When it is New Year and you are in the mood for engaging in a fun parade, you are heartily welcome to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio de Janeiro is the place to renew and rejuvenate and what better time than New Year’s Eve 2017. To put aside all the strangles of time and dive in to the pool of life, Rio de Janeiro is the place of glamour, party, glitz and shimmers.
Optimism is the flavour of any New Year where hope is wanted and restored in the hearts of people. Brazilians are especially very emphatic about keeping upto this mantra. It is a common sight to see most of Brazil dressed in white, to keep it intentionally symbolic, and/or even wear new clothes. Taking a dip in to the cool and blue ocean waters to come out fresh for the New Year ahead, is also a must.
When in Rio, you just can’t go beyond the massive Copacabana beach event. It is the place to be in, especially in New Year’s Eve. Apart from this piece de resistance of the whole event, there are other festivities and jamboree which go on in different locations like Ipanema beach and more recent Barra and Flamengo beach.
3, 2, 1… PARTY!
Copacabana beach is the spot of gigantic fireworks which happen to be midnight-dazzlers. It is one of the most famous celebrations all over the world, one particular display at midnight which is famous all over the world. In fact, one aspect the biggest jaw-dropping moments are when the fireworks are actually launched from the beach and millions of light would explode in the sky just overhead the onlookers.
There can be precisely three ways you could get the flavour of a Rio New Year.
First, you can simply go out on the beach and become a molecule of the humongous gathering on the beach. It could be slightly drizzly or warm. However there would be no ‘my space” as such because of the obvious fact that it will be sardine. Moreover, security can be a serious issue because of the alarmingly increasing number of pick pockets.
Second, you could simply get a room with an outdoor view which looks out at the ocean. For this, a beach front hotel is the answer. Get cushioned up on the balcony with all your recreationary gadgets and ideas and revel the wonder going on up there in the sky. Order a dinner, some liquor and you are on the go. Getting a rented crash-pad on Copacabana, or Ipanema, isn’t a bad idea too which would have an ocean view. But make sure you get an advance booking done to avoid exorbitant rent rates in the peak time. Hotels like Pestana Rio Atlantica, Windsor Excelsior Hotel, Sheraton Rio Hotel & Resort, Atlantis Copacabana are some wonderful choices for this kind of a preference.
Third, you can enjoy best of both worlds. Book a hotel which hosts one of these find of NYE countdown parties or shows at the beach and have an ocean view too. These hotels, nevertheless pricey, are experiences of a lifetime. There are no restrictions to luxury or fun. Copacabana Palace, Sofitel, Hotel Pestana, and JW Mariott are some of these outright sinful indulgences.