Destination guide

The charming city of San Carlos awaits you

The beaches and gardens provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in San Carlos. This city is romantic and trendy, recognized for its seafood restaurants, surfing and bars. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around San Carlos

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes San Carlos a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Los Cajones de Chame (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • APROVACA The Orchid Center (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • El Nispero Zoo and Botanical Garden (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Serpentarium (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Gaital National Park (12.1 mi / 19.6 km)
  • La Piedra Pintada (12.4 mi / 20 km)

Seasonal weather averages in San Carlos

Travelers enjoy San Carlos for its surfing. If you're planning a vacation around the weather, April, March, February and January are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 91°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of San Carlos

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in San Carlos. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Teta Beach (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Coronado Beach (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Valley of Square Trees (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Santa Clara Beach (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Los Cajones de Chame (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • APROVACA The Orchid Center (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around San Carlos

The nearest airport is in Rio Hato (RIH-Scarlett Martinez Intl.), located 11.9 mi (19.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Panama City (PAC-Marcos A. Gelabert Intl.), which is 44.8 mi (72.1 km) away.

Where to stay around San Carlos District?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 248 vacation rentals near San Carlos District. From 65 Houses to 114 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near San Carlos District are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Farallon Island: 166 vacation rentals
  • Farallon Beach: 154 vacation rentals
  • Gaital National Park: 240 vacation rentals
  • Sleeping Indian Girl: 206 vacation rentals
  • Valley of Square Trees: 228 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around San Carlos District 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 San Carlos District?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 65 Houses in San Carlos District. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in San Carlos District include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 114 rentals available
  • Villas: 21 rentals available
  • Cabins: 17 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in San Carlos District?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 174 vacation rentals with pool available in San Carlos District. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.