Manzanillo, Limon Province, Costa Rica

Manzanillo, Limon Province, Costa Rica

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Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 166 vacation rentals near Manzanillo. From 60 houses to 58 villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Manzanillo for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Get off the beaten track in Manzanillo

Fringed by golden sand, Manzanillo is a hidden gem on Costa Rica's sun-drenched Caribbean Coast. The laid-back village has an "off-the-beaten-track" vibe, which makes it a mecca for bohemians, free-spirits and expats alike. The town is brimming with Afro-Caribbean charm, from its colorful clapboard shacks to its rainforest-fringed beaches. Spend your days exploring the jungle, visiting wildlife sanctuaries or simply relaxing with a good book on the deck of your Manzanillo vacation rentals bungalow.

Escape to the Manzanillo jungle

For most people, Manzanillo is all about sun, sand and melting into vacation mode. Life is simple and slow-paced, which means one of the best ways to pass the time is by doing nothing at all. Manzanillo vacation rentals make it easy, with serene hideaways just steps from the beach. If you feel like stretching your legs, the surrounding rainforests are laced with hiking trails. You can also cool off with snorkeling, kayaking and paddle boarding. There are plenty of beachfront cafes and eateries to explore, serving up local specialties like red snapper, gallo pinto and Caribbean-style lobster.

Explore rainforests and wetlands in Manzanillo

Founded in 1985, Gandoca Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge is one of Costa Rica's most-treasured national parks. Inside, you'll find a wonderland of rainforests and wetlands. You can hike along lush trails or snorkel at the colorful coral reef just offshore. Just a few kilometers up the coast is Puerto Viejo, Manzanillo's free-spirited sister town. Head across the tiny bridge and you'll find Finca La Isla, a sprawling farm turned botanical garden. Guided tours offer a glimpse at its organic pepper, cacao and tropical fruit orchards. You could also spot toucans, poison-dart frogs and howler monkeys. The Jaguar Rescue Center is another Puerto Viejo icon, saving exotic animals since 2008.

Sun-drenched vacations in Manzanillo

Thanks to its Caribbean climate, Manzanillo enjoys sultry weather throughout the year. Temperatures hover around the high 80s, which means it's always warm enough to swim and top up your tan. September and October offer the best chances of sunny weather, with February and March also coveted as drier months. US school vacation times can get busy, as Manzanillo is quickly emerging as a sanctuary for free-spirited families. Planning a rainforest retreat? From hidden tree houses to oceanfront bungalows, Manzanillo vacation rentals provide an idyllic setting for family adventures.

Wildlife spotting in Manzanillo

Perched on the Caribbean Coast, Manzanillo is an enchanting slice of Costa Rica. It's fringed by golden sandy beaches and lush rainforests. Venture inland and you'll find a patchwork of exotic fruit orchards and cacao farms. Costa Rica is famous for its biodiversity, which makes it a mecca for wildlife lovers. In fact, despite its tiny footprint, it accounts for 6% of the planet's biodiversity. There's no better place to discover the local ecosystem than Gandoca Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge. Be sure to look out for three-toed sloths lazing in the trees.