Apartments in Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro is a city brimming with undeniable beauty, glamour and splendor laced with just the right touch of exoticness. It is a place that most people who wish to find a piece of paradise on earth travel to. This city that overflows with excitement and entertainment never fails to cure any work-related stress that you may be suffering from. The warmth and beauty of the Brazilian locals will definitely make you feel at ease. Home to a variety of festivities and attractions, Rio offers more than a thousand ways to have fun, relax or simply enjoy life.
Apartment in Rio has apartments all over Rio de Janeiro; strategically located in the most picturesque and sought-after places in Rio namely Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon. Our beautifully decorated and newly renovated apartments will surely feel like home as you enjoy the tourist attractions all over Rio.
Known for its world-famous beach, Copacabana is a place that is hardly unheard of. The four kilometer beach is lined with famous bars, restaurants and tourist attractions you wouldn’t want to miss. This thriving district of Rio was originally named Sacopenapã. The district changed its name when a chapel holding the replica of Virgen de Copacabana was built in 1892. Virgen de Copacabana is the patron saint of Bolivia.
New Year’s season is the busiest time of the year in Copacabana with its famous New Year’s celebration which hosts millions of locals and tourists from all over the world. Beach hoppers enjoy frolicking from the beach inside Fort Copacabana to the Diabo Beach. You can spend an afternoon watching professional and amateur surfers put their surfing skills to the test in the waves of Arpoador beach. Take a stroll along the fine white sand beach of Copacabana while watching the sunset and listening to the sensual samba music that can be heard from the bars near the beach.
This ultra-chic area of Rio is a favorite hangout among the young and beautiful Brazilian locals. Popularized by the 1962 hit song “Girl from Ipanema” created by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Vinícius de Moraes, Ipanema quickly became the birthplace of soothing bossa nova music. If you have a feel for bossa nova music, don’t miss Rua Vinícius de Moraes, a street where Toca do Vinícius, a shop that sells bossa nova CD’s and memorabilia is located. This street is also where you will find Bar Garota de Ipanema, a bar named after the famous song.
Work on your tan to have that golden glow while feasting your eyes on the breathtaking view of the clear blue waters. Enjoy sumptuous authentic Brazilian cuisine along the streets of Ipanema. Take a food trip on the different restaurants and bistros which offer an array of Brazilian and international cuisines from fine dining restaurants to affordable eateries. The tempting food can cause you to worry about wearing a bikini so why not burn some calories in Ipanema’s state-of-the-art fitness gyms? If you’re feeling adventurous, you can also test your moves in the Capoeira gyms which offer classes to walk-in tourists.
Your stay in Ipanema will not be complete without getting a taste of this district’s thriving nightlife. Bars, lounges and nightclubs are filled with hip crowds, great drinks and cool music. Walk along the manicured lawns of the Peace Square while stargazing under Rio’s clear night sky and sipping gourmet coffee from Ipanema’s coffee shops. Ipanema can definitely keep you up from dusk till dawn with its fun-filled attractions and gorgeous seascape.
This high-end district of Rio was named after a French plantation owner, Le Blond. Located just west of Ipanema, tourists can easily hop from the Leblon beach to the Ipanema beach. Sunbathe in your favorite swimsuit while sipping coconut juice. While Ipanema and Copacabana brim with excitement and trendiness, Leblon has a uniquely relaxing atmosphere.
Leblon is home to Rio’s rich and famous dwellers, most of upper Leblon is purely residential. Take a relaxing stroll along Leblon’s famous cobbled streets to downtown Leblon where you will find botequim style cafés and restaurants. If you are gifted with culinary skills, visit Cobal Leblon, a market that sells fresh produce and try your hand at cooking some Brazilian dishes. Sink your teeth in delectable steaks in Plataforma, a famous steakhouse in downtown Leblon. Leblon’s laidback lifestyle leaves an unforgettable impression to tourists who would again visit the district from time to time.