Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Arraial do Cabo is ready to explore

The area's churches and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Arraial do Cabo. Renowned for its parks, beaches and university setting, this city welcomes all visitors. Geriba Beach and Forte Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Arraial do Cabo

Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Arraial do Cabo has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Emerências Trail (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Buzios Kart (16.9 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Casamar (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Arraial do Cabo

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Arraial do Cabo is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Geriba Beach (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Forte Beach (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Ferradura Beach (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Anjos Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Hermes Barcellos Public Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Atalaia Viewpoint (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Arraial do Cabo

Fly into Macae (MEA), the closest airport, located 46.5 mi (74.8 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Arraial do Cabo?

Our 2021 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,586 holiday rentals around Arraial do Cabo. From 727 holiday houses to 799 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Arraial do Cabo is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Arraial do Cabo?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Arraial do Cabo:

  • Centro: 339 holiday homes
  • Prainha: 294 holiday homes
  • Taio: 304 holiday homes
  • Praia Grande: 230 holiday homes
  • Praia dos Anjos: 314 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Arraial do Cabo?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Arraial do Cabo. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Atalaia Viewpoint: 2,497 holiday rentals
  • By Fish Mergulho-Dive Center: 2,503 holiday rentals
  • Almirante Paulo Moreira Institute of Ocean Studies: 2,498 holiday rentals
  • Ponta da Alcaíra: 1,693 holiday rentals
  • PL Divers: 2,514 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Arraial do Cabo listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Arraial do Cabo?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 727 Houses in Arraial do Cabo. Our other popular types of Arraial do Cabo holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 799 holiday houses
  • Villas: 4 holiday houses
  • Guest houses: 7 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Arraial do Cabo?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 533 holiday homes with pool available in Arraial do Cabo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.