Destination guide

The beachside setting of Tarcoles is ready to explore

The beaches, jungle and riverfront display a scene truly unique to Tarcoles. This city is well-known for its bird watching and snorkeling. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Tarcoles

Are you looking for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Tarcoles a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hacienda las Agujas (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Canopy Vista Los Suenos Adventure Park (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Turu Ba Ri Nature & Adventure Park (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Neo Fauna (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Tarcoles

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, April, May, March and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Tarcoles

Travelers love Tarcoles for its sandy beaches and lush rainforest. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Tarcoles is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Carara National Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Mantas Beach (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Herradura Beach (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Turu Ba Ri Nature & Adventure Park (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Pacific Park (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Jaco Beach (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Tarcoles

The nearest airport is in San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), located 31.8 mi (51.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), which is 34.8 mi (56 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Tarcoles?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,051 vacation rentals near Tarcoles. From 368 Houses to 79 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Tarcoles for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Tarcoles?

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

  • Barrio Santa Lucía: 367 vacation rentals
  • Hermosa Palms: 55 vacation rentals
  • Barrio Los Faroles: 203 vacation rentals
  • Barrio Ricos y Famosos: 277 vacation rentals
  • Barrio Los Villalobos: 289 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Tarcoles?

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

  • Carara Biological Reserve: 1,130 vacation rentals
  • Hacienda las Agujas: 1,147 vacation rentals
  • Mantas Beach: 1,088 vacation rentals
  • Jardín Pura Vida: 1,081 vacation rentals
  • Catarata Manantial de Agua Viva: 1,081 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Tarcoles listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Tarcoles?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 368 Houses in Tarcoles. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Tarcoles include:

  • Villas: 79 rentals available
  • Hotels: 14 rentals available
  • Studios: 97 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Tarcoles?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 872 vacation rentals with pool available in Tarcoles. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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