LT guide: Rio de Janeiro.

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HOW TO GET THERE:

Most regional and International carriers offer direct service from major cites to Galeao--Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport. Many domestic flights land in Santos Dumont airport, which is adjacent to downtown.

WHERE TO STAY

Caesar Park Rio de Janeiro --Ipanema: Classic decor on the beach with amenities that include butler service.

Avenida Vieira Souto 460, Ipanema

Tel: (55) 21-2525-2525

caesar-park.com

Copacabana Palace by Orient-Express: A landmark hotel with a storied past.

Avenida Atlantica 1702, Copacabana

Tel: (55) 21-2548-7070

copacabanapalace.com

Fasano Hotel: Modern luxury in Ipanema designed by Philippe Starck with a hip and trendy scene at the rooftop pool deck.

Avenida Vieira Souto 80, Ipanema

Tel: (55) 21-3202-4000

fasano.com.br

Hotel Santa Teresa: A former plantation manse converted into a chic 5-star boutique hotel in a bohemian, historic district.

Rua Almirante Alexandrino 660, Santa Teresa

Tel: 55-21-3380-0200

santa-teresa-hotel.com

InterContinental Rio: This beachside resort was ranked the No. 1 hotel in Rio in Latin Trade's annual survey of business travelers.

Av. Aquarela Do Brasil, 75 Sao Conrado

Tel: (55) 21-3323-2200

ichotelsgroup.com

JW Marriott Hotel Rio de Janeiro: A newer luxury property in Copacabana with great views from the rooftop pool.

Avenida Atlantica 2600, Copacabana

Tel: (55) 21-2545-6500

marriott.com

Novotel Rio de Janeiro Dumont: The hotel opened in 2010 to serve visitors with business downtown.

Rua Marechal Camara 300, Centro

Tel: (55) 21-3506-8500

novotel.com

Sheraton Barra Hotel & Suites: Every room has a private balcony at this beachfront property that is convenient to many corporate offices.

Avenida Lucia Costa 3150, Barra da Tijuca

Tel: (55) 21-3139-8000

starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/

Windsor Atlantica: The 545 room hotel, a former Le Meridien, has been renovated and reflagged by Windsor, a leading local chain.

Avenida Atlantica 1020, Copacabana

Tel: (55) 21-3873-8888

windsorhotels.com.br

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WHERE TO DRINK AND DINE

66 Bistro. Cozy surroundings and authentic French cuisine, along with varieties of risotto.

Avenida Alexandre Ferreira 6, Lagoa

Tel: (55) 21-2266-0838

Web: www.66bistro.com.br

Academia da Cachaca: A place to be seen and imbibe some of Rios best caipirinhas. Two locations.

Rua Conde Bernadotte, 26, Leblon

Tel: (55) 21-2529-2680

Av. Armando Lombardi, 800-Loja 65 L, Barra

Tel: (55) 21-2492-1159

academiadacachaca.com.br

Azul Marinho: A great spot...

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