In the hills of Santa Teresa, the ‘Montmartre' of Rio with its protean villas, this guesthouse, built in 1930s Spanish style and featuring a unique turret, is owned by a Franco-Indo-Canadian-Anglo-Brazilian family headed by Antoine Olivier. Paradise set on a hill, this former home of the governor of Rio, Nilo Batista will seduce you with its 1,700-square-metre park, a refuge for monkeys, hummingbirds, and toucans. You will enjoy occupying one of the three rooms in the separate wing of the house, overlooking the pool and decorated with local elements they could not be more romantic.
Special features of the house include a bungalow with private terrace and hammock in a garden that you access via a staircase, and a 40-square-metre villa with two balconies, a rooftop terrace, a bedroom, and a lounge, ideal for a family. Note that the establishment supports eco-responsibility and finances solidarity projects and a reforestation programmed in the region.
Rua Laurinda Santos Lôbo, 311
Rio de Janeiro 20240-270
+55 (0)21 2224 7403
Rooms: from 450 BRL