Copacabana Palace by Belmond – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

A South Atlantic art deco masterpiece

Brazil is a wonderful place to visit. Of course there is the experience of being in an exotic location but Brazilian culture is a radically different from many around. You get to live the true samba, hike among the forest trails, adore the beaches, and see Christ the Redeemer statue that is on the bucket list of many. Rio in particular has incredible foods, nightlife, popular movie locations, and more that will make your visit special.

Copacabana Palace by Belmond is the best place to hunker down while you visit. Since 1923, this hotel has been a hot spot for guests and elites to mingle over a couple of drinks. The decor here is of antique furniture, original artwork, and French textiles that are poured uniquely into each room.

Guests will enjoy the sea air breeze from their room or suite balcony, or sprawling Penthouse Suite terrace. Copacabana has the best view in town as well. You do not want to miss this view that you can enjoy beside the pool bar with a refreshing cocktail in your hand. Accommodations here include Rooms, Suites, and Penthouse Suites that have King or Twin beds, spacious sitting, and bathrooms and in the Penthouse, there is Butler service to create a signature experience for you.

Other amenities include writing desks for the busy traveler, iPod Dock for the music lover, widescreen TV to keep you informed, a fully stocked mini bar for in-between cocktails, and Brazilian slippers so that you walk around your room in comfortable style. The rooms here can include city, partial, and full beach views. You will also enjoy three dining venues and two additional bars to tide you over.

You can have dinner in your room, or get out in mingle at the fine restaurants and bars at Copacabana Palace. Hotel Cipriani Restaurant serves Northern Italian cuisines with local produce, while Mee serves exotic Pan-Asian cuisine with 25 imported sakes for your taste buds. Pergola Restaurant takes you to the Mediterranean with inspired selections, and fresh local classic dishes too. Opt for the Chef’s Table to enjoy a cutting edge gastronomic flight, and keep hydrated at Copacabana’s Piano, and Pool Bars.

To press out all the sore spots, the Copacabana Palace Spa provides amazing treatments with native Brazilian ingredients and relaxing rituals. If you need to dwell, the activities in Rio are awesome. You can drive up to Corcovado hill to see the Christ the Redeemer statue, see the sights in Carioca like monasteries, cathedrals, palaces, and even have a dinner outside the hotel’s awesome eateries.

Finally, if you are celebrating a wedding, honeymoon, or business excursion, Copacabana Palace can help you set the stage for an unforgettable event with family, friends, or a loved one. Explore the link above to see how you can have your event or amazing next getaway at Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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