What are the most popular destinations to visit in Recife?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Recife. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Pilar: 35 vacation rentals
  • Recife: 218 vacation rentals
  • Tejucopapo: 21 vacation rentals
  • Mauricio de Nassau House: 232 vacation rentals
  • Brasília Teimosa: 24 vacation rentals

And VRBO offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Recife! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Recife?

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

  • Recife: 218 rentals
  • Tejucopapo: 21 rentals
  • Paulista: 142 rentals
  • Ilha de Itamaracá: 56 rentals
  • Igarassu: 72 rentals

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

The beachside setting of Recife is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's culture, theater scene and museums and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Recife. This city's monuments, opera houses and beaches draw many visitors. 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.

Sightseeing in and around Recife

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Recife a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Embassy of Giant Puppets (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Praca do Arsenal (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Mirabilandia Amusement Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Lagoa do Araca (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Coqueiral Park (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Dois Irmaos Botanical Park and Zoo (6 mi / 9.6 km)

Attractions In and Around Recife

Looking for places to see while you're in Recife? Don't miss landmarks such as Golden Chapel and Nossa Senhora Do Carmo Basilica and unique cultural highlights like Franciscano Religious Arts Museum and Centro de Formacao, Pesquisa e Memoria Cultural - CASA Do Carnaval. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Pina Beach and Boa Viagem Beach. Want to take in a game or event? Get tickets for Itaipava Arena Pernambuco. You might enjoy a visit to Santa Isabel Theater, Aloisio Magalhaes Museum of Modern Art or Memorial Chico Science during your stay. Also while in town, you can visit Memorial Luiz Gonzaga, Museum of Popular Art or Campo das Princesas Palace.

Seasonal weather in Recife

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, January, February, March and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 86°F.

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Recife

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Recife is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Praca do Arsenal (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Derby Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Pina Beach (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Chifre Beach (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Jaqueira Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Memorial Arcoverde Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)