Gay Rio de Janeiro

Gay Rio de Janeiro is the Brazilian gay Mecca, Rio has been the most popular gay destination in the world. There are gorgeous people, sunny weather and vast gay scenery. Rio is THE place!

Rio de Janeiro has 19.3% gay / bisexual population making this Brazilian city a gay paradise for thousands of tourists. A Beautiful and sensual city, gay Rio de Janeiro “the sexiest destination on Earth” with a cultural diversity and ethnic differences are transforming Rio in the global capital of the gay tourism with numerous attractions for the gay community.

A city more than 400 years old, Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The city is undergoing a big transformation, the public transports, green energy, and tourism safety are receiving special attention.
Breathtaking landscapes and the friendliness of the cariocas (people born in Rio) makes Rio an incomparable place to host the Olympics.

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The weather in Rio is very hot in the summer with temperatures rising above 100F some days (usually in February) but the average from December to March is 85F and from April to November is 78F. The coldest months are June, July and August with an average temperature of 74F.

The main attractions are the beaches, the famous Ipanema with a dedicated section for the gay community and just across from Farme do Amoedo Street which is the gayest street in Rio.  In Copacabana beach the gay section is right in front of Copacabana Palace hotel. There is a gay nude beach called Praia da Reserva between Barra da Tijuca and Reserva.

Rio also known as the “Marvelous City,” has much more to offer besides the incredible beaches, nightlife and saunas, you will find many attractions that should not be missed such as Christ the Redeemer Statue, the Botanic Garden, the Sugar Loaf Mountain, a trip to Buzios, Petropolis or Parati also should be on your list of things to do while in Rio.

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If you like radical sports, Rio has it all: Hiking, rappel, paragliding  hang gliding, climbing, Canopy and Zipline, cycling, diving, surfing, wakeboard, rafting or sailing are all very good options for those lovers of xtreme sports. We recommend Rio Xtreme.

Many gay clubs and saunas mostly in Ipanema and Copacabana area make this area a perfect location to stay when in Rio.

Recommended Hotels:

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Gay Rio de Janeiro Scene – Ipanema:

Bars & Cafes:



Expresso Carioca – Rua Farme do Amoedo, 76 Galeira Cafe – Rua Teixeira de Mello, 31 Termas Leblon – Rua Barão da Torre, 522
Tô Nem Aí – Rua Farme de Amoedo, 57 GIG – Rua Visconde de Piraja, 437 Rio G Spa – Rua Teixeira de Melo, 16
Cafeína – Rua Farme de Amoedo, 43 Boox – Rua Barao da Torre, 368
Galeria Café – Rua Teixeira de Melo, 31 Dama de Ferro – Rua Vinicius de Morais, 288

Gay Rio de Janeiro Scene – Copacabana:

Bars & Cafes:



Le Boy Bar – Rua Raul Pompeia, 102 Le Boy & La Girl – Rua Raul Pompeia, 102 Le Boy Fitness – Rua Raul Pompeia, 102
TV Bar – Av. Copacabana, 1417 Box A La Cueva – Rua Miguel Lemos, 51 Point 202* – Rua Siqueira Campos, 202
Rainbow Kiosk – Av. Atlântica, at Siqueira Campos – Copacabana – beach kiosk On11 – Rua Francisco Otaviano, 20ª Copacabana – Rua Dias da Rocha, 83
Café del Mar – Av. Atlântica, 1910 – Copacabana Cafe del Mar – Av Atlantica, 1910
Maxim‘s – Av. Atlântica, 1850 Fosfobox – Rua Siqueira Campos, 143