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Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

A beautiful detached house within its own walled garden, right on the ocean front in a quiet fishing village one hour from downtown Rio de Janeiro. The property can be rented as a whole (Casa de Yemanja)- 3 bedrooms) or as the top two floors (magnificent Ocean Duplex) with 2 double bedrooms.

The villa is on 3 floors. The ground floor (Garden apartment with a twin room and a bathroom) is set in a tranquil walled garden. The first and top floors comprise the Ocean apartment and have commanding views over the South Atlantic.

An additional studio on the ground floor may be available - please enquire if you have a larger group.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach on the beach recanto do Itaipuacu
Will consider House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 400 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Rio de Janeiro International Airport
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 18, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking

The South East Brazil region

Rio de Janeiro is in the South Eastern part of Brazil and just inside the tropics.

The metropolitan area of Rio extends over a large area - the house is located in Recanto do Itaipuacu which is about an hour away from Galileao International Airport (GIG) or about the same distance to downtown Rio, the famous beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema are a further 20 minutes away by underground.

Rio de Janeiro City

Recanto do Itaipuacu is the nearest truly tranquil beach to the centre of the city of Rio.

Recanto is a small fishing village with a good supermarket, beachside restaurants and bars.

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7 Jun 2014



The whole booking experience was problem free and as we were a family group travelling from Rio by taxi the instructions emailed in English and Portuguese made the transfer from the airport a lot easi… More

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us, this is our dream home that we want to share in the best way we can. Lovely guests who knew what they want and at the same time were really appreciative…...and we will upgrade the mattress in question!! Philip and Eduardo

5 Apr 2014


"The perfect de-stress location!!"

I stayed in this house in March/April and had a really wonderful time. This place is perfect for a relaxing getaway from the stress of city life (i live in london) but also only an hour and a half f… More

17 Feb 2014


"A Room with a View"

A beautiful house literally on the beach.Stunning views in all directions, the sea and beach in front trees and mountains behindThe roof terrace is spectacular - you can lounge in a hammock and get a … More

11 Feb 2014


"Una casa muy especial!"

La Casa de Yemanja es una bellisima residencia a una hora de Rio de Janeiro. Si buscas una casa grande, totalmente equipada para alquiler y con una vista increible al Atlantico, este es el sitio perfe… More

8 Feb 2014


"A Hidden Gem"

This will certainly be a holiday that I will never forget and I intend to go back as soon as possible!The price is extremely generous considering the beautiful location of the house and the ease of tr… More

7 Feb 2014


"A really special house with a Spectacular view... Looking forward to returning in 2014"

I was the first paying guest to stay here at Casa de Yemanja. I travelled with a small group of friends that included four 17 year olds. The house is fantastically located on right on the pristine whi… More

Thank you to my first commercial guest! I love this house and my desire is for others to get as much joy from it as I do.

7 Feb 2014


"An amazing stay!"

The house is literally on the beach! Such a brilliant location. Such a peaceful atmosphere away from the hustle and bustle, and then you can easily catch a bus to the centre of Rio about an hour away.… More

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Calendar last updated:19 Oct 2014

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Languages spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Italian