Where to stay around Botafogo?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 525 holiday lettings near Botafogo. From 475 apartments to 9 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Botafogo is on HomeAway.

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

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 Botafogo:

  • Itacoatiara: 16 holiday homes
  • Itaipu: 15 holiday homes
  • Icaraí: 21 holiday homes
  • Alto da Boa Vista: 33 holiday homes
  • Camboinhas: 22 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 Botafogo?

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

  • Federal University of Rio de Janeiro: 1,829 holiday lettings
  • Rio Sul Shopping Mall: 1,827 holiday lettings
  • Indian Museum: 1,840 holiday lettings
  • Fundação Casa de Rui Barbosa: 1,834 holiday lettings
  • Pasmado Viewpoint: 1,826 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Botafogo 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 apartments in Botafogo?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 475 apartments in Botafogo. Our other popular types of Botafogo holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Botafogo?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 42 holiday homes with pool available in Botafogo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    A holiday rental home in Botafogo, Brazil is a wonderful choice for your next breakaway

    Need a bit of warm weather? Then Botafogo is the perfect choice. A holiday rental home in Botafogo will put you close to gorgeous beaches, fun activities and interesting attractions. Each home is well-appointed, so you are sure to be very comfortable. You will want to return to this tropical paradise again and again.

    Things to Do on Holiday to Botafogo, Brazil

    With weather that is as warm and sunny as what you will find in Botafogo, it only makes sense that you would want to spend a lot of time at the beach. The local beaches are absolutely beautiful. They offer the opportunity for swimming, diving, surfing and more. The surfing is quite good. If you have never tried this exciting activity before then consider taking a lesson during your holiday to Botafogo. Boat trips are also available. Helicopter rides provide sweeping views of Botafogo and the surrounding area or, if you want something a bit more heart pounding, you could try hang gliding.

    Places to Visit in Botafogo, Brazil

    Museums, gardens and historic sites are amongst the attractions that you will find whilst on holiday to Botafogo. The historic mansions that line some of the streets in Botafogo are the only ones left in the area. Many others were destroyed, but the ones in Botafogo survived and are a reminder of how the area looked in years past. Palaces and churches also dot the landscape. The Rio Zoo is home to nearly 3000 animals. Their habitats are arranged in such a way that visitors are able to learn about the geographic areas where each animal is found. The National History Museum teaches visitors about the history of Brazil through a variety of artefacts and exhibits. Stroll through the nearby botanical garden. Enjoy the beauty of the flowers and plants and get some ideas for your garden back home.

    Weather in Botafogo, Brazil

    Fabulous, sunny, warm weather is what you will find whilst on holiday to Botafogo. No matter when you visit you will find weather that is perfect for enjoying time at the beach. The year round average low temperatures are between 18° and 23° C and the year round average highs are between 25° and 29°. In July and August there is between 51 and 56 mm of rain per month. The rest of the year typically brings between 86 and 170 mm of rain per month with the most occurring during the months of December and April.

    Travel to Botafogo, Brazil

    The closest airport to Botafogo is Santos Dumon Airport (SDU), located 15 km away. Another option is Carlos Jobin International Airport (GIG), which is 17 km from Botafogo.

    Sightseeing in and around Botafogo

    Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Botafogo a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • RioZoo (3.1 mi / 5 km)
    • AquaRio (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
    • Gavea Golf and Country Club (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
    • Itanhanga Golf Club (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
    • Olympic Park (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
    • Olympic Golf Course (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Botafogo

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Botafogo. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Sugar Loaf Mountain (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
    • Parque Henrique Lage (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
    • Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
    • Icarai Beach (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
    • Chacrinha State Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Praia do Leme (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)