Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Quito

Take a holiday to Quito and enjoy the area's cathedral, museums and history. Renowned for its cafes, local tours and monuments, this city welcomes all visitors. Take in top local attractions such as El Panecillo and Independence Square. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Quito

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Quito a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • TelefériQo (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Vulqano Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Quito Zoo (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Tesalia Springs Pool (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)
  • Mariposas de Mindo Butterfly Garden (20.2 mi / 32.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Quito

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Quito is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • El Panecillo (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Independence Square (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Itchimbia Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Del Arbolito Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • El Ejido Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • TelefériQo (2 mi / 3.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Quito

Fly into Quito (UIO-Mariscal Sucre Intl.), the closest airport, located 12.3 mi (19.9 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Quito?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 252 holiday lettings around Quito. From 175 flats & apartments to 40 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 is the best area to stay when travelling to Quito?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Quito:

  • La Colina: 77 holiday homes
  • Mariana de Jesus: 33 holiday homes
  • La Carolina: 123 holiday homes
  • San Roque: 35 holiday homes
  • Panecillo: 31 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, 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 when travelling to Quito? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Quito. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Estadio Rodrigo Paz Delgado: 248 holiday lettings
  • University of the Amercias Campus Queri: 248 holiday lettings
  • Equinoctial Technologica University: 248 holiday lettings
  • Cuyabeno Lodge: 248 holiday lettings
  • Trude Sojka Cultural House: 248 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Quito 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 Quito?

Yes, of course. offers 175 Flats in Quito. Our other popular types of Quito holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 40 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 175 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 3 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Quito?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 28 holiday homes with pool available in Quito. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.