Discover a selection of 2,500 holiday rentals in Rio de Janeiro that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and air conditioning. Prices start at £ 20 per night, and flats & apartments and villas are popular options for a stay in Rio de Janeiro. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

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.

Activities

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)
Weather

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.

Natural features

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)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Rio de Janeiro

Fly into Rio de Janeiro (SDU-Santos Dumont), the closest airport, located 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.), which is 7.9 mi (12.7 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Rio de Janeiro Central Station, Rio de Janeiro Flag Square Station and Rio de Janeiro Sao Cristovao Station are the main stations in the area. You can get around Rio de Janeiro by jumping on the metro at Carioca Station, Uruguaiana Station or Cinelandia Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Rio de Janeiro?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 2,433 vacation rentals near Rio de Janeiro. From 2,036 flats & apartments to 14 villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Rio de Janeiro for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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