Where to stay around Puntarenas?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,336 holiday lettings near Puntarenas. From 900 houses to 533 condos, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Puntarenas is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Puntarenas?

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

  • Manuel Antonio: 336 holiday homes
  • Calle Hermosa: 19 holiday homes
  • Santa Teresa Beach: 259 holiday homes
  • Dominical: 352 holiday homes
  • Manuel Antonio Beach: 391 holiday homes

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

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

  • Dominical: 352 holiday lettings
  • Uvita: 358 holiday lettings
  • Monteverde: 85 holiday lettings
  • Jaco: 852 holiday lettings
  • Quepos: 388 holiday lettings

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Puntarenas?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Puntarenas are:

  • Tambor Airport (TMU): 414 self catering accommodations
  • La Managua Airport (XQP): 397 self catering accommodations
  • Buenos Aires (BAI): 23 self catering accommodations

For other airports, 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 in Puntarenas?

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

  • Manuel Antonio Beach: 391 holiday rentals
  • Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve: 393 holiday rentals
  • Corcovado National Park Office: 119 holiday rentals
  • Manuel Antonio National Park: 396 holiday rentals
  • Cocal Beach: 407 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Puntarenas 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.

Make a holiday rental in Puntarenas, Costa Rica your home away from home

Puntarenas is a region that covers much of western Costa Rica, stretching from the border with Panama up to the Colorado gulf. At a self-catering holiday villa in Puntarenas you’ll have the chance to experience the region’s spectacular biodiversity, as well as stunning beaches and charming towns.

Things to do in Puntarenas, Costa Rica

For a country noted for its large protected natural areas, the Corvocado National Park on the Osa Peninsula is especially spectacular. It’s worth heading here from a Puntarenas self-catering holiday rental if you’d like to experience a memorable adventure. The wilderness here will offer plenty of opportunities to photograph wildlife such as exotic birds, tapirs, large cats, monkeys, whales and dolphins. The updated road system in the region makes it easier than ever to reach areas of breathtaking natural beauty such as this.

Another stunning protected area that can be reached from Puntarenas holiday accommodation is the Marino Ballena National Park, which is maybe most well-known for its annual humpback whale migration, which takes place from December to April. At Ballena and Uvita you’ll encounter unspoiled white sandy beaches, and all around you’ll be able to spot some wonderful wildlife. There are green marine iguanas, hawksbill turtles, not to mention humpback whales and common dolphins, which can be admired on organised boat trips.

To the north of the region around Puntarenas self-catering villas is the Arenal National Park, which takes its name from the 1,600 metre volcano, which dominated a portion of the landscape. It’s the most active volcano in the country, having last erupted in 1973. In this park you can take trails to explore lava fields from recent eruptions and along the way you’ll be able to see white-faced monkeys, parrots and deer.

Places to visit on holiday in Puntarenas, Costa Rica

You could also head for the eponymous capital of the province around Puntarenas self-catering holiday rentals. It’s a colourful port city surrounded by spectacular nature, with mangrove forests and sublime beaches. A number of these beaches also offer excellent surfing conditions. There are also three golf courses in the area.

Weather in Puntarenas, Costa Rica

At a Puntarenas self-catering holiday rental you’ll experience a year-round tropical climate, with very little fluctuation in temperature. There a little more rainfall in the period between May and November, while December to April is generally known as the Dry Season.

Cheap flights to Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Puntarenas self-catering holiday accommodation is served by Juan Santamaria Internacianal Airport in San Jose (SJO), which can be reached from the UK by flying to Madrid (MAD) or Atlanta (ATL) with British Airways and catching a connecting flight on to San Jose with Iberia or Delta Air Lines.