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Holidays in Rio de Janeiro

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Where to stay in Rio de Janeiro

Top hotels in Rio de Janeiro

PortoBay Rio de Janeiro
PortoBay Rio de Janeiro
4 out of 5
Avenida Atlântica, 1500, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$140 per night from 20 Jan. to 21 Jan.
4.4/5Wonderful! (982 reviews)

"Portobay Hotel has a beautiful rooftop and beautiful rooms. All the staff were very helpful and accommodating. They try to make your stay as comfortable as possible."…"

Reviewed on 28 Nov. 2020

PortoBay Rio de Janeiro
Windsor Califórnia Hotel
Windsor Califórnia Hotel
4 out of 5
Avenida Atlantica, 2616, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$122 per night from 17 Jan. to 18 Jan.
4.6/5Wonderful! (471 reviews)

"Amazing hotel. Right by the copacabana beach. You’re in the center of everything. Super nice and friendly staff. Really good food and recommendations. Worth every penny. The only thing I would say is to book when you get to Brazil as its half the price if you book it in person."…"

Reviewed on 4 Jan. 2021

Windsor Califórnia Hotel
Hilton Copacabana Rio de Janeiro
Hilton Copacabana Rio de Janeiro
5 out of 5
Avenida Atlantica 1020, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$128 per night from 1 Feb. to 2 Feb.
4.4/5Excellent! (974 reviews)

"Great view. Amazing pools. Close to all main attractions."…"

Reviewed on 27 Nov. 2020

Hilton Copacabana Rio de Janeiro
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Top activities in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro Beach Holiday

Relax on the shore as you watch the sunlight flickering on the water on your Rio de Janeiro holiday. If you're craving the complete beach experience, a trip to Rio de Janeiro will definitely deliver. You've probably heard of Icarai Beach (4 miles (7 km) away). We recommend booking your hotel nearby. However, plenty of sightseers also choose Rio de Janeiro holiday deals closer to Recreio dos Bandeirantes Beach or Grumari Beach, two other magnificent nearby options.

Things You Should Know About Rio de Janeiro

  • If you want to stay as close as possible to the shoreline, check out what's available at these Rio de Janeiro beach hotels. You're sure to find a place that suits your style.
  • Apartments, like APARTAMENTO EM COPACABANA and Apartamento Ipanema Guinle I, are also popular property types here. Compare prices and amenities and take your pick!
  • Dread endlessly pulling your wallet out on holiday? We hear you. With most things taken care of, our All-Inclusive hotels in Rio de Janeiro are the ideal solution.
  • Our Rio de Janeiro things to do page is a good place to begin planning your getaway to Rio de Janeiro. After you arrive, get chatting to one of the 6,023,700 friendly locals to discover even more.
  • Save on experiences by booking our Rio de Janeiro holiday deals. With fantastic attractions such as Christ the Redeemer to explore, this destination will keep you on the go.

Frequently asked questions

How much does a Rio de Janeiro holiday package cost?
Starting from as low as , you can build your own Rio de Janeiro package. Simply combine hotels, flights and car rentals and be rewarded with discounts.
If I'm not able to travel, can I cancel my Rio de Janeiro holiday package?
If you’ve booked a Rio de Janeiro holiday package, you can cancel or change it, but there may be a charge depending on the circumstances. It may be possible to cancel and rebook for free if you’ve taken out your package in the last 24 hours. If it’s been longer than that, you may incur additional charges from your airline, hotel or car rental company. If you suddenly need to change your plans, make our Customer Service Portal your first port of call for more information.
How do I get a cheap travel package to Rio de Janeiro?
Just imagine all the wonderful things you could do in Rio de Janeiro with an extra $200. If you combine your travel bookings into a holiday package, that’s how much you could save! You have a huge amount of choice with Expedia. In fact, you can select from more than 400 airlines and 1 000 000 hotel options worldwide. Whether you’re taking a holiday with the whole family or adventuring alone, planning a getaway to Rio de Janeiro is better with a package.
Where should I stay in Rio de Janeiro?
Zona Sul is a busy part of Rio de Janeiro that you shouldn’t miss. If ticking off Christ the Redeemer and Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden is important to you, booking a room this neighbourhood is a fantastic idea. Another option is Niteroi. From here, it’ll be easy to access Icarai Beach and Niterói Contemporary Art Museum.
What are the top hotels in Rio de Janeiro?
People heading to Rio de Janeiro often book a room at Miramar Hotel by Windsor or Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort. You’ll find them in Zona Sul. Another great neighbourhood is Copacabana. Miramar Hotel by Windsor and Arena Copacabana Hotel are popular options in this area.
When is the best time of year to visit Rio de Janeiro?
September is the best month to head to Rio de Janeiro if you’re looking for a cheaper escape. February is less affordable by comparison, so expect to pay top dollar if you visit then. If you’d rather give the crowds a wide berth, think about taking your trip in September, November, October. However, there’s a charm to travelling in high season. Rio de Janeiro is arguably at its best in January, February, March.
How far in advance should I book my Rio de Janeiro holiday?
While prices change frequently, we generally recommend booking your seats as soon as possible. Most international airfares can be found on Expedia up to a year in advance. If circumstances have left you booking late, you might still be in luck. Discount prices to Rio de Janeiro sometimes occur in the weeks prior to departure.
What does an Expedia Rio de Janeiro travel package include?
Rental cars, hotels and flights — we’ve got them covered. With Expedia, you can shape your Rio de Janeiro travel package just how you like it. All you have to do is figure out exactly what you need. Once you’ve made your booking, you can add on fun things like experiences and activities. The more you bundle, the greater your savings!
What should I know before booking a Rio de Janeiro travel package?
When you book your flights, hotels and car rentals together, you’ll land great discounts. Whether you’re organising an outdoor getaway in a chalet or would rather stay in a fancy hotel in the city, Expedia can help make it happen.
Does Expedia offer Book Now, Pay Later Rio de Janeiro holiday packages?
With a holiday package, you can customize both your trip and a payment plan. Expedia can help reduce financial burden to do with your travel with a Book Now, Pay Later solution, thanks to our partnership with online lender Affirm. That way, all you have to focus on is getting organised to take to the skies.
Can I choose my airline with a Rio de Janeiro Expedia holiday package?
You can. We offer more than 550 partner airlines globally, so choose the carrier that matches your needs.