The 7 best Airbnb in Rio de Janeiro

Les 7 meilleurs Airbnb à Rio de Janeiro

Why not opt for an Airbnb rental to discover Rio de Janeiro and enjoy your stay in the Marvellous City?

Rio de Janeiro, with its cariocas landscapes between mountain and sea, is Brazil’s second-largest city behind São Paulo. It is also seen and embraced as a source of inspiration for many musicians and artists.

Rio attracts travellers from all over the world for its many wonders, such as the statue of Christ the Redeemer, the hills around Guanabara Bay and the sublime landscapes of Copacabana, all of which contribute to the outdoor culture of this spectacular city.

Discover our selection of the best Airbnb in Rio de Janeiro to fully enjoy the charms of the city nicknamed La Ville Merveilleuse!

Loft with breathtaking views

A magnificent loft in Rio’s trendiest district
Lof avec vue à Rio de Janeiro

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  • 🧳 Number of passengers: up to 2 passengers
  • 📍 Location: Leblon
  • 💙 We like: panoramic view of Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas

This recently renovated Airbnb offers an incredible experience. It’s located in the upscale neighborhood of Leblon, known for its leafy streets and beach, one of Rio de Janeiro’s most peaceful and trendy stretches of sand. The neighborhood is also home to some of the city’s finest restaurants, bars and clubs.

The loft is fully equipped and has all the necessary amenities. Its undeniable asset: the breathtaking panoramic view of Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas!

Your host Roger can welcome you and introduce you to the apartment and the local area. However, your arrival can also take place completely independently. Roger has been a super host for many years, and will do his utmost to guarantee you a stay and experience you won’t forget!

Romantic loft

A charming Airbnb designed by designers
Loft romantique à Rio de Janeiro

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  • 🧳 Number of passengers: up to 3 passengers
  • 📍 Location: Santa Teresa
  • 💙 We love: the panoramic view from the balcony overlooking the city

This charming loft is located on the top floor of a house in the Santa Teresa district, one of Rio de Janeiro’s most enchanting neighborhoods. Portuguese architecture and Art Deco houses give it a unique charm. Santa Teresa is a colorful neighborhood with a lively Carioca soul, thanks in particular to its many typical restaurants and bars!

Spacious and comfortable, the loft boasts a balcony overlooking the city and offering a breathtaking panoramic view of Guanabara Bay, Corcovado and Sugarloaf. You can even watch the sunrise behind Sugarloaf directly from your suite!

The hosts, Patricia and Mik, are both interior designers and have designed the loft interior themselves. It is fully equipped and has all the necessary amenities, as well as a separate entrance from the rest of the house for total privacy. Lovingly decorated, it’s ideal for a romantic stay in Rio de Janeiro!

Cosy, modern studio

A cocoon Airbnb in Rio’s bohemian district
Studio moderne et cosy à Rio de Janeiro

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  • 🧳 Number of passengers: up to 2 passengers
  • 📍 Location: Lapa
  • 💙 We love: the rooftop pool

This Airbnb is located in the Lapa district, near Arcos da Lapa and Rua do Lavradio, Rio de Janeiro’s most bohemian spot, in a modern building.

The apartment is decorated in vintage style. It is fully equipped and has all the amenities you need for a stay in Rio! The Largo da Carioca metro station is just a few steps away, as are numerous bars, restaurants and local shops.

The building also boasts a gym, sauna and Jacuzzi, but it’s on the roof that its main attraction awaits you: a swimming pool from which you can admire a breathtaking view of Rio de Janeiro!

Private pool apartment with panoramic view

A romantic Airbnb near the beach
Appart piscine privée, vue panoramique

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  • 🧳 Number of passengers: up to 4 passengers
  • 📍 Location: Flamengo
  • 💙 We love: the private pool with panoramic city views

This romantic Airbnb is located on the roof terrace of a building in the upscale Flamengo district, just a few steps from the beach of the same name.

Decorated in Thai style, it’s ideal for a romantic getaway in Rio de Janeiro. Fully equipped, it also offers easy access to the metro, as well as to restaurants, bars and local shops. It boastsa private heated pool and panoramic views of the beach, Sugar Loaf and Corcovado.

Arrival is self-contained, for total privacy. Everything you need to make your romantic stay in Rio an unforgettable experience!

Elegant seaside apartment

A magnificent Airbnb in Rio’s upmarket residential district
Appart élégant bord de mer à Rio de Janeiro

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  • 🧳 Number of passengers: up to 4 passengers
  • 📍 Location: Leblon
  • 💙 We like: proximity to nature

This recently renovated, modern and spacious Airbnb is located on a beautiful residential street in the Leblon district, near the beach of the same name. This upscale district of Rio de Janeiro is home to many of the city’s best bars and restaurants. It’s also very close to Ipanema, which you can see from the apartment.

The apartment is located on the top floor of a house with its own entrance. It has a fully equipped kitchen, integrated into the living room, and offers an incredible view of both the sea and the forest. Very close to nature, you can hear the birds and the sound of the ocean waves when you wake up in the morning. Your host is available to advise you on places to visit and restaurants to try.

An ideal Airbnb for couples and groups of friends looking to enjoy Rio and its paradisiacal beaches!

Rustic chalet

An unusual chalet close to nature
Chalet rustique à Rio de Janeiro

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  • 🧳 Number of passengers: up to 2 passengers
  • 📍 Location: Barra de Guaratiba
  • 💙 We like: proximity to nature and wild beaches

Chalet da Paz is a rustic loft built from eucalyptus wood, in the heart of nature. It is located in Barra de Guaratiba, a district to the west of Rio de Janeiro.

The chalet has a magnificent balcony with a Jacuzzi, from which you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the forest and the sea on the horizon. We love spending time here, especially at sunset! It has all the comforts and conveniences you need. The kitchen is fully equipped. The suite is beautifully decorated and features a king-size bed, perfect for a romantic stay.

Far from the hustle and bustle of downtown Rio de Janeiro, this chalet is ideal for lovers of nature, hiking and wild beaches, such as Grumari Beach or Prainha Beach. Come and experience a true moment of escape in this heavenly setting!

Cocoon nestled in the heart of the rainforest

A charming Airbnb close to nature
Cocon niché au coeur de la forêt tropicale

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  • 🧳 Number of passengers: up to 2 passengers
  • 📍 Location: Ladeira dos Tabajaras
  • 💙 We like: proximity to the rainforest and its wildlife

This Airbnb sits atop a pacified Rio de Janeiro favela, Ladeira dos Tabajaras, a 10-minute walk from Copacabana, with its stores, grocery stores, cinema and iconic beach. The apartment is nestled in the rainforest, home to toucans and monkeys. However, this location offers easy access to the city center and Santos Dumont airport, thanks to nearby public transport. Rio’s main tourist attractions, such as Corcovado, Sugarloaf Mountain and Parque Lage, are just a few minutes away by car.

The apartment features a comfortable bed, bathroom, fully equipped kitchen, living room and workspace. You also have access to a beautiful terrace with breathtaking views of Christ the Redeemer, Botafogo beach and Sugarloaf Mountain.

Daniella, your British host, will gladly welcome you to her Airbnb in the company of her cat and dog, for a soothing stay in the Marvellous City!

Close to the beach or the forest, these Airbnb accommodations are the guarantee of a discovery-filled stay in Rio de Janeiro! Why not choose one of the 7 proposals in our selection for your stay in Rio de Janeiro? Did one of them catch your eye? Let us know in the comments!

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