Destination guide

The charming city of San Carlos awaits you

The beaches and gardens provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in San Carlos. This city is romantic and trendy, recognized for its seafood restaurants, surfing and bars. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around San Carlos

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes San Carlos a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Los Cajones de Chame (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • APROVACA The Orchid Center (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • El Nispero Zoo and Botanical Garden (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Serpentarium (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Gaital National Park (12.1 mi / 19.6 km)
  • La Piedra Pintada (12.4 mi / 20 km)

Seasonal weather averages in San Carlos

Travelers enjoy San Carlos for its surfing. If you're planning a vacation around the weather, April, March, February and January are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 91°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of San Carlos

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in San Carlos. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Teta Beach (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Coronado Beach (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Valley of Square Trees (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Santa Clara Beach (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Los Cajones de Chame (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • APROVACA The Orchid Center (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)

How to get to and around San Carlos

The nearest airport is in Rio Hato (RIH-Scarlett Martinez Intl.), located 11.9 mi (19.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Panama City (PAC-Marcos A. Gelabert Intl.), which is 44.8 mi (72.1 km) away.

Where to stay around San Carlos District?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 246 holiday lettings near San Carlos District. From 66 Houses to 114 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover San Carlos District area.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to San Carlos District?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in San Carlos District. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sleeping Indian Girl: 212 holiday lettings
  • 8 de Diciembre Park: 88 holiday lettings
  • Valley of Square Trees: 229 holiday lettings
  • APROVACA The Orchid Center: 258 holiday lettings
  • Sunday Market: 260 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around San Carlos District listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in San Carlos District?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 66 Houses in San Carlos District. Our other popular types of San Carlos District holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 114 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 17 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in San Carlos District?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 175 holiday homes with pool available in San Carlos District. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.