Destination guide

Travel to tranquil Lagoa Santa

Enjoy the museums and other features of Lagoa Santa. Travelers like the spas, lake and parks in this relaxing and welcoming city. Church of Saint Francis of Assisi and Mineirao Stadium are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations 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.


Activities and attractions in Lagoa Santa

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Lagoa Santa has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Aquarium Rio Sao Francisco (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
  • Aquarium of the City (17.8 mi / 28.6 km)
  • Fundacao Zoo Botanica (18.5 mi / 29.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Lagoa Santa

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Lagoa Santa is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lapinha Cave (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Nado Lake Park (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Lagoa Pampulha (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Guanabara Park (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Japanese Garden (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Pampulha Ecological Park (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)

How to get to and around Lagoa Santa

Fly into Belo Horizonte (CNF-Tancredo Neves Intl.), the closest airport, located 5 mi (8.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Belo Horizonte (PLU), which is 16.1 mi (25.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Lagoa Santa?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 31 holiday lettings near Lagoa Santa. From 24 Houses to 2 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lagoa Santa is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Lagoa Santa?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lagoa Santa:

  • Centro: 21 holiday homes
  • Lourdes: 18 holiday homes
  • Santo Antônio: 21 holiday homes
  • Savassi: 21 holiday homes
  • Funcionários: 20 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Lagoa Santa?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Lagoa Santa. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Peter Lund Museum: 37 holiday lettings
  • Lapinha Cave: 37 holiday lettings
  • Caete Regional Museum: 60 holiday lettings
  • DiamondMall: 119 holiday lettings
  • Boa Viagem Cathedral: 118 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Lagoa Santa listed on HomeAway 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 Lagoa Santa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 24 Houses in Lagoa Santa. Our other popular types of Lagoa Santa holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lagoa Santa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 23 holiday homes with pool available in Lagoa Santa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.