Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Arecibo

The beaches and parks provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Arecibo. This city's cafes, surfing and whale watching draw many visitors. Arecibo Observatory and Rio Camuy Cave Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Seasonal weather averages in Arecibo

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Arecibo

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Arecibo is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rio Camuy Cave Park (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Cueva Ventana (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • La Poza Beach (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Cano Tiburones Nature Reserve (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Bosque Estatal De Cambalache (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Cave of the Indian (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Arecibo

The nearest airport is in Ponce (PSE-Mercedita), located 28.9 mi (46.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Aguadilla (BQN-Rafael Hernandez), which is 30.6 mi (49.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Arecibo?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 67 holiday lettings near Arecibo. From 28 Houses to 9 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Arecibo for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Arecibo?

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

  • Islote: 50 holiday homes
  • Miraflores: 40 holiday homes
  • Carreras: 44 holiday homes
  • Sabana Hoyos: 51 holiday homes
  • Esperanza: 48 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Arecibo! 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 Arecibo?

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

  • Islote: 50 holiday lettings
  • Miraflores: 40 holiday lettings
  • Carreras: 44 holiday lettings
  • Sabana Hoyos: 51 holiday lettings
  • Esperanza: 48 holiday lettings

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

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

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

  • Arecibo Observatory: 70 holiday rentals
  • Arecibo Lighthouse: 76 holiday rentals
  • Cave of the Indian: 92 holiday rentals
  • Cueva Ventana: 77 holiday rentals
  • Church of Porta Coeli: 219 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Arecibo 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.

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