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Leblon and Dois Irmaos and Pedra Bonita seen from apt.View of Dois Irmaos, Pedra da Gavea and Pedra Bonita Seen from bedroom
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Bohemian World Adventure x 2 BR!

Bohemian World Adventure x 2 BR!

5 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
5 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath

This beautiful two bedroom apartment with spectacular views of the ocean, Ipanema and Leblon is located in a favela overlooking Ipanema beach. Many guests from all over have stayed here safely and securely seeking a unique local experience.


Wireless Internet
Air Conditioning

House Rules

Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)

23 Reviews

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Graham User Profile
August 2016
My son and i stayed at Milvia's Apartment to experience the 3 weeks of the Rio 2016 Olympic Ganes in August and from that point of view the Apartment suited us fine as we left early every morning and did not return til late every late. Milvia made arrangements to ensure we were m…

Nick User Profile
March 2015
As all previous comments the flat is really close to ipanema and Copacabana and to ipanema metro station . it's spacious with two bedrooms and airconditioning . it's high in Contagalo favela and if you decide to walk wou will need to Put an efford to it - it's located next to a p…

Ross User Profile
July 2014
Milvia's Cantagalo apartment is a fantastic opportunity to experience real Rio de Janeiro life in a vibrant and safe hilltop favela community. Milvia is a very friendly and helpful host, and the apartment matches good amenities with unbeatable views over Ipanema and Leblon. Ch…
Milvia User Profile
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Obrigada Ross!
July 2014

Kelly User Profile
March 2017
Milvia is a wonderful host. She is there for anything you need. The location in the Favelas is quite far up the hill but not too much of a long walk to reach Ipanema beach. The neighbours are wonderful & everyone is very welcoming. I would definitely recommend staying with Milvia…

Kim User Profile
January 2017
Milvia's place was a very good experience! we were afraid of the favela a little bit in the beginning, but if you spend a few days there at least you realise how amazing it is. the neighborhood is not super safe, as we heard gun shots, but the flat is really next to a police stat…

Tom User Profile
February 2016
After more than two weeks in the apartment of Milviana I can say I would like to come back. The apartment is located high up in Favela Cantagalo. The favela seems an adventure, but I have always felt safe. The path up and down through the favela is a good workout for legs, butt a…

Che User Profile
November 2015
The place has great views and is well priced. It is hard to get to though and will required a bit of Portuguese. However as a foreigner, my Brazilian relatives did not recommend me staying in a Favela, especially us wanting to explored the night life of Rio.

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Rio de Janeiro, BrazilJoined in May 2013
Milvia User Profile
24 Reviews
I’m originally from Minas Gerais State near the border with Bahia State and my family moved to Rio over 20 years ago. I come from a big family (we were originally 10 children!), all in Rio now (plus cousins!), and we help each other out a lot and usually get together on special …
Languages: Português
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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The Cantagalo favela is very conveniently located to Ipanema Beach and has a police station located adjacent to the apartment building. During the week, there is even an elevator that brings people …

Getting around

To reach the apartment from Copacabana, you can walk up the big hill or take the VW shuttle bus (R$3.50) or ride on the back of a mototaxi (R$3.50). From Ipanema, you can walk up the road or take the…

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