Destination guide

Why people love visiting theatrical Santos

Come and experience Santos and its museums, theatre scene and monuments. This city's beaches, coffee shops and gardens draw many visitors. Monte Serrat and Museum of Coffee are just a couple of the must-see attractions. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Santos

Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Santos has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Santos Aquarium (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Gonzaguinha Beach (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Santos Sao Vicente Golf Club (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Acqua Mundo Aquarium (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Guaruja Golf Club (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Magic City (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Santos

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Santos

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Santos is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Praia Grande (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Monte Serrat (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Boqueirao Beach (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Gonzaga Beach (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Pompeia Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Beach Edge Gardens (1.3 mi / 2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Santos

The nearest airport is in Sao Paulo (CGH-Congonhas - Sao Paulo Intl.), located 31.1 mi (50 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Sao Paulo (GRU-Guarulhos - Governor Andre Franco Montoro Intl.), which is 38 mi (61.2 km) away.

Where to stay near Santos?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,783 holiday rentals near Santos. From 2,212 Condos/Apartments to 469 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Santos for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • José Menino: 138 holiday homes
  • Ponta da Praia: 68 holiday homes
  • Boqueirão: 118 holiday homes
  • Embaré: 90 holiday homes
  • Gonzaga: 124 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Santos Beach: 2,957 holiday rentals
  • Santo Antonio do Valongo Sanctuary: 2,994 holiday rentals
  • Shopping Parque Balneário: 2,969 holiday rentals
  • Praiamar Shopping Mall: 2,973 holiday rentals
  • Flag Square: 2,969 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Santos 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 Condos/Apartments in Santos?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2,212 Condos/Apartments in Santos. Our other popular types of Santos holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 469 holiday houses
  • Villas: 4 holiday houses
  • Studios: 2,192 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Santos?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 964 holiday homes with pool available in Santos. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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