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Hilton Rio De Janeiro Copacaba
The Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacaba is located opposite the beautiful sea of Copacabana and with easy access to the main sights of the city. The hotel offers 545 modern apartments designed for guest's comfort. It also has two restaurants, two pools located on the 4th and 39th floor, fitness center...
Travel Dates: 1 May - 30 June 2018.
Ipanema, Copacabana and Leblon are all definitely worth a look. Gaze in amazement at the professionally-sculpted sandcastles alongside Avenida Atlantica, watch on as locals in tiny shorts play footvolley on the beach, or find yourself a bargain at one of the many market stalls beside the street. You'll also find plenty of great bars, restaurants and nightclubs in this area. The most picturesque beaches, however, are a little outside of the city.
Don't miss the opportunity to visit Prainha Beach, especially if you're a keen surfer. Prainha is about 45 minutes out of Rio, and you need to either have your own transportation for this journey, or organise a reputable taxi driver through your hotel who can drop you off and pick you up again later in the day. Big surf, white sand, rugged mountains and dense forest all come together at Prainha, resulting in a beach experience not to be missed. Avoid visiting on weekends as the beach is very popular with locals.
If you're looking for a secluded beach close to Rio, look no further than Joatinga Beach near Itanhanga. While this hidden gem can get a little busy on weekends, visiting on a weekday almost guarantees you'll have the beach to yourself. The beach gets some good waves too, making it a popular little spot for local body boarders and surfers.
Rio de Janeiro Airport (GIG)
Flights from Australia to Rio de Janeiro will disembark at Rio de Janeiro/Galeão-Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport.
In 1999 Rio de Janeiro's principle airport was renamed the Rio de Janeiro/Galeão-Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG) after the Brazilian musician Antonio Carlos Jobim.
Airport Accommodation: There are a number of hotels located in close proximity to Rio de Janeiro/Galeão-Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport. Book your Rio de Janeiro Airport accommodation.
Getting to Rio de Janeiro
There are many airlines that offer flights to Rio de Janeiro from Australia. Flights from Sydney via Santiago take 18 hours and 35 minutes. Flights from Melbourne via Sydney and Santiago take 21 hours and 25 minutes. Flights from Melbourne via Auckland and Santiago take 22 hours. Flights from Perth via Dubai and Santiago take 27 hours and 25 minutes.
Airlines that fly to Rio de Janeiro
Airlines that offer cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro from Australia include:
For more information on airlines that offer flights to Rio de Janeiro, have a look at our international airline page.