Where to stay around Teresópolis?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 160 holiday lettings near Teresópolis. From 64 houses to 45 chateaus, 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 Teresópolis is on HomeAway.

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

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 Teresópolis:

  • Pedro do Rio: 16 holiday homes
  • Guapimirim: 16 holiday homes
  • Araras: 55 holiday homes
  • Nogueira: 16 holiday homes
  • Cascata do Imbuí: 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 Teresópolis?

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

  • House of Portugal Club: 196 holiday lettings
  • Parc Magique: 137 holiday lettings
  • Higino Cultural Space: 195 holiday lettings
  • Antonio Savattone Stadium: 193 holiday lettings
  • Feira do Alto Handicraft Market: 196 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 64 houses in Teresópolis. Our other popular types of Teresópolis holiday rentals include:

  • Chateaus: 45 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 7 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Teresópolis?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 131 holiday homes with pool available in Teresópolis. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in Teresopolis, Serrana, Brazil your home away from home

    The inland town of Teresopolis is a tranquil beauty spot in the mountains. Teresopolis means “City of Teresa” and it was named after the wife of Dom Pedro II, Dona Teresa, as she loved this scenic area. Teresopolis is the highest town in the state of Rio de Janeiro at 910 m (3,000 feet) above sea level.

    Things to Do in Teresopolis, Serrana

    Visitors staying in holiday rentals in Teresopolis have certainly made a good choice. The peacefulness of the area and its pleasant climate has attracted even the Brazilian football team to build a training centre at Teresopolis. It is a popular base for excursions into the mountains by hiking, mountain biking, climbing or scenic driving. Nature lovers, photographers, writers and those who enjoy being at one with nature will appreciate this beautiful location. Explore rivers and waterfalls within the National Park of Serra dos Orgaos. Climbers enjoy the challenge of the Dedo de Deus (Finger of God), which was only climbed for the first time in 1912, along with other nearby peaks. Visitors will enjoy browsing the local handicraft shops selling wood, wicker and leather goods as well as delicious homemade sweets.

    Places to Visit Around Teresopolis, Serrana

    Petropolis is about 36 miles west of Teresopolis holiday homes and is named after two Emperors of Brazil, Pedro I and Pedro II. It has a wonderful architectural heritage including the Imperial Museum. Within the pink neoclassical building the palace museum is set out as it would have been when Dom Pedro II entertained. The lavish décor, furnishings, jewellery and even the Imperial crown can be seen here. The Black River Palace was a former Presidential summer residence and the Casa de Santos Dumont was once the home of Santos Dumont, the Brazilian inventor of the airplane. The Crystal Palace, similar to that built in London, is another stunning sight.

    Weather in Teresopolis, Serrana

    Teresopolis holiday rentals have a mountain climate with cool winters and warm summers. It is considerably cooler than Rio de Janeiro and other coastal cities with fresh air and less humidity. The area has showers all year round, which are more frequent between April and October.

    Travel to Teresopolis, Serrana

    The nearest main airport to Teresopolis holiday rentals is Rio de Janeiro-Galeao International (GIG) Airport. This busy airport is served by most major airlines from the USA and Europe and has daily flights from all over the world. The airport is a 90-minute drive away from Teresopolis. The easiest way to get a transfer is to hire a car from the airport and drive the 56 miles north along the BR-040 and the BR-116 Highway. Parts of the journey do have tolls. There is also a bus service every 30 minutes from Rio to Teresopolis.

    Activities and attractions in and around Teresopolis

    Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Teresopolis a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • House of Portugal Club (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
    • Nova Friburgo Country Club (21.5 mi / 34.7 km)
    • Nova Friburgo Cable Car (21.7 mi / 35 km)
    • Free Flight Ramp of Simeria (26.5 mi / 42.6 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Teresopolis

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Teresopolis is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Parc Magique (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
    • Montanhas de Teresopolis Municipal Park (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
    • Pine Hill (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
    • Tres Picos (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
    • Pico Menor (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
    • Orquidario Aranda Garden (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)