Discover a selection of 355 vacation rentals in San Jose Province, 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 WiFi. Prices start at $20 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in San Jose Province. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

San José Province, where the rainforest meets the city

A gateway to Costa Rica, San José Province is an intoxicating mix of urban allure, emerald-green rainforests and colorful culture. You'll likely touch down in San José, a vibrant city known for its grand neoclassical architecture and flourishing food scene. Venture inland and you'll find a wonderland of national parks, mountain villages and verdant cloud forests. Planning a trip to Costa Rica? From family getaways to romantic retreats, San José Province vacation rentals provide an ideal setting for exploring this pocket of Central America.

Things to do

In search of resplendent quetzals in San José Province

With 14 different ecosystems and 3 types of rainforest, Los Quetzales National Park is a fantastic example of Costa Rica's incredible biodiversity. It's a magnet for wildlife lovers, with the chance to spot jaguars, hummingbirds, sloths, toucans and, of course, resplendent quetzals. With crimson chests and flowing emerald-green tail feathers, they're suitably impressive. Set in the rainforest, San José Province vacation rentals blend luxury with nature. Needless to say, stunning views of the Cordillera de Talamanca will elevate your cup of locally grown Costa Rican coffee to the next level.

Activities

Neighborhood hopping in the City of San José

Most travelers start their trip in San José, Costa Rica's vibrant capital. While it's tempting to escape to the rainforest or make a beeline for the Caribbean coast, it's worth spending a few days getting to know "Chepe", as the locals affectionately call it. You can get lost in historic neighborhoods, such as Barrio Amon, where colonial mansions house stylish cafes and contemporary galleries. Saturdays can be spent shopping at the Feria Verde de Aranjuez farmers market, or wining and dining in Barrio Escalante, the city's gastronomic heart.

Weather

Tropical winters in San José Province

San José Province enjoys a tropical climate, with temperatures hovering around the 70s and 80s throughout the year. If quetzals are on your wish list, plan a trip between December and May, which is considered peak birdwatching season. October is best avoided, as it often brings days of heavy rainfall. For a taste of Costa Rican culture, visit over the Christmas holidays, when San José throws celebrations such as Festival de la Luz and Las Fiestas de Zapote. If you're planning a winter getaway to Costa Rica, San José Province vacation rentals promise a sun-splashed tropical Christmas.

Natural features

Discover incredible biodiversity in San José Province

Costa Rica boasts the highest density of biodiversity on the planet. In fact, while it covers just 0.03 percent of the Earth's surface, it is home to around 6 percent of the planet's known species. San José Province is a fantastic jumping point for exploring some of the country's top natural attractions, including Cerro Chirripo National Park. At over 12,500 feet tall, Cerro Chirripo is Costa Rica's highest peak. While the hike to the summit is challenging, you'll be rewarded with sweeping views over both the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.

How many vacation rentals are available around San Jose Province, CR?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 355 vacation rentals around San Jose Province. From 174 house rentals to 134 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in San Jose Province?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in San Jose Province. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • San Jose: 614 vacation rentals
  • Escazu: 364 vacation rentals
  • Santa Ana: 381 vacation rentals
  • Costa Rica National Stadium (Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica): 473 vacation rentals
  • Museum of Costa Rican Art: 451 vacation rentals

And Vrbo offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in San Jose Province! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in San Jose Province?

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

  • San Jose: 614 rentals
  • Escazu: 364 rentals
  • Santa Ana: 381 rentals
  • San Isidro de El General: 953 rentals
  • San Pedro: 413 rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in San Jose Province?

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

  • Costa Rica National Stadium (Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica): 473 rentals
  • Museum of Costa Rican Art: 451 rentals
  • Rio Savegre Waterfall: 22 rentals
  • Cerro de La Muerte Peak: 20 rentals
  • Chirripo National Park: 15 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around San Jose Province listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around San Jose Province

San Jose
614 vacation rentals
Escazu
364 vacation rentals
Santa Ana
381 vacation rentals
San Isidro de El General
953 vacation rentals
San Pedro
413 vacation rentals
Santiago de Puriscal
74 vacation rentals
Tarbaca
251 vacation rentals
Curridabat
282 vacation rentals
Rivas
36 vacation rentals
Alajuelita
304 vacation rentals
Ciudad Colon
300 vacation rentals
Sabanillas
32 vacation rentals
Río Nuevo
150 vacation rentals
Grifo Alto
92 vacation rentals
San Rafael Abajo
286 vacation rentals
San Lorenzo
422 vacation rentals
Daniel Flores
316 vacation rentals
San Ignacio
80 vacation rentals
Patarra
235 vacation rentals
Picagres
109 vacation rentals