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Vacation rentals in Cuenca

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Popular amenities for Cuenca vacation rentals

Stay near Cuenca's top sights

Multicines Millenium Plaza10 locals recommend
10 de Agosto Market39 locals recommend
Broken Bridge21 locals recommend
El Arenal6 locals recommend
9 de Octubre Market10 locals recommend
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception81 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Cuenca

  • Total rentals

    2.5K properties

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    1.3K properties have a dedicated workspace

  • Rentals with a pool

    30 properties have a pool

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    870 properties allow pets

  • Family-friendly rentals

    1.1K properties are a good fit for families

  • Total number of reviews

    50K reviews

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Cuenca?

    Cuenca has a mild climate year-round with temperatures often ranging from 50°F (10°C) to 70°F (21°C). It experiences a wet season from January to May and a dry season from June to December. Layered clothing is often recommended due to the variable weather.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Cuenca?

    Visitors in Cuenca frequently explore its historic districts, visit museums like the Museum of the Aboriginal Cultures, take guided tours around the New Cathedral, or enjoy nature in El Cajas National Park. Shopping for Panama hats, local crafts, and jewelry is also a popular activity.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Cuenca?

    Cuenca is frequently visited between June and December, during the dry season. November is particularly popular due to the Independence Day celebrations, featuring local music, dance, and traditional Ecuadorian cuisine.

  • What are the best places to stay in Cuenca?

    The historic district of El Centro, known for its colonial architecture and central location, is a popular place to stay. San Blas neighborhood is another favorite, with its cobblestone streets, quaint homes, and proximity to the city center. For a quieter stay, the suburban Cumbe area is often chosen by visitors.

  • What are the best places to visit in Cuenca?

    Frequently visited sites include the New Cathedral with its blue domes, the Pumapungo Museum and Archeological Park, and the charming Parque Calderon. The historic district of El Centro with its colonial architecture and the traditional markets like Mercado 10 De Agosto are also very popular.

  • What are some hiking trails in Cuenca?

    Cuenca has several hiking trail options such as those in El Cajas National Park, the Yanuncay River trail, and the trail along the Tomebamba River. The Inca Trail at Ingapirca archaeological site, a bit further away, provides a glimpse into the ancient civilization.

  • What are some family activities to do in Cuenca?

    Families often enjoy a day at Pumapungo Museum and Archeological Park, which has Inca ruins and a botanical garden. The Amaru Bioparque Cuenca Zoologico, home to over 120 animal species, is another favorite. For an interactive learning experience, the Museum of the Aboriginal Cultures is frequently suggested.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Cuenca?

    Visitors often explore Gualaceo and Chordeleg, known for traditional arts, crafts, and gastronomy. The El Cajas National Park with its 200 lakes and unique highland ecosystem is another favorite day trip. Exploring the Inca ruins at Ingapirca, the largest archaeological site in Ecuador, is also highly recommended.

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Cuenca?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 1,320 vacation rentals in Cuenca featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

  • Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Cuenca?

    Four-legged friends are welcome in Cuenca. Choose from more than 870 vacation rentals for guests traveling with pets.

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