Where to stay around Belo Horizonte?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 61 holiday lettings near Belo Horizonte. From 33 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 Belo Horizonte is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Belo Horizonte?

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

  • Arts and Crafts Museum: 61 holiday lettings
  • Izabella Hendrix Theater: 60 holiday lettings
  • Biblioteca Publica Estadual Luiz de Bessa: 60 holiday lettings
  • Cassia Eller park: 65 holiday lettings
  • Casa do Baile: 65 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Belo Horizonte 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 Belo Horizonte?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 33 apartments in Belo Horizonte. Our other popular types of Belo Horizonte holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Chateaus: 7 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Belo Horizonte?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 32 holiday homes with pool available in Belo Horizonte. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Belo Horizonte World Cup Accommodation

    Brazil's sixth-most populous city, Belo Horizonte is better known as Beagá by the locals, that being the Portuguese pronunciation of the initials BH. Almost two and a half million people call this city their home; in the summer of 2014, they'll be joined by many more when the World Cup kicks off. On 14th June, Colombia take on Greece, followed, three days later, by Belgium v Algeria. 21st is when Argentina face Iran, while on 24th June Belo Horizonte hosts Costa Rica v England. The winner of group A will also face the runner-up on Group B on 28th June, followed by the first semi-final on 8th July.

    For visitors seeking World Cup accommodation, HomeAway has a selection of houses, apartments and studio flats situated across the city of Belo Horizonte. Choose from simple apartments that are clean and airy to luxurious abodes complete with whirlpool or outdoor swimming pool. Many of HomeAway’s World Cup rentals in Belo Horizonte are situated close to Mineirão stadium.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

    As you would expect from such a large city, there are a good number of leisure activities to consider getting involved in during your holidays in Belo Horizonte. There are sports facilities where you can enjoy tennis, swimming, football, gym equipment and jogging. You might like to think about hiring some bicycles to get out and explore the city thoroughly. Other ideas a little further out from the city include golf courses and national parks where you can see some of the indigenous species of animals in their natural habitat and enjoy some interesting nature walks.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

    There is no way you could ever hope to fit all of the tourist attractions in this city into a two week holiday in Belo Horizonte. With this in mind, it might be a good idea to plan an itinerary before you come to the area. Some of the attractions that are likely to feature on any such list include umpteen museums, some of which are The Abilio Barreto Historic Museum, Mineiro Museum, The Arts and Workmanship Museum, Natural History Museum, Pampulha Arts Museum and a puppetry museum. Some of the landmarks you might like to consider include the Pampulha District which is where you will find some great examples of Brazilian architecture, the Church of Sao Francisco de Assis, Sao Jose Church, the Lourdes Basilica, Pope’s Square and there is even a zoo in Belo Horizonte if you are keen to keep the children occupied for a day.

    Weather in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

    As your holidays in Belo Horizonte will be spent quite high above sea level, this means that you can look forward to a typical subtropical climate - even though the lower lands here are usually tropical. Temperatures are hot throughout the whole year: ranging from 25 degrees Celsius in winter, to 29 degrees in summer. There is a distinct rainy season in this area which runs from late-October through to March and the city receives a total of 59 inches of rainfall every year.

    Travel to Belo Horizonte, Brazil

    The nearest airport for your holidays in Belo Horizonte will be Tancredo Neves International (CNF) which serves the city. However, this airport has no direct flights to the UK. You will need to fly with TAP Portugal from London Heathrow (LHR) via Lisbon (LIS).

    Activities and attractions in and around Belo Horizonte

    Do you want to discover things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Belo Horizonte a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Aquarium of the City (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
    • Fundacao Zoo Botanica (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
    • Aquarium Rio Sao Francisco (6.2 mi / 10 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Belo Horizonte

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Belo Horizonte is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Americo Renne Giannetti Municipal Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
    • Mangabeiras Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
    • Serra do Curral Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
    • Cassia Eller park (4.3 mi / 7 km)
    • Guanabara Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
    • Lagoa Pampulha (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)