Destination guide

The oceanfront setting of Rio is ready to explore

The ocean views and gardens create a pretty picture of Rio. This city's restaurants, casino gaming and university setting draw many visitors. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Seasonal weather in Rio

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 88°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Rio

Travelers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Rio has to offer. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Rio is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Longos Beach (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Selianitika Beach (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Alykes Beach (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)

Traveling to and around Rio

Fly into Patras (GPA-Araxos), the closest airport, located 22.6 mi (36.3 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Rio?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 122 holiday lettings near Rio. From 42 Houses to 44 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Rio for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Rio-Antirio Bridge: 137 holiday lettings
  • University of Patras: 141 holiday lettings
  • Patras Train Station: 128 holiday lettings
  • Vouraikos Gorge: 166 holiday lettings
  • Georgiou I Square: 128 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 42 Houses in Rio. Our other popular types of Rio holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 44 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 31 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 46 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Rio?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 24 holiday homes with pool available in Rio. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.