Where to stay around Alajuela?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 463 vacation rentals near Alajuela. From 148 Houses to 80 Hotels, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Alajuela for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Alajuela?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Alajuela. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • El Fosforo: 20 vacation rentals
  • El Castillo: 133 vacation rentals
  • La Fortuna: 271 vacation rentals
  • Atenas: 112 vacation rentals
  • San Carlos: 181 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Alajuela! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Alajuela?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Alajuela:

  • El Castillo: 133 rentals
  • La Fortuna: 271 rentals
  • Atenas: 112 rentals
  • Quesada: 62 rentals
  • San Ramon: 124 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Alajuela?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Alajuela are:

  • Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO): 552 vacation rentals
  • Arenal Airport (FON): 350 vacation rentals
  • Puntarenas (JAP-Chacarita): 92 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Alajuela?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Alajuela. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Costa Rica Sky Adventures: 390 rentals
  • Tabacon Hot Springs: 387 rentals
  • La Fortuna Waterfall: 364 rentals
  • Rio Celeste Waterfall: 112 rentals
  • Arenal Hanging Bridges: 388 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Alajuela 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.

Take in the majestic beauty of Alajuela

Take a vacation to Alajuela and enjoy the area's festivals, theater scene and live music. This city's shopping, restaurants and architecture draw many visitors. Museum of Costa Rican Art and National Theater are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities and attractions in and around Alajuela

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Alajuela a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Spirogyra Butterfly Garden (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • ARA Project (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Ojo de Agua Spa Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Zoo Ave (4.3 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Valle del Sol (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Doka Estate (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Alajuela

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Alajuela is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • La Paz Waterfall Gardens (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Parque Nacional (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Central Park (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Ojo de Agua Spa Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Peace Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Sabana Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)

Explore destinations around Alajuela

El Castillo
133 vacation rentals
La Fortuna
271 vacation rentals
Atenas
112 vacation rentals
Quesada
62 vacation rentals
San Ramon
124 vacation rentals
San Jose
178 vacation rentals
Mercedes
139 vacation rentals
Guácima
416 vacation rentals
Alajuela
587 vacation rentals
Tambor
386 vacation rentals
Valle Azul
51 vacation rentals
San Mateo
126 vacation rentals
Colonia del Toro
38 vacation rentals
Orotina
73 vacation rentals
Bajos del Toro
35 vacation rentals
San Isidro
125 vacation rentals
Katira
24 vacation rentals
Sabana Redonda
124 vacation rentals
Santa Eulalia
161 vacation rentals
La Garita
202 vacation rentals