Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Sao Sebastiao

The area's theater scene and monuments are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Sao Sebastiao. This city is relaxing and romantic, recognized for its parks, beaches and seaside. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Sao Sebastiao

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Sao Sebastiao a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Boicucanga Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Colonial Diver Ilhabela (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Narwhal Ilhabela (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)

Seasonal weather in Sao Sebastiao

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 78°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Sao Sebastiao

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Sao Sebastiao is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waterfalls of Ribeirao Itu (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Camburi Waterfall (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Boicucanga Waterfall (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Brava Beach Trail Head (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Boicucanga Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Camburizinho Beach (3 mi / 4.8 km)

Transportation options to and around Sao Sebastiao

Fly into Sao Jose dos Campos (SJK-Sao Jose dos Campos-Professor Urbano Ernesto Stumpf), the closest airport, located 39.7 mi (64 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around São Sebastião?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,468 holiday lettings near São Sebastião. From 992 Houses to 228 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover São Sebastião area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to São Sebastião?

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 São Sebastião:

  • Jureia Beach: 25 holiday homes
  • Baleia Beach: 120 holiday homes
  • Praia Grande: 56 holiday homes
  • Praia Brava: 31 holiday homes
  • Topolândia: 16 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 São Sebastião? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in São Sebastião. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Toque Toque Pequeno Beach: 848 holiday lettings
  • Barra do Sahy Beach: 2,124 holiday lettings
  • Pauba Beach: 867 holiday lettings
  • Hinterlands Trail: 1,093 holiday lettings
  • Camburi Waterfall: 1,072 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around São Sebastião listed on 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 São Sebastião?

Yes, of course. offers 992 Houses in São Sebastião. Our other popular types of São Sebastião holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 228 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 74 self catering accommodations
  • Guest houses: 15 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in São Sebastião?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 830 holiday homes with pool available in São Sebastião. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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