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Address: Rua Teixeira de Melo 16, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22410-010, Brazil
Phone Number:
21 2523-5092

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Found this spa as walking the streets of rio.so i went inn and was really glad i did its so friendly staff and people was great to just kick off my shoes and relax. Its a all men... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Bilall S
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Found this spa as walking the streets of rio.so i went inn and was really glad i did its so friendly staff and people was great to just kick off my shoes and relax. Its a all men spa with gym wet sauna dry sauna kino and private cabins really nice

1 Thank Bilall S
Deal, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 9 March 2017

1. Its overpriced at 75 Reals plus a charge per hour after 3 hours. 2. Facilities poor - no jacuzzi, no water fountain, no wifi (its 2017 by the way) and only one of the 3 antiquated desktop computers worked. 3. Crowd mostly Ipanema pretty boys interested in being seen and no more, what action there was was in large... More 

Thank Martin B
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I have been to Rio G Spa several times over the past 5 years, visiting from the US. Many reviewers criticize the place because they don't personally find a perfect match for themselves. Come on, guys! The attitude that guys criticize in muscle guys is nothing compared to the attitude that insists someone is supposed to be fascinated by you.... More 

2 Thank ralphrout
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Although wildly popular this is not a safe play zone unless of course you bring your own condoms and lube. They provide one condom and after that charge a prohibitively expensive charge for extras. Providing one condom and no lube is negligent and bad practice. I mean they give the stuff away at public toilets and other venues. So for... More 

1 Thank Moz002
Level Contributor
16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016

If you spend all your year whatching telly and dont go any day to a gym dont expect those gorgeous boys on your plate. It is a very young fit crowd and they are sellective at a times. Best day? Try by yourself as can vary a lot for unknown reason. One day I believe there were hundred boys there... More 

4 Thank Buzzy P
Las Vegas, Nevada
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115 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Relatively clean and in a safe area just off Ipanema Beach! Very easy and safe to get to.They have 3 floors. There is a sauna, steam room and a dark room. Also video. First floor, bar, sauna and TV's for relaxing. Second floor Steam and 3rd video and a dark room. They accept CC and cash. $13 USD. Gets busy... More 

4 Thank Craig C
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Great location close to the beach poste 9 , ( the gay beach ) . Best time to go is around 5 pm when all the guys leave the beach or finish work . I found the staff pleasant and had a great conversation with one of the bar staff ( I only speak English ) . I find in... More 

11 Thank grant k
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2014 via mobile

This place has potential but the attitude of the staff makes it an absolute must avoid. Anything you request is treated as an interruption to whatever it is they are doing: folding towels, doing inventory....whatever it is, it's more important than attending to customers. Awful. Absolutely awful. Don't go.

9 Thank Gregory R
Lake Louise, Canada
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2013

The location is great as it is very near Ipanema Beach but, the clientele are for the most part snobby muscle guys looking for other muscle guys. The staff were nice as it was my first time and was not too sure about the way it worked (you pay on the way out). Was just guys with muscles walking around... More 

9 Thank CapeCanuck
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2013

I stopped by Rio G Spa during my visit to Rio de Janeiro. And, compared to the places I've been in the U.S., I found it to be a great place. It's clean and the men are hot. Some seriously good looking muscle men come in from off the beach a little past 6pm. If you go any earlier...you might... More 

3 Thank Jordan D

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