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Recent South America reviews

  • Great Spot

    "Great location within the city walls with spectacular view of the sea and within walking distance of all locations within the Old City. No need to go to Cafe del Mar, as this apartment has a better view! All in all, the apartment is as described and is tastefully furnished with all necessary appliances and beds. Be aware there is a winding 3 level staircase. Arrival went seamlessly with guard knowing our names and giving key, along with introduction to housekeeper. Payment via wire was somewhat of a hassle due to cross-border banking hiccups, but was no fault of the owner. Great location and spot!"
    Guest: Thomas G. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 22, 2014
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  • A Great Place to Stay in Cusco

    "My husband and I stayed in one of these wonderful apartments for 6 nights (one night was an overnight in Aguas Calientes). The apartment itself is large, very comfortable, spotlessly clean and in a safe neighborhood. The breakfast each morning was perfect. Yacqui is a great cook -- her banana pancakes are the best! Jay arranged all of our tours including our tour to Machu Picchu and we were very pleased with the the quality of both the tours and the tour guides. We also had the use of a cell phone when we arrived which was definitely an added benefit. The washer and dryer are also a great addition. The apartment is about a twenty minute walk from the downtown area but the walk is pleasant and takes you through some authentic neighborhoods and past several handicraft markets. We spent our last day with Betty, Jay's mom, visiting a couple of museums, eating lunch in a restaurant for locals, and spending the evening watching Peruvian dancing. She is delightful and because she was born in Cusco, she gave us a great perspective on the city. We enjoyed our stay in Cusco very much and would love to return someday. We would definitely stay in this apartment again."
    Guest: Fred and Janet Borch Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 15, 2014
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Brazil Travel Tips

Best Seasons to Visit Brazil Vacation Rentals

Brazil is the largest country in South America. A large portion of it sits within the tropics and enjoys a warm year-round tropical climate. The southern parts are more temperate and can get quite cold in the wintertime. The summer months are from October through May, and winter runs from June through September, although Rio de Janeiro and the Amazon regions rarely get cold. If you are planning a visit to either of these areas, you can choose your own travel season. If you don’t like crowds, you will want to avoid Rio de Janeiro during carnival time which occurs in February each year. Millions of people from around the world flock during this time to see the colorful parades and experience the festive vibe. If you want to explore the southern regions, the best season to travel is during the warmer summer months. You can hire a car to get around and enjoy exploring this lesser-known side of Brazil at leisure.

Getting to Brazil Lodging

The primary airport in Brazil is Garoulos International Airport in Sao Paolo. Most international airlines use this as their point of entry into Brazil and for this reason, it is the busiest airport in South America. From here, you can get connecting flights on to Rio de Janeiro, Brazilia, Manaus and various other destinations in Brazil and South America. There are daily scheduled flights that bring visitors from Europe, North America, South Africa and other South American countries. Be prepared to walk quite a distance from the aircraft through passport control and baggage claim. If you plan to stay in Sao Paolo then arrange for a private transfer from the airport or negotiate a set fare with the taxi driver. Sao Paolo is a city that never sleeps and traffic on the highway getting into the city is congested 24 hours a day. If you take a metered taxi, you may find that you have paid more than you bargained for unless you negotiate ahead of time.

Comfortable Accommodation at Brazil Villas

One of the things that may strike you as you arrive in cities such as Rio de Janeiro and Sao Poalo is the vast number of high-rise buildings. These two cities are among the most populous in the world with the vast number of people living in high-rise buildings. Many of the vacation homes are conveniently located in major tourist areas so visitors have easy access to the attractions. Unless you rent a penthouse suite, the apartments are generally quite compact. They are still functional and comfortably furnished. In general, they can accommodate between two and four adults. For those that have larger budgets, you can consider renting a villa which offers a far more spacious accommodation. Villas are generally available in the smaller towns and seaside resorts.

Rio De Janeiro Vacation Rentals

Rio de Janeiro is one of Brazil’s most popular travel destinations. The world-famous Copacabana Beach, Sugarloaf Mountain and the impressive statue of Christ the Redeemer are all well-known landmarks of the city. Located on the Tropic of Capricorn, Rio enjoys a warm tropical climate. This is one of the reasons it is such a popular vacation destination. Visitors can enjoy the beaches and city sights throughout the entire year. The most popular time to visit Rio is in February when the world-famous Carnival and street parade take place. As with most major cities, accommodations can be expensive. Vacation rentals make sense for people who plan to visit for more than just a few days. They offer more affordable accommodation options.

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