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 49 holiday lettings near Rio. From 17 Houses to 17 Studios, 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.

Can I rent Houses in Rio?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 17 Houses in Rio. Our other popular types of Rio holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 17 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 13 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 6 holiday homes with pool available in Rio. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.