Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Ipanema

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Ipanema. This scenic city is known for its surfing, sporting events and local tours. Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Ipanema

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Ipanema a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gavea Golf and Country Club (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • RioZoo (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • AquaRio (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Itanhanga Golf Club (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Olympic Park (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Olympic Golf Course (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Ipanema

Ipanema is famous for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Ipanema is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sugar Loaf Mountain (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Parque Henrique Lage (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Icarai Beach (7.9 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Our Lady of Peace Square (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Ipanema Beach (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Ipanema

The nearest airport is in Rio de Janeiro (SDU-Santos Dumont), located 5.6 mi (9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.), which is 12.3 mi (19.8 km) away.

Walk to nearby metro transport at Nossa Senhora da Paz Station or Ipanema-General Osorio Station if you're interested in seeing more of the city.

Where to stay near Ipanema?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,056 holiday rentals near Ipanema. From 967 Condos/Apartments to 38 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ipanema for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Ipanema?

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 Ipanema:

  • Barra da Tijuca: 354 holiday homes
  • Zona Sul: 1,827 holiday homes
  • Botafogo: 1,266 holiday homes
  • Catete: 112 holiday homes
  • Copacabana: 1,441 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 Ipanema?

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

  • Ousadia Rio: 2,675 holiday rentals
  • Forum Ipanema Shopping Mall: 2,562 holiday rentals
  • Nossa Senhora da Paz Station: 2,572 holiday rentals
  • Rua Farme de Amoedo: 2,572 holiday rentals
  • Sugarloaf Mountain: 2,468 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ipanema 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 Condos/Apartments in Ipanema?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 967 Condos/Apartments in Ipanema. Our other popular types of Ipanema holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 38 holiday houses
  • Studios: 998 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ipanema?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 185 holiday homes with pool available in Ipanema. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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