Discover a selection of 146 vacation rentals in Atenas, CR 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 $143 per night, and houses and villas are popular options for a stay in Atenas. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The beautiful area of Atenas awaits your stay

The gardens and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Atenas. This scenic and relaxing city is known for its baseball games, coffeehouses and local tours. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Atenas

Are you searching for things to do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Atenas a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ojo de Agua Spa Park (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Hacienda Alsacia (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Amusement Park San Jose (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Zoo Ave (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Valle del Sol (12 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Establo San Rafael Natural Horsemanship Equestrian Center (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Atenas

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Atenas. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Los Ángeles Cloud Forest Adventure Park (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Juan Santamaría Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Ojo de Agua Spa Park (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Poas Volcano National Park (18.9 mi / 30.5 km)
  • Central Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Juan Castro Blanco National Park (21.4 mi / 34.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Atenas

The nearest airport is in Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO), located 12 mi (19.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into San José (SYQ-Tobías Bolaños Intl.), which is 16.5 mi (26.5 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Atenas?

Whatever you're looking for in a getaway, you'll find a rental in or around Atenas that's perfect for you. These are some of our top picks:

  • Make the most of handy amenities like a dishwasher and a stereo at "Enchanting Villa With Large Pool, Lush Gardens". Located around 1 mile from Atenas, this leading option has 2 bedrooms and is a hit with guests.
  • Another great option is "Villa Heliconia, La Finca Cr, Horse Ranch Outside La Fortuna", which is around 40 miles from Atenas. Offering 2 bedrooms, a TV and cookware, dishware and utensils, it has everything you need to keep you comfortable and happy.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Atenas?

You need only set foot into one of our tiny house vacation rentals in Atenas to realize that amazing things really do come in small packages. Smartly designed to maximize every square inch of space, these fun-sized digs promise a big vacation experience:

  • Take a couple of days off to recharge at "Tiny House Dreamcatcher Sarch". Located in Cantón Valverde Vega, a kitchenette and a fridge are a couple of amenities on offer here.
  • Alternatively, make yourself at home at "Cabin - Tiny House Volcano View - Ac - Internet". Located in El Tanque, this little gem comes with air conditioning and WiFi.

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

Clock off on Friday and then forget about your worries. If you're in the mood for some fun and relaxation, these retreats in and near Atenas promise an unforgettable weekend getaway:

  • "Cool Bali Style Villa, With Stunning Views" is an excellent option around 2 miles southwest of the center of Atenas. You'll never have to travel far to find something to keep you occupied around this vacation rental. Get outdoors and discover Refugio de Vida Silvestre Bosque Alegre and Quesada City Park. Activities like mountain biking and surfing and boogie boarding will add the perfect finishing touch to your weekend trip.
  • Alternatively, get into vacation mode at "Bali - Home With Best View, Privacy". Approximately 1 mile southeast of Atenas, activities around here include water skiing and sailing. Rather visit some of the sights? Make a detour to Laguna Río Cuarto and Toucan Rescue Ranch.

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

You certainly can. If you're hunting down a small but stylish stay, you can't beat a studio apartment. These compact properties ooze charm and are often conveniently positioned in the heart of town. We suggest the following options in or near Atenas:

  • Escape on your own or take a few friends to "Private Apartment In Paradise With Gorgeous Views". You'll have loads of amenities at your disposal, including a porch and cable/satellite TV services.
  • Another cool option is "Wonderful Ground - Level Cabin With Gardens". Don't let its modest size fool you — this comfy apartment is loaded with useful amenities like a fridge, a garden and much more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Atenas?

From modern apartments to large vacation rentals, Vrbo has your vacation sorted. Here are some of our most popular stays in and around Atenas:

  • If you only need to stay a few nights, "Plantation Villa, The Only One W Mountain And Ocean Views And Optional Local Tours" has you covered. It's not far from the center of Atenas, so you'll be near all the top attractions.
  • Another great option is "Cool Bali Style Villa, With Stunning Views". Gather your nearest and dearest and enjoy a comfy stay near the heart of Atenas.

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

Forget flowers and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to escape for a weekend, just you and your boo. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Atenas that would make even old Cupid swoon. Here are some we think you'll fall in love with:

  • Put on some mellow music and chill together at "Enchanting Villa With Large Pool, Lush Gardens". Around 1 mile from Atenas, this property has all you need for a romantic weekend away, including beauty services and massage services.
  • "Plantation Villa, The Only One W Mountain And Ocean Views And Optional Local Tours" is another wonderful option guaranteed to woo you. It's around 3 miles from Atenas and has massage services and a swimming pool.

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

Big groups mean gigantic fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll effortlessly fit your crew. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around Atenas and get everybody together under the one roof:

  • A great range of amenities including a garden and a nearby river make "Stay And Live Like A Local" a winner. This popular getaway has 4 bedrooms and sleeps up to 13 people. From Atenas's center, it's around 7 miles away to the north.
  • Nothing takes priority over spending precious time with loved ones, and "Home Away From Home" is the perfect place to do that. Located around 9 miles to the northwest of Atenas, as many as 30 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 3 bedrooms. A kitchen and a barbecue grill are among the various amenities you'll have at hand.

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

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can offer, a pool delivers the most fun. Check out these houses for rent with a pool in or near Atenas and spend your days splashing around. Just remember to bring your flamingo floatie:

  • Say hello to "Tiny House Dreamcatcher Sarch", where your main priority will be pool time. Amenities such as a fridge and a separate dining area help make this getaway a favorite with guests.
  • "Mountain Views And Beautiful Sunrises In A Totally Private House" is the type of place you go to escape from it all and appreciate your surroundings, starting with its pool. Nearby birdwatching activities and a kitchen are also on hand to make your stay nice and comfy.

Atenas has a tropical monsoon climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 65 ºF to 80 ºF. But you don't have to wait until summer to visit. Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the perfect Atenas vacation rental and plan your escape for any time of year.

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

Whether your perfect escape is high in the mountains or down by the beach, you'll enjoy it even more if you share it with those closest to you. Check out these large family vacation rentals in or near Atenas and bring the whole gang along:

  • Get everyone under the same roof at "Bali - Home With Best View, Privacy", which has 3 bedrooms that sleep up to 7 guests. This retreat is located 1 mile to the southeast of Atenas and features amenities such as a balcony and a fridge.
  • "The Lookout. A Nature Lovers Paradise" is another top pick for families. It's around 6 miles to the northwest of Atenas, has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 8 people. Handy amenities here include a barbecue grill and a kitchen.

When you're ready to explore, there are loads of family-friendly attractions in the area to keep everyone entertained and happy. La Fortuna Waterfall, Costa Rica Sky Adventures and Rio Celeste Waterfall should be on your itinerary.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Atenas?

Take a break with the kids in a family cabin rental in or near Atenas and get set to build some lovely memories together. Here are a couple of favorites:

  • "Wonderful Ground - Level Cabin With Gardens" - This popular place offers a TV and a microwave oven and is located around 2 miles to the north of the center of Atenas.
  • "Cabin - Shabby Chic Shack "la Choza" - Gather up the troops and spend a few days at this appealing rental, which is around 25 miles to the northeast of Atenas. You'll have access to nearby ecotour services, nearby birdwatching activities and a great deal more.

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