Destination guide

Head to the historical city of Nilopolis

Enjoy the history and other features of Nilopolis. This city has something for everyone. Christ the Redeemer and Maracana Stadium are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Nilopolis

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Nilopolis 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:

  • Olympic Park (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Olympic Golf Course (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Itanhanga Golf Club (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
  • RioZoo (15.4 mi / 24.9 km)
  • AquaRio (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Gavea Golf and Country Club (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Nilopolis

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Nilopolis is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Parque Henrique Lage (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Pedra Branca State Park (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Parque dos Atletas (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Tijuca National Park (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Bosque da Barra Park (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Nilopolis

The nearest airport is in Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.), located 11.4 mi (18.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Rio de Janeiro (SDU-Santos Dumont), which is 17.7 mi (28.5 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Rio de Janeiro Olinda Station or Rio de Janeiro Nilopolis Station to see more of the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Nilópolis?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 89 holiday rentals around Nilópolis. From 16 Houses to 64 Condos/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 Nilópolis is on Stayz.

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

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 Nilópolis:

  • Ipanema: 1,056 holiday homes
  • Barra da Tijuca: 348 holiday homes
  • Zona Sul: 1,852 holiday homes
  • Botafogo: 1,254 holiday homes
  • Catete: 111 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 Nilópolis?

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

  • Rio de Janeiro Olinda Station: 2,453 holiday rentals
  • Palacio da Ilha Fiscal: 2,449 holiday rentals
  • Rio de Janeiro Nilopolis Station: 2,442 holiday rentals
  • Sugarloaf Mountain: 2,448 holiday rentals
  • Recreio dos Bandeirantes Beach: 2,094 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Nilópolis 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 Nilópolis?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 16 Houses in Nilópolis. Our other popular types of Nilópolis holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 64 holiday houses
  • Studios: 66 holiday houses
  • Hotels: 2 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Nilópolis?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 43 holiday homes with pool available in Nilópolis. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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