Destination guide

Travel to captivating San Antonio

Take a holiday to San Antonio and enjoy the area's entertainment, theatre scene and history. Travellers to this walkable city praise the riverfront, museums and festivals. Take in top local attractions such as Alamo and River Walk. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around San Antonio

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that San Antonio has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • San Antonio SeaWorld (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • San Antonio Zoo and Aquarium (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Six Flags Fiesta Texas (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch (20.6 mi / 33.1 km)
  • Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Waterpark and Resort (29.6 mi / 47.7 km)
  • Ripley's Haunted Adventure (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of San Antonio

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, San Antonio is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • River Walk (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • San Antonio Botanical Gardens (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • San Antonio Missions National Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Travis Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Hemisfair Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Japanese Tea Gardens (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around San Antonio

Fly into San Antonio, TX (SAT-San Antonio Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.3 mi (11.7 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is San Antonio Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around San Antonio?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,698 holiday lettings around San Antonio. From 526 flats & apartments to 881 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.

Can I rent a city-centre property in San Antonio?

There are heaps of reasons to base yourself somewhere central when you're new to a city, but you can't go past the number one draw — location, location, location! HomeAway has 304 city centre rental properties available. Of course, that may not be quite your holiday style. Fortunately, HomeAway has a bunch of other options, including:

  • 196 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 190 riverside holiday accommodation options.
  • 141 shore-front holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in San Antonio?

If you want to live like a local and love a bit of extra space and privacy, renting a whole house is the way to go. There are 1,166 options currently available on HomeAway. Prices begin at £22 per night. If that doesn't agree with your crew's style, we've got a range of other self-catering accommodation options to select from, such as:

  • Condo: 356 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £25 per night.
  • Apartment: 255 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £28 per night.
  • Hotel: 124 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £23 per night.

Can I stay in San Antonio in a large group?

Whether you're hitting the road on a getaway with the extended family or spending a week away with your old school mates, it's always loads of fun hanging out in a brand new place together! The great news is that HomeAway has options to suit. Presently, house holiday rentals are the latest thing for large groups of travellers here, and you'll find 196 available on our database. Properties in this area that are perfect for large groups include:

  • Are you searching for rentals that can hold 6 people? We have 516 that will be suitable. Prices begin from just £42 per night.
  • Need a holiday property for 8 people? We have 352 that will suit. You can get one for as low as £66 a night.
  • Searching for rentals suitable for 10 guests? You'll be thrilled to discover we have 163 that'll be ideal. You can grab one for as little as £92 a night.

So don't worry! When you travel with us you can take your uncle, your brother and all your pals to San Antonio.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in San Antonio?

HomeAway has a wide range of terrific cost-effective rental picks. Treat your gang to a lavish night out or stay for a few extra days with the money you have left over. Lackland Terrace is an awesome area to consider if you want to keep an eye on your budget. HomeAway has 5 holiday rentals, and the average price is a modest £74 per night. Another 34 HomeAway holiday rentals are on offer in or around Northeast Side. With an average price of £76 per night, you're sure to snatch a deal worth boasting to your friends about.

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