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Highlights in Rio de Janeiro
- Copacabana Beach
- Redeeming Christ
- Sugar Loaf
- Pedre de Gávea
- Botanical Garden of Rio de Janeiro
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro, one of the most famous cities in the world, welcomes visitors who wish to discover the secrets of the "cidade maravilhosa", as it is nicknamed in Brazil. Holiday rentals are available in various living areas of the city, including near the centre, towards the beaches of Flamengo, Botafogo, and Copacabana. Further west, accommodation is also available in seaside residential areas such as Barra da Tijuca or Recreiros dos Bandeirantes, here called "Miami of Brazil"!Superb holiday rentals in a tropical setting
The best thing about Rio de Janeiro is to stay in a holiday rental with a balcony and a view of the beach! Don't worry, it's quite possible! Many rentals of different stands are located on or near the beach, and offer all the necessary comfort to have an unforgettable stay. The "marvellous city" also has magnificent residences for rent, hung on the heights and surrounded by lush vegetation. A private swimming pool and a terrace from which you can see the turquoise waters of the Atlantic can eventually complete this idyllic picture!
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Rio de Janeiro, its carnival and famous beaches, make the second largest city in Brazil a privileged holiday destination that every traveller dreams of visiting once in a lifetime! Located between the sea and the mountains, this unique city offers breathtaking natural landscapes in an urban environment, and its colourful districts with different faces, such as Santa Teresa or Lapa, offer atmospheres that are both vibrant and full of modernity. The city carioca is equipped with only two metro lines, but thecentre has trams, and then a lot of buses and taxis criss-cross the whole gigantic agglomeration.A city that exudes joie de vivre
Rio de Janeiro has the ability to provide its visitors with multiple celebrations, day and night! During the day, you can alternate the beach, shopping and then visit a public garden or museum if it rains. In the evening, Rio is a celebration! One of the most popular areas for entertainment is Lapa, which borders the Central district. Enjoy bars, restaurants and concert halls, while sipping delicious cocktails and caipirinha. Those who have the chance to stay in Rio de Janeiro during the month of February will also be able to attend the most famous carnival in the world!
Travellers and Activities
Rio de Janeiro is a perfect holiday destination for families! The city is full of world-famous tourist sites, but also of refreshing and calm places, such as the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, located near the beach of Ipanema. It is a very relaxing place where you can enjoy the bike path or have a drink on the terrace along the banks. If the weather is good, the seaside activities will win all the votes! Rio is rich in beautiful expanses of fine sand, but families will appreciate the calm, cleanliness, and infrastructure of Recreo de Bandeirantes beach, west of Barra de Tijuca, accessible after 40 minutes by car from Copacabana.Rio de Janeiro for couples
Romantic couples will necessarily enjoy the sunrise on Copacabana, followed by breakfast on Atlântica Avenue! But the most chic beach in Rio is Ipanema! The quality of its water and sand is fantastic, and it is a delight to spend an afternoon relaxing in the shade of a parasol, punctuated by refreshing swims. In the evening, in order to immerse yourself in local culture, what could be better than to discover a Samba show at Pedro do Sal? It is a square located in the Gamboa district where you can dance until the end of the night!
The name "carioca", which refers to the inhabitants of Rio de Janeiro, means "house of the white man", an expression that the Amerindians used to describe the first houses built by the Portuguese.
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This mythical beach, renowned throughout the world, takes its name from a district located at the entrance to the bay of Guanabara. Forming a perfect half moon, it is 4 kilometres long and remains one of the most visited sites in Rio!2. Contemplating Christ the Redeemer
This monumental statue of Christ, with its cross-armed arms, stands at an altitude of more than 700 metres at the top of Corcovado, a peak that overlooks the heights of Rio. This symbol of the Carioca city offers an exceptional panoramic view of the bay and the Atlantic Ocean, and it is one of the 7 new wonders of the world!3. Getting to Sugar Loaf
This is another legendary natural site in Rio, which every visitor to Rio must visit! This rock, at an altitude of nearly 400 metres, guards the entrance to the Bay of Guanabara and provides a superb view of some parts of the city. You can reach its summit by cable car4. Climb on Pedra de Gávea
This green mountain, more than 800 metres high, dominates the beach of São Conrado, a district to the west of Rio. Its bald top is formed by a large cliff that evokes a profile head. You can climb it by following a hiking trail.5. Strolling around the Botanical Garden of Rio de Janeiro
Nestled behind the Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon in the Gávea district, this magnificent park is really worth a visit and invites you to take a walk. It houses a wide variety of floral species from all regions of Brazil, as well as a museum dedicated to the environment, the "Museu do Meio Ambiente".