Best Airbnbs in Puerto Rico
Airbnbs across the Enchanted Isle have raised the bar for eclectic, quality lodgings that cater to every taste and budget.
The number of Airbnbs in Puerto Rico—over 10,000 listings—extends the length and breadth of the island. This diverse inventory extends across the budget spectrum and features every conceivable amenity for both special interest and long-stay travelers. If you’re looking for a shared room in the Metro area, a treehouse in the rainforest or a luxurious island retreat, Puerto Rico’s Airbnbs provide the perfect base for immersing yourself in the local culture. Note that to access properties outside the Metro area, you’ll need a car.
Price: From $174/night
Perched on one of Rincón’s highest peaks and just a 15-minute drive from the beachfront, this sleek, upscale villa boasts sweeping views of the coastline and western mountains. The villa is divided into four apartments: two garden studios and (two) one-bedroom penthouses. Each impeccable unit marries a modern aesthetic with comfortable furnishings and neutral decor. Guests rave about its thoughtful amenities, well equipped kitchens, spacious floor plans and cinematic sunsets from the fabulous outdoor terrace and infinity pool (shared by all villa guests). Be prepared for steep, one-lane mountain roads to access the property. The entire villa (sleeping 10) is also available for rent. Airbnb page
Price: From $156/night
If you are looking to reconnect with nature, this is the place. Resembling something from a children’s book, this quirky 2-story tree house is located in the foothills of El Yunque. It immerses guests in the mystical aura of the only tropical forest in the U.S. Guests gain access to over 24 acres of pristine forest and a section of the Espíritu Santo River that idyllically winds through the property. Snug but comfortable, the treehouse features a kitchenette, living/dining room with panoramic rainforest views and a small, second floor bedroom with an en-suite bathroom. Proud host Julio takes wonderful care of his guests, furnishing welcome treats and plenty of tips on the local area. Airbnb page
Price: From $328/night
One of the most imaginative Airbnb concepts out there, the Bubble is a rare combination of form, function and irreverence. For nature lovers and romantics looking for solitude, it’s truly a one-of-kind experience. Nestled amidst lush forest, just a 20-minute drive from Ponce, it’s a great base for relaxing and exploring the southwest. From the comfort and privacy of your ‘Dome House,’ you can stargaze, listen to the sounds of the river, look out for resident wildlife, take a moonlit dip in the heated pool and explore scenic trails. There’s an outdoor shower, a refrigerator, a small stove for cooking meals and a highly communicative host ready to respond to any questions or needs. Bring a power pack to charge your phone as well as gym shoes (the path to the river can be slick). Airbnb page
Price: From $299/night
One of the finest places to stay in Puerto Rico, Finca Victoria elevates the farmhouse experience to a whole new level. Individually designed accommodations include a series of tree houses, each with a queen bed, kitchenette, outdoor shower and a balcony overlooking the garden. Larger garden suites can accommodate a third guest and are equipped with a king-size bed, full bathroom and private terrace. Each room is beautifully designed with vintage furnishings and appointed with organic cotton linens and homemade essential oils. Daily yoga sessions, a vegan ayurvedic breakfast and tea, coffee and select mini bar items are included in the rate. For guests looking for an all-embracing wellness approach, a three-, five- and seven-day Ayurvedic Package is available for an extra charge.
Price: From $131/night
A secluded escape, the Treehouse of Life is a true back-to-nature experience. Located in a botanical garden in San Germán, super hosts Janine and Matt have created an enchanting and fully functional treehouse that immerses guests in a riot of native flora and fauna. Sustainably built from local materials, the cozy treehouse features a queen-size bed (with mosquito net), a mini kitchen and a small bathroom with a hot water shower and compost toilet. This is a great budget option for adventurous travelers looking for a base to explore the less visited Southwest region. Within walking distance, the town of Rosario has a bakery and a handful of local restaurants. If you’re averse to bugs and can’t imagine life without air-conditioning, this is likely not the place for you.
Price: From $184/night
In Puerto Rico’s Central Mountain region, less than an hour’s drive from San Juan, Fundo Don Tuto’s two tiny houses make for a serene, bucolic escape. Built on a ridge, with over 15 acres to roam, the warmly decorated, one-bedroom homes are affectionately named Bienteveo and San Pedrito. Each Airbnb features basic amenities, including a refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, air-conditioning and a barbecue. The modern homes are surrounded by walking trails that provide easy access to a natural river that’s perfect for swimming. Hosts Farah and Aurora are on hand to share their tips and passion for the area. A car is essential here and note that there is no Wi-Fi. Airbnb page
Price: From $424/night
A great base for exploring Ponce and Cordillera Central, this striking three-bedroom home delivers gorgeous mountain and ocean views. With crisp, modern decor and every conceivable amenity, it’s perfect for a short- or long-term family getaway. Spacious rooms are thoughtfully appointed with modern furnishings and crisp linens and are decorated in soothing neutral tones. Luxe bathrooms feature a large free-standing tub and walk-in shower. But, the highlight here is the inviting outside space—patios, balconies and a swimming pool—all with panoramic views and plush seating. There’s an array of bars and restaurants within a 20-minute drive of the home. Airbnb page
Map of lodging options in Puerto Rico
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