Rio de Janeiro New Years Eve Retreat

Rio de Janeiro New Years Eve Retreat

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Rio New Year's Resolution!

About New Year's Eve in Rio de Janeiro

New Year’s eve in Rio de Janeiro is the biggest and the best display of beautiful people and fireworks you will ever see! There's nothing in the world like it. This is the biggest beach party in the world, 2-3 million people dressed in all-white clothes, gathered in a a breathtaking setting, Copacabana Beach. All honoring the departing year and greeting the twelve months that lie ahead in total harmony, peace and safety. It is an amazing site.. Only people who have spent New Years Eve in Rio can understand why this event is one of their most memorable experiences.

December 31 at midnight on the Copacabana Beach is a magical moment every year. A thrilling unforgettable and incomparable night, it truly reflects all the faces of Rio. This night you will remember for the rest of your life. You will go home with many wonderful memories…New Year's Eve in Rio is second to none and an experience of a lifetime!

About You In Rio de Janeiro New Years Eve Retreat

Go prepared to have fun, relax and get in the swing of things. You will be exploring amazing territory, connecting with other VIPs, having mastermind sessions in Ipanema and Copacabana and mixing with the beautiful locals, Cariocas.

You will have the time of your life!

What You Get

  • Visa and Round-trip flight assistance*
  • 7 days, 6 nights in Rio de Janeiro / December 27 – January 2
  • Airport pick up and drop off, upon arrival you are greeted by your New Lifestyle Secrets host.
  • Premium accommodations walking distance to beach
  • Orientation dinner at Churrasco (Brazilian BBQ Restaurant) with your host and fellow entrepreneurs the night you arrive    
  • Round the clock 24-hour personal guide and concierge service, let us know what you need and we will make it happen!
  • Local cell phones for the duration of your trip, making staying in touch easy!
  • VIP Night Spots, access to the hottest clubs your guide will take you to. You get in as a VIP, no line and no charge.
  • Ipanema & Copacabana Beach Excursions
  • Sugar Loaf
  • The Statue of Christ visit
  • Hang-glide over Rio de Janeiro
  • Petropolis tour
  • Jeep excursion in Tijuca Forest
  • New Year's Eve on world famous Copacabana beach for the biggest fireworks show on the planet!

*3 Days, 2 Nights Bonus trip to Buzios*

Buzios is a beautiful peninsula beach resort area 2 hours north of Rio de Janeiro, which has international repute, likened to Saint Tropez. Buzios offers the visitor white sandy beaches, an all season climate, lively nightlife and water sports. The town was popularized by legendary movie star Brigitte Bardot in the 1960s.

What will happen, day by day…

Day 1: December 27 – Rio de Janeiro

  • Meet and greet service upon your arrival at the Rio de Janeiro International Airport (GIG) and transfer to your hotel.
  • Orientation dinner (on us) with your host and guide at a Churrascaria restaurant (Brazilian BBQ).
  • Then to Samba club, a VIP Night Spot*

And Don't Worry!

If you don't know how to Samba, we'll get someone to teach you 😉

Day 2:  December  28 – Rio de Janeiro

  • Half day city tour visiting the downtown of Rio de Janeiro starting at Copacabana and Ipanema, two of the world's most famous beaches.
  • A cable car takes you to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain for a panoramic view of the beaches and Guanabara Bay.
  • Visit the Christ Statue, at 2,400 feet above the city the panorama of the city below is testament to why most visitors consider Rio to be one of the most spectacular and beautiful cities in the world.
  • VIP Night Spot*

Day 3:  December 29 – Rio de Janeiro

  • Day at leisure in Rio to enjoy the world-renowned beaches or take an optional tour. Our favorites include the nearby colonial city of Petropolis, site of the emperor’s summer palace or a jeep excursion in Tijuca Forest, the world’s only national park within a major city.
  • VIP Night Spot*

Day 4:  December  30 – Rio de Janeiro

  • Bom dia (good morning), as we say in Brazil. This morning we will be Hang Gliding over Rio de Janeiro!
  • Hang Gliding Tandem Flights take place in Pedra Bonita, a beautiful mountain located in São Conrado area, just 20 minutes from Copacabana. No previous experience is required since the instructor takes control of the whole flight while you will be experiencing one of the greatest adventures of your life! For your safety, we only work with the best pilots who have over 20 years of experience and are certified by the Brazilian Hang Gliding Association.
  • Now you will see one of the most spectacular and beautiful cities in the world like a bird! 
  • VIP Night Spot*

Day 5: December 31 – New Year's Eve!! Rio de Janeiro

  • Another day in the “Cidade Maravilhosa” (the Marvelous City) as the locals refer to Rio. Day is free for more optional activities; While there are parties in restaurants, hotels and clubs across the city, Copacabana Beach is the main site of the city's partying. You can continue exploring Rio and its surroundings, work on your suntan, get some rest, last minute shopping or go to a ball…the options are endless!
  • As the sun sets It's estimated that over a million people gather along the beach. Many bring candles and candlelit offerings to the Goddess of the Sea, Iemanjá , and set them at water's edge to be taken out to sea for her pleasure. An unforgettable stage for the night's festivities.
  • At midnight, the arrival of the New Year is announced by a massive fireworks display. Fireworks are launched from 4 beach front areas, from a raft out in Copacabana Bay and as reams in waterfall formation from three separate spots along the beach.
  • There are numerous stages set up along the 4 kilometer beach present shows with Samba, "Pagode" and popular Brasilian music for a full night of entertainment ceasing only as the sun begins to rise.

Day 6: Rio de Janeiro / New Year's Day 

  • Since the main activity is partying, Rio will indeed be a sleepy city on January 1 with the possibility of curtailed services, a good time of rehabilitation on the beach. :)
Beautiful Carioca

Day 7: Rio de Janeiro Airport or to Buzios* 

Transfer to the airport for your departure flight home or to Buzios! Believe me, you won't want to go home!

  • Once we arrive in Buzios, we will check you into your pousada. A pousada is a type of bed-and-breakfast inn that is a refreshing accommodation option.
  • Then we will take you to one our favorite places to eat and get some delicious caipirinhas, pronounced ky-pee-reen-ya. It's a cooling, refreshing summer drink made with tropical limes, cane sugar and the sugar cane brandy known as cachaça. pronounced ka-sha-sa.
  • VIP night spot to get your groove on.

Bonus Day 8: Buzios

  • Day at leisure in Buzios, enjoying the wonderful beaches of crystal clear blue water and getting to know the town. In the evening, the town comes alive again with music, people and the smell of great food. 
  • VIP night spot.

Bonus Day 9: Buzios

A few options here:

  • Surf at Geribá, Brava or Tucuns beaches. 
  • Ride horses, trek, mountain bike, sail, play tennis or just laze on a beach. 
  • Take an optional schooner tour through 12 beaches and three islands with time for diving.
  • VIP night spot

Bonus Day 10: Buzios to Airport

  • Breakfast and the last chance to enjoy Buzios however you like before your transfer to the Rio de Janeiro airport.
You, a Carioca and your buddy

New Year's Package Options:

#1  Rio de Janeiro Only:

7 days / 6 nights 

#2 Rio de Janeiro & Buzios: Entrepreneurs Vacation from their Vacation in Rio

10 days / 9 nights 

Make No Mistake!

This retreat experience is crème de la crème and a

Dream Come True Experience!

*The only caveat is that this Dream Retreat to Rio de Janeiro is not for everybody and as a result it’s strictly by invite only. We intentionally limit the event so we can keep it intimate.

If you’d like to receive an invite, the first step is to sign up below. We’ll then get in touch with you, and figure out whether you’re a good fit.

Author Sandro Marino

Sandro Marino - Dual Citizen, Multilingual, World Traveling Serial Entrepreneur, Concierge, Speaker, Coach, Blogger, Health & Fitness Guru, Expert Snow Skier, Surfer & Beach Lover