Destination guide

Why people love visiting charming Matapalo

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Matapalo. Travellers appreciate the restaurants in this romantic city. Conchal Beach and Flamingo Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Matapalo

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Matapalo a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Monkey Park (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Hacienda Pinilla Golf Course (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Haras del Mar Equestrian Center (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Papagayo Golf and Country Club (15 mi / 24.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Matapalo

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Matapalo is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Conchal Beach (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Flamingo Beach (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Coco Beach (15.3 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Playa Brasilito (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Las Baulas de Guanacaste National Marine Park (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Ventanas Beach (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Matapalo

The nearest airport is in Liberia (LIR-Daniel Oduber Intl.), located 24.5 mi (39.5 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Matapalo?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,241 holiday rentals near Matapalo. From 398 Houses to 16 Bungalows, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Matapalo for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Matapalo?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Matapalo:

  • Marbella: 24 holiday homes
  • Junquillal: 52 holiday homes
  • Papagayo Peninsula: 1,426 holiday homes
  • Playa Grande Estates: 434 holiday homes
  • Palm Beach Estates: 99 holiday homes

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

Can I rent Houses in Matapalo?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 398 Houses in Matapalo. Our other popular types of Matapalo holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 16 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 16 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 16 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Matapalo?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,022 holiday homes with pool available in Matapalo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.