Where to stay around RJ?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 4,454 vacation rentals near RJ. From 2,320 apartments to 1,564 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near RJ for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in RJ?

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

  • Rio de Janeiro: 1,885 vacation rentals
  • Copacabana: 1,151 vacation rentals
  • Ipanema: 810 vacation rentals
  • Armação de Búzios: 1,404 vacation rentals
  • Rio 2016 Olympics: 1,860 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in RJ! 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 RJ?

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 RJ:

  • Rio de Janeiro: 1,885 rentals
  • Armação de Búzios: 1,404 rentals
  • Angra dos Reis: 297 rentals
  • Paraty: 264 rentals
  • Arraial do Cabo: 931 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 RJ?

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

  • Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport: 1,819 vacation rentals
  • Santos Dumont Airport (SDU): 1,819 vacation rentals
  • Petropolis (QPE): 188 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 RJ?

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

  • Paraty House of Culture: 253 rentals
  • Buzios Marina: 1,674 rentals
  • Paraty Beach: 253 rentals
  • Parati-Mirim Beach: 229 rentals
  • Praia João Fernandinho: 1,660 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around RJ 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.

Have a rip-roaring good time in the State of Rio de Janeiro

Ready, set, samba—it's time for a vacation in Rio de Janeiro! It isn't just the capital city that offers the prospect of fun-filled hours, as the entire eponymous state holds much promise, too. Expansive beaches and jacuzzi-warm water on the coast, tropical mountain forests, and a perennially vibrant culture make the region one of the top travel destinations in Brazil. Book State of Rio de Janeiro vacation rentals and get ready to party with your posse during Carnival or spend quality time with the family in the lush mountain resorts of Petropolis and Teresopolis.

Rio's 3 R's: Reading, riding, and rhythm

Bring the kids to the Festa Literaria Internacional de Paraty (FLIP) literary festival, held annually in July or August in Paraty, where they can join creative workshops and meet with writers and illustrators. When it comes to outdoor activities, the whole family can sign up for horse riding classes in Saquarema farms and ranches, or join bike tours in the capital to see its most famous landmarks. For some of the best live music in town, head over to the bohemian Lapa neighborhood, where you'll find yourself swaying to the rhythms of forro, chorinho, and pagode.

Are Rio ready for this? Art attacks in Rio de Janeiro

Sunlight isn't the only thing you can soak up in Rio. The region is steeped in history and culture, and State of Rio de Janeiro vacation rentals put you close to attractions like the Museu Nacional de Belas Artes (National Fine Arts Museum), where you can feast your eyes on Brazilian art dating from the 17th century, as well as works by some world-renowned artists. A nirvana for history buffs, the former imperial city of Petropolis is where you'll find the magnificent Cathedral of Saint Peter of Alcantara, where Pedro II, Brazil's last emperor, is entombed. Don't miss Rio's icon, the 98-foot-tall Art Deco statue of Christ the Redeemer.

State of Rio de Janeiro: a tropical treat in all seasons

It's warm as toast on the coast in the summer months from December to March, where the annual mean temperature is around 79 degrees—perfect for just lounging on the beach. Go farther inland and you'll find summer temperatures a bit cooler at 72 degrees. Though the entire state enjoys a tropical climate, it can get quite frigid in winter, from June to September, when the temperature dives to a low of 46 degrees. It also isn't unheard of for mountain cities like Nova Friburgo, Teresopolis, and Petropolis to experience subzero temperatures, with a side of frost and snow.

At the copa (Copacabana), you'll fall in love

If an amazing beach holiday is what you're after, State of Rio de Janeiro vacation rentals will put you close to some of the best beaches on the planet. You can go paddleboarding in world-famous Copacabana Beach, splash in the tide pools of Ipanema Beach, and jam to live music at sunset at Leme Beach. If mountains are your thing, then Itatiaia National Park is sure to please. Located in the Mantiqueira Mountains, it's Brazil's oldest national park. Feel free to go chasing waterfalls, or to stick to the rivers and lakes.