Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Alamo

The island views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Alamo. Renowned for its shopping, restaurants and fishing, this city welcomes all visitors. Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge and International Museum of Art and Science are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Alamo

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Alamo a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Los Lagos Golf Club (6.7 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Valley Nature Center (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Tierra Santa Golf Club (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Palm View Golf Course (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Shary Municipal Golf Course (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Palms at Mid Valley (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Alamo

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Alamo is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • McAllen Botanical Gardens (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Fireman's Park (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Frontera Audubon Society (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Zinnia Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Estero Llano Grande State Park (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Alamo

The nearest airport is in McAllen, TX (MFE-Miller Intl.), located 7.5 mi (12.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Reynosa, Tamaulipas (REX-General Lucio Blanco Intl.), which is 13.6 mi (21.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Alamo?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 48 holiday lettings around Alamo. From 29 Houses to 6 Flats, 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.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Alamo?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Alamo. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Edinburg Scenic Wetlands: 66 holiday lettings
  • The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley: 62 holiday lettings
  • La Plaza Mall: 64 holiday lettings
  • Palms Crossing: 63 holiday lettings
  • Edinburg Police Department: 62 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Alamo listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Alamo?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 29 Houses in Alamo. Our other popular types of Alamo holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 2 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Alamo?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 22 holiday homes with pool available in Alamo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.