Rio de Janeiro is a city of sandy beaches, energetic football, sensual samba and pulsating Carnival. It is the place where you go to forget all the tension of daily life and enjoy some time alone with your partner. Right in Rio de Janeiro, on the Copacabana beach, is one of the finest hotels of Brazil - Copacabana Palace. Catering to the rich and famous since 1923, Copacabana Palace is one of the first hotels in Rio to be built on the seashore. Forming a part of Brazil’s historical heritage, the hotel prides itself on its consummate services, delectable cuisine, luxurious opulence and elegant residence.
Copacabana Palace Hotel has a total of 222 rooms and suites. Of these, 147 rooms are found in the Main Building and include 71 suites and 76 bedrooms. The rest 75 suites are situated in the Tower Wing Building. Each of the 222 rooms and suites in the hotel has been designed on an individual basis, furnished with period furniture. The original artworks adorning these suites and rooms only add to their elegance. You also have the choice of choosing between rooms that face the city and rooms that provide a view of the Copacabana beach. The six basic types of rooms and suites at Copacabana Palace Hotel are:
- Deluxe City View Rooms
- Deluxe Beach View Rooms
- Junior Suites (choice of beach view or city view)
- Art-Deco Suites
- Pool & Ocean View Suites
- Penthouse Suites
At Copacabana Palace Hotel, it has been ensured that your every experience is an unforgettable one and the same goes for dining too. There are two very fine restaurants in the hotel - The Hotel Cipriani Restaurant and The Pérgula Restaurant. Both of them boast of graceful ambiance, commendable service and luscious cuisine. Hotel Cipriani Restaurant is open for lunch and dinner, from Monday to Saturday. Here, both traditional and innovative Italian cuisine is served, amidst suave affluence.
Pérgula Restaurant is a pool-side restaurant where you can have all meals of the day. So, whether you want an extensive breakfast buffet, buffet or à la carte lunch or al fresco dinner, this restaurant will be happy to provide you its commendable services. Amongst its most notable features is the wide selection of fresh as well as saltwater seafood. The Pool Terrace of Copacabana Palace Hotel offers drinks and light meals throughout the day. In case you don’t feel like coming out of the room, make use of the 24 hour room service.
The splendid swimming pool at Copacabana Palace entices you to have a dip in its cool waters. Whether you want to lie down and soak the rays of the sun or swim in the blue water or just socialize with others, this is the place to be. The cool drinks and dishes from the Pool Menu only add to the fun. Pool assistants remain at your service all the time, ready to cater to your every request. The swimming pool is open 24 hours a day, but a lifeguard is available only from 07:00 and 19:00 hours (20:00 in the summer months).
Tennis Court and Beach Service
Whether you want to unwind from a long business meeting or love to play with the ball, the Tennis Court at the hotel serve your needs perfectly. The roof top tennis court is open between 09:00 and 22:00, with racquets and balls available free of charge. Copacabana Palace also provides beach service to its guests. The station at the beach provides sun loungers and sun umbrellas to the hotel guests, along with fresh fruit and water. If you wish to stroll along the beach or play in the water, leave your possessions with Beach Assistants and indulge your mind only in having fun.
Fitness Centre is located in the Copacabana Palace Spa and has been equipped with the latest fitness equipment. Whether you want to do cardiovascular exercise or indulge in resistance ones, the center will provide you options for all. It is fully air-conditioned and remains open throughout the week, between 07:00 and 22:00. Apart from that, Stretching Classes, Power Plate Sessions and Detox Program are also carried out at the center, though at additional cost. You can also hire a personal trainer for private gym classes, tennis, jogging and accompanied walks on the beach.
Copacabana Palace Spa
If you come to the Copacabana Palace Hotel, a visit to its spa is almost mandatory, though not by the hotel authorities. Opened in late 2007, the spa is today listed amongst the best ones in Rio de Janeiro. It comprises of seven treatment rooms, two dual treatment suites, a fitness room, hair salon, sauna, steam bath and also a relaxation area. The treatment menu seems to be really exclusive, with options like treatments from Shiseido, Decleor and Natura. Copacabana Palace Signature Treatments and Spa Cuisine complete the list of the services offered here.
Care Palace Salon
If you feel like having a haircut, while in Copacabana Palace Hotel, just walk over to the Care Palace Salon. The exclusive Hair Salon forms a part of the Copacabana Palace Spa and spreads over two floors. Apart from a haircut, the services offered here include coloring, highlighting, styling and straightening. Care Palace Salon also offers Facial Treatment, Facial Peeling, Facial Lymphatic Drainage, Body Lymphatic Drainage and Scrubs, Eyelash Coloring & Extension, Eyebrown Design, Manicures and Pedicures, Podiatrist, Foot Massage, Total Body Waxing, Brazilian Waxing, Instant Bronze and Make Up.