Fasano Rio de Janeiro Hotel
Rating: 5 star
Location: Uniquely situated at the heart of Ipanema Beach
Address: Av Vieira Souto 80, Rio de Janeiro
Fasano Hotel Rio de Janeiro is the first building in Brazil designed by Philippe Starck, making it the most fascinating destination at Ipanema’s beachfront. Among the attractions are the infinity edge pool that leans over the beach, surrounded by the Arpoador beach,the Dois Irmãos Mountains and the Corcovado. Its architecture and interior design pay homage to the spirit of Brazilian design of the 1950’s and 1960’s, and the glorious Bossa Nova era.
The family’s celebrated tradition in gastronomy can be experienced at Fasano al Mare. . Lead by restaurateur Rogério Fasano, the kitchen is run by chef Paolo Lavezzini, who explores the diverse aspects of Mediterranean cuisine, with a special focus on seafood. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served daily in the main dining area as well as the inviting terrace.
Designed by Philippe Starck to offer beautiful views of the sidewalks of Ipanema, the restaurant also has a private dining area, concealed by white linen curtains. Scandinavian tables are arranged under a splendid Murano chandelier.
Located on the eighth floor, the rooftop infinity pool offers an unparalelled panoramic view of Ipanema beach from an angle that captures Arpoador, the Morro Dois Irmãos and the Corcovado, exclusively for hotel guests. The bar menu offers a wide array of fresh-squeezed fruit juices, cocktails, and delicious dining throughout the day.
The eighth floor also has a fitness center exclusively for guests, equipped with the newest in cutting-edge fitness equipment. Guests can enjoy panoramic views of the beach while exercising under the supervision of personal trainers, available as a hotel courtesy.
On the first floor of the hotel, Spa Fasano | Renata de Abreu is dedicated to holistic wellness, offering a variety of relaxing and beauty offerings. A comfortable outdoor salon offers skin and hair care treatments. On the eighth floor, the terrace houses the Vichy shower room for exclusive hydro-treatments.