Discover a selection of 347 vacation rentals in Cantón San Carlos, 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 $63 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Cantón San Carlos. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Delight in the majestic landscape of San Carlos

The hot springs, jungle and waterfalls are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in San Carlos. This city's hiking, ziplining and local tours draw many visitors. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around San Carlos

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? You'll be sure to enjoy San Carlos for its hiking and ziplining. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes San Carlos a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Arenal Adventure World (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Ecoglide Arenal Park (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Arenal Natura Ecological Park (9.7 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Costa Rica Sky Adventures (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Arenal Eco Zoo (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Butterfly Conservatory (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the volcano viewpoints and other natural features in San Carlos

San Carlos is famous for its relaxing hot springs, lush rainforest and beautiful waterfalls. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, San Carlos is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • La Fortuna Waterfall (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Ecotermales Fortuna (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Cerro Chato Lake (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Arenal Volcano (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Arenal Volcano National Park (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Children's Eternal Rainforest (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around San Carlos

The nearest airport is in San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), located 39.4 mi (63.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), which is 44.3 mi (71.4 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Cantón San Carlos, CR?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 347 vacation rentals around Cantón San Carlos. From 249 house rentals to 50 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 Cantón San Carlos?

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

  • La Fortuna: 340 vacation rentals
  • Arenal Volcano: 291 vacation rentals
  • Quesada: 37 vacation rentals
  • La Fortuna Waterfall: 209 vacation rentals
  • Costa Rica Sky Adventures: 391 vacation rentals

And Vrbo offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Cantón San Carlos! 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 Cantón San Carlos?

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 Cantón San Carlos:

  • La Fortuna: 340 rentals
  • Quesada: 37 rentals
  • Monterrey: 206 rentals
  • La Tigra: 166 rentals
  • Boca Arenal: 160 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 Cantón San Carlos?

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

  • Costa Rica Sky Adventures: 391 rentals
  • Tabacon Hot Springs: 388 rentals
  • Baldi Hot Springs: 369 rentals
  • Los Lagos Hot Springs: 370 rentals
  • Termales Los Laureles: 370 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cantón San Carlos 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.