Destination guide

Travel to captivating Escazu

The area's entertainment and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Escazu. This city is well-known for its shopping and restaurants. Museum of Costa Rican Art and National Theater are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Escazu

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Escazu a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Spirogyra Butterfly Garden (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Refugio Herpetologico de Costa Rica (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Amusement Park San Jose (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Simon Bolivar Zoo (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Valle del Sol (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Ojo de Agua Spa Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Escazu

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Escazu is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Parque Nacional (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • La Paz Waterfall Gardens (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Sabana Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Central Park (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Morazan Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Parque Espana (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Escazu

The nearest airport is in San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), located 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), which is 7 mi (11.3 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Escazu?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 363 holiday lettings around Escazu. From 161 flats & apartments to 116 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 Escazu?

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 Escazu:

  • San José: 17 holiday homes
  • Hospital: 35 holiday homes
  • Ciudad Cariari: 23 holiday homes
  • Amón: 15 holiday homes
  • Rohrmoser: 39 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 Escazu? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Escazu. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Iglesia Escazú: 480 holiday lettings
  • Avenida Escazú: 482 holiday lettings
  • Multiplaza Mall Escazu: 485 holiday lettings
  • La Paz Waterfall Gardens: 426 holiday lettings
  • Grecia: 453 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 161 Flats in Escazu. Our other popular types of Escazu holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 116 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 153 self catering accommodations
  • Estates: 4 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 Escazu?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 98 holiday homes with pool available in Escazu. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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