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Recent Rio de Janeiro property reviews

  • All that and a bag of chips!

    "The four of us were there for World Cup and had an amazing stay. Location, location location. You're literally across the street from Copacabana and a short walk to Ipanema. Everything you need is walking distance and the area is very safe. The apartment is well maintained and has all of the modern accommodations necessary to make your stay an enjoyable one. Although there is a lot going on around you, the unit is relatively quiet. You will not regret it. Andreas is a pleasure to work with and his right hand man, Peter, is very knowledgable/resourceful. Thanks to them, we were able to see many of the top sights in Rio, see a Samba show, hit a night club, take a cooking class and visit a charming colonial town outside of the city. I highly recommend this rental."
    Guest: Carlos M. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 8, 2014
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    "The reviews are spot on. This place is first class. I have stayed in many condos in Rio (Brazil for that matter) that claim to be a luxury property, but this truly is. The owner and the property manager bend over backwards to make sure everything is as perfect as possible. There are always little quirks with any stay, but we truly enjoyed our time. It's nice that this little oasis is right in the heart of where everyone wants to be. We are just a short walk to one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, Ipanema, in one direction and just a few blocks from Copacabana beach. We felt comfortable. We felt safe. We want to come back. We have to admit, we couldn't figure out all the gizmos and gadgets in the Condo (..and there is a folder explaining it all) but we got the basics...and the showers have the most water pressure I have ever felt in a shower! Awwwwwwwwwww."
    Guest: Sandy Surf Date of Stay: April 2013 Review Submitted: May 21, 2013
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  • Excellent Location - Good Condo for the Price

    "Booking this condo was easy and Nil was very accomodating with date change and the number of our party change. I was very grateful. When we arrived we called Lamartine and had to wait a few minutes for him to arrive. Checking it was easy. The best thing about this condominium is the location. We travelled by metro and bus to all of the sites and we found that most of the busses we needed was right outside our door. The location is very safe, but I found Rio to be safe in general. I did not find the "very dangerous city" people talk about. There is alot to eat right outside your door. You can spend lots of money on Ave Atlantica or spend less money on the streets one block away from the beach. The supermarket is across the street and we used it for breakfast items. RIO IS EXPENSIVE! The accomodations were adequate. I am not a fussy traveller and I do not spend lots of time in my condo or hotel room so certain things do not bother me, however if you are more particular traveller there are a few things that need attention in the condo for example the washing machine door is broken. None of these things disturb your comfort. The condo is also very clean. As another reviewer commented - the furniture is similar to what you find at IKEA. For the price you pay, it is worth it!"
    Guest: Lisa Date of Stay: July 2012 Review Submitted: July 22, 2012
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  • Great vacation apartment at a great location

    "It's always difficult renting a place from overseas when you are not sure what you will be getting when all is said and done, but i can say that i was not disappointed. This place is great! The apartment was very clean, well-maintained and located in a nice area. It is close to restaurants, the beach, supermarkets, money exchange offices, etc. and the owner was very friendly and accommodating. What more can you ask for?"
    Guest: Asari O. Date of Stay: July 2012 Review Submitted: July 15, 2012
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Rio de Janeiro Travel Tips

Seasons to Travel to Rio de Janeiro Vacation Rentals

Rio de Janeiro has a tropical climate which is characterized by hot humid summers and mild dry winters. Most rainfall occurs during the summer months which run from November through to March. Most rainfall generally occurs in December and January and can continue for several days at a time. For this reason, the preferred tourist season is during the dryer winter months. The only exception to this is Rio Carnival which occurs in February each year. Occasional rain showers occur in winter but the daytime temperatures are still nice and warm. Even at night, you will rarely have need for a jacket.

Rio de Janeiro Lodging Options

The options for vacation rentals in Rio are varied. Choose from a stylish penthouse apartment or a cozy beachfront villa. Many are in gated communities with private swimming polls and gardens. Apartments can cater for families or groups of friends and generally accommodate between two and eight adults. Rentals offer many home comforts and are the more affordable way to stay in Rio. Conveniently located near the beaches and other tourist attractions, getting around to sightsee is easy and convenient.

Sights to See near Rio de Janeiro Villas

Rio de Janeiro has a number of world-famous sites. One of the most striking landmarks is the Statue of Christ the Redeemer, located atop Corcovado Mountain. The statue is an incredible 38 meters high and covers 710 meters of the mountain. Until recently, the only way to access the statue was by climbing a series of 220 steps. Now, however, there are escalators and elevators that save you the effort. The statue was inaugurated in 1931 and has recently been honored as one of the new Seven Wonders of the World.

Sugar Loaf Mountain is another of the city’s great landmarks. One of the best ways to see the sight is to take the cable way that transits through four stations before reaching the top of the mountain. The views over the city and surrounding forests are spectacular.

Rio is home to two of the world’s most famous beaches, namely Copacobana and Impanema. Throughout the year, these two beaches are hives of activity, attracting visitors from all over the world. Beach volleyball, surfing and sunbathing are the most popular activities. Tourists need to be a little cautious here though as the area is notorious for pickpockets. Leave your valuables at home and take only your beach apparel with you. The beachfront has numerous bars, restaurants and cafés where you can sip cocktails and enjoy a good meal.

The Tijuca National Park is one of the largest urban forests in the world. Interestingly enough, it is an entirely man-made forest that was the brainchild of Major Gomes Archer in the early 1900s. So much of the natural vegetation had been destroyed to make way for coffee plantations that there was little indigenous vegetation left. Seedlings of the endemic plants and trees were cultivated and planted in an effort to re-establish the natural Atlantic habitat. Today, the forest is a popular recreation park filled with picnic areas, fountains and lakes.

Enjoy the Festive Rio de Janeiro Vibe

Party goers from around the world are attracted to Rio de Janeiro. No matter what time of year you visit Rio, after sunset the city comes alive with Samba rhythms. Rio’s nightlife is legendary and for the uninitiated, it can appear a little crazy. Yet it is still something that needs to be experienced when visiting the city. Be charmed by the Latin beat and get into the rhythm; soon you can be dancing the samba like a pro.

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