RIO Gay Cruising

While outdoor cruising has become less prevalent with the advent of dating apps, Rio is still a hotbed of activity given its beach culture and hot virile men!

Gay Cruising Park in Rio

Check out the park near Porcao restaurant and the monument at the end of the part by Botafago!

Although the escorts have moved online, you can still find some on Avenida Rio Branco!

Sex Motels

If you meet someone you like, there are plenty of sex-motel where you can rent a room by the hour. Its safer than taking someone back to your hotel room. Leave your valuables at home. and have fun! While the beach is cruisy by daytime, parks and saunas are busy during the early afternoon and late evenings. Parca Fliriano is also a popular area for hooking up with local gay guys. There are many small hotels in this area called “Somente Cavalheiros”, which means “Men Only”. You will have no problem bringing someone here with you whenever you want.

Gay Saunas

Saunas are especially popular in Rio. They come in two falvours, with our without boys. The escorts in these saunas are very hot, professional and willing . See the Saunas Section

RIO Beaches and Parks

Recreio Beach

The forests behind Recreio nudist beach are a hive of activity in the Summer!

The cruisiest part of Ipanema beach across Ave. Vieira Souto at the end of Rua Farme de Amoedo. It’s also the trendiest hangout in town. There is also a large park near this area, between Porcao restaurant and the monument at the end of the part by Botafago. Watch out for the guys on the parallel bars. They may be working out… but they are also checking out the talent as it walks by.

In Copacabana beach, just above the Copacabana Palace hotel the area know as “Stock Market/ bolsa de Copacabana” is very popular throughout the day. The area around Avenida Atlantica in Copacabana is also cruisy.

Avenida Rio Branco in Cinelandia is popular with rent boys, who usually sit with hard-ons on the benches, or on the edge of the streets’ central reservations. The area is both popular with rent boys and the local gay guys. Friday, after work is popular. Guys gather at “Amarelinho” or “Verdinho” bars and watch the crowds go by.

Nudist Beach in Rio

Recreio Beach is a popular beach from nude sun bathing. It is very discreet, but the area in the woods, behind the highway is full of action. Located several km outside the city, renting a car is your best option, however the 553 bus also goes by here.

Directions: Head past Barra de Tijuca and keep going to Recreio, before Grumari Beach until the view of the beach is obstructed by the tall grass. Park on the right side of the highway and go over the wire fence to get to the beach.

Recommended Hotels in Rio de Janeiro

Rio has long been a gay-friendly destination for tourists. The best hotels are close to Rio’s gay nightlife and popular beaches “where the boys are.” Stay close to Ipanema Beach gayest section Praia da Farme.

Arpoador Inn Hotel
Great Breakfast

Arpoador Inn Hotel

A long-time favorite for the following reasons: friendly front desk, amazing breakfast  with a boardwalk view of Arpoador Beach.

Hotel Fasano
5 Star Luxury

Hotel Fasano

One of the best hotels in Brazil, the Fasano brings world class luxury to gay Ipanema.  offers luxurious beachfront accommodations.

Golden Tulip Ipanema
Great Location

Golden Tulip Ipanema Plaza

Very popular  hotel is often booked out early for season. It gives you access to guests-only rooftop views at gayest section Praia da Farme.

Sol Ipanema
Readers Choice

Sol Ipanema

Superb location on the Ipanema Beach, within a vibrant area of bars and restaurants. It features a sunny terrace with breathtaking views.

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