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New Year's Eve in Rio de Janeiro

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The spectacular fireworks show at Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Grab yourself a caipirinha and sink into the massive crowd of over 2 million in one of the world's most stimulating cities. Set dramatically between jungle-covered mountains, white sand beaches and the stunning Guanabara Bay, Rio seemingly has it all: gorgeous views, beautiful people and to-die-for dining. New Year's Eve is the biggest party in Rio not called Carnival, and packs it all into one wild night of revelry on Copacabana Beach.


Cipriani: This chic restaurant is located inside the Belmond Copacabana Palace and serves Northern Italian cuisine with touches of Brazilian zest.

Rio Scenarium: If you're searching for good food and music, look no further than Rio Scenarium. Their hearty menu is sure to satisfy the appetite you've worked up after dancing the night away to live samba.


Belmond Copacabana Palace: Dating back to 1923, the Belmond Copacabana Palace retains its historic appeal. Art Deco guest rooms and suites are decorated with period furniture. Accommodations offer high ceilings, fully stocked mini-bars and balconies with sweeping city views.

JW Marriott Hotel Rio de Janeiro: Spend your holiday lounging in one of JW Marriott's spacious guest rooms equipped with fine décor, marble bathrooms and LCD TVs with international cable. Also at your disposal are a rooftop pool, fitness center and spa.

For more information, visit Rio de Janeiro's official website

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