Relax in Rio: 18 ways Connection Rio is much more than just BJJ

There is much more to Rio de Janeiro than just Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and the weekend is the perfect time to discover everything this awesome city has to offer!

From chilling at the house with new friends to visiting the iconic tourist spots, you’ll never be bored when you stay at Connection Rio!

1: You can check out the world-famous sights, such as Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer statue).

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2: You can go shopping, to either pick up some keepsakes or gifts for everyone back home.

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3: Explore the city by going for a walk along the amazing beaches

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4: Don’t just sit on the sand – go for a cruise on a Bossa board and catch some sun at the same time

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5: Go and check out the surf – it’s world-famous

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6: Or just enjoy the beach and watch the pros if the waves are a bit too big

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7: Have a dip in the ocean to cool off

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8: You can use the downtime of the weekend to do a light workout in the beautiful outdoors

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9: It doesn’t have to be just BJJ

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10: But we’ve got mats in the house for that too, perfect for drilling what you learned in class

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11: If you prefer, there are always plenty of competitions too

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12: Weekends are the most popular time for people to climb Pedra da Gavea

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13: Make sure you check out the waterfall on the way back down to cool off the natural way!

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14: Or just enjoy our huge garden with the rest of the guys and play some soccer, Brazilian style

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15: But nobody’s going to stop you if you just want to switch off and relax completely

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16: Grab a beer with a new friend…

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17: And fire up the outdoor grill

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18: This is the Connection Rio lifestyle! Contact us to find out how you can join in the fun

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