Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Platanillo getaway

Experience the unique character of Platanillo with a stay in a vacation home rental. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Platanillo

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Platanillo a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Alexander Skutch Bird Sanctuary (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Platanillo

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Platanillo is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nauyaca Waterfalls (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Catarata uvita (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Punta Uvita Whale Tail (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Marino Ballena National Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Uvita Beach (10 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Matapalo Beach (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Platanillo

The nearest airport is in San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), located 52 mi (83.7 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Platanillo?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 301 vacation rentals near Platanillo. From 148 Houses to 20 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 Platanillo for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Platanillo:

  • Hatillo: 36 vacation rentals
  • Cascada Azul: 24 vacation rentals
  • Dominicalito: 119 vacation rentals
  • Lagunas de Baru: 18 vacation rentals
  • Marina Vista: 61 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 Platanillo?

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

  • Marino Ballena National Park: 571 vacation rentals
  • Punta Uvita: 581 vacation rentals
  • Tortuga Beach: 514 vacation rentals
  • Cerro de La Muerte Peak: 60 vacation rentals
  • Pinuela Beach: 560 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 148 Houses in Platanillo. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Platanillo include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 20 rentals available
  • Villas: 106 rentals available
  • Cabins: 14 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 Platanillo?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 252 vacation rentals with pool available in Platanillo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.