An affluent city located in Madrid’s metropolitan area, Alcobendas is a worthy visit for any holidaymaker during Madrid city breaks, boasting its own unique identity and character that exudes Spanish charm. While many will flock to Madrid to experience authentic Spanish charisma, you’ll often find the most genuine example of the country’s ethos within the surrounding communities of a major city. Alcobendas is the perfect example of a modernised destination on the surface, yet with quintessential Spanish city roots, enjoyed in its architecture, cuisine and vibrancy.
There is a flavour of Spain wherever you delve in Alcobendas, from the lively nightclubs and mouth-watering eateries enjoyed after hours, to the relative charm of the area’s plazas and pretty parks. In staying at one of the various hotels near Alcobendas Madrid, holidaymakers will have the welcomed option of delving into and out of the city centre of the Spanish capital, easily reached by public transport, and embracing the attractions and allures of an outskirts city.
Engaging museums and relaxing parks
While exiting the historic city centre during your Madrid city breaks isn’t usually the done thing, those that explore the outer reaches of this fantastic city will be well rewarded for doing so. Whatever you choose to visit Alcobendas for, there are attractions to suit everyone. Moraleja Green Centre is a fantastic shopping and entertainment complex, proving the perfect place for families to head for some retail therapy or to catch the latest flick. By night, the complex transforms into a bustling nightlife destination, with a myriad of great bars and nightclubs entertaining the night owls among you.
If you choose to stay in one of the hotels near Alcobendas Madrid, you’re likely to find yourself in touching distance of a variety of engaging and intriguing museums. The Museo de la Ciencia Cosmo Caixa will keep the kids happy – this museum explores the mysteries of the universe in an exciting, hands-on manner. The basketball Hall of Fame will appease sports fans, providing a niche look at the country’s sporting prowess. If you need a little more rest and relaxation when escaping the bustling streets of Madrid, head to one of Alcobendas’ tranquil parks, whether it is the Arabic Gardens or the Andalucia Park, you’ll find a great space for a little bit of relaxation – though you may find that you can achieve this from your Alcobendas hotels alone.