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Where to stay around Brazil?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 24,005 vacation rentals near Brazil. From 10,478 apartments to 8,745 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Brazil for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Brazil—a kaleidoscope of unforgettable experiences

From luxurious mountain villas with thermal pools and spectacular views to practical self-catering apartments surrounded by the buzz of the city, Brazil vacation rentals provide the perfect base for exploring this vast and fascinating country. The historic landmarks of Rio de Janeiro, the vibrant culture of São Paulo, the glamour of Copacabana beach, the dramatic scenery of Iguaza Falls, and the unique wildlife of the Amazon rainforest all represent different sides of Brazil’s rich heritage. With the country's sporting passions, colorful traditions, and cosmopolitan cuisine added in, Brazil has all the ingredients for an unforgettable South American getaway.

Put on your dancing shoes in Brazil

Brazil’s famous carnivals give locals and visitors alike the perfect excuse to let their hair down and party in the springtime. The Rio Carnival is one of the biggest and best-known celebrations of its kind in the world, featuring a cavalcade of colorful floats, imaginative costumes, thrilling samba dancing, and pulsating music. Street performances and parades take over the city streets, with a huge selection of free and ticketed events to choose from. The fun isn’t limited to carnival season, however—Rio’s legendary nightlife keeps the party going all year round.

Brazil—a showcase for cultural diversity

Brazil’s rich history is showcased in many fascinating museums, while its architecture reflects the country’s Portuguese heritage and diverse cultural influences from as far afield as Africa and Asia. The São Paulo Museum of Art is a striking Modernist landmark that houses one of the most comprehensive collections of European art in Latin America, as well as many paintings by contemporary Brazilian masters. The city is also home to the Museu Paulista museum of Brazilian history, a monumental building surrounded by beautiful formal gardens in the style of the Palace of Versailles.

The varied climate of Brazil

Brazil’s vast landmass ensures that there’s no such thing as typical weather, although the climate of the majority of the country is classified as tropical. Desert or ocean, rainforest or savanna, winter or summer—different habitats and seasons create different conditions. These can vary dramatically even within individual regions, so it’s a good idea to check the exact location of Brazil vacation rentals before deciding what to pack for a trip. Rainfall tends to be more frequent in inland regions, while Brazil vacation rentals with a pool come into their own during the sizzling heat of summer on the coast.

Brazil’s colorful wildlife

Brazil's vast range of environments, and myriad unique wildlife habitats, will leave nature lovers spoiled for choice. Luckily, Brazil vacation rentals offer the flexibility to move around from region to region in search of pumas, ocelots, rare bush dogs, and armadillos. The Amazon rainforest is world-famous for its unparalleled biodiversity, comprising over 16,000 species of trees that are home to colorful birds, rare amphibians, insects, and fish. The Poço das Antas Biological Reserve in Rio de Janeiro State supports one of the last remaining colonies of golden lion tamarin monkeys in the world.