Esplêndido Rio de Janeiro

The city of the Samba, Copa Cabana , Sugarloaf and of course football.

The legendary Copacabana beach lives up to its reputation! You can brush past the swaying palm trees and drink Caipirinha whilst the soft sand on the beachfront slides through your toes.

Watch the sunset on Epanema that is an amazing spectacular visual experience. A perfect social setting to mingle with local Cariocas and exchange stories and get useful tips on navigating Rio de Janeiro.

No trip to Rio is complete without venturing into the Favelas. This is the beating heart of Rio where many a football success story was born. The maze of this shanty town with its myriad of alleyways and footpaths has a certain captivating charm. However, do not go to there on your own!

A trip to the legendary Statue of Christ, The Redeemer, is an absolute must.  This landmark dominated the Rio cityscape and defines the unique character of this vibrant city. From the top of the hill where the statue stands, you can see the famous Maracana stadium and the incredible Sugarloaf mountain.

Sugarloaf Mountain is a peak situated in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, at the mouth of Guanabara Bay on a peninsula that juts out into the Atlantic Ocean. The peak is named for its resemblance to the traditional shape of concentrated refined sugar.

If you want to experience poetry in mosaic visit the Escadaria Selarón Stairs created by Jorge Selarón. This unique and vivid mosaic steps is a visual representation of the energetic vibrancy of Rio de Janeiro. The Escadaria Selarón is 125 metres of steps covered in the most exquisite tile designs and is a product of sheer determination by Selarón.

Rio nightlife is Samba, Drums and Dance!

The Rio Scenerium in downtown Lapa is one of the most salubrious clubs. The decor is stunning and the music is mesmerising. The expert local dancers are only too happy to oblige if you want to join in! Rio leaves a permanent stamp in your soul and it is not just another holiday destination. It’s an experience and you live it for every minute you are there!

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