Planning Your 2014 FIFA World Cup Experience: The Top Luxury Hotels in Brazil

From June 12 to July 13, soccer enthusiasts from around the world will convene in the main regions of Brazil for the 2014 World Cup. This is Brazil`s second time hosting the World Cup, and they have prepared their infrastructure, transportation, and entertainment and leisure amenities for the upcoming big event.

With delegates, players, and spectators coming from around the world, it is only apt to plan ahead to get the best 2014 World Cup experience. Listed here are some of the best luxury hotels across Brazil that will enhance your experience at the 2014 World Cup matches:

Central-West: Brasília & Cuiabá

Brasília has one of the most picturesque backdrops in Central West Brazil ever since the urban planning and architectural design of the 1950s came to fruition. Located next to the official residence of the Brazilian president at Palacio Alvorada, Royal Tulip Brasília Alvorada boasts cosmopolitan architecture and royal services fit for nobility. It has 395 air-conditioned rooms with balconies, 24-hour room service, and luxurious facilities. Other amenities include a business center, spa and sauna, swimming pools, tennis courts, and a fitness center.

Though more laid back, Cuiabá is now becoming one of the fastest-growing capitals in Brazil. One of its top accommodations, Hotel Deville Cuiabá can be found along Isaac Póvoas Avenue. A four-star accommodation, Hotel Deville features 174 air-conditioned rooms with standard recreational amenities such as a health club, fitness facility, and outdoor pool. Only 15 minutes from the airport, the hotel is ideal for lodging during the sports event.

North: Manaus

The Amazon’s largest city, Manaus is a unique oasis of urbanity in the middle of the tropical jungle. In the middle of these two opposing poles is Tropical Manaus—a luxury eco-resort right in the heart of the Amazon rainforest. When not resting in one of the 556 rooms, guests can explore the zoo covering 20,000 square meters where endemic animals are kept, take a dip in the Square Waters Pool, and even try a hand at the resort’s archery range.

Northeast: Recife, Fortaleza, Natal, & Salvador

Capital of Pernambuco, Recife takes pride in its high-rise buildings, busy commercial districts, and cosmopolitan ambiance. Recife Monte Hotel in Rua dos Navegantes in Boa Viagem Recife, is a three-star hotel covering 270 square meters. With its poolside bar, spa amenities, and nightclub, guests can relax after an exciting day at the World Cup.

South: Curitiba & Porto Alegre

A port city on the banks of Lagoa dos Patos, Porto Alegre is known for its progressive and literate citizens. The Sheraton Porto Alegre Hotel is one of the fanciest accommodations in the area especially with the chic boutiques and cafés located next to it.

Southeast: Belo Horizonte, Rio de Janeiro, & São Paulo

Despite being one of the world’s biggest and busiest cities, São Paulo remains to be the cultural capital of Brazil. Suited for São Paulo’s elegance is Fasano Hotel at Rua Vittorio Fasano in Jardim Paulista. The long-sized pools are perfect for the visiting athletes.

The Copacabana Palace overlooks beautiful Copacabana beach in Rio, making it the perfect luxury hotel if you’re looking to catch some rays between soccer matches. Whether you are looking to relax in the hotel’s spa or play a game of tennis on the roof-top court, Copacabana Palace is truly a luxurious place to stay during your World Cup travel.

At Roadtrips, we see Rio de Janeiro as the central hub of all the awesome World Cup action. With short travel time to almost any World Cup match you might want to see, Rio is the perfect place to call home during your travel.

Contact us today if you are interested in booking your custom trip to any of these World Cup cities. To get started on your own custom trip, fill out our quote request form so we can put together your dream trip!

We were extremely pleased with the package put together from Roadtrips. Our experience was truly one of a "Once In A Lifetime". The tickets were AMAZING!!!! The accommodations were the perfect location, very clean, very friendly staff, and convenient to all amenities. All in all, we would book with Roadtrips again and will refer people to Roadtrips who are looking to have an experience of a lifetime.
— Elaine Hickey, 2015 Super Bowl