Home to some of the world’s most beautiful beaches and teeming with vibrant culture, visiting Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is on the bucket list of many. The city is famed for hosting the annual carnival drawing millions to the streets, friendly locals, gorgeous sunsets by the Ipanema and Copacabana Beaches, and exciting nightlife in this seaside city with activities for all ages, it is hard to see why not. If you are planning a visit, read on for our top 10 Airbnb Plus homes in Rio de Janeiro for a safe and comfortable launch pad for all the exciting adventures that await you during your stay.
With an artist-photographer as host, you can expect the decor of the apartment to be curated thoughtfully and tastefully. With art pieces adorning the walls- some by the host and their friends- you just might mistake yourself for being in a cosy art gallery. Accommodating up to four guests comfortably in spacious bedrooms, the home also features two bathrooms, living area with a smart TV and a full kitchen. This Airbnb is also close to the beach and not one, but three, supermarkets that will be convenient if you need any groceries.
Stylish Artistic Apartment IpanemaRio de Janeiro, Brazil
Top guest reviewsgood air-conditioning in both bedrooms made for really comfortable sleepingfantastic 2 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment just 150 meters from ipanema beachthe second bedroom/study has a very comfortable sofa-bed where our two daughters slept soundlythe apartment itself was comfortable and light filled with stunning art clean and colourfulfor the night i felt like staying in there was netflix already built into the tvfabian was an excellent host and the apartment was very clean and well locatedcleaning & security personnel are very pleasant people to deal with as wellthe place is safe practical and extremely clean
Host:fabian very nice hostfabian as a host was amazingwonderful apartment the owner was very helpfulthe hosts were more than gracious attentive and friendly and gave great local recommendationsfabian is really an extraordinary host easy to communicate and ready to help with whatever you needRead more reviewsperfect location for our quick trip to riogreat location and great arti love this locationthe location is great very close to the beachplus the location is super close to the beach everything’s perfect
The highlight of this Airbnb is its close proximity to the picturesque, sandy Copacabana Beach. Welcoming throngs of tourists, especially during New Year’s Eve celebrations, this upscale neighbourhood bustles with activity and fun. With two comfortable bedrooms, living area and bathroom, this is a great choice if you are travelling with friends and want to explore this trendy neighbourhood and the beach!
Charming Apartment Steps from Copacabana BeachRio de Janeiro, Brazil
Top guest reviewsit’s wonderfully well-lit and the beds are very comfortable (and it has air conditioning when you need it)the beds are super cofortable) there is a/c & the beds + linens are very comfortablethe air conditioning works very well and my two teenagers said they felt like homethe beds are comfortable and the bedrooms have good closet spacethe apartment was clean and very comfortablethe apartment was clean when we entered and had fresh sheets/towels for usthe apartment is beautiful and very cleanthe pictures were identical to the apartment and it was very cleanthe apartment was exactly what i expected from the pictures clean stylish and welcoming
Host:delma was a fantastic hostdelma was this year even better host than the past yearthis place is lovely & delma was a wonderful hostdelma is sweet kind and caring personand to finish delma is a very kind and nice host thank you for your kindnessRead more reviewsthe location is also superbgreat location and beautiful apartmentit is perfectly located in two-minute walk from copacabana beachsuper close to the beach (about 2 blocks) and near so many stores/shopswell equipped great location
Being close to the vibrant Copacabana Beach and neighbourhood you can enjoy the best of Copacabana and Ipanema in this apartment, with the beach, eateries and supermarket within walking distance. The sofa in the living area opens up into a double bed or two single beds for two guests, while the bedroom’s double bed sleeps another two. With the kitchen and bath being equipped with necessary amenities, you can expect a comfortable stay.
Moderno, silencioso, aconchegante, perto da praia, metrò e pontos turísticosRio de Janeiro, Brazil
Top guest reviewsthe apartment is just as advertised and the doormen were charming and made us feel very safethe apartment is spotlessly clean stylish and centralthe apartment itself was spotless and very well organizedthe apartment inside is very modern updated clean and spacious for one or two peoplethe flat itself is perfect for 2 people - clean stylish and with a friendly concierge
Host:ana was the perfect host very attentive and hospitableana is a fantastic hostana was so kind and helpfulshe was soooo helpful to us finding things to do in rjana was probably the best host i've ever experienced with airbnbRead more reviewsgreat location and great flatthis is a cute studio perfectly situated in copacabana within 5 min walking distance to the beachexcellent location just two blocks from the beachthis location is prime if you would like to stay close to the beach copacabanait is very well located; close to the metro the beach loads of supermarkets and restaurants
Find your home away from home, nestled between the Copacabana and Ipanema beaches, in this beautiful sun-soaked and welcoming flat. This flat allows visitors to walk to either Copacabana and Ipanema beaches and revel in the lively neighbourhood with many food options and shops. Its two bedrooms, bathrooms and living spaces are decorated thoughtfully, with a clean and deliberate aesthetics that will sure be a welcome feature after a warm day out at the beach.
Appartement moderne et climatisé au cœur de CopacabanaRio de Janeiro, Brazil
Top guest reviewsgood ac and comfortable apartmentlots of useful kitchen items--including a nespresso machineso much natural light and very relaxing throughout the apartmentexcellent hot water in shower (hard to find sometimes ) highly recommendvery clean and modernwhile the apartment was well decorated and clean we stayed in august (winter) and it felt quite dampvery clean and tidy apartment with excellent locationgreat apartment well decorated clean and in an excellent locationregarding the apartment it was clean well located with all the comfort you could expect
Host:olivier was a fantastic hostamazing place amazing hostthe best host in townoliver the host made the trip perfect thoughthe host made us feel very welcome and was easily reachableRead more reviewsthe location is perfectapartment in a great locationgreat location few mins walk to the beach resto & convenience store nearbygreat place very close to the beachgreat location awesome to be so close to the beach
Located in the upscale Barra da Tijuca neighbourhood, also known as Brazilian Los Angeles, this accommodation is surrounded by shopping centres, trendy clubs and popular surfing spots. Inside the apartment, you will find fun, surprising accents such as an antique glass cabinet with glassware, colourful art pieces and even a yellow submarine reminiscent of the Beatles’ hit, against the sleek decor. Step out to the balcony, where you will be greeted with an outdoor seating area, hammocks and a view of the mountains and Olympic Park- perfect for sunset watching.
Admire as montanhas da Barra da Tijuca em uma espaçosa varanda.Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Top guest reviewsvery nice comfortable clean and well appointed
Host:fernando and rogério were excellent hostRead more reviewssafe area and everything within walking distancegreat quiet child friendly place
If you are looking for an urban hideaway, look no further. This loft is surrounded by greenery, along the tree-lined quiet Joaquim Nabuco street and fitted with noise-reduction windows, so you can really relax in privacy and wake in serenity. The furnishings of the loft are simple yet modern, fulfilling your basic needs and with interesting touches, like a 1.8 m (5.9 ft) wooden giraffe. This loft is also close to the famed Pedra do Arpoador, where you can catch one of the best sunset views along the walking paths.
Estiloso loft em rua arborizada a poucos minutos da Pedra do ArpoadorRio de Janeiro, Brazil
Top guest reviewsclean comfortable and stylish apartmentrodrigo’s place was great and spot on cleanperfect stay at copacabana: stylish clean comfortable and great location
Host:rodrigo was very responsive and a lot of helprodrigo was very responsive all the time and super helpful with check-in and check-outRead more reviewsbest place near the beachthe location is wonderful if you're looking for a beachy vacationexcellent location on the border of ipanema and copacabanarodrigo’s loft is spacious beautifully decorated and in an excellent location between ipanema and copacabanasimply a superb apartment in a great location hosted by a thoughtful and kind host
If you are looking for a simple, no-frills studio in a great location in the heart of Ipanema, this would be the right studio for you. This open-concept studio comes complete with necessary amenities for a comfortable stay, with a small kitchen equipped with an espresso machine and mini-fridge, double bed and sofa within steps. Spot the fun pops of colour in the living area with art and pillows, and a sleek black-tiled walk-in shower that welcomes you after a day out in the sun.
Relaxing Studio Moments from the World-Famous Ipanema BeachRio de Janeiro, Brazil
Top guest reviewsthe apartment is really nice and fully equippedthe place was pretty clean and cozyeven had someone clean and change bed sheetsgustavo's place is great very clean and comfortableclean unique design with all you needapartment was clean and comfy baby got a beautiful welcome present and we felt like at home
Host:the host was very nice and helpfulgustavo is the perfect host and this apartment is the perfect apartmentgustavo is the most gracious and kind hostgustavo is a considerate host and checked in a few times to make sure everything was going wellgreat stay overall and host was very helpful with everything from check in tocheck outRead more reviewsgreat location in riosuper close to a metro stop and super close to ipanema beachthe location was also perfectit is also close to the best restaurants in ipanema and also near to leblon arealocation was perfect will definitely stay here again
Located in what is known as the CopaIpa (Copacabana / Ipanema) corridor, this flat is contemporarily furnished with clean and sleek lines accented with art pieces on the wall and curated wallpapers to bring out the character of each room. Relax in the bedroom with room-darkening shades, or chill by the counter in the kitchen with your travel buddies while planning activities to embark on the next day. If you are travelling as a party of more than two, the sofa doubles as a sofa bed to sleep up to two more guests.
Copacabana beach airbnb plus, Vibrant ApartmentRio de Janeiro, Brazil
Top guest reviewswifi is really goodthe apartment is super clean with great amenities and thoughtful touchesthe apartment is spacious and the bed is massive and comfortablewe had a very pleasant stay in this apartmenti highly recommend staying at ricardo’s apartmentnice apt very clean orgenized and weel equipedit's a modern clean apartmentricardo’s apartment is clean modern and well securedthe airbnb was very modern & cleanwonderful spotless safe place to stay in rio
Host:a very welcoming hostbeautiful place and great hostricardo was a great host very helpfulfriendly doorwoman „edineilde“ and super market 1 minricardo is also a friendly and helpful host quick with suggestions and support whenever i had questionsRead more reviewsthe location was greatthe location is perfectexcellent flat in a great locationthe location of the apartment is greatnice flat in a very central place
Located on Rua Vinicius de Moraes, a mere 30 m (98 ft) from the beach, this spacious suite hosts up to six guests with three bedrooms and three bathrooms- with one of the bedrooms doubling as a projection room perfect for movie nights! Stylishly decorated and primely located, this suite will be a great choice if you are travelling with a larger group of friends or family and appreciate privacy while still staying in the middle of all the action in Ipanema.
Beach Block Suites in Ipanema Best LocationRio de Janeiro, Brazil
Top guest reviewsbeds were super comfythe perfect amenities (nice towels/sheets/bath products/fast wifi/cable/ ac) all within a modern and well planned apartmentfinally the listing promised that we had access to a washer and dryer in the apartmentit has a nice touch with a breakfast that is includedi did not want to leave this apartment i enjoyed my stay there so muchthe apartment was very clean upon arrival-there is a maid here all day long and she left the place spotless clean everydayvery clean penthouse and very nice property managerthe apartment is a lot smaller than what it looks like but it is cleangreat place phenomenal location and very clean apartment (bedrooms especially nice)
Host:sasha was the perfect hostour host was always ready to offer additional helpthe host was extremely friendly and patientalex is a wonderful host - very accommodating to all requests and really responsivesasha is great and his team of housekeepers were lovely and very helpfulRead more reviewsexcellent location just seconds away from ipanema beachgreat location for beach and some barsvery nice apartment and the location is amazinggreat location right on the beachexcellent apartment in the absolute perfect location for ipanema
Its prime location with restaurants, supermarkets and amenities in the Copacabana neighbourhood aside, the furnishings of this accommodation shows much thought the host has put into making it a soothing, pleasant home for travellers. Frosted sliding doors open up the bedroom, kitchen and living spaces to plenty of natural lighting, while the neutral tones of the walls with glass and wooden accents keep the place sleek and easy on the eyes. With one bedroom and one bath, this is perfect for a couples retreat.
Unwind at an Airy, Contemporary Pad near Copacabana BeachRio de Janeiro, Brazil
Top guest reviewsthe apartment is exactly like it’s shown in the photosharmony’s apartment is simply perfectthe apartment of harmony has an excellent locationwe had an amazing time in harmony’s apartmenti can’t say enough good things about harmony and her cute apartmenteverything was clean and comfortableperfectly clean and decoratedeverything was very clean with fresh towels sheets etcit was super cleanthe apartment was very clean and really stylish
Host:the staff very pleasant and willing to helpthe host was very easy to reach friendly and provided many great tipsshe was attentive thoughtful and accommodatingshe was incredibly responsive and quickly answered any questions we hadthe people are very friendlyRead more reviewsthe location was central and safegreat location to explore rio and everything you need is close bya metro station conveniently located directly across the street from her secure apartment (24 hour doorman)very well located just in front of a metro station with plenty of supermarkets and restaurantsthe apt has the best location in copa
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