Destination guide

The artsy area of Sao Paulo awaits your stay

Take a vacation to Sao Paulo and enjoy the area's theater scene, art galleries and culture. This cosmopolitan city is known for its museums, architecture and live music. For a bit of culture, visit Municipal Theater, Pinacoteca do Estado Museum or Sala Sao Paulo Concert Hall. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Sao Paulo

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Sao Paulo a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Professor Aristoteles Orsini Planetarium (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Pinheiros Sport Club (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Jockey Club (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Sao Paulo Zoo (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Republic Square (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Playcenter Theme Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sao Paulo

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Sao Paulo is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ibirapuera Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Sao Paulo Botanical Garden (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Park Anhangabau (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Republic Square (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Arouche Square (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Luz Square (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Sao Paulo

Fly into Sao Paulo (CGH-Congonhas - Sao Paulo Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.8 mi (9.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Sao Paulo (GRU-Guarulhos - Governor Andre Franco Montoro Intl.), which is 12.9 mi (20.7 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Sao Paulo Luz Station, Sao Paulo Julio Prestes Station and Sao Paulo Bras Station are the main stations in the area. It's easy to get around Sao Paulo by catching a ride on the metro at Anhangabau Station, Sao Bento Station or Se Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around São Paulo?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,484 house rentals around São Paulo. From 857 Condos/Apartments to 437 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 São Paulo is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to São Paulo?

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 São Paulo:

  • Paraíso: 90 vacation rentals
  • Santo Amaro: 38 vacation rentals
  • Butanta: 19 vacation rentals
  • Vila Mariana: 59 vacation rentals
  • Bela Vista: 280 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 São Paulo?

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

  • Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein: 868 home rentals
  • Portuguese Beneficent Hospital of Sao Paulo: 904 home rentals
  • Obelisk of Sao Paulo: 887 home rentals
  • Sao Paulo Agua Branca Station: 918 home rentals
  • Expo Barra Funda: 918 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around São Paulo 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 São Paulo?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 857 Condos/Apartments in São Paulo. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in São Paulo include:

  • Houses: 437 lodging choices
  • Country houses: 40 lodging choices
  • Villas: 5 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in São Paulo?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 577 vacation homes with pool available in São Paulo.

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