Destination guide

Travel to captivating Escazu

The area's entertainment and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Escazu. This city is well-known for its shopping and restaurants. Museum of Costa Rican Art and National Theater are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Escazu

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Escazu a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Spirogyra Butterfly Garden (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Refugio Herpetologico de Costa Rica (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Amusement Park San Jose (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Simon Bolivar Zoo (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Valle del Sol (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Ojo de Agua Spa Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Escazu

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Escazu is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Parque Nacional (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • La Paz Waterfall Gardens (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Sabana Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Central Park (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Morazan Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Parque Espana (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Escazu

The nearest airport is in San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), located 2.6 mi (4.2 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 (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), which is 7 mi (11.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Escazu?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 353 vacation rentals near Escazu. From 117 Houses to 152 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 Escazu for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Escazu:

  • Cariari: 15 vacation rentals
  • La California: 22 vacation rentals
  • Rohrmoser: 39 vacation rentals
  • Santa Lucia: 16 vacation rentals
  • Merced: 23 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 Escazu?

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

  • Multiplaza Mall Escazu: 464 vacation rentals
  • Iglesia Escazú: 463 vacation rentals
  • Costa Rica National Stadium (Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica): 442 vacation rentals
  • Museum of Costa Rican Art: 424 vacation rentals
  • La Paz Waterfall Gardens: 401 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Escazu 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 Escazu?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 117 Houses in Escazu. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Escazu include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 152 rentals available
  • Cottages: 10 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 10 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Escazu?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 97 vacation rentals with pool available in Escazu. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Explore destinations around Escazu

    San José
    569 vacation rentals
    103 vacation rentals
    284 vacation rentals
    San Jose
    149 vacation rentals
    San Ramon
    137 vacation rentals
    111 vacation rentals
    Santa Ana
    362 vacation rentals
    20 vacation rentals
    504 vacation rentals
    132 vacation rentals
    113 vacation rentals
    San Pedro
    372 vacation rentals
    130 vacation rentals
    La Garita
    252 vacation rentals
    Santa Bárbara de Heredia
    327 vacation rentals
    Santiago de Puriscal
    83 vacation rentals
    253 vacation rentals
    116 vacation rentals
    Santa Eulalia
    152 vacation rentals
    209 vacation rentals