Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Arecibo

The beaches and parks provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Arecibo. This city's cafés, surfing and whale watching draw many visitors. Arecibo Observatory and Rio Camuy Cave Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Seasonal weather averages in Arecibo

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 90°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Arecibo

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Arecibo is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rio Camuy Cave Park (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Cueva Ventana (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • La Poza Beach (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Cano Tiburones Nature Reserve (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Bosque Estatal De Cambalache (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Cave of the Indian (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Arecibo

The nearest airport is in Ponce (PSE-Mercedita), located 28.9 mi (46.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Aguadilla (BQN-Rafael Hernandez), which is 30.6 mi (49.3 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Arecibo?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 66 vacation rentals near Arecibo. From 28 Houses to 9 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Arecibo for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Arecibo?

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

  • Islote: 49 vacation rentals
  • Arecibo Observatory: 70 vacation rentals
  • Arecibo Lighthouse: 78 vacation rentals
  • Esperanza: 47 vacation rentals
  • Sabana Hoyos: 53 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Arecibo! 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 Arecibo?

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 Arecibo:

  • Islote: 49 rentals
  • Esperanza: 47 rentals
  • Sabana Hoyos: 53 rentals
  • Tanamá: 47 rentals
  • Miraflores: 40 rentals

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

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

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

  • Arecibo Observatory: 70 rentals
  • Arecibo Lighthouse: 78 rentals
  • Cueva Ventana: 79 rentals
  • Cave of the Indian: 94 rentals
  • Bosque Estatal De Cambalache: 134 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Arecibo 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.

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