Destination guide

The culturally rich area of Cuenca awaits your stay

Come and experience Cuenca and its cathedral, architecture and museums. This walkable city is known for its sightseeing, local tours and cafes. 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.


Activities and attractions in and around Cuenca

Are you searching for top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Cuenca a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • San Francisco Plaza Market (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Plaza Rotary Market (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Amaru Zoo (18.7 mi / 30 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Cuenca

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Cuenca is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • El Cajas National Park (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • University of Cuenca's Orchid Garden (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Calderon Park (15.4 mi / 24.9 km)
  • San Blas Park (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Cuenca Botanical Garden (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Amaru Zoo (18.7 mi / 30 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Cuenca

Fly into Cuenca (CUE-Mariscal Lamar), the closest airport, located 16.6 mi (26.7 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Cuenca?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 79 holiday lettings around Cuenca. From 39 flats & apartments to 13 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.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Cuenca? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Cuenca. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Casa de los Arcos Art Museum: 87 holiday lettings
  • Church of Santo Domingo: 87 holiday lettings
  • San Sebastian Plaza: 87 holiday lettings
  • Civic Plaza: 87 holiday lettings
  • Plaza Rotary Market: 87 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Cuenca listed on 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 Flats in Cuenca?

Yes, of course. offers 39 Flats in Cuenca. Our other popular types of Cuenca holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 30 self catering accommodations
  • Hotels: 15 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cuenca?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Cuenca. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.