Destination guide

Explore the riverfront setting in Buena Vista

The riverfront, mountains and hot springs are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Buena Vista. Travellers to this scenic city praise the hiking, rafting and kayaking. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Buena Vista

Buena Vista is famous for its stunning river views and relaxing hot springs. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Buena Vista is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Buena Vista River Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • San Isabel National Forest (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Mt. Princeton (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Mount Elbert (25.4 mi / 40.9 km)
  • Independence Pass (29.7 mi / 47.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Buena Vista

Fly into Aspen, CO (ASE-Pitkin County), the closest airport, located 47.2 mi (76 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Gunnison, CO (GUC-Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional), which is 48.6 mi (78.1 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Buena Vista?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 235 holiday lettings around Buena Vista. From 74 cabins to 133 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Buena Vista?

What an amazing view! That's what you'll find yourself saying when you head for the hills and indulge in a dreamy high-altitude getaway. HomeAway has 168 mountain rentals available. Of course, that might not be your style. Fortunately, HomeAway has plenty more options, including:

  • 65 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 39 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 37 city-centre holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Buena Vista?

Our house holiday rentals are real accommodation for real travellers. With tons of space and privacy, they're perfect for those who want to experience life like a local. There are 135 options currently listed on HomeAway. Prices start at £118 a night. Or perhaps you'd rather go for one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Cabin: 67 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £76 per night.
  • Apartment: 9 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £65 per night.
  • Cottage: 7 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £73 per night.

Can I stay in Buena Vista in a large group?

The recipe for the perfect holiday is catching up with your favourite people in an exciting new place. If you'll be hitting the road with a big group, HomeAway has options for you. At the moment, house holiday rentals are all the rage for large groups of visitors here, and we have 38 listed on our database. In this area, rental properties that can house large groups include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we have 58 properties just right for that size. Stay a night for as little as £87.
  • If you have 8 in your family, you'll be delighted to find out that there are 44 rental accommodation suitable. You can book one for as little as £150 per night.
  • Planning a trip away with a group of 10? We have 37 accommodation for rent that will meet your needs. Prices start from £129 a night.

So don't worry! When you travel with us you can take your mom, your grandma and all your pals to Buena Vista.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Buena Vista?

Cut down on your accommodation expenses with a little help from HomeAway. You'll find plenty of unique holiday rentals and save heaps of cash! Monarch Ski Area is a bargain-hunter's dream. And with 9 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £151 a night, you can see why. Downtown Salida is another place to check out. We have 106 and the average price is around £163 a night.