Destination guide

The historic area of Ponce awaits your stay

Come and experience Ponce and its museums, history and architecture. Travelers to this romantic city praise the shopping, cafés and beaches. Parque de Bombas and El Museo Castillo Serralles are just a couple of the must-sees. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Seasonal weather in Ponce

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 90°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Ponce

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Ponce is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Parque de la Ceiba (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Toro Negro Reserve (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Cerro de Punta (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Camino El Bolo (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Tres Picachos (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Guanica Dry Forest Reserve (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Ponce

Fly into Ponce (PSE-Mercedita), the closest airport, located 3.3 mi (5.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Mayaguez (MAZ-Eugenio Maria de Hostos), which is 38.9 mi (62.6 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Ponce?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 60 vacation rentals near Ponce. From 12 Houses to 34 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 Ponce for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Ponce?

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

  • Ponce Pueblo: 28 vacation rentals
  • Primero: 27 vacation rentals
  • Segundo: 27 vacation rentals
  • Maragüez: 47 vacation rentals
  • Plaza of Delights (Plaza de las Delicias): 65 vacation rentals

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

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 Ponce:

  • Maragüez: 47 rentals
  • Cerrillos: 50 rentals
  • Portugués: 51 rentals
  • Portugués Urbano: 50 rentals
  • Marueño: 49 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 Ponce?

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

  • Plaza of Delights (Plaza de las Delicias): 65 rentals
  • Toro Negro Reserve: 70 rentals
  • La Guancha: 58 rentals
  • Teatro la Perla: 64 rentals
  • Tibes Indian Ceremonial Center: 70 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ponce 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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