Destination guide

The beachside setting of Recife is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's culture, theatre scene and museums with a rental holiday home in Recife. This city's monuments, opera houses and beaches draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions such as USA Consulate and Boa Viagem Beach. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Recife

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Recife a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Embassy of Giant Puppets (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Praca do Arsenal (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Mirabilandia Amusement Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Lagoa do Araca (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Coqueiral Park (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Dois Irmaos Botanical Park and Zoo (6 mi / 9.6 km)

Seasonal weather in Recife

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, January, February, March and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 30°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Recife

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Recife is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Praca do Arsenal (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Derby Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Pina Beach (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Chifre Beach (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Jaqueira Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Memorial Arcoverde Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Recife

Fly into Recife (REC-Guararapes Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.4 mi (8.7 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Jaboatao dos Guararapes Curado Station. You can get around Recife by jumping on the metro at Recife Station, Joana Bezerra Station or Afogados Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Recife?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 285 holiday lettings around Recife. From 195 flats & apartments to 55 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 Recife?

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 Recife:

  • Boa Viagem: 138 holiday homes
  • Boa Vista: 32 holiday homes
  • Madalena: 18 holiday homes
  • Graças: 28 holiday homes
  • Espinheiro: 18 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 Recife? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Recife. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Valdemar de Oliveira Theater: 311 holiday lettings
  • Memorial Luiz Gonzaga: 307 holiday lettings
  • Pernambuco Military Police Museum: 309 holiday lettings
  • Apolo-Hermilo Theater: 308 holiday lettings
  • Embaixada de Pernambuco - Bonecos Gigantes de Olinda: 309 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Recife 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 Recife?

Yes, of course. offers 195 Flats in Recife. Our other popular types of Recife holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 55 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 210 self catering accommodations
  • Hotels: 4 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Recife?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 147 holiday homes with pool available in Recife. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.