Copacabana and Ipanema must be the most famous neighborhoods of Rio, garnering more than their fair share of international attention. Copacabana, although flooded with both hotels and people (curious fact: Copacabanaâ€˜s streets could not actually accommodate all its residents should they all leave their apartments at the same time), but its heyday is well and truly over at the moment, no doubt it is set to return in the next years but for now it is best left to those who donâ€˜t know any better.
Less crowded and leafier Ipanema has its appeal and today plays home to beautiful boutique hotel ´Fasano Rioâ€˜, but Rio has other neighborhoods that are equally worth discovering. Luxury travel experts Dehouche base themselves in the more exclusive Leblon, which in recent years has surpassed Ipanema in terms of both aesthetic appeal and price, owing partly to the number of ´novelasâ€˜ (Rioâ€˜s trend setting soap operas) which have been based here, partly to the concentration of celebrities this has attracted and partly to the increasing number of upscale drinking and dining options that continue to spring up in this exclusive neighborhood.
Most international visitors gravitate towards these beachside areas, yet Dehouche confess that Leblon does not yet possess a hotel to really meet the needs of the discerning traveler. Take a luxury holiday with Dehouche however and they can help you discover other neighborhoods that can in fact offer even more character and charm and, if youâ€˜re looking to escape on your honeymoon, perhaps more importantly, a degree of privacy. Dehouche know the city inside and out, the entire team being resident in Rio some for all their live and other who have called it home just for a few years, so if youâ€˜re looking for a unique experience, Dehouche can help you find it.
Rio is celebrated for its incredible juxtaposition of the urban and the natural, but in Ipanema youâ€˜re more likely to hear the rush of traffic than the call of a monkey and its easy to forget the incredible environment youâ€˜re in. Dehouche work with several luxury boutique hotels, villas and even mansions based in more unusual locations, without compromising on convenience, so whether you want to be close to the action or relaxing in a secluded getaway, Dehouche know the perfect place.
Let Dehouche arrange your luxury boutique hotel and enjoy a whole host of insider tips on where to truly escape from it all on your honeymoon.
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