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Ocean View: @ Barra Da Tijuca (Property #04) Close to Olympic Games/2016

Bedrooms 1
Space 550 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Bedrooms 1, Bathrooms 1, Sleeps 4

You will enjoy the luxury comfort and safety that is offered from the Barra Palace Apart Hotel.

Fancy apartment with ocean view all remodeled at Barra da Tijuca (one of the most beautiful beach on Rio de Janeiro.

Barra da Tijuca offers access to all the attraction of Rio, large and modern shopping malls, and nightclubs, hundreds of wonderful restaurants and 20 km of sandy beach. Yet close enough to the Ipanema, Copacabana, Costa Verde (the green coast) Buzios, Cabo Frio, Petropolis and many more. It's an apart hotel with laundry services, 24hrs security, swimming pool, sauna, concierge service, WiFi, garage and more.

We can lend you a prepaid cell phone, free of charge. Ask for Airport pick up and drop-off by English Speaker Guide.

More Details

Property Manager
Adriana B Cecilio
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018


Barra da Tijuca Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Ocean View: @ Barra Da Tijuca (Property #04) Close to Olympic Games/2016
average rating of 4.8095236 based on 21 reviews

The noise got tiring.

  • 4 of 5

There are good and bad points to staying very close to a beach. Obviously if you are a sun worshipper you don't have far to go to get your share of rays. The downside is traffic of all shapes and sizes nearly 24 hours a day, most annoyingly motorcycles racing and revving their engines to show off the machismo of their drivers. I can't say we ever got past the noise. The apartment was small but adequate for two people. It was very clean with two HD televisions that had a couple of English channels. The wi fi worked well and there was a safe to store our valuables. There were tons of dishes had we wanted to cook, but there were numerous restaurants close by so we frequented them. Tomate was very good for breakfast as was the buffet at the Windsor Barra Hotel right next door. We also ate Mexican food from the restaurant right across the street. A grocery store was only two blocks away that had every little thing one might need. Fratelli's is a great Italian restaurant adjacent to this building.

The owner's representative was exceptionally helpful in attending to our transportation and other needs. He found the most excellent tour guide for us because a trip to Rio would not be complete without a visit to the major attractions of Sugar Loaf and Corcovado.

The neighborhood was extremely safe. You could walk for miles on the beach or the adjacent street at almost any time of the day.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2014
  • Stayed: January 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Rio Retreat!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for four nights in October and it was perfect - exactly as described. The apartment was very clean and comfortable for our stay. It is directly across the road from Barra beach, which is clean and beautiful. The apartment is in a secure building and we felt very comfortable coming and going during the day and at night. Rudy the manager provided us excellent service and information and recommended Javier Terrol, a local guide, to take us around Rio on our trip. We couldn't be happier!

There are many good restaurants within walking distance of the apartment, as well as grocery stores to stock up on a few essentials. We fell in love with a local woman who owns a lunch place called Tomate, right by the apartment. The food is good, but the owner and her sister made our days when eating there. They speak pretty good English and have all sorts of interesting stories about Rio and life there in general.

The only negative, which has nothing to do with the apartment, is the street is very busy and sometimes noisy. It did not spoil our trip and any hotel/apartment along the road will encounter the same thing.

I highly recommend this apartment and will definitely stay here again on our next trip to Rio. Thank you Cleide and Rudy for making our first trip to Rio special!

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2013
  • Stayed: October 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

Rio was a definately a great visit. Thank you Cleide (owner) and Rudy (manager) for all of your help. The condo is beautiful and the area very safe; the drivers, Alex and Cesar were fantastic and reliable. I can't thank you enough for all of your assistance.

My next visit will be during Carnival!!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything you would expect

  • 4 of 5

A lovely apartment, beautifully located within a secure building. The Barra Palace is a great location opposite the beach and with several fine restaurants nearby and a good supermarket only two blocks away.

I highly recommend this apartment. Everything went smoothly and the owner and her local agent were very friendly and responsive. Do take advantage of the driver assigned to pick you up and drop you back to the airport.

I look forward to staying here again when next in Rio.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is just like the photographs shown online. It is a small, beautiful decorated one room apartment, well maintained. It fits four confortably because it has a full size sofa bed in the living.

I was thrilled because the reason of my visit was a conference at the Windsor Barra Hotel and the apartment is next door to the Hotel.

The owner always kept a good comunication with us throug emails and the person reasponsable in Rio gave us quick response when we needed help during our stay.

I would definetely recomend this apartment.

If you want to go to Ipanema a taxi will charge about 35 reales or take the 332 bus that stops infront of the apartment for less than 6 reales.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2013
  • Stayed: April 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic experience

  • 5 of 5

It was my lucky start that led me to find this condo right next door to the Windsor Barra, where I had to attend a conference with two co-workers. We found the apartment to be perfect for the three of us, since two could share the queen size bed in the bedroom, and another could have the sofa-bed in the living room, Both beds were very comfrotable and we all got up quite refreshed in the morning. The place is very clean, functional, and much more affordabe than the hotel, with the benefit of allowing you to keep a few things in the fridge for breakfast or a quick snack. We could receive calls, and had a cell phone available in case we wanted to make calls. It's right in front of the beach and the balcony has an awesome ocean view.

I certainly recommend this place.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2012
  • Stayed: April 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

World South America Brazil

Other Activities: Shopping, Boating, Kayaking, Parasailing


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $60
Property Damage Protection $59

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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