Condo hotels that offer apartments with services and a kitchenette are available at some areas, and perfect for families our gourmet cooks.
The hostel concept blossomed, and sometimes in addition to dormitories, they may also offer rooms.
Hanging out with friends at a café is a Carioca past-time.
We have favorite bars, usually clustered around the same areas.
We used our expertise of two decades in the inbound travel business to select the best alternatives.
Choose by area or star rating, use the interactive maps for orientation.
This is a city rich in history, with great museums, structures dating back to colonial era. Small, sophisticated neighborhoods where everything is in a walking distance. Virtual City Tours It is not too early to start planning Carnaval 2017. The largest one was Cordão da Bola Preta with almost one million people!
Simpatia é Quase Amor, Banda de Ipanema, Bloco Volta, Alice, Empolga às 9, Spanta Neném, the best blocos are always the ones that your friends invite you to!
Street Carnaval is much more organized than you would imagine. The largest ones may attract as many as one million people!
Dance clubs feature a number of favorite label parties. They come in all sizes, from cozy and neighbourly, to huge. They alternate attractions including live music shows and bigger parties.
Rio Nightlife Carioca is updated daily with our hand-picked suggestions. Carnaval is so much part of our culture that it has been celebrated in Rio since the colonial era.
Our Carioca Guide to Rio was born in Ipanema, in 1996.
One of the first references about the city in English, it was an instant hit!