Destination guide

The beachside setting of Carolina is ready to explore

Enjoy the live music and other features of Carolina. Travelers like the beaches, restaurants and casino gaming in this welcoming and romantic city. San Juan Cathedral and La Fortaleza - Palacio de Santa Catalina are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Carolina

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Carolina a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hipodromo Camarero (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Punto Verde (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Berwind Country Club (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Rio Bayamon Golf Course (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Carabali Rainforest Park (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Palmas Del Mar Golf Club (21.8 mi / 35.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Carolina

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, September, October, June and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 88°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Carolina

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Carolina is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Luquillo Beach (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Pinones State Forest (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Balneario de Carolina (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Pine Grove Beach (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Jardin Botanico (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Carolina Beach (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)

Traveling to and around Carolina

The nearest airport is in San Juan (SJU-Luis Munoz Marin Intl.), located 5.2 mi (8.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Vieques (VQS-Antonio Rivera Rodriguez), which is 35.2 mi (56.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Carolina?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 855 holiday lettings near Carolina. From 139 Houses to 579 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Carolina is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Carolina?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Carolina. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Isla Verde: 247 holiday homes
  • Barrazas: 352 holiday homes
  • Cangrejo Arriba: 749 holiday homes
  • Martín González: 735 holiday homes
  • Cacao: 652 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Carolina! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Carolina?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Carolina with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Barrazas: 352 holiday lettings
  • Cangrejo Arriba: 749 holiday lettings
  • Martín González: 735 holiday lettings
  • Cacao: 652 holiday lettings
  • Trujillo Bajo: 594 holiday lettings

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Carolina?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Carolina are:

  • Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (SJU): 1,130 self catering accommodations
  • Diego Jimenez Torres Airport (FAJ): 611 self catering accommodations
  • Humacao (HUC): 553 self catering accommodations

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Carolina?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Carolina. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Luquillo Beach: 612 holiday rentals
  • Palmas del Mar Beach: 239 holiday rentals
  • Fort San Jeronimo: 954 holiday rentals
  • Parque Central Municipio de San Juan: 951 holiday rentals
  • Torrimar Station: 915 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Carolina 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 of holiday accommodations.

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