Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Nilopolis

Enjoy the history and other features of Nilopolis. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. Christ the Redeemer and Maracana Stadium are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Nilopolis

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Nilopolis a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Olympic Park (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Olympic Golf Course (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Itanhanga Golf Club (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
  • RioZoo (15.4 mi / 24.9 km)
  • AquaRio (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Gavea Golf and Country Club (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Nilopolis

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Nilopolis is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Parque Henrique Lage (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Pedra Branca State Park (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Parque dos Atletas (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Tijuca National Park (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Bosque da Barra Park (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Nilopolis

The nearest airport is in Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.), located 11.4 mi (18.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Rio de Janeiro (SDU-Santos Dumont), which is 17.7 mi (28.5 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Rio de Janeiro Olinda Station or Rio de Janeiro Nilopolis Station to see more of the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Nilópolis, BR?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 85 vacation rentals around Nilópolis. From 15 house rentals to 63 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Nilópolis?

Whether you're traveling 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 Nilópolis:

  • Zona Sul: 1,722 vacation rentals
  • Copacabana: 1,339 vacation rentals
  • Ipanema: 937 vacation rentals
  • Barra da Tijuca: 339 vacation rentals
  • Leblon: 932 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Nilópolis?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Nilópolis. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Rio de Janeiro Nilopolis Station: 2,316 vacation rentals
  • Rio de Janeiro Olinda Station: 2,321 vacation rentals
  • Catedral de Sao Sebastiao do Rio de Janeiro: 2,343 vacation rentals
  • Leblon Beach: 2,420 vacation rentals
  • Corcovado: 2,414 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Nilópolis listed on Vrbo 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 Houses in Nilópolis?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 15 Houses in Nilópolis. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Nilópolis include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 63 rentals available
  • Studios: 65 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Nilópolis?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 40 vacation rentals with pool available in Nilópolis. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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