One of rio de janeiro's most famous landmarks, belmond copacabana palace is centrally located on famous copacabana beach, with its beautiful white sand and spectacular views. The hotel's prominent position offers spectacular ocean views and direct access to the beach. Nearby is rio sul mall, the upscale shopping center as well as the most important tourist destinations including sugar loaf mountain and corcovado with its christ the redeemer statue. The central business district is located only a short drive from the hotel. The domestic airport is just 12 kilometers from the hotel and the international is 32 kilometers. Luxurious facilities and services include a semi-olympic size outdoor swimming pool, full service spa, two restaurants, 13 meeting rooms, business services, fitness center, rooftop tennis court and beachfront facilities including towels, lounge chairs and an attentive beachside staff. Room service and concierge service are available 24 hours a day. Also at the hotel is a trendy and fun night club, bar do copa, one of rio's hottest night spots. Accommodations include 113 guestrooms and 130 suites, all sumptuous and well-appointed. All rooms and suites are individually designed with fine period furniture and original works of art, creating an elegant yet relaxed ambiance. Views are either of world-famous copacabana beach, or overlooking the city. Complimentary high-speed internet access is available in all rooms and suites and wireless access throughout most of the hotel.