Where to stay around Alajuela?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 346 holiday lettings near Alajuela. From 146 Houses to 58 Studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Alajuela for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Alajuela?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Alajuela. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Atenas: 97 holiday homes
  • Quesada: 48 holiday homes
  • San Carlos: 123 holiday homes
  • San Ramon: 111 holiday homes
  • La Fortuna: 187 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Alajuela! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Alajuela?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Alajuela with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Atenas: 97 holiday lettings
  • Quesada: 48 holiday lettings
  • San Ramon: 111 holiday lettings
  • La Fortuna: 187 holiday lettings
  • El Castillo: 96 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Alajuela?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Alajuela are:

  • Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO): 418 self catering accommodations
  • Arenal Airport (FON): 254 self catering accommodations
  • Tobias Bolanos International Airport (SYQ): 420 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Alajuela?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Alajuela. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Costa Rica Sky Adventures: 297 holiday rentals
  • La Fortuna Waterfall: 273 holiday rentals
  • Los Lagos Hot Springs: 281 holiday rentals
  • Rio Celeste Waterfall: 102 holiday rentals
  • Ecotermales Fortuna: 283 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Alajuela listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Take in the majestic beauty of Alajuela

Take a holiday to Alajuela and enjoy the area's festivals, theatre scene and live music. This city's shopping, restaurants and architecture draw many visitors. Museum of Costa Rican Art and National Theater are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities and attractions in and around Alajuela

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Alajuela a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Spirogyra Butterfly Garden (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • ARA Project (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Ojo de Agua Spa Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Zoo Ave (4.3 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Valle del Sol (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Doka Estate (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Alajuela

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Alajuela is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • La Paz Waterfall Gardens (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Parque Nacional (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Central Park (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Ojo de Agua Spa Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Peace Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Sabana Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)