8-Day Brazilian Beach Getaway Rio & Buzios – From $1,368.00 Adults Double Basis
AVAILABLE FOR DAILY ARRIVALS IN RIO UNTIL DEC 22, 2018
Experience the beauty of Rio de Janeiro’s city parks where monkeys and toucans entertain and captivate. Spend the evening dancing with the crowds at Maracana or enjoying live music performances around Lapa. Live life to the fullest in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro’s most lively and eclectic district, with numerous attractions for locals and visitors alike. Elected as one of the 10 most beautiful beach areas in the world, Buzios is frequented by visitors who come from all over the world to savor its magic. Buzios is famous for the unique combination of rustic charm, architectural harmony, incredible beauty and sophisticated boutiques and restaurants. Here, you will find Rua das Pedras, the hub of Buzios’ nightlife, and Orla Bardot, the town’s picturesque beachfront promenade.
- 4 Night accommodations in Rio at your choice of hotel
- 3 Night accommodations in Buzios at selected hotel
- 4 Breakfasts in Rio and 3 in Buzios
- Guided Excursion of Corcovado
- Guided Excursion of Sugar Loaf
- Private airport / Rio hotel transfer
- Your choice of Shared or Private transfer Rio hotel to Buzios hotel
- Your choice of Shared or Private transfer Buzios hotel to Rio airport
- Hotel and meal taxes
- Entrance fees during excursions
- All transfers and sightseeing in A/C vehicle
- English-speaking local hosts and guides
- Personalized service of our Rio-based partners, and on-site logistical support to quickly address any unforeseen situation and provide the necessary assistance as the case may require
DAY 1 | Welcome to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil!
Upon arrival at the Rio de Janeiro airport, meet and greet service is provided with a private transfer to the hotel of your choice for a four-night stay with breakfast and tax included. The balance of the day can be spent at your leisure to begin enjoying the flavor and fun of Rio.
- Standard Class: Americas Copacabana (Superior Room)
- First Class: Windsor Excelsior (Superior Room)
- Deluxe Class: Miramar by Windsor (Superior Room)
DAY 2 | A Discovery of Rio’s beaches and Corcovado Mountain with Christ the Redeemer Statue | B.
After breakfast at your hotel, your guide will take you for a ride along the beaches of Rio. You will take the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas to the Cosme Velho district where you will board the Swiss manufactured cogwheel train for a scenic ride through the Tijuca National Park and reach the 710 –meter summit of Corcovado. At the very top of the mountain, carved in soapstone mosaic in the finest art deco style stands Christ the Redeemer, a statue with arms outstretched as if it were blessing the city. The sight from Corcovado provides a spectacular panoramic view of Rio and its surroundings. You will quickly understand why Rio is called the Marvelous City. After visiting the Corcovado, you will board the wheel train down to Cosme Velho station and return to their hotel via the São Conrado beach where you can see hang-glider riders lounge when they are not soaring overhead. Afternoon at leisure.
DAY 3 | Breathtaking views from Sugar Loaf Mountain | B.
After breakfast at your hotel, leave hotel and head towards the Urca district to board the cable car for a two-stage ride that will whisk you up to Sugar Loaf Mountain. At the first leg, Morro da Urca – barely 220 meters high, there is a restaurant, an amphitheater and a helipad for scenic rides. The second leg takes you up to Sugar Loaf – thus named because of the loaves of sugar that were commonly used by the Portuguese at the time the city was discovered. From both places experience wonderful views of Rio’s most famous spots such as Copacabana, Ipanema, and Leblon beaches, as well as Botafogo and Flamengo leading to Downtown, Christ the Redeemer and Rio-Niterói bridge. At any hour of the day or night, the view from Sugar Loaf is extraordinarily beautiful, making Sugar Loaf undoubtedly one of the most famous landmarks of the city. After Sugar Loaf continue to the Downtown area with a stop at Catedral Metropolitana, a huge cone-shaped construction with breathtakingly stained glass windows. Afternoon at leisure.
DAY 4 | Exploring and Enjoying Rio at your Own Pace | B.
After breakfast at your hotel, take the day to enjoy Rio at your leisure.
DAY 5 | From Rio to the beaches of Buzios | B.
After breakfast at your hotel, at the appointed time, meet your drive for a scenic four-hour shared or private ride to Buzios; on arrival check-in at the hotel of your choice for a three night stay with breakfast and tax. Balance of the day is at leisure to enjoy the beach.
- Standard Class: Corsario Buzios Hotel (Superior Room)
- First Class: Pousada Vila d’Este Buzios (Standard Garden Room)
- Deluxe Class: Casas Brancas Boutique Hotel (Standard Room)
DAYS 6 & 7 | Days at leisure to enjoy Buzios at your Own Pace. Explore Buzios | B.
After breakfast at your hotel, enjoy Buzios at your own pace.
DAY 8 | Buzios to the Rio Airport / Continue to your next destination | B.
Breakfast at your hotel. At the designated time, meet your guide for the four-hour shared or private transfer back to Rio de Janeiro.
PRICES PER PERSON IN US$ – NO MINIMUM GUESTS REQUIRED
AVAILABLE FOR DAILY ARRIVALS IN RIO UNTIL DEC 22, 2018
WITH SHARED TRANSFERS RIO / BUZIOS / RIO
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WITH PRIVATE TRANSFERS RIO / BUZIOS / RIO
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Brazilian Beach Getaway Rio & Buzios Lodging
STANDARD CLASS HOTELS
In Rio de Janeiro: Americas Copacabana Hotel. Situated just 03 blocks from Copacabana beach and 03 blocks from the subway station Siqueira Campos, the newly opened AMERICAS Copacabana Hotel offers comfort, security and modernity in its 205 rooms and restaurant with excellent cuisine and capacity for 140 people. Guests can enjoy their on site restaurant or have a cocktail at the bar. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property. Rooms at Copacabana Hotel Américas are air conditioned and fitted with a minibar, a flat-screen cable TV, a laptop safe and a desk. The private bathroom comes with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries.
In Buzios: Corsario Buzios Hotel. This property is 1-minute walk from the beach. Corsario is in front of Ossos Beach and benefits from leisure activities nearby including city tour and diving. It features indoor and outdoor swimming pools, sauna. The rooms at Pousada Corsario are air conditioned and have a minibar, safety deposit box, ceilling fan and cable TV.
FIRST CLASS HOTELS
In Rio de Janeiro: The Windsor Excelsior Hotel is located in the very best area of Copacabana, enjoys an oceanfront view, and is one of the most elegant hotels in Rio de Janeiro. Elegance and comfort are paramount in each of the hotel’s 233 rooms and suites. Windsor Excelsior Copacabana features tasteful rooms with contemporary décor. Spacious and bright, they all have air conditioning, cable TV, Wi-Fi and minibar, while some also offer sea views and a hot tub. Room service is available 24 hours a day. Amenities include dry and steam sauna units next to the fitness centre, plus beach service with chairs, towels and umbrellas.
At the restaurant, guests enjoy tropical breakfast with various items, while admiring stunning sea views. Lunch and dinner options are provided as well, featuring Brazilian and international specialities.
In Buzios: Vila d’Este Hotel. The hotel is a romantic getaway with the true essence of Buzios, a place that preserves authenticity and tradition. The appreciation of the human hand and the concept handmade hospitality ® are present in every detail and are a source of constant inspiration to offer an unforgettable experience.
Charming and welcoming environments, details carefully prepared to provide welfare. The apartments have different shapes and sizes, are individually decorated and each one has its own style and personality.
DELUXE CLASS HOTELS
In Rio de Janeiro: Miramar by Windsor Hotel. The newly renovated Miramar Hotel by Windsor defines seaside luxury in the heart of Rio de Janeiro. Just steps from Copacabana Beach, the hotel affords captivating views from some guestrooms and an amazing rooftop terrace that hosts an infinity-edge swimming pool and poolside bar. Dine in the hotel’s new gourmet restaurant, which serves an inventive menu of Carioca cuisine and notable wine list with more than 130 labels. Each of the hotel’s 200 guestrooms provide complete relaxation with plush linens, Brazilian paintings, and on-call butler service. For an unparalleled vacation in Brazil, stay in the five star Miramar by Windsor.
In Buzios: Casas Brancas Boutique Hotel & Spa. This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Casas Brancas is a luxury boutique hotel in Búzios with panoramic views of the ocean from its large terraces. Facilities include a trendy beach lounge and aerobic gym. Casas Brancas Boutique Hotel & Spa combines Mediterranean-style architecture with minimalist design to create a relaxed environment. All its rooms are equipped with air conditioning, cable TV, minibar and safe.
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