Discover a selection of 126 vacation rentals in San Mateo, 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 $121 per night, and houses and villas are popular options for a stay in San Mateo. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — San Mateo
Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your San Mateo getaway

Learn about the unique charm of San Mateo with a stay in a private vacation home. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around San Mateo

Do you want to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes San Mateo a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Turu Ba Ri Nature & Adventure Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Hacienda las Agujas (16.2 mi / 26 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of San Mateo

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, San Mateo is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Turu Ba Ri Nature & Adventure Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Carara National Park (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Puntarenas Beach (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around San Mateo

The nearest airport is in San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), located 22.4 mi (36 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), which is 26.5 mi (42.6 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around San Mateo, CR?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 126 vacation rentals around San Mateo. From 104 house rentals to 22 villa rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent Houses in San Mateo?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 104 Houses in San Mateo. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in San Mateo include:

  • Villas: 22 rentals available
  • Cabins: 22 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 12 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 Mateo?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 89 vacation rentals with pool available in San Mateo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.