Rio’s Unsung Nightlife Spots

Wondering if there’s anything else to Rio’s Nightlife besides Lapa and Copacabana? Then you’ve come to the right place!


Baixo Gávea – Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays

This spot is ideal for those who are trying to make those reais last longer! Grab yourself an ice cold can of Brahma or a zesty passionfruit Caipirinha off one of the street kiosks and immerse yourself in Brazilian Student Culture. Despite just being on the doorstep to the touristy Ipanema, this place is filled with locals, with this spot being a favourite of university students. If you want to get your boogie on head down to the nearby 00 nightclub when the crowds start to die down. Don’t be shy and get chatting to the locals, practice your Portuguese and make the most of this truly authentic Cariocan nightlife experience!

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