Discover a selection of 372 vacation rentals in Guadalajara, MX 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 $32 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Guadalajara. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Guadalajara – Mexico at its most mesmerizing

Many of Mexico's most iconic cultural symbols – mariachi music, sombreros and tequila to name just a few – have their roots in Guadalajara and the surrounding state of Jalisco. Its well-preserved historic center makes a dramatic first impression, with its ostentatious 16th-century cathedral, winding cobblestone streets and picturesque plazas. But this is by no means a city stuck in the past, as you'll also find innovative fusion restaurants, a cosmopolitan cultural scene and a buzzing nightlife. Guadalajara vacation rentals range from elegant loft apartments to spacious family houses, so you're bound to find one that ticks all the right boxes.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Guadalajara

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

  • Acuario Michin (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Guadalajara Country Club (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Zoologico Guadalajara (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Selva Magica (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Scotiabank Aquatics Center (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Jardin Hidalgo (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)

Shop ‘til you drop or dine like royalty in Guadalajara

Guadalajara is a veritable mecca for shopaholics. You could lose days exploring the city's cavernous indoor markets, where you can buy custom-made leather shoes, colorful ceramics, hand-woven baskets and jewelry, all at highly competitive prices, particularly if you're willing to haggle. The city's dining scene is similarly scintillating. You could start by sampling local dishes like Birria, a rich stew traditionally made with goat or mutton, or torta ahogada, a moreish meat sandwich submerged in an addictively spicy sauce. You'll also find gourmet restaurants serving everything from freshly caught seafood to fiery Indian curries.


Sizzling sunshine in Guadalajara

Guadalajara's near-tropical climate ensures year-round warmth and plenty of sunshine. While it's a buzzing destination at all times of year, Guadalajara vacation rentals are in particularly high demand between October and December, when rainfall is low, evenings are pleasantly mild and the city's festivals and events calendar is jam-packed. Visit between January and May and you'll enjoy slightly thinner crowds, but be warned that it can get chilly once the sun goes down. The summer months of June to September can be rainy and humid, but you may be able to score a great deal on accommodation.

Natural features

Cavernous canyons and winding rivers in Guadalajara

Should you feel like escaping the hustle and bustle of city life, you'll find a wealth of unspoiled nature within easy reach of Guadalajara. Just over an hour by car from the city center, Barranca de Oblatos is a jaw-dropping canyon carved by the mighty Rio Grande de Santiago, one of Mexico's longest rivers. With an average depth of 600 meters, this natural wonder is an idyllic spot for a leisurely weekend hike or riverside picnic.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Guadalajara

Fly into Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Intl. Airport (GDL), the closest airport, located 10.8 mi (17.4 km) from the city center.

It's easy to get around Guadalajara by jumping on the metro at Plaza Universidad Station, San Juan de Dios Station or Refugio Station.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Guadalajara?

Whether you want an intimate retreat for you and your special someone or someplace spacious to fit the family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Guadalajara. Here are a couple to get you started:

  • Around 25 miles from the center of Guadalajara, it's difficult to beat "Mexican Sunrise House. . . . . A Wonderful Mexican Experience - Just See The Reviews". It has 2 bedrooms and handy features including spa and beauty services and a barbecue grill.
  • Alternatively, make a booking at "Mexican Jewel House. . . . . . . Allan Fotheringham Stayed Here". Located around 25 miles from the heart of Guadalajara, it has 2 bedrooms and features a dryer and coffee and tea making facilities.

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

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

If you need to completely switch off for a night or two, you'll find lots of amazing weekend getaways in and around Guadalajara. Enjoy some well-deserved downtime at one of these popular options:

  • Book a couple of nights or more at "Condominium "pitaya" Casona 9 Esquinas Centro Gdl", around 1 mile to the south of Guadalajara, and you've got yourself the best kind of weekend break. You'll have nature spots like El Trompo Magico and Acuario Michin on your doorstep and conveniences like free toiletries and nearby museums to make use of.
  • Also look into "Maria Bonita House For 28 People", which you'll find around 1 mile west of Guadalajara. After exploring nearby attractions such as El Trompo Magico and Parque Mirador Independencia, relax in your rental and make use of a washing machine, internet services and more.

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

Experience the culture and vibe of Guadalajara from the comfort of a studio apartment. Whether you'd like to kick back on your own or paint the town red with pals, we'll help you find the ideal studio apartment for rent in or near Guadalajara:

  • Make "Condominium "pitaya" Casona 9 Esquinas Centro Gdl" your temporary home. This quality property comes with amenities including WiFi and a microwave oven.
  • "Histroric And Luxury Loft With Ac" is another attractive option. Stay here and enjoy the use of a fridge, an in-room safe and more.

When you're ready to step foot outside your studio apartment and do some exploring, there's lots to keep you on the go around Guadalajara. Passionate about culture? Don't miss Museo Clemente Orozco and Guadalajara Cathedral.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Guadalajara?

Short-term rentals are easy to come by in and around Guadalajara. Stay for a night or two in a penthouse, a resort-style apartment or a house that fits the whole family. Whatever type of vacation rental you prefer, you'll have lots to choose from with Vrbo. These are a few top picks:

  • Nice and close to the heart of Guadalajara, "Histroric And Luxury Loft With Ac" is a terrific base for a mini break. While you're in the area, make sure you get to well-known attractions like Hospicio Cabanas and Basilica de Zapopan.
  • Wake up, make a cup of coffee and then start planning what to see around "Colonia Americana Two Level Loft Apartment". Guadalajara Cathedral and Jalisco Stadium are must-do's if you stay at this popular rental.

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

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend rendezvous. If you're eager to spend a couple of nights away with your beloved, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Guadalajara that will whisk you off your feet:

  • Put on some soft music and kick back together at "Mexican Sunrise House. . . . . A Wonderful Mexican Experience - Just See The Reviews". Around 25 miles from Guadalajara, this property has everything you could want for a romantic weekend getaway, including beauty services and shopping facilities.
  • Alternatively, spend a few magical days drinking wine and canoodling at "Mexican Jewel House. . . . . . . Allan Fotheringham Stayed Here", around 25 miles from Guadalajara. Beauty services and shopping facilities will help ramp up the romance.

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

Peep these large group vacation rentals in or near Guadalajara and forget about leaving anyone off your guest list:

  • Offering privacy, comfort and space, you'll get everyone's nod of approval at "Accommodation For Families And Groups". Up to 20 people can be accommodated at this escape which has 8 bedrooms, a kitchen and a garden. You'll find it around 3 miles to the southeast of Guadalajara.
  • Nothing takes priority over hanging out with the people you love, and "La Cuna Del Buen Vestir" is the perfect place to do that. Located around 19 miles to the east of Guadalajara, as many as 15 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 3 bedrooms. A kitchen and a balcony are among the many amenities at hand here.

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

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can have, a pool promises the most fun. Check out these houses for rent with a pool in or near Guadalajara and spend your days splashing around. Just don't forget your inflatable doughnut:

  • Pack your swim gear and book a few days at "Mexican Sunrise House. . . . . A Wonderful Mexican Experience - Just See The Reviews". There are plenty of other convenient amenities here, including a balcony and towels.
  • Otherwise, enjoy a more leisurely pace of life at "Mexican Jewel House. . . . . . . Allan Fotheringham Stayed Here". Along with an invigorating pool, you can also make use of childrens activities and a separate dining area.

Not sure what the weather's like in Guadalajara? It has a humid subtropical climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 65 ºF to 80 ºF. If you're after a little more inspiration on places to stay in this popular destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to scroll through our entire range of Guadalajara vacation rentals.

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

Whether your ideal getaway is high in the hills or on the beach, you'll have a lot more fun if you share it with people you love. Book one of these large family vacation rentals in or near Guadalajara and bring the whole gang:

  • Around 1 mile to the west of Guadalajara, "Maria Bonita House For 28 People" has 6 bedrooms and can sleep up to 28 guests. It's equipped with a range of amenities, including clothes washing facilities and internet access.
  • "Accommodation For Families And Groups" also offers the space you need to reconnect with loved ones. This rental is around 3 miles to the southeast of Guadalajara, and accommodates as many as 20 guests in its 8 bedrooms. A foosball table and a smart TV will help keep everyone content and comfortable.

If you're eager to do some sightseeing, there are lots of family-friendly attractions nearby to stick on your itinerary. Chapala Malecon, Zoologico Guadalajara and El Trompo Magico are good places to start.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Guadalajara?

Often situated in sought-after positions due to their compact size, a one-bedroom vacation rental is the perfect solution if it's just the two of you. Check out our range in or near Guadalajara:

  • Take a peek at "Condominium "pitaya" Casona 9 Esquinas Centro Gdl", a great centrally located one-bedroom vacation property. A swimming pool and a kitchen are available for use here.
  • Or maybe "Histroric And Luxury Loft With Ac" is better suited. Another centrally located one-bedroom option, this place comes with a kitchen, a swimming pool and much more.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Guadalajara?

Absolutely. From swish apartments to cozy cabins, Vrbo is your one-stop-shop for great rentals. Small families will love these two-bedroom beauties in or near Guadalajara:

  • Leading our list is "Amplio Apartamento Nuevo, Espectaculares Vistas". This two-bedroom beauty provides handy amenities like a kitchen and a playground. You can easily explore Guadalajara's many attractions from this base.
  • "Confortable Apartamento Nuevo, Colonia Americana" is another lovely two-bedroom retreat. It provides a kitchen, games and loads more.

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