Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Arraial do Cabo is ready to explore

The area's churches and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Arraial do Cabo. Renowned for its parks, beaches and university setting, this city welcomes all visitors. Geriba Beach and Forte Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Arraial do Cabo

Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Arraial do Cabo has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Emerências Trail (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Buzios Kart (16.9 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Casamar (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Arraial do Cabo

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Arraial do Cabo is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Geriba Beach (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Forte Beach (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Ferradura Beach (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Anjos Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Hermes Barcellos Public Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Atalaia Viewpoint (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Arraial do Cabo

Fly into Macae (MEA), the closest airport, located 46.5 mi (74.8 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Arraial do Cabo?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,679 holiday lettings around Arraial do Cabo. From 845 flats & apartments to 774 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Arraial do Cabo?

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

  • Prainha: 293 holiday homes
  • Praia Grande: 225 holiday homes
  • Centro: 331 holiday homes
  • Taio: 291 holiday homes
  • Praia dos Anjos: 310 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, 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 when travelling to Arraial do Cabo? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Arraial do Cabo. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Almirante Paulo Moreira Institute of Ocean Studies: 2,570 holiday lettings
  • Atalaia Viewpoint: 2,568 holiday lettings
  • Arraial do Cabo Municipal City Hall: 2,571 holiday lettings
  • Ponta da Alcaíra: 1,789 holiday lettings
  • Figueira Beach: 1,999 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Arraial do Cabo listed on 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 Flats in Arraial do Cabo?

Yes, of course. offers 845 Flats in Arraial do Cabo. Our other popular types of Arraial do Cabo holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 774 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 6 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Arraial do Cabo?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 577 holiday homes with pool available in Arraial do Cabo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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