Rio de Janeiro
Situated on the southern shore Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro is perhaps the most beautifully-located city on the planet. Surrounded by breathtaking views, Rio is where majestic mountains meet dazzling ocean and vibrant nature meets bustling city. Rio’s diverse culture, a blend of many other cultures from around the world, offers a spectacular mix of music, dance, and cuisine.
Rio de Janeiro is called the Cidade Maravilhosa, ‘Marvelous City’, not just for its enchanting natural beauty and fascinating culture, but also because of the happiness and hospitality portrayed by the locals. We invite you to come see for yourself the friendly and laid-back way of life exhibited by cariocas (Rio natives). Once you arrive, you’re sure to fall in love with this fantastic city.
Rio is also the home of the upcoming 2016 Summer Games. Rio is honored to be the first city in South America to host this international sporting event. As all eyes turn towards this gem of Brazil, there’s no better time to see what rio’s all about. Come visit Rio to unwind and step to the beat of the samba. You’ll never forget it.
Where to Stay in Rio de Janeiro
There are countless charming boutique hotels and luxury resorts to stay at in Rio de Janeiro. From seaside cottages to magnificent hotels overlooking world-class Copacabana beach, there’s something for everyone in Rio. Here are details on some of our favorite hotels in Rio.