Pousada panache

Rio’s answer to Montmartre, Santa Teresa is renowned for its stunning vantage points away from the beachside bustle. Lynne Nolan explores another hidden gem in the heart of the bohemian neighborhood: Quinta Azul.

After falling in love with Rio while holidaying in Brazil, Quinta Azul’s London-based owner Gordon Lewis recognized a gap in the market and bought two colonial properties right in the center of Santa Teresa; a newly fashionable area of tree-lined, cobbled streets packed with local artists, galleries, cafes and restaurants, and a lively community; to be transformed into luxury, boutique pousadas.

Read the full article, as published in Upscale Living. 

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