Discover a selection of 17 vacation rentals in Tarcoles, 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 air conditioning. Prices start at $94 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Tarcoles. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Tarcoles

The beaches, jungle and riverfront are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Tarcoles. This city is well-known for its bird watching and snorkeling. 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 Tarcoles

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Tarcoles a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Canopy Vista Los Suenos Adventure Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Neo Fauna (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Hacienda las Agujas (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Fly and Fish Costa Rica (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Turu Ba Ri Nature & Adventure Park (11.3 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Tabacos de la Cordillera (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)

Seasonal weather in Tarcoles

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, March, April, February and January are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Tarcoles

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Tarcoles is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jaco Beach (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Carara National Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Playa Agujas (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Mantas Beach (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Playa Blanca (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Herradura Beach (8.7 mi / 14 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Tarcoles

The nearest airport is in Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO), located 32.8 mi (52.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Tambor (TMU), which is 26.4 mi (42.5 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Tarcoles?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now it wants to go on vacation. Now's the time to pack your bags and retreat to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Tarcoles:

  • "Magnificent Villa With Spectacular Ocean Views" is a guest favorite. Around 40 miles from Tarcoles, it has 8 bedrooms and plenty of useful amenities, including a hair dryer and an ice maker.
  • Alternatively, unpack your suitcase at "Private Chef And The Largest Property In Manuel Antonio". Located around 40 miles from the heart of Tarcoles, it has 9 bedrooms and features a TV and an oven.

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

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

Clock out on Friday and then pack your overnight bag. If you're up for some relaxation and fun, these escapes in and around Tarcoles promise an unforgettable weekend getaway:

  • Enjoy a change of scenery at "Magnificent Luxury True Beachfront Condo Unbeatable Commodities", which is around 12 miles to the south of Tarcoles. There's plenty of nature and adventure to keep you occupied here. Do some mountain biking and snorkeling or simply enjoy the sights of Playa Chacarita and Herradura Beach.
  • Alternatively, leave your stresses behind at "Ocean Front Villa 25 Ft On Jaco Beach". Stay in and enjoy its creature comforts, or get active and try cycling and fishing. When it's time to explore some nearby attractions, visit Isla Muertos and Esterillos Beach. This attractive vacation rental is around 12 miles south of Tarcoles.

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

Studio apartments set the bar high when it comes to convenience, location and affordability. Get cozy in one of these studio apartments for rent in or near Tarcoles and enjoy a taste of the local energy and vibe:

  • Unpack your suitcase at "Room With Ocean View - Breakfast". Amenities including air conditioning and a hair dryer will make you feel at home here.
  • Another excellent choice is "Punta Leona Playa Blanca Herradura Costa Rica Sport Fishing". Make use of air conditioning, a playground and other conveniences during your vacation.

There are loads of attractions around Tarcoles to put on your to-do list. Feed your inner culture fan by visiting Finca 6 Archaeological Site and Stone Spheres of the Diquís.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Tarcoles?

Whether you're after a chic apartment or a house with room enough for the whole family, you'll find the ideal place on Vrbo. Squeeze in a quick break at one of these getaways in or near Tarcoles:

  • Close to the center of Tarcoles, "Award Winner: Tripadvisor's Luxury 'top Vacation Rental" lays out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not chilling out in your cozy digs, get out and explore all the cool stuff around you.
  • Another great choice is "Casa Sea Breeze - Luxury Oceanview Estate+50' Infinity Pool On 100 Acres". Round up a few friends and enjoy a comfy stay near the heart of Tarcoles.

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

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

  • Sneak off on Friday afternoon for a few nights of passion at "Winner 2013/2014/2015/2016/2017". Roughly 6 miles from Tarcoles, it comes with lots of nice touches, like massage services and a chef.
  • Otherwise, spend a few magical days canoodling and uncorking Champagne at "Attention: Fishermen, And Sun Seekers Bella Vista", around 11 miles from Tarcoles. Massage services and a resort will help set the mood.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Tarcoles?

If you're in search of somewhere to reconnect with loved ones this vacation, why not make it memorable? These mansions for rent in or near Tarcoles will easily fit your entire crew while doing it in style:

  • Charm, elegance and oodles of character — "Private Luxury Oceanview Mansion Overlooking Jaco And Hermosa Beaches" has it all with some to spare. Approximately 7 miles south of Tarcoles and offering a beach view and golf, this place is hard to top.
  • With a swimming pool, fitness facilities and a wealth of other top-notch amenities, "Beachfront Versace Mansion Bachelor Party 9 Br" will dazzle you and your guests. This sumptuous retreat is around 13 miles to the south of Tarcoles.

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

Vacation with others and have even more fun. Whether you're planning an epic escape with buddies or a family reunion, you'll have your choice of large group vacation rentals in and near Tarcoles:

  • There's loads of room to spread out at "The Eastside Flat Arboretum Tickets Included". Around 12 miles south of Tarcoles, this expansive retreat has 16 bedrooms accommodating up to 40 guests. Top amenities include a garden and a swimming pool.
  • "Contemporary Ocean View Estate With Infinity Pool" is another excellent option. It's around 1 mile to the south of Tarcoles, has 7 bedrooms and welcomes up to 14 guests. A beach view and mountain views are among the things designed to make your group vacation even more memorable.

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

A pool is often a must-have amenity when deciding where to spend your vacation, especially if you're taking the kids. Browse these houses with a pool in or near Tarcoles and fill your days with frolicking good fun:

  • Say hello to "Holiday House Kutić Large Garden", where your highest priority will be hanging out by the pool. Amenities such as a TV and towels help make this retreat a favorite with guests.
  • "Spectacular Beach House, Spacious" is the sort of place you go to get away from it all and enjoy your surroundings, starting with its pool. A meal delivery service and a kitchen island are also on hand to make your visit comfortable and convenient.

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

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

It's always more fun when you share wonderful times with the ones you love the most. Whether you're planning a family escape or celebrating a special occasion with good friends, we'll have a large vacation rental that's right for you. Here are two of our best in and around Tarcoles:

  • Sleeping as many as 10 guests in 5 bedrooms, "Winner 2013/2014/2015/2016/2017" is the ideal place to enjoy some family time. This top-rated retreat is 6 miles to the southwest of Tarcoles and has amenities that include towels and a barbecue grill.
  • Another top choice is "Attention: Fishermen, And Sun Seekers Bella Vista". This vacation rental is 11 miles south of Tarcoles and comes with nearby birdwatching activities, a balcony and more. With 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 people, don't worry about leaving anyone off your guest list.

When it's time to get out and explore, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions in the area to keep everyone entertained. Hacienda Baru, La Culebra Waterfall and Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary should be top of your to-do list.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Tarcoles?

Time spent with family is priceless, which is why we'll help you find a place where you can truly connect. Book one of these family cabin rentals in or near Tarcoles and create wonderful memories with the people you love:

  • "Cabin - Family And Pet Friendly With Amazing View" - Located around 16 miles north of central Tarcoles, this family-friendly retreat comes with a garden and a separate dining area.
  • "Cabin - Tropical Heaven Bajamar Special Price For January And The First Of February" - This property is also perfect for families and is around 6 miles northwest of Tarcoles. Offering beach sun loungers, a living room and more, it'll get your group's stamp of approval.

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