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Gorgeous antique staircases, gilded embellishments, and French furniture adorn this old colonial mansion. While pricey, this listing sleeps 16 and includes a separate guest house. Located in Santa Teresa, this romantic property has sweeping views of the city and mountains. Bask in the pool, take a stroll in the gardens, or simply pretend you’re royalty at this beautiful home away from home.
This Airbnb listing boasts panoramic views of the ocean and mountains. Living spaces are light and airy — a glass roof is all that separates one living room from the lush outdoors. Large enough to accommodate 10 guests, this white seaside mansion houses two saunas, a swimming pool, and a unique bar built around an old tree. Grand without being sterile, this property showcases Rio’s vistas with architectural flair.
Located in Copacabana, this uniquely styled villa is a beautiful housing option for non-partygoers. Tiled archways, Persian carpets, and hardwood paneling are just some of the unusual features of this well-decorated property. Warm light, greenery around the pool, and a fully equipped kitchen make this listing feel more like a luxurious home than a hotel.
Designed by architect Zanine Caldas, this rental has both style and location. Close to Ipanema, one of Rio’s most renowned neighborhoods, it is a perched on a cliff and sports patios with panoramic views of the ocean. A pool, access to a private beach, and other luxury amenities make this swanky villa one of the hottest Airbnbs in Rio.
Bright oranges, pinks, and neon greens accent the natural wood of this tropical mansion. From the pool, you can glimpse Rio’s mountains through lush greenery. This listing is the perfect blend between a cottage-aesthetic and modern mansion. Perfect for a family visit, this Airbnb listing also provides luxury amenities such as airport pickup and a daily cleaning service.
Clean white interiors and sparse decor make this residence a welcoming retreat. Located at the top of Santa Teresa Hill, its windows face ocean and mountains. Explicitly not for party goers, this listing is ideal for those who are looking for a quiet place to spend a vacation. Its pool, sweeping lawns, patios, and porches provide ample space for lounging outdoors, or for hosting lunch or dinner parties.
This ocean side house offers incredible vistas with porches and patios that look straight out over the water from the edge of the rugged shoreline. The villa’s wood-beamed interior gives the space rustic charm, but it doesn’t skimp on luxuries — the property boasts a pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, bar, and dance floor. The local owner also offers the services of a driver, cleaning service, and cook included in the price.
Cited by reviewers as even more beautiful than its Airbnb photos, this home by architect Helio Pellegrino is artfully decorated. Gardens and greenery surround the house with views of the mountains. Unique architectural features, such as a portal window to the pool and a bedroom enclosed in glass walls, will amaze you. The property has both a pool and sauna, and the price includes a driver and cook.
This enormous and elegant mansion is decorated in bright hues and features wooden patios and a wine cellar with grotto-style terraced seating and stone walls. While this villa is situated amidst brilliant greenery in the mountains, it is also within walking distance to a private beach. Without a doubt, this tranquil residence provides respite from the busy city.
This beautifully-styled house by architect Zanine Caldas has been featured in magazines like Vogue for its exquisite color palettes and landscaping. Edgy, bright color combinations and natural materials such as wood and stone accent this bohemian chic home. It features a pool and outdoor glass sauna as well as a sports court and tree house for guests with children. The residence is close to a private beach and surrounded by birds and native flora.