Very sought after in the winter for its excelent hotels and resorts, Itaipava is the right place when the subject is cosiness.
Itaipava is a district and neighborhood of Petrópolis. Known as the winter’s refuge of many celebrities and of Rio de Janeiro’s high society, the neighborhood is home to many country clubs, restaurants with haute cuisine and some of the best nightclub of the Mountain Region.
Countless top-notch private condominiums are located in Itaipava, as well as small shopping malls with sofisticated stores and designer shops. The district is also famous for hosting a gauntlet of rustic hotels with extensive infrastructure, some of which even were the background of various Brazilian soap operas and mini-series.
Known for its pleasant weather, with low temperatures for the majority of the year and lower umity than the rest of the city, Itaipava has a diverse gauntlet of mountain resorts. Touristic attractions that stand out are the Itaipava Baron Castle, the Estação Itaipava Shopping Mall, the Itaipava Fair and the Petrópolos City Park.