Lifestyle / Lifestyle / Travel – August 5, 2016

The Insider’s Guide to Rio

The Olympics are a can’t miss event, Rio is on everyone’s travel bucket list, and summer is the best time to travel. If you’re in Rio for the Summer Olympics, you won’t want to miss these special places.

We asked our residents and staff what their favorite spots in Rio are, and they came up with a great list. Keep reading for their go-to places.

1.
Sugarloaf Mountain
Rock climb or take a gondola to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain for amazing 360-degree views of Rio.
Photo: National Geographic
2.
Aprazível
Aprazível is coined the "tree house restaurant." Dine with amazing views at this tree house.
Photo: Aprazível
3.
Christ the Redeemer
This statue has been featured in dozens of movies, but there's nothing like seeing it in person.
Photo: rio.wikia.com
4.
Copacabana and Ipanema Beaches
Head to the sunny shores of Rio’s trendiest and most famous beaches. Grab a drink at the shacks or play in a pick-up game of volleyball and enjoy the endless entertainment.
Photo: inspirationseek.com
5.
Leblon
Shop ‘til you drop in Leblon, Rio’s cosmopolitan neighborhood, and relish in its nightlife cross its posh restaurants and lively nightclubs.
Photo: culture.oasiscollections.com
6.
Buzios
Indulge in a weekend getaway at this Brazilian town encompassing numerous beaches and endless dining options.
Photo: buzios.travel
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