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Make a Holiday Rental Apartment in Itaipava, Brazil, Your Home Away From Home

Itaipava forms part of the Brazilian city of Petropolis, which lies within the state of Rio de Janeiro, to the south-east of the country. The district’s name literally translates from Portuguese as ‘lake of stone’. This refers to the rocks in the nearby river which obstruct the water flow, thus creating a lake. There are a number of tourist attractions and amenities to attract visitors planning to spend their holidays in Itaipava, to include shopping malls, restaurants and an exciting nightlife scene. Those wishing to stay in Itaipava on a self catering basis may wish to rent a holiday rental apartment or villa, to provide comfortable, home-from-home accommodation.

Things to Do on Holiday in Itaipava, Brazil

Although Itaipava is located inland from the famous beaches to be found on Rio de Janeiro state’s coastline, nevertheless there are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy here. The surrounding abundant rainforests are a particular draw amongst eco-tourists and those wishing to be ‘at one’ with nature. There are a number of organised and guided tours into the region’s lush hinterland, allowing tourists to observe its fascinating and diverse species of wildlife at close quarters. For a more cultural holiday in Itaipava, tourists may wish to head into the centre of nearby Petropolis. Here they may discover such interesting sites and landmarks as The Imperial Museum, The Crystal Palace and The Cathedral of St Peter of Alcantara.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Itaipava, Brazil

No holiday spent in Itaipava, or even Brazil as a whole, can be complete without enjoying time in the world-famous cosmopolitan city of Rio de Janeiro. The city’s biggest draws are its lively annual Carnival, the instantly recognisable landmarks of Sugar Loaf Mountain and Christ the Redeemer Statue, and of course, the fabulous beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema. Rio de Janeiro also boasts numerous cultural and historical attractions, the most notable being The National Museum of Fine Arts, The Rio de Janeiro Museum of Modern Art and The Carioca Aqueduct. As to be expected from the nation’s second largest city, Rio de Janeiro also boasts an extensive choice of tourist amenities, to include shopping malls, department stores, restaurants, nightclubs and bars.

Weather in Itaipava, Brazil

Visitors from the often cool and breezy UK will be pleased to discover that their holidays spent in Itaipava will usually be warm. Summer temperatures in Itaipava tend to average between 28 and 32 degrees Celsius, whilst winter temperatures will range between 18 and 23 degrees Celsius. This region of Brazil receives an average annual rainfall of around 54 inches, which is quite evenly spread throughout the year.

Travel to Itaipava, Brazil

Travellers from the UK looking to spend their holidays in Itaipava will need to fly from London Heathrow (LHR), with either British Airways or TAM Airlines, to Rio de Janeiro-Galeao International Airport (GIG).

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