holiday in the region that is home to some of the best olive oils and red wines in Spain!

Villas, farm houses, apartments and bungalows in Jaén Province

A lesser known resort among holidaymakers, southern Spain's Jaén Province is settled in northeastern Andalucia, offering a peaceful holiday away from the main tourist crowds. Served by Granada Airport, this culturally rich region has plenty to offer, from its pristine landscape adorned with lush orange trees and olive groves, to its heritage sites, ancient architecture and idyllic surroundings. Enjoy the great outdoors by exploring the fertile Guadalquiver river, walking the ravines and challenging yourself to a mountain hike along the foothills of Sierra Magina.

Those interested in the region's past can step back in time in Jaén city, with its Castle of Santa Catalina towering over the fields and pueblos and Jaén Cathedral in Santa Maria Square. The Museum of Jaén is home to the province's historical artifacts, with sculptures and paintings from the 14th-20th centuries. Take a tapas and wine tour or dine alfresco and sample the region's traditional Iberian dishes, best complimented by the delicious regional Mencía red wine, produced by the local wineries. Take in the atmosphere of the Renaissance cities of Ubeda and Baeza in the distance, adding to this authentic experience and intensifying the rich, rustic flavours.

Nestled between Cordoba and Granada provinces, Jaén Province is a subtle blend of culture, pristine nature and tranquility, popular with those looking to slow down and live in the moment, away from the city life hustle and bustle. Our villas, apartments and holiday rentals in Jaén Province range from properties in the capital to rustic bungalows and farmhouses in the countryside that offer perfect relaxation to set your mind and body at ease. 

Key holiday info
  • A flight from the UK to Granada, the closest airport to Jaén, takes approx 2.5 hours.
  • Summer temperatures can reach 37°C, while winters are mild with an average of 14°C.
  • Summers are relatively dry, while winters may bring some rainfall.
  • Jaén Cathedral is currently being considered as an addition to the already extensive list of World Heritage Sites the region has to offer.
  • Sierras de Cazorla, Segura y Las Villas Natural Park provides some of the most spectacular views of the unpoiled countryside in the whole of Spain.

A beginner's guide to renting a holiday home in Jaén Province

Jaén Province has huge significance when it comes to Spain’s history between the Moors of Granada and the Christians of Castile and Leon who battled for over seven centuries. Remains of their legacy can still be seen today but nowadays the region is renowned for being one of the most peaceful in Andalucia and the main producer of olive oil in Spain, where its pristine landscape flourishes with olive groves, orange trees and a scattering of historic gems. 

Jaén’s capital city of the same name boasts a number of ancient monuments. Among them are the 13th century Castle of Santa Catalina and the Arab baths from the Moorish period. But the most breath-taking is Jaén Cathedral with its impressive Renaissance architecture and immense size. The cities Ubeda and Baeza are a must-see. Nestled in the heart of the province, both towns are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Step back in time as you walk the narrow, cobbled streets past the Renaissance buildings. Like most of this rural region, the towns are surrounding by olive groves, yielding an authentic sense of serenity when combined with the Renaissance architecture.

Alcala la Real is a relatively small town in the south of the province, known mostly for the Moorish fort, Fortaleza de La Mota, perched atop of a cliff overlooking the town. With an abundance of stunning relics found inside and a breath-taking panoramic view of the surrounding area from atop the tower, it is a must see for history buffs.

Sierra de Cazorla, mountain range in the north of the province is blessed with a rich natural environment, wildlife and the Guadalquivir and Borosa rivers chiseling their way through the rocky terrain. Awaken your desire for adventure and try hiking, climbing, river rafting, canoeing or kayaking across this heavenly landscape.

Clickstay offers some wonderful properties in this region, ranging from countryside bungalows, farms and villas, to modern apartments with WifI. If not, see what else we've got in Andalucia, Spain or the rest of the world. Jaén Province is well worth making a detour, if you're planning to stay in one of the neighbouring provinces.

Why rent a villa or apartment in Jaén with Clickstay?

In the past 10+ years we've sent thousands of happy holidaymakers to villas and apartments all over the world! We're a trusted brand with secure online payment so you can book your holiday to Jaén with confidence. We're trusted: with over ten years of trading and thousands of securely processed holiday rental bookings. We're also here to help – whether you're looking for that perfect rental or you're already on holiday, you can call or email our customer services team.

Own a holiday villa or apartment in Jaén Province?

If you are an owner or agent with holiday villas or apartments in Jaén Province, or if you want to increase your rentals, then sign up to Clickstay and manage your properties directly. Clickstay lets owners contact renters directly. Our online system allows you to manage your property description, prices and availability as well as catering for all sorts of holiday rentals – from villas with private pools to beach front apartments.

Our costs are low: we charge a £1, €1 or $1 sign-up fee and you can then advertise an unlimited number of properties to directly to renters looking for a holiday rental in Jaén. We charge 10% marketing commission when a renter books your property through the Clickstay site.

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Did you know...
  • Free tapas is served in some bars in Jaén, Granada and Madrid! When ordering a drink, chances are the waiter will bring a small plate of regional snacks.
  • The largest producer of olive oil in Spain, inhabitants of Jaén call their olive oil 'liquid gold'.
  • The cloth behind the high altar in the Jaén Cathedral is said to have been used by St. Veronica to wipe Christ's face when he bore the cross to Golgotha!
  • Linares International Chess Tournament is one of the strongest tournaments in the world held annually at the end of every February.