São Conrado: Country Club Lifestyle in the Rio de Janeiro

The iconic Pedra da Gávea dominates the skyline, but it is from the nearby Pedra Bonita where many locals and tourists alike come to participate in the most famous activity São Conrado has to offer: hang-gliding.

By Jack Arnhold, Contriburting Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – São Conrado is one of Rio’s most expensive and exclusive neighborhoods. Located off the tourist trail, tucked away westward from neighboring Leblon and Gávea, it has forged a reputation as a place where Rio’s wealthy elite can find themselves a more spacious apartment in bucolic surroundings.

However, that is not to say that the neighborhood is out of the way. Due to the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?