Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Sao Sebastiao

The area's theatre scene and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Sao Sebastiao. This city is relaxing and romantic, recognised for its parks, beaches and seaside. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Sao Sebastiao

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Sao Sebastiao a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boicucanga Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Colonial Diver Ilhabela (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Narwhal Ilhabela (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)

Seasonal weather in Sao Sebastiao

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 26°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Sao Sebastiao

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Sao Sebastiao is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Waterfalls of Ribeirao Itu (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Camburi Waterfall (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Boicucanga Waterfall (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Brava Beach Trail Head (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Boicucanga Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Camburizinho Beach (3 mi / 4.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Sao Sebastiao

Fly into Sao Jose dos Campos (SJK-Sao Jose dos Campos-Professor Urbano Ernesto Stumpf), the closest airport, located 39.7 mi (64 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around São Sebastião?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,154 holiday lettings around São Sebastião. From 782 houses to 170 flats & apartments, 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 São Sebastião?

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 São Sebastião:

  • Santa Tereza: 77 holiday homes
  • Jardim Capricornio: 120 holiday homes
  • Armação: 17 holiday homes
  • Porto Novo: 46 holiday homes
  • Praia das Palmeiras: 45 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 São Sebastião? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in São Sebastião. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Villa Mares Shopping Center: 1,172 holiday lettings
  • Barra do Sahy Beach: 601 holiday lettings
  • Arrastao Beach: 1,173 holiday lettings
  • Calhetas Beach: 846 holiday lettings
  • Casa Esperanca Historical Place: 1,058 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around São Sebastião 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 Houses in São Sebastião?

Yes, of course. offers 782 Houses in São Sebastião. Our other popular types of São Sebastião holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 170 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 55 self catering accommodations
  • Guest houses: 17 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in São Sebastião?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 629 holiday homes with pool available in São Sebastião. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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