Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Fortaleza

The area's theater scene and culture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Fortaleza. This city's beaches, ziplining and surfing draw many visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Fortaleza

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Fortaleza a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sargento Prata Zoo (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Beach Park Water Park (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Park Engenhoca (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Aquiraz Riviera Golf Course (18 mi / 29 km)

Seasonal weather in Fortaleza

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, November, February, January and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 88°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Fortaleza

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Fortaleza is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Meireles Beach (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Iracema Beach (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Mucuripe Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Adahil Barreto Park (2 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Praia do Futuro (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Coco Ecological Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Fortaleza

Fly into Fortaleza (FOR-Pinto Martins Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.7 mi (7.5 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Fortaleza Otavio Bonfim Station. You can see more of Fortaleza by jumping on the metro at Jose de Alencar Station, Sao Benedito Station or Benfica Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Fortaleza?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 687 vacation rentals near Fortaleza. From 119 Houses to 527 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 Fortaleza for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Fortaleza:

  • Antonio Diogo: 81 vacation rentals
  • Praia do Futuro II: 63 vacation rentals
  • Centro: 84 vacation rentals
  • Vicente Pinzon: 82 vacation rentals
  • Aldeota: 216 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 Fortaleza?

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

  • Portugal Square: 718 vacation rentals
  • Central Market: 703 vacation rentals
  • Fortaleza Port: 701 vacation rentals
  • Abolition Palace: 710 vacation rentals
  • Cofeco Beach: 657 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Fortaleza 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 Fortaleza?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 119 Houses in Fortaleza. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Fortaleza include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 527 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available
  • Resorts: 12 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Fortaleza?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 483 vacation rentals with pool available in Fortaleza. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.