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Rio de Janeiro is a world-renowned party town. It’s a reputation well earned. But Rio is also a diverse metropolis with a spirited culture, a rich history, and vibrant neighborhoods. You can relax on Copacabana Beach, get wild at Carnavale, and dive into the city’s unique character and energy. The recent Summer Olympics host is also capable of matching any global city in terms of luxury and opulence, with world-class hotels, Michelin-starred restaurants, and unrivaled nightlife venues. Here’s where to begin.
Where to Stay
The jewel of the Rio hotel scene since it opened in 1923, the Belmond Copacabana Palace is where the city’s elite sip caipirinhas on a stretch of Copacabana Beach. The recently remodeled hotel offers stylish accommodations with incredible views of the entire beachfront. The hotel also features a botanical spa, an iconic bar, and a Michelin-starred restaurant, Mee.
Fresh off a comprehensive remodeling, the antiquated Caesar Park Hotel is now the Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Ipanema. The designers combined a laid-back beach vibe with elegance and refinement, perfect for the diverse crowd of celebrities, athletes, and beautiful people who lounge by the hotel’s rooftop pool.
The founders of hotel Emiliano São Paulo opened Emiliano Rio, catering to young professionals and stylish couples. The hotel is situated on the southern tip of Copacabana Beach, and guests can see all the way to Sugarloaf Mountain from the L-shaped rooftop pool.
Fasano hotel competes with the Copacabana Palace as the destination of choice for Brazil’s A-listers when they visit Rio. A young, hip crowd frequents the pool throughout the day, while Fasano al Mare restaurant and Baretto-Londra bar are a draw in the evening. Beyoncé has been a guest.
Where to Party
When it comes to nightlife, there’s something for everyone in Rio, from raging EDM clubs to laid-back live music venues, dive bars, and samba-specialist dance halls. Check out longtime Rio favorite Clube dos Democráticos, where you can find some of the best samba music in the world, a lively dance floor, and plenty of locals willing to teach you some moves.