Where to stay around Rio de Janeiro?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,252 holiday lettings near Rio de Janeiro. From 2,003 Studios to 1,961 Flats, 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 Rio de Janeiro is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Rio de Janeiro?

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 Rio de Janeiro:

  • Alto da Boa Vista: 33 holiday homes
  • Jardim Botânico: 29 holiday homes
  • Centro: 87 holiday homes
  • Bairro de Fátima: 70 holiday homes
  • Largo do Machado: 62 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 Rio de Janeiro?

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

  • Casa do Pontal Museum: 568 holiday lettings
  • Maracanã: 2,186 holiday lettings
  • Joatinga Beach: 2,202 holiday lettings
  • Quinta da Boa Vista: 2,184 holiday lettings
  • Posto 11: 2,190 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Rio de Janeiro 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 Studios in Rio de Janeiro?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2,003 Studios in Rio de Janeiro. Our other popular types of Rio de Janeiro holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 1,961 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 173 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 17 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Rio de Janeiro?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 523 holiday homes with pool available in Rio de Janeiro. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    The scenic area of Rio de Janeiro awaits your stay

    Enjoy the area's museums, art galleries and architecture with a rental holiday home in Rio de Janeiro. This scenic city is known for its beaches, local tours and seaside. Sugar Loaf Mountain and Christ the Redeemer are just a couple of the must-see attractions. 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.

    Sightseeing in and around Rio de Janeiro

    Are you looking for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Rio de Janeiro a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • AquaRio (1.2 mi / 2 km)
    • RioZoo (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
    • Gavea Golf and Country Club (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
    • Itanhanga Golf Club (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
    • Olympic Park (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
    • Olympic Golf Course (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)

    Seasonal weather in Rio de Janeiro

    If warm-weather activities are high on your list, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Rio de Janeiro

    Travellers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets, which is just a taste of what Rio de Janeiro has to offer. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Rio de Janeiro is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Sugar Loaf Mountain (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
    • Icarai Beach (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
    • Parque Henrique Lage (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
    • Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
    • Tiradentes Square (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
    • Passeio Publico (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)