You can enjoy Utrópico Guest house as a privilege in the heart of Barra da Tijuca, rest at night on an island after a busy day in city for leisure or business . Ideal for those seeking to enjoy quiet and Nature in a cozy hideaway between the mountain and the sea.. Entire houses for hosting, a Loft 98m2 and a Studio 58m2., carefully builts from recycled materials and remodeled for comfort and privacy in a laid back atmosphere. A short crossing on Chalana boats arrive the island surrounded by green tropical forest . Few minutes walk from Barra beach, the longest of the city / 14.4 km of clear green ocean water that spreads along Sernambetiba Ave. where you can find the most famous meeting points for several sports like surf, kiteboard, bodyboard, windsurf, fishing and diving. There are also many bars and Kiosks , and an all lighted bike track ideal for an evening ride. One step away the bustling Av.das Americas which lead us to the best restaurants, malls, bars, night life. Also close to Riocentro exhibition & Convention center, Rock`n Rio, Sports City, HSBC Arena, City Hall and favorite places for Adventure and Nature Tours. Consult about car&driver and private tours We offer our personalized attention and the purpose to "feel at home" as a very special guest. Our house is on side the Studio, so assistance and safety is our prime concern. Visitor policy is quite flexible but subject to discussion and approval. Smoking is allowed in open area ( pergola,patio,garden) Communication is the best policy. If you have ahy questions about anything please ask us when booking! Thanks.
5 on December 14, 2012
Stayed there in October. Trip to Rio was amazing and the highlight was staying in the Utropico Guesthouse. Would recommend it without hesitation. A peaceful and safe retreat to return to each day after touring around Rio. It may seem a bit far out but was well worth the effort. Silvia + Francisco were wonderful hosts who couldn't do enough to make our stay enjoyable. Would willingly fly to Rio again just to stay there.
5 on October 07, 2012
Fun, sun , great atmosphere and a sense of true Rio. This is a great spot for relaxation, while close to the beaches etc of Rio. Silvia and her family made us very welcome in a very comfortable part of their home which is laid out in 3 sections. Each has it's own sitting and outside patio area as well as bedroom. The decor is tasteful. The property sits on the waters edge of an island with a beautiful tropical backdrop. Rainforests lie in the background while the hum of passing boats is interrupted by the songs of many varied and interesting birds and others (including a monkey). One is truly made to feel at home here. No trouble is spared in being very helpful with ideas and information about transport and tourist attractions. Breakfast is leisurely and varied with great fruits and Brazilian coffee. Although Utropico is a little away from downtown Rio, part of its charm is getting there by boat and a feeling of warmth and safety while staying there. We had a great time and look forward to our next visit.
4.8 on September 11, 2012
El lugar esta muy bonito,incluso mas de lo que te muestra las fotos, la atencion perfecta, el desayuno delicioso. Ubicado en un lugar donde puedes disfrutar de la tranquilidad de la naturaleza pero muy cerca y accesible a las playas y al centro. Altamente recomendable
4.0 on January 16, 2012
Excelente define la atencion y el lugar en general, un lugar muy distinto a todo lo artificial que se ofrece en otros lados, a diferencia de ellos, Utropico ofrece un servicio de hospedaje que hace que uno se sienta como en casa, rodeado de naturaleza y tranquilidad. A su vez, cerca de todo, esta en un punto muy bueno de barra da tijuca, dado que se puede acceder facilmente a la playa y al centro. La gente es muy calida y el servicio excelente, limpieza 10 puntos, desayuno RIQUISIMO!! Y el lugar en si es de ensueños, tal cual las fotos.
4 miles from Barrashopping Mall, 5 miles from City Hall, 7 miles from Ipanema beach, 8 miles from HSBC Arena, 8.5 miles from Riocentro Exhibition & Convention, accessible ground transportation to several place, City, Island, Mountains, Tropical
RIO - Rio De Janeiro, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil 20 miles
PLEASE PRINT THE GOOGLE MAP LOCATION THAT IS AVAILABLE ON YOUR WEBSITE. You can ask the staff at the Tourist information desk at the Airport to show you where are the cab companies inside the airport. They speak English, and have a list of prices available too for each area of the town. The information desk is manned 24 hours a day. We advice you to pay for your taxi at the cab company store inside the airport.Them they will give you a receipt, which you will give to the cab driver. PS:For Barra da Tijuca, the amount is written on the wall. Ask them to show you where your company cab driver is parked.
Amusement Park, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Nature area, Ocean, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Winery, Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Hang gliding, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Water sports
Urban Inn, Other, Private Home Bed and Breakfast
Air conditioning, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, In-room internet, Fax Machine, Fridge, Hairdryer, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi
Airport Transfers, Maid service, Private Tours, Car & Driver service ( to include hourly), In House Massage
Silvia and Francisco
Portuguese, English, French, Italian, Spanish
Ceramic, Arts, Design, Sculpture, Architecture, Good wine and Beer!