Where to stay around San Carlos, CR?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 121 vacation rentals near San Carlos. From 43 houses to 17 villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near San Carlos for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in San Carlos?

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

  • La Fortuna: 156 vacation rentals
  • Arenal Volcano: 149 vacation rentals
  • Costa Rica Sky Adventures: 274 vacation rentals
  • Tabacon Hot Springs: 274 vacation rentals
  • Valle Azul: 37 vacation rentals

And VRBO offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in 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 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 San Carlos:

  • La Fortuna: 156 rentals
  • Valle Azul: 37 rentals
  • Quesada: 40 rentals
  • Colonia del Toro: 19 rentals
  • Monteverde: 86 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 Carlos?

VRBO offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in 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: 274 rentals
  • Tabacon Hot Springs: 274 rentals
  • La Fortuna Waterfall: 251 rentals
  • Aquas Zarcas Square: 52 rentals
  • Baldi Hot Springs: 261 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around 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.

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)

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)