Destination guide

The culturally rich area of Yogyakarta awaits your stay

Come and experience Yogyakarta and its temples, culture and history. Renowned for its museums, monuments and local tours, this city welcomes all visitors. 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 Yogyakarta

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Yogyakarta a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Taman Pintar Science Park (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Gembira Loka Zoo (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Adisucipto Golf Course (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Jogja Bay (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Kids Fun Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Merapi Golf Course (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Yogyakarta

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Yogyakarta. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Alun Alun Kidul (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Lapangan Karang Kotagede (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Depok Beach (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Parangtritis Beach (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Suroloyo Peak (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Mount Merapi (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Yogyakarta

The nearest airport is in Yogyakarta (JOG-Adisucipto Intl.), located 4.9 mi (8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Surakarta (SOC-Adisumarmo Intl.), which is 32.7 mi (52.7 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Yogyakarta Tugu Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Yogyakarta?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 84 holiday lettings around Yogyakarta. From 10 villas to 6 flats & apartments, 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 destinations to visit in Yogyakarta?

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

  • Kraton Complex: 84 holiday homes
  • Water Castle (Tamansari): 84 holiday homes
  • Great Mosque Kotagede Mataram: 77 holiday homes
  • Sonobudoyo Museum: 84 holiday homes
  • Malioboro Street: 69 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Yogyakarta! 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 Yogyakarta?

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

  • Pleret: 66 holiday lettings
  • Borobudur: 15 holiday lettings
  • Turi: 61 holiday lettings
  • Soprayan: 31 holiday lettings
  • Bantul: 62 holiday lettings

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Yogyakarta? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Yogyakarta. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kraton Complex: 84 holiday rentals
  • Water Castle (Tamansari): 84 holiday rentals
  • Great Mosque Kotagede Mataram: 77 holiday rentals
  • Sonobudoyo Museum: 84 holiday rentals
  • Bringharjo Market: 84 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Yogyakarta listed on 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.