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LUXURIOUS PENTHOUSE in the HEART of COPACABANA - Rent with 7, 4 or 3 Bdrms

Bedrooms 7
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

7 Bedrooms, 4 baths, sleeps up to 14

Why Stay in Small, Separate Hotel Rooms -- When this Stunning, Duplex Penthouse Could Be Your Home in the Heart of Rio's Most Famous Neighborhood - Copacabana?

This just renovated, luxury penthouse is the perfect solution for families or friends or business groups who want to experience the best of Rio de Janeiro while staying TOGETHER -- instead of isolated hotel rooms -- enjoying the intimacy an elegant home. And at a Very Affordable Price!

The Duplex Penthouse has 6 bedrooms AND a large, private library with a sleep sofa, easily accommodating up to 14 guests with absolute comfort.

You’ll find yourself in the very center of Copacabana, just 2 blocks from its world-famous beaches, in a bustling and very safe neighborhood, with a colorful choice of restaurants, cafes, shopping and supermarkets.

And it’s super convenient location, with the metro just a block away, allowing you to jump to Ipanema, the Christ Statue, Sugarloaf, downtown museums and historic sites in just minutes.

You’ll be living high above the bustling streets of Copacabana – the real heart of Rio – with spectacular views of the mountains, city and sea, in one of the city’s safest neighborhoods in a completely secure building with a doorman 24/7.

For a short video tour of the penthouse go to this link:

Included FREE::

*A Full-time Bi-Lingual Concierge to help with transportation, tours, reservations, tips and advice to get the most out of your time in Rio!!

*Full-time Maid Service - 5 days a week

*Hi-Speed WiFi in every room (20 Mg)

*Cable TV

*A/C in Every Room

***NO Service, Cleaning, Taxes or Hidden Charges of any kind!

FOR SMALLER GROUPS -- This Duplex Penthouse can be divided into two completely private penthouses and rented separately. One penthouse is 3 bedroom (See VRBO #314881) the other is 4 bedrooms (See VRBO #390805),

More Details

David Parker
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2018

About David Parker

I work in the magazine and documentary film business based in Los Angeles, New York and Rio.

I grew up in California, where the only thing I knew about Brazil was that I loved Sergio Mendez and Brazil '66!!

I really discovered Brazil first hand in 2000, and began traveling often to get to know the country and people better. With lots of flexibility in my work, I spend more than 4 months a year in Brazil.

I bought this very special duplex penthouse 5 years ago. It's a bit of paradise just 2 blocks from the beach.

David Parker purchased this apartment in 2005

Why David Parker chose Copacabana

After renting for many years, I bought this penthouse in 2005. It was a beautiful, and historic property and in an ideal location. It is convenient to everything. 2 blocks to the beach, 1 to the subway. The neighborhood is completely safe and full of supermarkets, cafes, banks, etc.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We were absolutely stunned when we arrived at the Coral Penthouse. My family and I were exhausted from the travel and the beauty of the penthouse as soon as we walked in, immediately gave us a second wind. The manager quickly showed us the ropes so that we could relax a little before eating at a restaurant she recommended shortly after. We were thrilled to have an English speaker a phone call away (as David includes a pre-paid phone) to contact his manager at any time. We felt safe, cared for and comfortable. The Air Conditioning in every room was amazing as we had been warned of nightmare stories being stuck in Rio with no AC!!! Overall we were beyond thrilled and hope we have a chance to come back to the Coral Penthouse next time we are in Rio!
Aug 2014
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Copacabana Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 11
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Can have 2 twin beds
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Can have 2 twin beds
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Bathroom Suite
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Can have 2 twin beds
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king , Bathroom Suite
    Bedroom 7 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Library with sleep sofa - either 1 queen or 2 single beds
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • MP3 Dock
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • alternative lifestyle
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeper
  • Housekeeping
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Smoking allowed ONLY outside on the terraces.


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LUXURIOUS PENTHOUSE in the HEART of COPACABANA - Rent with 7, 4 or 3 Bdrms
average rating of 4.9636364 based on 87 reviews

Love this place returning again and again!

  • 5 of 5

We travel with a BJJ team to Brazil every two years. This is our 3rd time staying at this penthouse. It is a fantastic location with all the amenities you could ask for. David is a dream to work with! My husband is from Rio so we go there often and there is no place better to stay then here!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Amanda, thank you so much for your kind words about the penthouse, and for choosing to stay with us for a 3rd time. There could not be a better reference! I know how much you love the apartment and the neighborhood. You are wonderful guests, and also deserve 5-stars! We look forward to your return with your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu students from the Bay Area. You offer them a wonderful opportunity to visit the home of BJJ. A great idea for other like-minded sports groups. Thanks again!
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Montgomery, Texas


  • 5 of 5

Everything about the Coral Penthouse is perfect - the location, the views, the staff and the house itself. My husband and I stayed for 5 nights with a group of friends to celebrate our wedding and couldn't have picked a better place. The house is located near great restaurants and bars, as well as a short walk to Copacabana and Ipanema beaches. Max (the property manager) and David (the owner) were so responsive and helpful and made sure everything ran smoothly while we were there. I highly recommend the Coral Penthouse to anyone who is looking for a great place to stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hollywood, CA


  • 5 of 5

From booking the property until our departure both David and Max were extremely helpful and were always just a text or email away. Max arranged pick up and drop off for our large group to and from the airport, which was needed due to the large amounts of luggage we had. We had a group of 14 total and the space was perfect for our mixed group which consisted of both couples and singles. My college friends and I found the location perfect for getting around Rio - very easy to flag a cab or order an Uber. The complex also has 24hr door service so it was always staff available to open the main door. I highly recommend this location, especially with large groups.

Thanks so much David & Max!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Rickkay, Thank you so much for you and your group for staying with us. I am glad to know that your group of 14 people were perfectly comfortable here at the Penthouse. It was a pleasure to help your guys with all your needs such as transfers, dinner and breakfast. Once again thank you for choosing us and I hope to see you all again. Kind Regards, Max, David and Lena
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Once-in-a-Lifetime Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Our group stayed in the Coral Penthouse for Carnival 2016 and had an amazing time! The accommodations are top-notch and the views are amazing! The penthouses were the perfect fit for our group of 9. Plenty of room for everyone and additional spaces to relax, cook and soak up the sun and sights of Copacabana. The rooms are well appointed, clean and comfortable and the location is ideal; convenient to the beach, the metro, groceries, shopping, and restaurants. We couldn't have picked a better place to stay! Property manager Max is a jewel in this crown! He's friendly, accommodating and made us feel welcome, as well as assisting us with tours and transportation, suggestions for activities and dining. Owner David was gracious, friendly and made setting up the rental easy and convenient. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend the Coral Penthouse to friends or associates traveling to Rio, as I know their stay would be as memorable as ours!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Kathe, Thank you for such a nice words about us here at the Penthouse. I am so pleased to know that your Carnival was memorable. It was a pleasure to host your group here at the Penthouse. I hope to see you guys again next year. Kind Regards, Max Homsi
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Incredible penthouse - spacious and safe

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have been more pleased with the Coral Penthouse. It was spacious, safe, well maintained, well equipped, clean and self-contained. We were a group in Brazil for an international wedding and staying in this accommodation was one of the key features and highlights for many of our guests. The staff were also very capable and friendly. All in all, a wonderful experience and I hope to be back.

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Stay for my group of 12

  • 5 of 5

The penthouse was a really nice touch to our stay in Rio. We had 12 adults and 1 toddler and it was plenty of space. Max and David were absolutely amazing in setting up the rooms how we wanted and answering all of my questions beforehand. Max helped set up the airport transfer which is definitely worthwhile for a big group. He also helped set up a group tour and was available whenever we had questions about the city or anything else. It's In a great location walking distance to the beach and we were able to catch buses and taxis right outside the building entrance. You really can't go wrong with this place. Thank you David and Max for making our stay so delightful!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words about the Penthouse and our staff. It was a absolutely delight to have you, your family and your friends stay with us. We are always happy to assist with tour, reservations and other request to make your stay in Rio a special one. Thanks again, we look forward to your return your "home" in Rio.
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
RJ International Airport - GIG
Nearest Train
0.1 Miles
Metro/Subway - 2 blocks away
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Copacabana Beach
Car: not necessary

Located in the center of Copacabana, 2 blocks from the beach, and 1 block from the Metro, your safest and most convenient gateway to explore the city!

This Duplex Penthouse can be divided into two separate penthouses and rented separately. One penthouse is 3 bedroom (See HomeAway #327207) the other is 4 bedrooms (See HomeAway #376938),

That is why they share reviews. Please contact me if you have any questions.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

For smaller groups, ask about the 3 or 4 bedroom penthouse at $500/night for up to 6/8 guests.

Credit Card accepted through PayPal. Or Bank transfers to Chase Bank or Banco Itau

LAST MINUTE BOOKING 15% DISCOUNT -- This applies if you reserve within 14 days or less of your check-in date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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