Rio de Janeiro offers easy access to mountains, beaches, and forests. From incredible museums, amazing nightlife, and unforgettable events like Carnival and New Year’s celebrations, to outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, zip lining, and surfing – Rio de Janeiro provides an unforgettable experience. It is also home to some of the world’s most unique and delicious cuisine, as well as a vibrant culture that can be found in its colorful architecture and lively street life. These Rio de Janeiro Airbnbs put you in the heart of the action.
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This stunning, spacious, and completely renovated penthouse boasts breathtaking views of the sea and the city. The large property feels modern and upscale, with four separate suites, each offering its view of the water and the Cagarras islands. There’s a fully equipped kitchen and a wine cellar, as well as three additional minibars and a barbecue grill. Outside, guests will enjoy the balcony, which features a pool and awesome views.
This bright, clean, and recently revamped bohemian studio is perched in a fabulous location just one block from Brazil’s most famous beach, Copacabana. Guests will enjoy walking access to many restaurants, shops, bars, and public transportation options. Amenities include a queen-sized bed, air conditioning, a high-speed internet connection, and a smart TV equipped with Netflix. There’s also a fully equipped kitchen and a designated workspace.
This comfortable, peaceful, and modern Airbnb in downtown Rio de Janeiro is just five blocks away from the subway station. There’s one bedroom with a double bed, a retractable sofa bed in the living room and two more two single mattresses, accommodating up to five guests. The space was designed to make guests feel relaxed — highlighting views of the Santa Teresa Forest and featuring lots of colors with bright cultural touches within the interior design and decor.
This bright, clean two-bedroom Airbnb in the Ipanema Beach area of Rio de Janeiro boasts a beautiful view of the sea. There are two suites, a full kitchen, and a living room space. The building itself also features a swimming pool, a barbecue area, and a sauna for guests to use. The property is in an excellent location, walkable to numerous local restaurants, cafes, and grocery stores.
This charming and cozy studio features a balcony overlooking Christ the Redeemer and the Sugarloaf Mountains. It’s an idyllic place to set as a home base for a romantic trip in Rio de Janeiro. Outside, guests will admire the stunning views of the city, and inside, the interior decor is just as beautiful. This loft space features its own private entrance for guests to enter and exit. There’s a queen-sized bed in the bedroom and a sofa that can be turned into another bed. Outside, sit out on the terrace and soak in the views of Rio. Inside, sit on the terrace and take in the panoramic views of Rio. This property is also equipped with a full kitchen, air conditioning, and internet access.
Admire views of Rio de Janeiro, the bay, and The Christ, in a property featuring a swimming pool, multiple terraces, and a garden brimming with fruit trees and wildlife. This cozy apartment is located on an independent floor of the hosts’ house, featuring three bedrooms, a dining room, a living room, and an open kitchen. Other amenities include a smart TV, air conditioning, and high-speed WiFi.
This bright, clean, tropical-themed property is just one block from the beach. The space is decorated with an abundance of plants and designed to highlight Earth tones, including greens, browns, and tans which seemingly bring the outdoors inside. Enjoy beautiful views of Christ Redeemer on the outdoor terrace in one of the hammocks, or get comfortable inside on the couch in the cozy living room. There’s a full kitchen, a laundry machine, and a bathroom with a fabulously relaxing soaking tub.
This newly renovated loft is located in a fully renovated 1930s art deco building boasting an incredible view of Guanabara Bay, Sugar Loaf and the Santa Teresa Neighborhood. It’s just a short walk from numerous restaurants, museums and the iconic cable car. There are three floors, including a master bedroom, a living room, a fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances, a dining area, and a deck with a fireplace and hammock. Guests can sleep in one of the double beds or two sofa beds, totaling a total capacity to accommodate up to six guests.
This tranquil house is a jungle paradise nestled inside the largest urban tropical forest in the world, featuring stunning sights of the Leblon Sea. Enjoy being close to wildlife, and sink into the property’s peace and quiet. There’s a living room with a TV, a dining room and an open kitchen, two bedroom suites overlooking the ocean, and an outdoor terrace with a pool to get some fresh air. The tones of greens and natural wooden colors in the bohemian decor feel natural and blend into the surrounding scenery.
This charming loft is centrally located just two blocks from the Cinelândia subway station and numerous tourist attractions, including the Arcos da Lapa, the Museum of Tomorrow, and the Museum of Modern Art. There’s a balcony, a spacious bedroom, a designated office space, and a full kitchen with a gas stove, fridge, and microwave. This apartment also has air conditioning, WiFi, and an Alexa home virtual assistant device.
Some of the top attractions in Rio are the Christ the Redeemer Statue, Sugarloaf Mountain, Sao Conrado Beach, and the Selarón Steps.
What does Rio de Janeiro mean?
Rio de Janeiro directly translates to “river of January” in Portuguese — even though there’s no river in the city!
Is Airbnb safe in Rio de Janeiro?
Airbnbs in Rio are very extremely safe. Most of the apartments have a full-time security person who monitors the building. The individual property’s security information will be available upon booking on the Airbnb website.
Is it safe to walk around Rio de Janeiro
Rio is not the safest destination for travelers, but it’s also not the most dangerous tourist city. When visiting Rio, tourists should use caution while walking around and stay aware of their surroundings and belongings. Scams, pickpocketing, and mugging are higher-risk crimes.
When is “Carnival” in Rio de Janeiro?
Carnival begins on the Friday before Ash Wednesday and ends on Ash Wednesday at noon.