Destination guide

Delight in the oceanfront landscape of Joao Pessoa

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Joao Pessoa. Renowned for its parks, coral reefs and snorkelling, this city welcomes all visitors. Cabo Branco Science and Arts Station and Jacare Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Joao Pessoa

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Joao Pessoa is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jacare Beach (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Solon de Lucena Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Arruda Camara Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Joao Pessoa Botanical Garden (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Manaira Beach (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Tambau Beach (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Joao Pessoa

The nearest airport is in Joao Pessoa (JPA-Presidente Castro Pinto Intl.), located 5.6 mi (9 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Joao Pessoa Station, Joao Pessoa Mandacaru Station and Joao Pessoa Ilha do Bispo Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay near João Pessoa?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 328 holiday rentals near João Pessoa. From 271 Condos/Apartments to 29 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near João Pessoa is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to João Pessoa?

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 João Pessoa:

  • São José: 74 holiday homes
  • Jardim Oceania: 44 holiday homes
  • Tambaú: 139 holiday homes
  • Castelo Branco: 18 holiday homes
  • Manaíra: 144 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 João Pessoa?

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

  • Sao Francisco Cultural Center: 332 holiday rentals
  • Cabo Branco Beach: 341 holiday rentals
  • Sol Beach: 337 holiday rentals
  • Seixas Point: 334 holiday rentals
  • Benjamim Maranhao Botanical Garden: 352 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around João Pessoa 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 João Pessoa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 271 Condos/Apartments in João Pessoa. Our other popular types of João Pessoa holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 29 holiday houses
  • Studios: 285 holiday houses
  • Hotels: 6 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in João Pessoa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 224 holiday homes with pool available in João Pessoa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.