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Rio Secret Spots

Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22030-002, Brazil
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The best way to explore Rio!

My boyfriend and I recently spent two weeks in South America (Buenos Aires, Igassu Falls, Salvador... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nicole U
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Manchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
A Well Rounded Day in Western Rio

After discussing for a bit (only a few days prior the tour!) Renato picked me up in the morning to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
pittyforrest
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Hamburg, Germany
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Rio de Janeiro is full of beautiful places that are unknown to foreigners or Brazilian tourists, and sometimes even of the inhabitants of the city. Our job is to make our customers to enjoy these wonderful places and hidden for most people. Easy trails with amazing views, a stunning natural pool, remote and beautiful beaches surrounded by nature only, walks through the favelas, among other things. We work with private tours or small groups and we will drive to all attractions, picking up and leaving customers wherever they are staying. We offer tours just to the beaches, just to the mountains, only to the forest and tours that combine all these places. We believe that our tours are the best way to experience the nature that makes Rio very special and unique: beaches, mountains, forest and a giant city between all. So, if you enjoy any of these three things or all of them, we will be happy to show you some of the most beautiful places you have ever seen! Are you interested? Check out our website for more information and let's explore together the secret spots of Rio!
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Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22030-002, Brazil
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"pedra bonita"
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"gopro camera"
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"takes great pictures"
in 2 reviews
"two brothers"
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"wild beaches tour"
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"tour guide"
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"amazing pictures"
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"the main tourist attractions"
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"visited places"
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"chinese view"
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"cool guy"
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"take pictures"
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"photos and videos"
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"awesome beach"
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"highly recommend this tour"
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"unforgettable experience"
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"an amazing guide"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I recently spent two weeks in South America (Buenos Aires, Igassu Falls, Salvador and finally Rio) we found Renato on Gyde & Seek and I am SO glad we did! He picked us up at 1pm for 5 hours and we didn’t...More

Thank Nicole U
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Renato C, Proprietário at Rio Secret Spots, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Nicole! Thank you so much for your gentle words! It really helps a lot! It was a pleasure meeting and taking you to the tour, very nice and fun couple! Im really happy that you enjoy everything we did together and I hope to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After discussing for a bit (only a few days prior the tour!) Renato picked me up in the morning to do the full western Tour with me. I was the only guest and Im usually worried about it might getting awkwarad, but it wasnt awkward...More

Thank pittyforrest
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Renato C, Proprietário at Rio Secret Spots, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Christin! Thank you so much for your words! It really means a lot for me personally and for my work! You made my day! I am really happy to know that you enjoyed everything and thought was the best day of your trip! This...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Great tour guide went above and beyond to help me book a tour last minute....He Was on time for pick up and took us to some excellent places some unbeaten paths....After tour, he help me switch hostels took me back and forth with no issue....More

Thank Ray L
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Renato C, Proprietário at Rio Secret Spots, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Thank you very much for your review, Ray! Your words really means a lot personally and profissionally. I am happy that you enjoyed and it was a pleasure taking you to the tour and helping with everything, you are a great guy. I hope we...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

I had a fantastic day with Renato. I couldn't fault the tour at all. Renato was very kind and provides a lot of information about South America. He has awesome photo devices which makes the tour different and fun. Renato also recommends good lunch places!...More

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Renato C, Proprietário at Rio Secret Spots, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Hi Laita! Thank you very much for your feedback! Your words means a lot nad it was a pleasure spending the morning with you! You are really nice person and for sure helped for everything goes well! Hope to see you next time in Rio!...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Had a awesome day visiting the secret beaches in Rio!! We were picked up from our hostel in Lapa and driven all the way there and back! He takes some amazing photos with his gopro, 360 camera and drone which he sends directly! I would...More

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Renato C, Proprietário at Rio Secret Spots, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Hello Robbie! Thanks for the words, it is really important and I am very happy to know that you enjoyed everything! You are a great guy and as Laita, your good vibe helped a lot for everything goes well! Hope to see you and again...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

I took the Full West Zone tour, and it ended up being just me on the tour. It was a great time! Renato took me to some cool spots I never would have known about otherwise. He also has a drone and a 360 camera...More

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Renato C, Proprietário at Rio Secret Spots, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Thank you so much for your words, Heather! It means a lot! Also I have to say that the fact of you being nice and friendly helped on the success of tour too! Im really happy that everything went well and Im already waiting you...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

My buddy and I went on a day tour for one during our week long visit to Rio. Renato is a top notch guy that took us to many great spots that we would have never found on our own. He offers many different tour...More

Thank Scott K
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Renato C, Proprietário at Rio Secret Spots, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Good afternoon Scott! Thanks a lot for the feedback! I really appreciated and for me the fact that you enjoyed everything is the most important thing! Even better and honored to know that was the highlight of a nice trip that you had! Thank you...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

There is no better way to experience Rio. Aside from being an awesome dude, Renato is extremely knowledgeable and goes above and beyond to make the experience unforgettable. His tours go off the beaten path to majestic locations with scenery so beautiful it doesn't even...More

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Renato C, Proprietário at Rio Secret Spots, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Hi Brandon, Thank you so much for your words! It really means a lot for me personally and for the business. Im really happy that you liked everything, had a very nice time in our tour together and during all your stay in Rio! For...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

My friend and I had an amazing day tour with Renato. We were at brethtaking spots which we couldnt have seen with out him. He is a super cool guy and much more than a tourist guide. He likes also to give you several very...More

Thank Bünyamin K
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Renato C, Proprietário at Rio Secret Spots, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Bunyamin, Thank you very much for your feedback, your words means a lot for the business! It was a pleasure doing the tour with you and I am really happy that you liked and enjoyed everything. I hope to see you back in Rio another...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

We were a team of 8 people traveling to Rio de Janeiro during 4 days and wanted to relax but at the same time have wide overview on the city and all its offers. Rio Secret Spots was referred to us as the best choice,...More

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Renato C, Proprietário at Rio Secret Spots, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Hello Rosário! Thank you so much for the feedback and very nice words! Im truly happy that you and your group could enjoy the best possible during your stay and liked everything. It was really a pleasure to meet and work for you, a wonderful...More

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