Okay, so talk of Zika is everywhere. Carnival is over. And the Olympics are still a few months away. Stop right there … and just chill. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is still the perfect February escape thanks to long, sunny days and average temps well into the 90s. While you could go all out with a $2,300/night beachfront pad in Copacabana, whole-house rentals in the city average around $150/night, and you can even find some decent places for under $50. Here are 10 of our favorite low-cost Airbnb rentals in Rio de Janeiro.
Paste’s Airbnb columnist Erica Jackson Curran is a former alt-weekly editor turned moonlight freelancer based in Richmond, Virginia.