From Our Archive
This story was published before Summer 2021, when we launched our new digital experience.

Copacabana Palace

The Write Stuff


The Write Stuff

A dip into the world of luxurious fountain pens.

A Classic Martini

Wine and Spirits

A Classic Martini

A drink from New York City’s Bemelmans Bar at the Carlyle Hotel

David Lynch Transcendental Meditation Interview


The Deep Dive

A light conversation with David Lynch on Transcendental Meditation, the unified...

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Suite 606 at the Copacabana Palace is a splendidly decorated lair—gleaming mahogany floors, remote-control hideaway TVs in both bedroom and living room, butler's pantry with wet bar, and huge bathroom with oversized tub and shower in gray marble. The wraparound balcony, which gets the sun all day, has a full view of the beach but enough privacy for breakfast without a bathrobe. And just steps from the door is an open-air pool reserved for residents of the sixth floor. It feels like your own private dipper—during my three days at the hotel, I never ran into anyone else poolside—and it has a stunning view of Corcovado, the peak overlooking the city that is crowned with a giant statue of Christ. $1,350. Avenida Atlântica 1702; 55-21-548-7070; fax 55-21-235-7330. Reservations: 800-237-1236.


Let’s Keep in Touch

Subscribe to our newsletter

You’re no longer on our newsletter list, but you can resubscribe anytime.

Come On In

U.S. issued American Express Platinum Card® and Centurion® Members, enter the first six digits of your card number to access your complimentary subscription.

Learn about membership.