Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape of Baru

The waterfalls, beaches and jungle are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Baru. This welcoming and romantic city is well known for its restaurants, hiking and bird watching. 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 and around Baru

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Baru has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Alexander Skutch Bird Sanctuary (13.1 mi / 21 km)
  • The Secret Gardens (17.9 mi / 28.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Baru

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Baru is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Nauyaca Waterfalls (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Matapalo Beach (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Catarata uvita (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Punta Uvita Whale Tail (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Marino Ballena National Park (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Uvita Beach (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Baru

The nearest airport is in San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), located 49 mi (78.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), which is 53.5 mi (86.1 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Lagunas de Baru?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 17 holiday lettings around Lagunas de Baru. From 8 houses to 5 villas, 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 Lagunas de Baru? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Lagunas de Baru. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Manuel Antonio Beach: 417 holiday lettings
  • Manuel Antonio National Park: 393 holiday lettings
  • Rio Savegre Waterfall: 67 holiday lettings
  • Marino Ballena National Park: 552 holiday lettings
  • Ventanas Beach: 514 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Lagunas de Baru 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 Houses in Lagunas de Baru?

Yes, of course. offers 8 Houses in Lagunas de Baru. Our other popular types of Lagunas de Baru holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Bed & breakfasts: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lagunas de Baru?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 14 holiday homes with pool available in Lagunas de Baru. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.