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The Rio House

The Rio House

South America, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro City ~ 7 Bedrooms ~ 6 Bathrooms ~ Sleeps 8 to 18

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, South America (In the exact center of Copacabana - 3 blocks from the beach)

Accommodations:  Villa, 6 Bedrooms + Library, 6 Baths (Sleeps 14-18)

The villa is located on a GATED street in the exact center of Copacabana three blocks from both the beach and the Copacabana Palace Hotel. It is a private residential family neighborhood and rentals are ideal for families, business groups, and large groups of friends who respect the quiet ambience of the neighborhood.

THe owners rent the villa with the staff when they are not in Rio. There is a housekeeper, maid, and house manager who lives in the service quarters. Extra staffing is necessary for larger groups.

The villa is four floors with a pool and outdoor entertaining area on the third floor. The view is of the city and the mountain/jungle to the rear. There are 5 bedrooms for guests - 4 of which are ensuite and have jacuzzis and sitting areas. It accomodates large groups with Murphy bed in the library and numerous extra sleeping for children.

The house includes staff, large continental breakfast from 830 to 10AM, and there is an a la carte menu for guests who wish to eat other meals in the villa.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Linens Provided: also includes beach towels, table linens
  • Off Street Parking: private parking on gated mews
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Beds
    • King Bed
    • Queen Bed
    • Double Bed
    • Bunk Bed
    • Child Bed: all of the suites have a sofa suitable for a child
    • Murphy Bed: a double in the library
    • Crib
  • Entertainment
    • Cable/Satellite TV: plasma television in the library and regular television in the master and the pool suite
    • DVD
    • VCR
    • Video Library
    • CD Player
    • Stereo System
    • Music Library
    • Jetted Tub in Bath: all three second floor suites have jacuzzis
    • Private Hot Tub: on the pool floor
    • Private Pool: on the third floor outdoor
  • Kitchen
    • Full Kitchen: kitchen has professional Viking, sub zero, mircrowave, and complete accessories
    • Cooking Utensils Provided: gourmet stocked kitchen with all appliances
    • Refrigerator: extra refrigerator on the pool floor
    • Dishwasher: Miele banquet size silent dishwasher
    • Microwave
    • Ice Maker
    • Catering Available: villa has a lunch/dinner catering prix fixe menu
  • Outdoor Features
    • Charcoal BBQ Grill: outdoor on third floor
    • Deck/Patio: seating area poolside on 3rd floor
    • Balcony
    • Lanai
  • View/Location
    • Mountain View
  • Communications
    • Telephone
    • Cell Phone: free cell phone for guests
    • Computer: internet wireless access and business center
    • Broadband Internet: central computer station in the guest kitchen
    • WiFi (Wireless Internet): throughout house
  • Other Amenities
    • This house is a luxury villa completed in December of 2006 on a guarded and gated mews street within 5 minute walk of central Copacabana Beach and the Copacabana Palace Hotel. There are four main bedroom suites - all with Jacuzzis, sitting area and balcony. A library contains a full size Murphy bed and with a non attached hall bathroom. There are 2 cabana bedrooms with two twin bunks. THe house sleeps maxiumum of 14 adults and 4 children on sofas in parents rooms The house has the feel of a 200 year old villa and all rooms open to an atrium with a glass ceiling that opens to the sky. The terraced third floor roof has a swimming pool with 8 jacuzzi jets, sun area, Balinese living room type varanda with wood grill. There is a pool bath, maids area, and two story Balinese Wood Suite on this level. The kitchen is completely equipped with every possible feature. The dining room accomodates up to 12 for meetings and dinner. Two additional tables for 6 give combined din
  • Suitability
    • Pet Friendly
    • Kid Friendly
    • Minimum Age Limit for Renters: This house is in a family residential neighborhood and is most suitable for families, business, and luxury travellers who want to be in a quiet area.
    • Smoking Allowed: smoking allowed in third floor open areas
  • Activities (on site and nearby)
    • Golf
    • Tennis
    • Theme Park (Amusement Park)
    • Zoo/Wildlife Park
    • Shopping
    • Sightseeing
    • Restaurants
    • Sailing
    • Boating
    • Waterskiing
    • Parasailing
    • Jet Skiing
    • Shelling
    • Swimming
    • Snorkeling/Diving
    • Surfing
    • Windsurfing
    • Biking
    • Mountain Biking
    • Wildlife Viewing
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Rock Climbing
    • Fitness Center/Gym
    • Health/Beauty Spa
    • Racquetball
    • Basketball Court
    • Antiquing
    • Cinemas/Movie Theaters
    • Live Theatre
    • Museums
    • Horseback Riding


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