Discover a selection of 500 holiday rentals in San Jose, CR that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and internet/WiFi. Prices start at £ 29 per night, and houses and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in San Jose. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Why people love visiting captivating San Jose

Come and experience San Jose and its museums, entertainment and theatre scene. This cosmopolitan city is known for its bird watching, local tours and cafes. National Theater, Gold Museum and Jade Museum are a few of the top cultural sights. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in San Jose

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes San Jose a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Spirogyra Butterfly Garden (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Simon Bolivar Zoo (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Amusement Park San Jose (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Refugio Herpetologico de Costa Rica (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Valle del Sol (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Ojo de Agua Spa Park (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of San Jose

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, San Jose is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Parque Nacional (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • La Paz Waterfall Gardens (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Central Park (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Morazan Park (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Parque Espana (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Sabana Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around San Jose

Fly into San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.4 mi (7.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), which is 9.6 mi (15.5 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, San Jose Pacific Station, San Jose Procuradiria Museum Station and San Jose Viquez Square Station are the main stations in the area.

Can I find a vacation rental around San Jose?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 575 vacation rentals near San Jose. From 298 houses to 187 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near San Jose for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to San Jose?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in San Jose:

  • Hospital: 33 vacation rentals
  • Amón: 15 vacation rentals
  • Rohrmoser: 38 vacation rentals
  • Merced: 22 vacation rentals
  • Santa Lucia: 15 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to San Jose?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in San Jose. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Museum of Costa Rican Art: 426 vacation rentals
  • La Salle Natural Science Museum: 469 vacation rentals
  • Costa Rica National Stadium (Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica): 463 vacation rentals
  • Pueblo Antiguo: 480 vacation rentals
  • Plaza de la Democracia: 411 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around San Jose listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in San Jose?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 298 Houses in San Jose. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in San Jose include:

  • Flats: 187 rentals available
  • Villas: 30 rentals available
  • Cottages: 39 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in San Jose?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 207 vacation rentals with pool available in San Jose. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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