Discover a selection of 117 vacation rentals in Cuenca, EC 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 WiFi and swimming pools. Prices start at $42 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Cuenca. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Cuenca
Destination guide

Travel to historic Cuenca

Take a vacation to Cuenca and enjoy the area's museums, cathedral and architecture. This walkable city allures visitors with its sightseeing and local tours. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Cuenca

Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Cuenca a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Plaza Rotary Market (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Gualaceo Market (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • San Francisco Plaza Market (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Amaru Zoo (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Cuenca

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Cuenca. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Calderon Park (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Rio Tomebamba (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • El Cajas National Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Ecuagenera Orchids (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • University of Cuenca's Orchid Garden (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • San Blas Park (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Cuenca

The nearest airport is in Cuenca (CUE-Mariscal Lamar), located 1.5 mi (2.3 km) from the city center.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Cuenca?

Whether you're chasing a chic apartment or a house big enough to fit the family, you'll find the ideal place on Vrbo. Sneak in some downtime at one of these favorites in or near Cuenca:

  • Close to the center of Cuenca, "Colonial Cuenca City - Modern Condo" lays out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not relaxing in your comfortable digs, get out and discover what's around you.
  • Alternatively, spend a few nights at "Terraza Escondida". This conveniently located property makes exploring the sights easy.

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

Sneak a peek at these large group vacation rentals in or near Cuenca and don't worry about leaving anyone off your invite list:

  • Providing space, comfort and privacy, you'll get your guests' seal of approval at "Hostal Kolibri B&B. Your Home In Cuenca". Up to 17 people can be accommodated at this retreat which has 6 bedrooms, a water view and a kitchen. You'll discover it around 1 mile to the south of Cuenca.
  • Nothing's more important than spending precious time with loved ones, and "Nuestra Casa - Our Home Yunguilla Valley By A2cc" is the perfect place to do that. Located around 30 miles to the southwest of Cuenca, as many as 12 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 4 bedrooms. A swimming pool and ski-in/ski-out facilities are among the many amenities at hand here.

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

Whether your ideal getaway is high in the mountains or near the beach, you'll have a lot more fun if you share it with your favorite people. Settle into one of these large family vacation rentals in or near Cuenca and bring the whole crew:

  • Get everyone together at "Three Bedroom Apartment With Awesome Views In The Heart Of Cuenca", which has 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 7 guests. This escape is around 0.1 miles to the northeast of Cuenca and features amenities such as a separate dining area and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • "Large Fully Furnished 3 Bedroom Executive Condominium" is another good option. It's about 2 miles to the west of Cuenca, has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 8 people. Handy amenities here include a TV and childrens activities.

If you're in the mood to do some sightseeing, there are loads of family-friendly attractions close by to add to your to-do list. Ecuagenera Orchids, Puente Roto and Amaru Zoo are fine places to start.

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

Often located in sought-after positions due to their smaller footprint, a one-bedroom rental is an ideal solution if it's just the two of you. Here's a quick taste of our range in or near Cuenca:

  • It's true! Great things come in small packages, and "Colonial Cuenca City - Modern Condo" is a fabulous example of this. This one-bedroom property can be found in a handy central location and offers guests amenities like a balcony and an oven.
  • "Junior Suite Iii, Terra Sur Cuenca" is another stylish one-bedroom escape also a short distance from the center. When you're not out exploring the area's top sights, make use of mountain views, nearby museums and more.