Itaguai is near many of Rio de Janeiro’s attractions. Two attractions that should be at the top of every visitor’s itinerary is the fascinating Sepetiba Beach and the much-loved Restinga da Marambaia. Two more worthwhile attractions you’ll find within a short distance of Itaguai are the Roberto Burle Marx Estate and the Sitio Roberto Burle Marx.
If you have a passion for sports, be sure to catch Itaguai favorites, the Flamengo Basketball, take to the field in nearby HSBC Arena. On match days the area around the stadium becomes a sea of white, red and black, as local basketball lovers gather to support their home-grown heroes.
Finding somewhere handy to base yourself close to the Itaguai area is a breeze. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks it’s hard to go past the Guaratiba Parque Hotel, Santa Cruz, the IT Grande Hotel Itaguaí, and the Pousada São Paulo, Mangaratiba.