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Make a holiday rental in Glória, Brazil your home away from home

Glória self-catering accommodation is found in a suburb of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil’s second largest city. It’s set on the South Atlantic coast and world-renowned for the spectacular scenery that makes up its large natural harbour. It’s a vibrant, cosmopolitan city with a wealth of attractions and iconic sights.

Things to do in Glória, Brazil

Glória self-catering accommodation is set in an upscale neighbourhood on the waterfront, a little way south east of the centre of Rio. There are a number of interesting sights to be found in the area. One is the 17th Century church, Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Glória ou Outeiro, which sits in an elevated position and is easily recognised by its whitewashed walls. It’s considered one of the most important pieces of colonial architecture in the city. Also in Glória is Rio de Janeiro’s Modern Art Museum, which is a preeminent cultural institution in Brazil and boasts a collection of more than 11,000 pieces representing a variety of movements and eras. During you holiday at an apartment in Glória you’ll be well located to experience all the best of what the surrounding city has to offer. This includes the world-famous beaches at Copacabana and Ipanema, which boasts tremendous conditions for surfing as well as a host of amenities on the waterfront. Also essential are the Sugar Loaf Mountains, the summits of which can be reached via an aerial tramway. A portion of the route is walkable, for braver visitors. Meanwhile Corcovado is also well worth seeing – there’s a funicular train leading up to the iconic Cristo Redentor statue. Football fans should also be sure to make the pilgrimage to the legendary Maracana Football Stadium, currently under renovation ahead of the 2014 World Cup.

Places to visit on holiday in Glória, Brazil

During your holiday in Glória you could make the ferry ride to the district of Paqueta, which sits at the heart of Guanabara Bay. It’s known for its early 1900s architecture, dating to the time that the island was the getaway of choice for Rio’s upper classes. It’s a great place to rent a bike and explore.

Weather in Glória, Brazil

In Glória you’ll experience a tropical savanna climate, bringing year-round warm weather, with highs of around 25 degrees in September and 30 degrees in February. The wettest months of the year are April and December, with drier conditions in July and August.

Cheap flights to Glória, Brazil

You can reach Glória from the British Isles by flying with British Airways or TAM Airlines from London Heathrow (LHR) to Rio de Janeiro Galeao Airport (GIG), which sits around half an hour to the north.

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Great Apartment in Catete with Sugar Loaf view

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      A lovely, spacious apartment & allowed us to completely relax. A very well equipped kitchen & a real boon to have a washing machine. Great to have air conditioning for the bedrooms & lounge. We felt really at home here & another great advantage was having access to the internet. The reason for our stay was the Paralympics & to support our daughter at the sailing & the location could not have been more ideal being only 5 minutes walk from the team hotel & 20 minutes walk to the ticketed area of the beach. It was also important to be so close to the Catete Metro station as we used the Metro a lot. We felt very safe & secure, especially as there was a concierge on duty & at other times the access was very secure. Easy walking distance to small supermarkets, banks & restaurants. The apartment was very well appointed & catered to all our needs. It was very clean & well maintained & the owner, prior to our arrival was very prompt in answering all our questions, excellent customer service.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 23-Sep-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2016

                                                                                                      Attractive Modern Apartment With Stunning View

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This is a bright and modern studio apartment, compact and comfortable with an amazing view of Sugarloaf. I stayed here for the two weeks of the Rio Olympics and it suited my needs perfectly. The apartment is clean, quiet and cosy. There is a comfortable double bed with plenty of extra bedding and towels provided. A nice touch was that there were complimentary toiletries supplied. The kitchen has everything you need including microwave, electric oven, gas hobs, fridge, cutlery, pots and pans. Also there is a handy filtered water tap. It was great to have the big flat screen TV to catch up on the days sport. The included wi-fi made staying in touch with family and friends easy and cost effective. Centrally located, the apartment is close to two metro stations which made it very easy to get around Rio. It is also a very convenient location for visiting Christ the Redeemer as well as the other tourist attractions. There are plenty of shops and restaurants near by and the area feels safe and secure. Márcio, the owner, is friendly and helpful. He provided me with information about Rio and the Olympics. He is easily contactable and he made me feel very welcome. He was also kind enough to arrange transport to and from the airport. I had a great stay and I would highly recommend this lovely apartment.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 03-Sep-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016