Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Vera Cruz

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Vera Cruz. This city is well-known for its island views and beaches. Forte de Santo Antonio da Barra and Porto da Barra Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Vera Cruz

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Vera Cruz a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Salvador Zoo (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Joventino Silva City Park (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Vera Cruz

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Vera Cruz. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Porto da Barra Beach (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Farol da Barra Beach (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Hill of Christ (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Itaparica Island (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Penha Beach (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Ponta do Garcez Beach (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Vera Cruz

The nearest airport is in Salvador (SSA-Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes Intl.), located 25.1 mi (40.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Valenca (VAL), which is 28.5 mi (45.9 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Vera Cruz?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 481 vacation rentals near Vera Cruz. From 87 Houses to 367 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 Vera Cruz for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Vera Cruz?

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 Vera Cruz:

  • Engenho Velho de Brotas: 15 vacation rentals
  • Barra: 225 vacation rentals
  • Costa Azul: 51 vacation rentals
  • Vilas do Atlantico: 87 vacation rentals
  • Praia do Flamengo: 102 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 Vera Cruz?

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

  • Penha Beach: 545 vacation rentals
  • Nosso Senhor de Vera Cruz Ruin: 488 vacation rentals
  • Gamboa Beach: 54 vacation rentals
  • Lacerda Elevator: 741 vacation rentals
  • Itapua Lighthouse: 788 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Vera Cruz 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 Vera Cruz?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 87 Houses in Vera Cruz. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Vera Cruz include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 367 rentals available
  • Guest houses: 4 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 2 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Vera Cruz?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 200 vacation rentals with pool available in Vera Cruz. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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