Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape of Baru

The waterfalls, beaches and jungle are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Baru. This welcoming and romantic city is known for its restaurants, hiking and bird watching. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Baru

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Baru has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Alexander Skutch Bird Sanctuary (13.1 mi / 21 km)
  • The Secret Gardens (17.9 mi / 28.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Baru

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Baru is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nauyaca Waterfalls (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Matapalo Beach (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Catarata uvita (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Punta Uvita Whale Tail (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Marino Ballena National Park (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Uvita Beach (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)

Transportation to and around Baru

The nearest airport is in San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), located 49 mi (78.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), which is 53.5 mi (86.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Lagunas de Baru?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 21 holiday lettings near Lagunas de Baru. From 10 Houses to 2 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Lagunas de Baru area.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Lagunas de Baru?

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

  • Marino Ballena National Park: 553 holiday lettings
  • Manuel Antonio National Park: 371 holiday lettings
  • Punta Uvita: 562 holiday lettings
  • Titi Canopy: 458 holiday lettings
  • Hacienda Barú National Wildlife Refuge: 446 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Lagunas de Baru 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 Lagunas de Baru?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 10 Houses in Lagunas de Baru. Our other popular types of Lagunas de Baru holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 7 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lagunas de Baru?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 15 holiday homes with pool available in Lagunas de Baru. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.