Leme is a district of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, and can be found along the beach, next to the Copacabana area. It is an ideal location to be based when taking a vacation in Rio, and there are a number of accommodation choices to consider. For those people that prefer their own space, a holiday rental apartment in Leme is ideal. Featuring all the mod-cons that one associates with a quality property rental such as TV, air conditioning and a comfortable living room, the kitchen, complete with all utensils, is an attractive option for those people that prefer not to eat out for every meal.
Due to the location of the self catering accommodation in Leme, anyone seeking leisure activities during their vacation will first of all turn towards the beach. Featuring board-walks for walkers and joggers, there is also a bicycle path for those that prefer exercise on two wheels. The sea itself affords the opportunity to go swimming, snorkelling, water skiing and diving, and there are various good spots up and down the coast that may appeal to anyone interested in surfing.
Rio de Janeiro has many attractions that people on holiday in Leme can visit over several days if they so wish. Perhaps the most famous attraction is the Christ the Redeemer Statue which is something of an icon for Rio and Brazil as a whole. Other attractions include Sugar Loaf Mountain which can be reached via a cable car, the wonderful Botanical Gardens which contain over 7,000 species of rare plants, and the Museum of Carmen Miranda. Many people choose to book a holiday rental apartment in Leme in order to see the world famous Carnival, and witnessing it can provide memories that last a lifetime. Expect big crowds and raised prices, and accommodation should be booked months in advance if at all possible in order to avoid disappointment.
Brazil is well known for having excellent weather, and is one of the main reasons that people choose to take a holiday in Leme. Whilst the temperatures remain consistently above 23 degrees Celsius throughout the year, there is a noticeable period which is wetter which lasts between December and April, when rainfall over 120mm per month is likely. Flooding and landslides can occur during this period, mainly further inland though.
Most people planning to stay in self catering accommodation in Leme will arrive in Rio by air. The Rio de Janeiro Airport (GIG) is a large international facility which deals with dozens of airlines connecting many major cities around the world. For those people intending to travel from the United Kingdom, British Airways offers flights leaving from London Heathrow (LHR). Car rental is available from the airport, although it is not necessarily needed for a holiday in Leme, as most places can be reached using public transport or taxis.