Destination guide

Travel to historic Duque de Caxias

The area's temples and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Duque de Caxias. This welcoming city allures visitors with its sporting events and shopping. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Duque de Caxias

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Duque de Caxias a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Free Flight Ramp of Simeria (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • AquaRio (19.3 mi / 31.1 km)
  • RioZoo (20.2 mi / 32.5 km)
  • Olympic Park (24.6 mi / 39.5 km)
  • Itanhanga Golf Club (25.1 mi / 40.4 km)
  • Gavea Golf and Country Club (25.4 mi / 40.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Duque de Caxias

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Duque de Caxias is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sugar Loaf Mountain (23.7 mi / 38.2 km)
  • Icarai Beach (22.5 mi / 36.2 km)
  • Parque Henrique Lage (23.4 mi / 37.6 km)
  • Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden (23.7 mi / 38.1 km)
  • Parque Sao Vicente (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Petropolis Municipal Park (12 mi / 19.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Duque de Caxias

The nearest airport is in Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.), located 12.9 mi (20.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Rio de Janeiro (SDU-Santos Dumont), which is 21.1 mi (33.9 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Duque de Caxias Station.

Where to stay around Duque de Caxias?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 166 vacation rentals near Duque de Caxias. From 71 Houses to 56 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Duque de Caxias for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Duque de Caxias?

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 Duque de Caxias:

  • Zona Sul: 1,918 vacation rentals
  • Pedro do Rio: 19 vacation rentals
  • Valparaíso: 16 vacation rentals
  • Camboinhas: 32 vacation rentals
  • Araras: 76 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, 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 traveling to Duque de Caxias?

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

  • Duque de Caxias Station: 2,494 vacation rentals
  • Catedral de Sao Sebastiao do Rio de Janeiro: 2,531 vacation rentals
  • Leblon Beach: 2,603 vacation rentals
  • Recreio dos Bandeirantes Beach: 2,196 vacation rentals
  • Rio de Janeiro Inhoaiba Station: 428 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Duque de Caxias 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 Houses in Duque de Caxias?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 71 Houses in Duque de Caxias. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Duque de Caxias include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 56 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 11 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Duque de Caxias?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 82 vacation rentals with pool available in Duque de Caxias. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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