Jade Moyano

Casa Mosquito

with Jade Moyano www.jademoyano.com
  • Where:Rio De Janeiro

  • Why:Because Brazil.

  • When:January 2016

  • Who:Me & my man.

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Highs & Lows

  • The views and location. Casa Mosquito is a refurbished 1940s home, so its feels very authentic and homey.

  • Roof deck pool area can't be beat. Its elevated position puts it high above the chaos of the city streets.

  • Multiple common areas throughout the property. Lots of hidden nooks and crannies for lounging and relaxing.

  • Lush greenery and jungle-like feel.

  • Rooms have porches overlooking the city, perfect for soaking up the Rio vibe.

  • Standard rooms are small, NY style.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Life Changing

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Overall Value

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Stealable Stuff

  • Refer a Friend

Total: 45/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Boutique Hotel

  • Vibe

    Tropical, cool, and sophisticated.

  • Location

    Great, located on a quiet residential street on top of Ipanema near the Cantagalo community. The house is just up the hill from the main streets. Amazing views!

  • Rooms

    9

  • Music

    The sounds of nature!

  • Year Opened

    2012

  • Designed By

    The owners, Benjamin Cano e Louis Planès.

  • Pool/Gym

    Yes, a pool with 360 degree views of Rio, located on top of the world. Rely on the steps for exercise.

  • Restaurant

    Yes. Staff shops for fresh produce every morning and prepares your meals according to what you want that day. They also set up your dinner anywhere you feel like on the property.

  • Bar

    Yes, bar with a view and live music on occasion.

  • Minibar

    Yes, stocked with champagne and green juices.

  • Wifi

    Free WiFi, works throughout the property.

  • Children

    Not the best place for kids.

  • Price

    Reasonable for people with dollars.

Located up the hill in the favela Cantagalo. It's totally safe and will feel like a real adventure. Moto taxi recommended.

Drinks at Bar da Gilda

Gilda no Cantagalo - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Located up the hill in the favela Cantagalo. It's totally safe and will feel like a real adventure. Moto taxi recommended.

Rent a chair, an umbrella and get with it.

Watch Futvolley at Posto 9 in Ipanema

Posto 9 - Recreio dos Bandeirantes, Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rent a chair, an umbrella and get with it.

Drink first, pay later.

Live samba circle at Bip bip in Copacabana

Bip Bip - Rua Almirante Gonçalves - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Drink first, pay later.

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