10 Best Long-Term Rentals In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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When you hear carnival, Copacabana, and Christ the Redeemer, you immediately think of Rio de Janeiro or Rio as it is more popularly known. But there is so much more to discover in this vibrant city. Hike or take a cable car up the iconic Sugarloaf Mountain, spend a day exploring Tijuca National Park, and if you love football, definitely stop by Maracanã. Dive into the history of the city founded by the Portuguese with a visit to Paço Imperial, Museu Histórico Nacional, and Museu da República. Mix your days in Rio with sightseeing and relaxing on the many gorgeous beaches the city is famous for. Rio is one of the continent’s most populous and sprawling cities, to truly experience it you need to stay longer than a couple of days. Continue reading to discover the best long-term rentals in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on November 28, 2023.

1. Perfect little house with a large garden and a pool (from USD 195)

This is a wonderful hideaway for those who love to entertain guests. While the house itself is cozy and private, the outdoor spaces are generous. There is parking for up to 15 cars while the pool, garden, and patio area can easily host up to 40 well-behaved guests. Just the outdoor space will convince guests to stay longer at this independent house. The host offers generous weekly and monthly discounts for visitors choosing to stay longer.

And don’t worry you don’t have to leave your pets behind while you travel. Bring them along for a nominal pet fee of 19 USD plus taxes and enjoy Rio with the whole family.

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
22.88 km (14.3 mi) from Pier Barra da Tijuca
Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

2. Gorgeous modern mansion with a rooftop pool (from USD 1664)

The exterior of this stylish and modern mansion is dominated by tall glass panels which allow guests to make the most of the lush vegetation surrounding the residence. With elevators, this house is ideal for guests with mobility issues as well. The best spot in the house has got to be the pool terrace, which includes a kitchen with a dual wine fridge.

This mansion makes for the perfect base when the budget is not a constraint and you want to experience the very best of Rio. Enjoy this mansion for a couple of weeks or a month and enjoy fabulous weekly and monthly discounts.

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
9.07 km (5.7 mi) from Pier Barra da Tijuca
Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
it was extremely clean had all the modern amenities of home and was decorated very tastefully
eduardo (the owner) was extremely helpful and answered all our questions promptly
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3. Perfect house for a large family gathering (from USD 164)

This safe and secure house is ideal for a large family in Rio de Janeiro. Children will love sliding into the pool, while adults can whip up delicious barbecued meals in the outdoor kitchen. The house also includes multiple gardens, hammocks, and a sauna to relax in.

Visitors will enjoy the perfect home-away-from-home experience at this house that comes with tempting weekly and monthly discounts. When you are on a holiday, you definitely should be relaxing, and the hosts understand that and therefore offer the services of a maid who lives on the property. The maid can also also be hired to prepare meals.

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
15.99 km (10.0 mi) from Pier Barra da Tijuca
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 15 Guests 4 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

4. Excellent house close to the beach (from USD 169)

With a casual laid-back vibe and bunks in some rooms, this house is perfect for a spring break in Rio de Janeiro. The outdoor space includes a pool, barbecue, pizza oven, and even a sauna. Day beds and hammocks around the pool allow you to relax and enjoy the weather when you are not busy exploring the city.

With the host offering both weekly and monthly discounts, this place is sure to book fast during peak season. The life of the house definitely lies in its outdoor space, which has been decorated with brightly colored murals.

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Recreio dos Bandeirantes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
18.52 km (11.6 mi) from Pier Barra da Tijuca
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 12 Guests 3 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

5. Mansion with panoramic views (from USD 588)

This mansion enjoys a prime location in Santa Teresa neighborhood and offers spectacular views across the city. With a mix of bunk beds and double beds, this mansion is perfect for extended family vacations. The pool deck which is reminiscent of a resort pool area includes a swim-up bar, outdoor dining space, and a kitchen.

Depending on how long you are planning to stay, you can avail of weekly and monthly discounts offered by the host. The wheelchair-accessible mansion also includes a garden where you can try to spot native birds such as toucans.

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Río de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
13.8 km (8.6 mi) from Pier Barra da Tijuca
Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 20 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

6. Independent family house within a large compond (from USD 472)

This is the perfect spot to enjoy the holidays with the entire family in Rio de Janeiro. And what makes this place even more tempting are the special weekly and monthly discounts offered by the host. Families will love the 10 m (32.81 ft) x 5 m (16.40 ft) outdoor pool with plenty of sun loungers to work on the tan. There is also a grass court for friendly games of volleyball and soccer.

Houses get dirty, especially when there are children around, but luckily this house comes with the services of a housekeeper. Recreio dos Bandeirantes Beach is less than 1 mi (1.61 km) from the house so you can easily spend all your free time by the water.

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
16.54 km (10.3 mi) from Pier Barra da Tijuca
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 15 Guests 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

7. Bright and fresh apartment (from USD 62)

This well-decorated apartment is in a high-rise and offers amazing views of the neighborhood dotted with trees. The interiors seek inspiration from the lush outdoors and follow a nature-based theme with plant-and foliage-patterned comforters. There is one double bed, a pull-out sofa bed, and two-floor mattresses that can accommodate a total of six guests.

While a minimum stay of three nights is required to book this apartment, it does come with weekly and monthly discounts should visitors choose to stay longer. The apartment includes a work desk and internet access making it possible to stay longer while you work remotely.

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
16.3 km (10.2 mi) from Pier Barra da Tijuca
119 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the amenities were much appreciated and very useful in the apartment
the kitchen is well equipped and the washer-dryer was very appreciated near the end of a stay
really beautiful and comfortable apartment with lots of nice details
everything is in place to make a guest’s stay more comfortable and convenient
the kitchen is well stocked with appliances so we could cook comfortably
the apt is clean beautiful and safe
everything was spotless bright and airy
super clean place very functional 100% recommend
luis was an excellent host the place is beautifully decorated and was very clean when we arrived
luiz is the most responsive host you could ask for
luiz antonio was a very helpful and friendly host thank you for a wonderful experience
luiz and martin were very kind and helpful and flexible with our check in/check out times
luiz was very helpful and available
luiz was really friendly and helpful with everything
very centrally located walking distance to many points of interest perfect communications
great place near plenty of great locations
the location is great in gloria near to lapa and santa teresa
great apartment great location i highly recommend
quiet and safe neighborhood with a 24/7 doorman very close to downtown lapa area
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8. Beautiful beachfront apartment (from USD 91)

If you are visiting Rio de Janeiro to enjoy the beaches, then this beachfront apartment is one of the best places to stay. It is on Praia da Barra da Tijuca beach and within walking distance of bus stops, restaurants, and bars in the neighborhood. Renting this apartment also gives guests access to the swimming pool, tennis court, salon, and parking.

A minimum stay of four nights is required to book this property, but if you extend by a few days you will be eligible for the weekly discount. The apartment also comes with substantial monthly discounts that make this rental even more appealing.

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2.55 km (1.6 mi) from Pier Barra da Tijuca
66 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
very clean and organized
alexandre is a wonderful host
and the location is great too
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9. Vibrant apartment overlooking Ipanema Beach (from USD 57)

With wooden beams and arched doorways, this apartment has an old-world charm. That combined with its location at the edge of Ipanema Beach allows visitors the chance to experience two of the most popular beaches in the world. The beautiful stretch of Copacabana Beach begins once Ipanema ends.

A minimum stay of four nights is required to book this popular apartment. But if you have the chance, choose to stay a bit longer and enjoy weekly and monthly discounts. Make this apartment your base as you explore the city, attend Carnival and experience the exceptional nightlife.

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Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
10.78 km (6.7 mi) from Pier Barra da Tijuca
119 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air conditioning and fans are excellent when needed
one bedroom doesn’t have ac and it has a very loud fan
beautiful views and a great location the kitchen has all needed amenities and the space was very clean
beautiful apartment with a great value and a gorgeous view in a more quiet area of ipanema
the apt is perfect for visiting ipanema
with the whole covid situation a clean apartment is more important than ever
to us it was very clear that this apartment hasn’t been fully cleaned
she was attentive kind and quick to respond to any issues or questions we had
- the building staff was also very friendly
host was easy to communicate with and very friendly
heloisa was a great host she went above and beyond during our check out process
the reception team was very welcoming and accommodating
it’s a really cute place
great location apartment is very comfortable and spacious
wonderful apartment 10mins walk from the beach
a perfect place in inpanema
it's close to the beach the supermarket and the nicest bars in ipanema within walking distance
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10. Contemporary rental close to Copacabana Beach (from USD 34)

Whether you are in the city for an extended work trip or a holiday, you will love the location of this swanky rental unit. It is easy to get around the city from here, with bus stops and a metro station nearby. The excellent location offers views of Copacabana Beach and the lush mountains. If you have any special requests or requirements, please get in touch with the host who would love to make your stay comfortable.

Guests staying for longer than seven nights enjoy long-stay discounts.

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Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
13.69 km (8.6 mi) from Pier Barra da Tijuca
84 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 4 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good apartment with beautiful view
the apartment is well equipped and the wi-fi is excellent cheers
the apartment was extremely clean and mauricio was easy to reach at any time during my stay
the hosts were very friendly
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A trip to Brazil is incomplete without Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is a rich and vibrant city that offers visitors a little bit of everything. From museums to hikes and beaches to forests, no matter what your interest is, Rio de Janeiro has you covered. Check out the best long-term rentals in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to explore this city at a leisurely pace.

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