Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
One of Rio's top luxury boutique hotels, the Golden Tulip Ipanema Plaza is located in the best part of Rio's sophisticated Ipanema neighborhood, just steps from the beach and minutes from Copacabana. The hotel's 140 guest rooms feature crisp contemporary decor and are equipped with cable television, wireless Internet, safe deposit box, and en suite bathroom with bathtub, shower and hairdryer. The hotel's swimming pool is situated on the top floor with fantastic views of Rio's major landmarks: Ipanema Beach, the statue of Christ the Redeemer, and Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon. Guests can relax with a swim or a sauna following a workout in the hotel's fitness center, the perfect chance to unwind after a long flight before our trip begins.