Destination guide

Why people love visiting charming Matapalo

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Matapalo. Travelers appreciate the restaurants in this romantic city. Conchal Beach and Flamingo Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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 Matapalo

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Matapalo a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Monkey Park (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Hacienda Pinilla Golf Course (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Haras del Mar Equestrian Center (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Papagayo Golf and Country Club (15 mi / 24.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Matapalo

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Matapalo is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Conchal Beach (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Flamingo Beach (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Coco Beach (15.3 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Playa Brasilito (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Las Baulas de Guanacaste National Marine Park (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Ventanas Beach (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Matapalo

The nearest airport is in Liberia (LIR-Daniel Oduber Intl.), located 24.5 mi (39.5 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Matapalo?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,264 vacation rentals near Matapalo. From 409 Houses to 545 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 Matapalo for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Matapalo:

  • Marbella: 22 vacation rentals
  • Playa Grande: 457 vacation rentals
  • Palm Beach Estates: 103 vacation rentals
  • Junquillal: 49 vacation rentals
  • Coco Sunset Hills: 212 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 Matapalo?

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

  • Flamingo Beach: 1,289 vacation rentals
  • Ocotal Beach: 1,679 vacation rentals
  • Playa Hermosa: 1,254 vacation rentals
  • Playa Penca: 2,023 vacation rentals
  • Reserva Conchal Golf Course: 2,090 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 409 Houses in Matapalo. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Matapalo include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 545 rentals available
  • Villas: 201 rentals available
  • Cabins: 22 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 Matapalo?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,104 vacation rentals with pool available in Matapalo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Explore destinations around Matapalo