Destination guide

Choose a holiday rental for your Santa Cruz getaway

The parks and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Santa Cruz. This city has something for everyone. Conchal Beach and Flamingo Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Santa Cruz

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Santa Cruz a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Monkey Park (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Papagayo Golf and Country Club (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Hacienda Pinilla Golf Course (16.6 mi / 26.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Santa Cruz

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Santa Cruz is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Conchal Beach (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Flamingo Beach (17.8 mi / 28.6 km)
  • Recaredo Briceno Park (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • El Viejo Wetlands (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Junquillal Beach (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Blanca Beach (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Santa Cruz

The nearest airport is in Liberia (LIR-Daniel Oduber Intl.), located 23.8 mi (38.4 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Santa Cruz?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 952 holiday lettings around Santa Cruz. From 368 Houses to 347 Flats, 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 Santa Cruz?

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 Santa Cruz:

  • Palm Beach Estates: 101 holiday homes
  • Playa Pelada: 140 holiday homes
  • Playa Guiones: 169 holiday homes
  • Marbella: 24 holiday homes
  • Playa Grande: 459 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 Santa Cruz?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Santa Cruz. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Flamingo Beach: 1,327 holiday lettings
  • Nosara Spanish Institute: 505 holiday lettings
  • Reserva Biologica Lomas Barbudal: 38 holiday lettings
  • WAYRA Institute of Spanish: 1,604 holiday lettings
  • Nosara Beach: 511 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Santa Cruz listed on HomeAway 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 Santa Cruz?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 368 Houses in Santa Cruz. Our other popular types of Santa Cruz holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 347 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 137 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 22 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Santa Cruz?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 806 holiday homes with pool available in Santa Cruz. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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