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)
Transport

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.

Where to stay around Carolina?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 965 vacation rentals near Carolina. From 130 Houses to 2 Bungalows, 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 is the best area to stay when traveling to Carolina?

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 Carolina:

  • Villas del Palmar Sur: 222 vacation rentals
  • Condado: 329 vacation rentals
  • Ocean Park: 212 vacation rentals
  • Rio Mar Cluster 1: 139 vacation rentals
  • Rio Mar Cluster 2: 197 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Carolina?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 130 Houses in Carolina. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Carolina include:

  • Bungalows: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Carolina?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 410 vacation rentals with pool available in Carolina. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.