Destination guide

Why people love visiting artsy Santos

Come and experience Santos and its museums, theater scene and monuments. This city's beaches, coffeehouses and gardens draw many visitors. Monte Serrat and Museum of Coffee are just a couple of the must-sees. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Santos

Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Santos has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Santos Aquarium (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Gonzaguinha Beach (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Santos Sao Vicente Golf Club (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Acqua Mundo Aquarium (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Guaruja Golf Club (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Magic City (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Santos

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 80°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Santos

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Santos is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Praia Grande (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Monte Serrat (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Boqueirao Beach (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Gonzaga Beach (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Pompeia Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Beach Edge Gardens (1.3 mi / 2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Santos

The nearest airport is in Sao Paulo (CGH-Congonhas - Sao Paulo Intl.), located 31.1 mi (50 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Sao Paulo (GRU-Guarulhos - Governor Andre Franco Montoro Intl.), which is 38 mi (61.2 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Santos?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,733 house rentals around Santos. From 2,135 Condos/Apartments to 470 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Santos is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Santos:

  • Pompéia: 130 vacation rentals
  • Ponta da Praia: 63 vacation rentals
  • Boqueirão: 118 vacation rentals
  • Embaré: 92 vacation rentals
  • Aparecida: 93 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Santos?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Santos. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Monte Serrat: 2,897 home rentals
  • Santos Beach: 2,858 home rentals
  • Santo Antonio do Valongo Sanctuary: 2,889 home rentals
  • Praiamar Shopping Mall: 2,871 home rentals
  • Flag Square: 2,870 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Santos listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Santos?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 2,135 Condos/Apartments in Santos. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Santos include:

  • Houses: 470 lodging choices
  • Villas: 5 lodging choices
  • Studios: 2,130 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Country houses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Santos?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,001 vacation homes with pool available in Santos.

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