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***Waterviews*** Stunning 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath with Private Master Suite

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Located only steps from Ipanema Beach, this beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 full bathroom apartment has spectacular water views. Enjoy the sea breeze from this fully decked out apartment in a private doorman building, Edificio Aquarius. Offering fully applianced gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, air conditioning, master suite with en-suite bathroom, living room and dining room all with stunning views. High speed Internet available.

Edificio Aquarius is located in the most desirable part of Ipanema, close to beaches, all shopping, gyms, fine dining and parks. You will walk past the restaurant where the infamous song, 'The Girl from Ipanema' was written on your way to Post 9 at Ipanema Beach.

More Details

Peggy Freitas
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About Peggy Freitas

My name is Livia Freitas Monteforte and I'm the daughter of the owners, Livio & Peggy Freitas. I have grown up visiting Rio as a second home and can truly say, Ipanema is my favorite place in the world! My father is a carioca who married my mother, an American from the Northeast. She fell in love with him and his culture and together they raised us kids to feel equally at home in the states as in Brasil. My husband and I are now raising our beautiful two daughters to feel at home in both places. We live currently in Cape Cod, MA and head to Rio several times a year.

Why Peggy Freitas chose Ipanema

This apartment is truly unique from a typical Brasil apartment as it is much more spacious with 3 bedrooms, an en-suite master and a wide-open floor plan (due to carefully designed upscale renovations that were completed on the home). There are gorgeous views of the sea from almost every room and the building is in a prime part of Ipanema on a street that we consider very safe and secure. Rua Visconde de Piraja is the main street through Ipanema and Leblon which means it is well lit and has cars day or night (not too secluded). Additionally, our apartment is on the back side of the building, overlooking the water, so you receive the security of a main street and the quieter aspects of a seaside facing apartment.


Ipanema Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 8
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 baby crib
  • Master Bedroom is an en-suite bedroom with private full bathroom. Bedroom 2 has a double bed. Bedroom 3 has two single beds that can be adjoined to create a double bed or separately for two twin beds, as well as a pack&play crib/bed for a small child.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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***Waterviews*** Stunning 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath with Private Master Suite
average rating of 4.888889 based on 18 reviews

Comfortable and Convenient

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this place on our trip to Brasil to watch the Olympics. The place is very well located and secure. Right in the heart of Ipanema. It was very clean and well maintained and allowed us a good central set up. The owner was extremely helpful in suggesting places to eat and visit. Everything in the apartment was in excellent working order. I strongly recommend this place and would go back without hesitation. Definite five stars!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable, safe and convenient

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful stay in this apartment. It was clean and comfortable. It is conveniently located within walking distance to the beach, many restuarants and grocery stores.

The owner responded promptly when I had questions. The doormen were friendly and helpful (but didn't speak English).

We visited Copa Cabana and Ipaneda beaches, Christ the Redeemer and Forte Copa Cabana. We also rented bikes to tour the area.

We would surely stay here again when in Rio in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable with perfect location

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had the best time staying in this unit in Rio. The apartment was comfortable, clean and in a convenient location. It had all the amenities we needed and was well maintained. The owner responded promptly to questions I asked.

We had the same doorman for most of our stay who was friendly and helpful. We felt safe and were close to many restuarants, grocery stores and the beach, within walking distance. We rented bikes which provided easy access to the area also.

We would stay in this apartment in the future when in Rio again.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5 stars

  • 5 of 5

It was a great time in Rio. I stayed there for 5 days with my family. The location was great, very close to the Ipanema beach. 5 stars

Elli from Germany

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This apartment is extremely nice. The beach within 2 blocks made it a great location to experience Carnaval at its best! We definitely will stay again!

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Location in bustling Ipanema

  • 5 of 5

This was a great base for a 9 day stay in Rio. The location was pretty much ideal - 2 mins from Ipanema beach, with lively bars and shops all around, shady streets to walk in, and right next to the heart of bossa nova, the avenida de vinicius moraes, where Jobim wrote Girl from Ipanema. the apartment was clean, a decent size, functional and comfortable. Nice building and a sensible code access system which makes it ideal for families with independent children as you don't have to mess around with different sets of keys. It would have been nice if there had been a washing machine and the stereo didn't work - if the landlord could sort those things out it would be pretty much perfect.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2014
  • Stayed: December 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $195
Refundable damage deposit $750

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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