Discover a selection of 2,000 vacation rentals in Oro Valley, AZ 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 $79 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Oro Valley. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Explore southern Arizona from Oro Valley

Just to the north of downtown Tucson, in the foothills of the rugged Santa Catalina Mountains, Oro Valley offers visitors high-end shopping and dining, great golfing and beautiful desert landscapes. Just a short drive from the University of Arizona campus, Oro Valley vacation rentals are a great choice if you're visiting this seat of learning. They also make great bases for exploring Tucson, the sprawling Sonoran Desert and the other cities and attractions of Southern Arizona. Oro Valley vacation rentals range from Santa Fe-style casitas with beautiful mountain views to stunning contemporary homes with their own private pools.

Things to do

Oro Valley's family appeal

If you are staying at your Oro Valley vacation rental with kids, there's no better place to head on a hot, sunny day than James D. Kriegh Park. Oro Valley's oldest public park is home to a modern waterpark with Olympic-sized pool, called the Oro Valley Aquatic Center. It's open year-round, so you can take a refreshing dip against the scenic backdrop of the jagged red peaks of the Santa Catalina mountains. There's also the family-friendly Reid Park Zoo in downtown Tucson, just a short drive from Oro Valley vacation rentals. It has a packed program of seasonal and daily events and you can see animals including lions, elephants and bears.


Shopping and hiking around Oro Valley

If shopping is your thing, head to Tucson Premium Outlets, around a 15-minute drive west from Oro Valley vacation rentals, to bag some big-name bargains. That said, it's the outdoors that's the major draw around these parts. The Santa Catalina and Tortolita mountains offer diverse outdoor adventures, from hiking and biking to winter skiing. This part of Arizona lies within the Dark Skies initiative, so you'll find that the possibilities for stargazing under the twinkling desert skies are irresistible. Meanwhile, stars of a different kind can be seen at the historic Rialto Theatre in downtown Tucson, the city's atmospheric live music venue.

Natural features

Get outdoors in Oro Valley

Oro Valley vacation rentals enjoy a plum location on the fringes of the Santa Catalina mountains to the east. In Saguaro National Park, 45 minutes from Oro Valley, you can find challenging mountain trails as well as the Old Tucson film studios and the wonderful, family-friendly Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. This natural history museum combines live animal exhibits with colorful, fragrant botanic gardens. Close by, Catalina State Park offers cave tours and a packed program of guided nature and birding walks, as well as beautiful mountain trails.

How to get there

How to get to and around Oro Valley

The nearest airport is in Tucson International Airport (TUS), located 18.7 mi (30.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Tucson, AZ (AVW-Marana Regional), which is 14.7 mi (23.7 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Oro Valley?

Whatever vacation experience you're seeking, you'll find a rental in or around Oro Valley that suits your style. Here are some of our favorites:

  • Take advantage of conveniences like free toiletries and WiFi at "Bella View Resort Beckons You To Enjoy The Peace And Quiet Of This Home". Situated around 4 miles from Oro Valley, this quality property has 3 bedrooms and is a hit with guests.
  • "Magical Private Mountain Estate In Ventana Canyon + Guest Ventana Membership" is another top pick, offering 3 bedrooms, a playground, water sports equipment and more. It's around 11 miles from Oro Valley.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Oro Valley?

Punching way above its weight when it comes to charm and character, a tiny house vacation rental in Oro Valley puts you on the doorstep of big adventure. Turn off your tech and turn your focus to outdoor fun at one of these pint-sized escapes:

  • Leave the everyday behind and disappear to "Private Peaceful Tiny House In Central Tucson Minutes From Downtown And The U Of A". This property in Tucson packs plenty of conveniences into its small space, such as a fenced yard and air conditioning.
  • "Windfeather Resort/ Moon Dance Tiny Home With Self Check" comes with plenty of conveniences, such as a dryer and an iron and ironing board. Located in Tucson, you'll be able to live big in this small but nicely designed hideaway.

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

Forget about catching up on chores, because weekends were made for fun. Stay in one of these weekend getaways in and near Oro Valley and make the most of all the wonderful things to do nearby:

  • Located 25 miles to the southeast of the center of Oro Valley, "Ideal Private Oasis In The Sonoran Desert" appeals to nature lovers and adventurous types. Get out and discover nearby outdoor attractions, such as Catalina Golf Course and Sweetwater Preserve. If you're up for more, try mountain biking or sledding.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a short and sweet break at "Southwest Style - Resort Living In Tucson. Views". Stay in and put your feet up, or head out and try your hand at some hiking and biking and golf. When it's time to explore some nearby attractions, check out La Paloma Golf Course and Pima Canyon Trail. This great vacation rental is around 4 miles southwest of Oro Valley.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Oro Valley?

Studio apartments are difficult to beat when it comes to convenience, location and affordability. Escape to one of these studio apartments for rent in or near Oro Valley and experience a slice of the buzzing local vibe:

  • Explore your surroundings and then sleep soundly at "Private Desert Mountain Casita On Cloud Nine Picturesque Resort Setting". This property is a fantastic base for discovering the sights and offers amenities including a porch and heating.
  • Alternatively, slip into vacation mode at "Desert Beauty, Close To City, Quiet And Private", which offers conveniences such as an oven and off-street parking options.

When you're ready to step outside your studio apartment and sightsee, there's loads to keep you on the go around Oro Valley. Passionate about culture? Organize a visit to Museum of Contemporary Art and Center for Creative Photography.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Oro Valley?

Sometimes, you just need to take a well-earned breather, even if it's only for a few days or so. Enjoy a delightful combination of sightseeing and relaxation at one of these short-term rentals in or around Oro Valley:

  • "Catalina Mt Views, Quiet, Solar Electric - Also See Ha 7617525 - 21095476" is close to the center of Oro Valley, which means there are loads of things to keep you busy. Discover unique attractions like University of Arizona and Arizona Stadium when you're not enjoying the comforts of your cozy property.
  • "Javelina Hacienda - Relax And Enjoy" is another enticing option. Remember to add Tucson Mall and Tucson Convention Center to your itinerary when you're ready to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Oro Valley?

Whether spent in a cabin, a cottage or a treehouse, a romantic weekend getaway is a fantastic way to say "I love you." Whisk your sweetheart off for a couple of leisurely days at one of these top escapes in or near Oro Valley:

  • Sneak off on Friday for a few nights of passion at "Bella View Resort Beckons You To Enjoy The Peace And Quiet Of This Home". Located approximately 4 miles from Oro Valley, this property comes with plenty of nice touches, including a fireplace and a swimming pool.
  • Another place where you can enjoy a few dreamy days together is "Magical Private Mountain Estate In Ventana Canyon + Guest Ventana Membership". Around 11 miles from Oro Valley, a resort and massage services add to the atmosphere here.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Oro Valley?

Nothing screams "Best. Vacation. Evvv-er." like staying in a mansion. Treat your nearest and dearest to a memorable getaway at one of these mansions for rent in and around Oro Valley:

  • Style, charm and character — "Resort - Style Mansion With 360 Views" has it all in abundance. Around 13 miles southeast of Oro Valley and offering massage services and a firepit, this showstopper is tough to beat.
  • With a swimming pool, a fireplace and plenty of other high-end amenities, "A Boutique Victorian Historical 1878 Mansion Within The City Center Of Tucson" will get your guests' tick of approval. This sleek retreat is around 14 miles to the south of Oro Valley.

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

Share your vacation and boost your odds of having fun. Whether you're organizing an adventurous getaway with friends or a big family get-together, there's no shortage of large group vacation rentals in and near Oro Valley:

  • A great range of amenities including a kitchen and mountain views make "Pristine Rancho Vistoso Estate With A Private Pool" a winner. This sizable retreat has 4 bedrooms and sleeps up to 16 guests. From central Oro Valley, it's around 2 miles away to the north.
  • "Family Friendly Home - Heated Pool And Spa Surrounded By Gorgeous Mountain Views" is another option that'll fit the whole gang. It's around 1 mile to the west of Oro Valley, has 5 bedrooms and sleeps up to 14 guests. A swimming pool and a kitchen are just a couple of things designed to make your visit even more memorable.

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

Nothing screams fun and frivolity like a pool does. Pull out your flamingo floatie and browse these houses in or near Oro Valley that come with this vacation must-have:

  • Switch to vacay mode at "Private Guest House On Its Own Two Acres", where your highest priority will be lounging by the pool. Amenities including a fridge and a microwave oven help make this retreat a guest favorite.
  • Otherwise, recharge your batteries at "Modern Single Family House - Pool And Mountain View". In addition to its inviting pool, make use of a kitchen island and a fenced yard.

Don't know how to pack for your Oro Valley escape? This enticing destination has a semi-arid climate. In the summertime, you can expect average temperatures ranging from 75 ºF to 95 ºF. Scroll through our selection of Oro Valley vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more great ideas about where to stay.

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

It's always more fun when you share wonderful times with the people closest to your heart. Whether you're planning a family catch-up or celebrating a special occasion with close friends, Vrbo has a large vacation rental that suits you. Here are two of our best in and around Oro Valley:

  • Sleeping as many as 8 guests in 4 bedrooms, "Ideal Private Oasis In The Sonoran Desert" is the ideal place to hang out with the family. This escape is 25 miles to the southeast of Oro Valley and has creature comforts such as a living room and a smart TV.
  • "Golfing, Birdwatching, Biking, Swimming" is another popular option. It's around 10 miles to the southwest of Oro Valley, has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 10 guests. Handy amenities here include childrens activities and a pool table.

When it's time to step outside your front door, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions in the area to keep everyone entertained. Old Tucson Studios, Reid Park Zoo and Pima County Fairgrounds should be top of your to-do list.