Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Fortaleza

The area's theatre scene and culture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Fortaleza. This city's beaches, ziplining and surfing draw many visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Fortaleza

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Fortaleza a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sargento Prata Zoo (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Beach Park Water Park (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Park Engenhoca (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Aquiraz Riviera Golf Course (18 mi / 29 km)

Seasonal weather in Fortaleza

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, November, February, January and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Fortaleza

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

  • Meireles Beach (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Iracema Beach (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Mucuripe Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Adahil Barreto Park (2 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Praia do Futuro (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Coco Ecological Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Fortaleza

Fly into Fortaleza (FOR-Pinto Martins Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.7 mi (7.5 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Fortaleza Otavio Bonfim Station. You can see more of Fortaleza by jumping on the metro at Jose de Alencar Station, Sao Benedito Station or Benfica Station.

Where to stay around Fortaleza?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 663 holiday lettings near Fortaleza. From 107 Houses to 523 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Fortaleza for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Fortaleza?

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 Fortaleza:

  • Meireles: 210 holiday homes
  • Cais do Porto: 28 holiday homes
  • Praia de Iracema: 196 holiday homes
  • Centro: 72 holiday homes
  • Antonio Diogo: 74 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 Fortaleza?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Fortaleza. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Portugal Square: 671 holiday lettings
  • Ponte dos Ingleses: 660 holiday lettings
  • Jose de Alencar Theater: 656 holiday lettings
  • Fortaleza Otavio Bonfim Station: 656 holiday lettings
  • Jose de Alencar House: 615 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Fortaleza listed on HomeAway 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 Houses in Fortaleza?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 107 Houses in Fortaleza. Our other popular types of Fortaleza holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 523 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Resorts: 10 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Fortaleza?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 455 holiday homes with pool available in Fortaleza. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.