Time to Plan the trip to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games
It is time to plan your vacations in Rio. Save the dates: 5-21August.
The entire world is expecting the biggest sporting event on the planet, in The “Marvellous City”.
Are you going to watch on TV or do you want to live this fantastic experience and witness the games in Rio? I bet the second option will be the perfect choice.
In August, Rio will receive millions of people from all over the world, don’t be too late to plan your vacations, some people have been planning for months. Rio Exclusive, number one real estate agency, specialized in luxury segment, has the solution: provide accommodation as an alternative to five star hotel. The greatest strengths include extensive knowledge of the Brazilian market, experienced multilingual team and an exclusive, curated portfolio of Rio de Janeiro’s Best properties: www.rioexclusive.com
Rio Exclusive offers some tips to plan properly the trip and get the maximum of service quality:
Tickets for the Event
Each country will sell tickets for their citizens, so, you have to find the agency of your country first http://www.rio2016.com/en/tourist-information If you prefer, you can buy a full package with us, Rio Exclusive, which will include accommodation and tickets to specific events.
Flying to Brazil
After the tickets, you have to guarantee the flights. Look this up as soon as you can, because the prices had been increasing, day after day. Don’t forget that the days preceding the Opening Ceremony are the most expensive. The best option is to fly during the games or arrive some weeks earlier and fall in love with Rio’s wonders, while the Games haven’t began.
Rio’s Culture and Attractions
Rio is the second largest city in Brazil and the residents, called cariocas, speak Portuguese. Events will take place in the following neighborhoods: Barra, Deodoro, Maracana and Copacabana, in the end of its winter season. Even so, it is possible to enjoy the beaches, relax on beachside bars and experiment the big variety of exotic fruits.
Barra will be the heart of the games: “On Barra beach you can enjoy a beautiful location with an atmosphere that’s a little calmer. In terms of relaxing, you can’t go wrong. You just have to sit down in one of those kiosks and enjoy the view, as the kitesurfers and windsurfers go by.” César Cielo Olympic swimming Champion, Brazil
Deodoro is located in the west of Rio. It’s known for its strong military presence. For those who are interested in Aviation, you must visit the Aeropsace Museum. One of the main aeronautical museums in the southern hemisphere, with more than 128 airplanes and replicas of the models built by Brazilian aviation pioneer Santos Dumont, known as the “Father of Aviation”.
Maracanã “During carnival, Sambódromo becomes the heart of Rio de Janeiro. It has a splendid capacity to transform dreams into reality. Gustavo Kuerten Olympic tennis player, Brazil
Copacabana “Copacabana Beach is unbelievable. The people are fantastic and the weather is great. I think the Games are going to have a very beachy feel to them”. Chad le Clos Olympic 200m butterfly swimming Champion, South Africa
So, take a good look at the Olympic Games map, in order to choose the events you want to take part in and which neighbourdhood you want your accomodations. Take a look at our luxury properties here www.rioexclusive.com
The important is to enjoy the full experience, Rio de Janeiro is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, with its rich and colourful history, so get involved with the culture, and enjoy the daily lifestyle of cariocas.