Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Ipanema

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Ipanema. This scenic city is known for its surfing, sporting events and local tours. Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Ipanema

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Ipanema a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gavea Golf and Country Club (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • RioZoo (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • AquaRio (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Itanhanga Golf Club (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Olympic Park (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Olympic Golf Course (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Ipanema

Ipanema is famous for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Ipanema is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sugar Loaf Mountain (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Parque Henrique Lage (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Icarai Beach (7.9 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Our Lady of Peace Square (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Ipanema Beach (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Ipanema

The nearest airport is in Rio de Janeiro (SDU-Santos Dumont), located 5.6 mi (9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.), which is 12.3 mi (19.8 km) away.

Walk to nearby metro transport at Nossa Senhora da Paz Station or Ipanema-General Osorio Station if you're interested in seeing more of the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Ipanema?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 871 holiday lettings around Ipanema. From 790 flats & apartments to 36 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 Ipanema?

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 Ipanema:

  • Zona Sul: 1,560 holiday homes
  • Barra da Tijuca: 337 holiday homes
  • Copacabana: 1,223 holiday homes
  • Santa Teresa: 146 holiday homes
  • Itanhangá: 51 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 Ipanema? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Ipanema. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Posto 9: 2,258 holiday lettings
  • Forum Ipanema Shopping Mall: 2,262 holiday lettings
  • Praca General Osorio: 2,262 holiday lettings
  • H. Stern Museum: 2,263 holiday lettings
  • Amsterdam Sauer Museum: 2,264 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 790 Flats in Ipanema. Our other popular types of Ipanema holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 36 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 817 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ipanema?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 129 holiday homes with pool available in Ipanema. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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