Destination guide

Artsy Olinda will entice you

Take a vacation to Olinda and enjoy the area's monuments, cathedral and museums. This scenic city is known for its art, theme park and architecture. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Olinda

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Olinda a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Coqueiral Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Mirabilandia Amusement Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Praca do Arsenal (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Embassy of Giant Puppets (4.8 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Dois Irmaos Botanical Park and Zoo (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Lagoa do Araca (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Olinda

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Olinda. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Alto da Se Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Bairro Novo Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Casa Caiada Beach (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Milagres Beach (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Memorial Arcoverde Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Chifre Beach (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)

Transportation options to and around Olinda

The nearest airport is in Recife (REC-Guararapes Intl.), located 10.3 mi (16.5 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Olinda?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 200 holiday lettings near Olinda. From 30 Houses to 150 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 Olinda is on HomeAway.

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

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 Olinda:

  • Boa Viagem: 128 holiday homes
  • Pilar: 33 holiday homes
  • Candeias: 18 holiday homes
  • Imbiribeira: 58 holiday homes
  • Pina: 62 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 Olinda?

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

  • Chevrolet Hall: 256 holiday lettings
  • Museu de Arte Contemporanea: 260 holiday lettings
  • Alto da Se Olinda: 263 holiday lettings
  • Nossa Senhora das Neves Church: 260 holiday lettings
  • Carmo Church: 259 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 30 Houses in Olinda. Our other popular types of Olinda holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 150 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 160 self catering accommodations
  • Hotels: 5 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Olinda?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 99 holiday homes with pool available in Olinda. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.