Location: Casa Beleza is located in the heart of Rio de Janeiro’s charming historic quarter of Santa Teresa. Often referred to as the “Montmartre of Rio”, Santa Teresa is a mix of cobblestone streets, colonial houses and panoramic views. Just 5 minutes walk from the house you can enjoy a plethora of bars and restaurants, cultural centres and museums.
How to get here: Fly to Rio de Janeiro (GIG) and take a road transfer of around 30 min. The nearest Metro is Gloria station. Rio’s main attractions are a short taxi ride away.
Structure: Casa Beleza is a little house of five bedrooms, including a separate house, a bungalow and a swimming pool. The bungalow and the villa are at the top of the garden. The house is set among large tropical gardens where small monkeys, humming birds, and toucans make their home among the fruit trees and many rare plants and flowers. The governor of Rio de Janeiro used to live here. Privacy is assured and you will have your own entrance and keys.
Why staying here: This house is a true hidden gem in Rio. If you want to have a more authentic local experience – stay in Santa Teresa. The owners are a family of expats who will go out of their way to make your stay comfortable.
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