Discover a selection of 134 vacation rentals in Arecibo, PR that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $50 per night, and houses and villas are popular options for a stay in Arecibo. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Arecibo
Destination guide

The beachside setting of Arecibo is ready to explore

The beaches and parks create a pretty picture of Arecibo. Renowned for its cafes, surfing and whale watching, this city welcomes all visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Arecibo

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Arecibo a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Parque Acuatico (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Bahia Ballena (26.4 mi / 42.4 km)

Seasonal weather in Arecibo

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, September, June and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 80°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Arecibo

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Arecibo is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • La Poza Beach (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Río Camuy (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Cueva Ventana (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Cano Tiburones Nature Reserve (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Camuy River Cave Park (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Guajataca Beach (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Arecibo

The nearest airport is in Rafael Hernandez Airport (BQN), located 25.8 mi (41.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Ponce (PSE-Mercedita), which is 33.2 mi (53.4 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Arecibo?

Chic villas, quirky treehouses and quaint cottages — everyone's dream place to stay is different. Whatever your style, you're sure to find something that makes your heart skip a beat among these top vacation rentals in Arecibo:

  • "Ocean Dreams House Pr | Private Heated Pool": This Islote property comes with 4 bedrooms and is highly rated among visitors. Conveniences such as internet services and pet-friendly services help make your stay a memorable one.
  • "Poza Obispo Beach House Arecibo": Put your luggage down and your weary feet up at this popular getaway in Islote. It comes with 3 bedrooms, a garden, a dryer and more.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Arecibo vacation rental for you.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Arecibo?

Sometimes, you just need to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life. That's where Vrbo can help. We've got an excellent range of log cabin rentals in and around Arecibo where you can unwind in nature. Try these on for size:

  • "Poblado Log Cabin Camper" is a fantastic fusion of outdoor fun and creature comforts. Make use of top amenities here such as an ocean view and a nearby beach.
  • You won't have to forego any modern comforts if you stay at "Cozy Log Cabin Aleli @ El Rancho Guayacan". This sought-after escape features off-street parking options, a private pool and more.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Arecibo?

If you've been busier than a squirrel in a nut factory, you deserve to escape for a few days. Clock off early on Friday and head for one of these weekend getaways in or near Arecibo:

  • Make yourself at home at "3bedroom Beach Community - Villa De Palma With Generator And Pools". Located around 25 miles to the east of Arecibo, this delightful escape has everything you need for a relaxing stay, including concierge services and nearby birdwatching activities.
  • Alternatively, throw a spare set of clothes into your suitcase and set out for "Ultimate Beach Front Penthouse With Stunning Views Of Jobos Beach And Pool". This top-rated property is about 30 miles west of Arecibo and has a hair dryer and shopping.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Arecibo?

Studio apartments are a hard act to follow when it comes to convenience, location and affordability. Choose one of these studio apartments for rent in or near Arecibo and discover the local culture:

  • Throw your bags down at "Arecibo Hotel 3204". Amenities including a living room and optional golf privileges help make guests feel at home here.
  • Another popular choice is "Spacious Retreat For Your Family Adventure". Take advantage of internet services, a fridge and other handy amenities during your getaway.

With the cash you save on your studio apartment, you'll be able to discover even more of Arecibo. Cultural sights like Museo de Arte de Ponce and Teatro la Perla will help you get a better feel for the character of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Arecibo?

Just because you only have one or two days up your sleeve doesn't mean you need to spend it in a boring hotel room. Go on vacation but still have the home comforts you love at one of these short-term rentals in or around Arecibo:

  • If you'd like to be near the action, "Beachfront Ocean Villa In Wyndham Rio Mar" is calling your name. It's within reach of the center of Arecibo and an excellent base to discover sights like Toro Negro State Forest and Cemi Museum.
  • "Exclusive Caribbean Villa / Rooftop Jacuzzi" is another fabulous option. Consider adding Cerro de Punta and La Piedra Escrita to your to-do list when it's time to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Arecibo?

Forget roses and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to take off for a weekend, just you and your boo. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Arecibo that would make Cupid green with envy. Here are some we think you'll fall in love with:

  • Put on some soothing music and slow dance the nights away at "Luxury Home | Private Pool | Grill | Netflix | Wifi | Ps3". Around 30 miles from Arecibo, this property has everything you need for a couple's weekend away, including a swimming pool and a dining table.
  • Another place where you can spend a few idyllic days together is "Flash Sale Corner Penthhouse Directly In Front Of The Ocean". Located 25 miles from Arecibo, a balcony and air conditioning add to the ambiance here.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Arecibo?

Share your stay and have more fun. Whether you're planning an active escape with your besties or a big family get-together, you'll have your choice of large group vacation rentals in and around Arecibo:

  • A range of amenities including a swimming pool and a lake view make "Large Lakeview Mountain Home W" a standout. This spacious getaway has 9 bedrooms and accommodates up to 32 people. From the center of Arecibo, it's around 8 miles away to the south.
  • Nothing is more important than hanging out with loved ones, and "Beach House In Villa Salgado, Near From Beautiful Beaches" makes it easy to do that. Located around 12 miles to the east of Arecibo, as many as 22 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 9 bedrooms. A swimming pool and off-street parking options are among the numerous amenities here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Arecibo?

A pool is often a must-have when deciding where to spend your vacation, particularly if you're traveling with kids. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Arecibo and fill your days with frolicking good fun:

  • Treat the gang to a memorable stay at "Ocean Dreams House Pr | Private Heated Pool". There's a lot to love about this getaway besides its pool, such as a barbecue grill and pet-friendly facilities.
  • Otherwise, enjoy a more leisurely pace of life at "Poza Obispo Beach House Arecibo". Along with an invigorating pool, make use of a fenced yard and a dining table.

Not sure what the weather's like in Arecibo? It has a tropical monsoon climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 80 ºF to 85 ºF. If you're chasing a little more inspiration on where to stay in this exciting destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to browse through our entire range of Arecibo vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Arecibo?

Every get-together with the family should be a memorable one. Whether you're planning an action-packed escape with the kids or a long-overdue family reunion, these large family vacation rentals in or near Arecibo offer a home away from home with ample space for everyone:

  • Located around 25 miles to the west of Arecibo, "Corner Penthouse Bring Your Sunglasses Directly In Front Of The Ocean" has 4 bedrooms and sleeps up to 8 guests. It's equipped with a range of amenities, including cable/satellite TV services and a video library.
  • "3bedroom Beach Community - Villa De Palma With Generator And Pools" is another excellent option. It's about 25 miles to the east of Arecibo, has 3 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 10 people. Handy amenities here include cable/satellite TV services and books.

If you're eager to visit some family-friendly attractions in the area, you won't have far to go. Arecibo Observatory, La Guancha and Mirador Orocovis - Villalba offer fun for all the gang.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Arecibo?

Escape from everyday life and treat your loved ones to a different kind of vacation. Stay in one of these family cabin rentals in or near Arecibo and get the camping experience — but with all the creature comforts you're used to!

  • "A Contemporary Rustic Cabin In The Rio Abajo Rain Forest. . . Adventure Or Relax" - Approximately 7 miles south of the center of Arecibo, this family-friendly escape offers amenities like a dining table and a garden.
  • "Cabin - Monte Canela, Mini Container House" - Rally the troops and spend a few nights at this welcoming rental, which is around 20 miles to the southeast of Arecibo. You'll have access to coffee and tea making facilities, towels and more.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Arecibo vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.