Destination guide

The beachside setting of Carolina is ready to explore

Enjoy the live music and other features of Carolina. Travelers like the beaches, restaurants and casino gaming in this welcoming and romantic city. San Juan Cathedral and La Fortaleza - Palacio de Santa Catalina are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Carolina

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

  • Hipodromo Camarero (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Punto Verde (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Berwind Country Club (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Rio Bayamon Golf Course (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Carabali Rainforest Park (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Palmas Del Mar Golf Club (21.8 mi / 35.2 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Carolina

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, September, October, June and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 88°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Carolina

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Carolina is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Luquillo Beach (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Pinones State Forest (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Balneario de Carolina (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Pine Grove Beach (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Jardin Botanico (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Carolina Beach (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Carolina

The nearest airport is in San Juan (SJU-Luis Munoz Marin Intl.), located 5.2 mi (8.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Vieques (VQS-Antonio Rivera Rodriguez), which is 35.2 mi (56.6 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Carolina?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 827 vacation rentals near Carolina. From 145 Houses to 524 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Carolina for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Carolina?

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

  • Isla Verde: 257 vacation rentals
  • ESJ Azul: 26 vacation rentals
  • Isla Verde Beach: 710 vacation rentals
  • Coral Beach: 15 vacation rentals
  • Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (SJU): 1,129 vacation rentals

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

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 Carolina:

  • Martín González: 771 rentals
  • San Antón: 763 rentals
  • Cangrejo Arriba: 750 rentals
  • Cacao: 695 rentals
  • Barrazas: 380 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 Carolina?

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

  • Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (SJU): 1,129 vacation rentals
  • Humacao (HUC): 593 vacation rentals
  • Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport (SIG): 950 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 Carolina?

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

  • Plaza Carolina: 1,118 rentals
  • The Palm: 1,141 rentals
  • Carolina Beach: 1,094 rentals
  • Pine Grove Beach: 1,086 rentals
  • Luquillo Beach: 636 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Carolina 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.

Explore destinations around Carolina

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Ceiba
484 vacation rentals
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547 vacation rentals
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814 vacation rentals
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Guaynabo
730 vacation rentals
Maunabo
153 vacation rentals
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609 vacation rentals
Vega Alta
26 vacation rentals
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40 vacation rentals
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23 vacation rentals
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167 vacation rentals
Coamo
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