Destination guide

Artsy Olinda will entice you

Take a vacation to Olinda and enjoy the area's monuments, cathedral and museums. This scenic city is known for its art, theme park and architecture. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Olinda

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Olinda a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Coqueiral Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Mirabilandia Amusement Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Praca do Arsenal (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Embassy of Giant Puppets (4.8 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Dois Irmaos Botanical Park and Zoo (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Lagoa do Araca (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Olinda

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Olinda. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Alto da Se Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Bairro Novo Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Casa Caiada Beach (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Milagres Beach (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Memorial Arcoverde Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Chifre Beach (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Olinda

The nearest airport is in Recife (REC-Guararapes Intl.), located 10.3 mi (16.5 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Olinda?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 215 vacation rentals near Olinda. From 34 Houses to 156 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 Olinda for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.