Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Vega Alta

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Vega Alta. This romantic city is known for its snorkeling, restaurants and basketball games. La Fortaleza - Palacio de Santa Catalina and San Juan Gate are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Vega Alta

Do you want to find things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Vega Alta a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dorado Del Mar (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Rio Bayamon Golf Course (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Punto Verde (17.4 mi / 28 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Vega Alta

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, October and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 88°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Vega Alta

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Vega Alta is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Parque Nacional Balenario Cerro Gordo (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Dorado Beach (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Balneario Manuel Morales (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Reserva Natural Playa Grande - El Paraiso (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Punta Salinas (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Luis Muñoz Rivera Park (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Vega Alta

The nearest airport is in San Juan (SJU-Luis Munoz Marin Intl.), located 21.7 mi (34.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Ponce (PSE-Mercedita), which is 31.5 mi (50.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Vega Alta?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 27 vacation rentals near Vega Alta. From 10 Houses to 4 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 Vega Alta for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Vega Alta?

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

  • Cerro Gordo: 37 vacation rentals
  • Sabana: 46 vacation rentals
  • Espinosa: 138 vacation rentals
  • Candelaria: 140 vacation rentals
  • Maricao: 137 vacation rentals

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

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 Vega Alta:

  • Espinosa: 138 rentals
  • Candelaria: 140 rentals
  • Maricao: 137 rentals
  • Mavilla: 132 rentals
  • Cienegueta: 65 rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Vega Alta?

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

  • Condado Beach: 956 rentals
  • Dorado Del Mar: 848 rentals
  • Puerto Rico Convention Center: 954 rentals
  • Port of San Juan: 938 rentals
  • Puerto Rico Premium Outlets: 189 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Vega Alta 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.

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