Gay bars, clubs, saunas and events in Rio de Janeiro
R. André Cavalcante, 58, Lapa Map
bar and dance floor
Rua Siqueira Campos, 140 –22a , Copacabana Map
Tiny club and bar in the red light district of Copacabana. Frequent special theme parties. [...]
Rua Teixeira de Melo, 31, Ipanema Map
Small but crowded (best on Wednesdays and Thursdays!) gay club with 2 bars.
Rua Miguel Lemos, 51, Copacabana Map
The bears cave of Rio. Located in a basement, this is the oldest gay bar in Copacabana.
Rua Sacadura Cabral, 154, Downtown Map
Imported from Sao Paulo, The Week is Rio's latest addition to the club scene. With 2 different areas, many bars and an outside terrace, including small swimming pool, all in a very stylish look and feel, The Week is certainly a recommendation. [...]
Rua Candido Mendes 117, 20241-22, Map
One of the biggest saunas with rent boys in town. Just negotiate a fee your favorite boy in advance and pay after "the works". [...]
rua Teixeira de Melo 16 Map
Modern and clean new Sauna/Spa just across from the gay beach in Ipanema. 3 floors with bar, steam, sauna, massage and treatment rooms, internet, private rooms, cinema, dark room. [...]
The Brazilian gay sauna culture is dominated by prostitution. Most of the time you can recognize them because the are far better looking and muscled than you do, and they wear a different color towel. However, there are hooker free gay saunas too. Rio de Janeiro have many gay saunas / bath houses (too may to mention). Nighttours made a selection of gay saunas in the tourist areas.
Outdoor beaches, parks
Maybe the most famous beach in the world. Not as gay as Ipanema, but enough to enjoy. [...]
The gay beach, situated at the end of the Rua Farme de Amoedo is in day time the hot spot to show off your muscles and tan. [...]
The world most famous Carnival is creating an exploding vibe along Rio. With different gay club and street parties (Ipanema) and of course the world famous samba parades at the Sambadrome. [...]
Rio's gay pride, one of the biggest in South America. The parade can be found on the boulevard of the famous Copacabana Beach. [...]info and reviews