Where to stay around State of Santa Catarina?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 2,203 vacation rentals near State of Santa Catarina. From 1,189 apartments to 769 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near State of Santa Catarina are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in State of Santa Catarina?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in State of Santa Catarina. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Florianópolis: 1,021 vacation rentals
  • Bombinhas: 526 vacation rentals
  • Jurerê Internacional: 169 vacation rentals
  • Praia do Rosa: 160 vacation rentals
  • Mariscal: 76 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in State of Santa Catarina! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in State of Santa Catarina?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in State of Santa Catarina:

  • Florianópolis: 1,021 rentals
  • Bombinhas: 526 rentals
  • Balneário Camboriú: 624 rentals
  • Garopaba: 199 rentals
  • Itapema: 714 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to State of Santa Catarina?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in State of Santa Catarina are:

  • Hercilio Luz Airport (FLN): 866 vacation rentals
  • Lauro Carneiro De Loyola Airport (JOI): 50 vacation rentals
  • Ministro Victor Konder International Airport (NVT): 455 vacation rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in State of Santa Catarina?

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

  • Canasvieiras Beach: 1,099 rentals
  • Itapema Beach: 747 rentals
  • Saquinho Beach: 370 rentals
  • Bombinhas: 1,259 rentals
  • Santa Ines Church: 790 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around State of Santa Catarina listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Find Brazil at its best in the State of Santa Catarina

The smallest of the southern Brazilian states, Santa Catarina counts spectacular coastline, soaring mountain peaks and hot thermal pools among its natural wonders. In the east, the capital city of Florianopolis plies visitors with colonial palaces, postcard-perfect beaches and open-air markets, while those travelers heading to the inland regions will find the state's German influences easy to spot thanks to traditional folk dancing and a plethora of imported beers. Throughout, State of Santa Catarina vacation rentals offer the perfect base for your adventures, whether soaking up the Brazilian lifestyle with family, friends or both.

Exploring the State of Santa Catarina

There's little doubt that State of Santa Catarina vacation rentals are on the doorstep of a diverse landscape that begs to be explored, and one of the best ways to do it is to enlist the services of a local guide. Several companies and independent operators offer guided tours in the capital, as well as around the likes of Itajai and Balneario Camboriu, the latter counting a scenic cable car ride to Laranjeiras Beach among its many must-do activities. The inland city of Blumenau displays its German roots proudly, not least in its architecture and Bavarian cuisine, but also at the world's 2nd-largest Oktoberfest celebration.

Family adventures in the State of Santa Catarina

While there's a lot to be said for letting younger visitors run free on the state's pristine stretches of sand, family-friendly spots such as Beto Carrero World, Latin America's largest theme park, are not to be missed. Here, you'll find the thrill of white-knuckle rides is perfectly complemented by rip-roaring cowboy shows, magical circus performances and classic carousels. For animal lovers, the park zoo boasts a dedicated primatology center, a population of mighty carnivores and a fascinating serpentarium, though a spot of relaxation in an otherwise-busy visit often comes courtesy of a simple lakeside stroll beside Pirate Island.

Seasonal highlights in the State of Santa Catarina

Sunseekers should have no trouble topping up their tan all year round in Santa Catarina, particularly in the capital, where weather extremes are unlikely and beach days are pretty much always on the agenda. That said, the high summer season of December through March serves up the best temperatures. Surfers can make the most of the Brazilian winter waves from June through September. Those travelers hoping for a true taste of Latin life often find the fun of Carnival in February or March the perfect antidote to higher rental rates during these festival months.

Eco appeal in the State of Santa Catarina

State of Santa Catarina vacation rentals near to the stunning Atlantic coast place deserted beaches and secluded coves close at hand, though natural delights don't end oceanside. The Serra do Mar coastal forest, stretching south from Rio de Janeiro, is a must-visit for bird enthusiasts, while adventurous travelers can take on the challenge of reaching the summit of Morro da Boa Vista, the state's highest peak. The Araucaria moist forests to the west of the mountains are home to awe-inspiring wildlife, not least red-spectacled parrots, brown howler monkeys and rare Guianan squirrels.