Way To Go, Sergio!!!!

You may know that when our Manager, Sergio, isn’t working HARD to keep Casa Cool Beans running smoothly, he gets away to train and compete in mountain biking. Checkout Sergio next to his trusty “steed” and join us in congratulating his placement in a local event. WAY TO GO, Sergio!!!!

Sergio BikingWay to Go, Sergio

To the WONDERFUL New Zealand Olympic Sailing Team…

To the WONDERFUL New Zealand Olympic Sailing Team who we shared the last few weeks with here at Casa Cool Beans.  Lots of medals were won (CONGRATS EVERYONE) but even more hearts were!  THANK YOU for allowing us to host you during the RIO 2016 OLYMPICS!  You are such super stars!!!!!
*As painted by famous local artist, Patricia Brasil!
-Casa Cool Beans owners & staff
Lance, David, Sergio, Anderson, Alex, Sandra, Martha, Joice & Agatha

Winning Water In RIO

Tourism in RIO places a significant strain on the city’s water supply and today’s article is a call for hotels to play a larger role in not only using water resources more effectively, but encouraging guests to save water as well.  At Casa Cool Beans we are committing to do our part–read on for the unique way our Manager Extraordinaire Sergio Dufrayer Turque has motivated our guests to use less water!


Aguawell at Casa Cool Beans



Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – May 25th, 2016 – Casa Cool Beans today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence.

Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year.  Casa Cool Beans has received this award ALL six years that Casa Cool Beans has been in existence!  Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience.

“We are so proud of the dedication and hard work each one of our staff contributes to the overall enjoyment & satisfaction of our B&B and Rio by our beloved guests and the success of Casa Cool Beans.”

Lance & David, Owners


“With the Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor honors hospitality businesses that have consistently received strong praise and ratings from travelers,” said Heather Leisman, Vice President of Industry Marketing, TripAdvisor. “This recognition helps travelers identify and book properties that regularly deliver great service. TripAdvisor is proud to play this integral role in helping travelers feel more confident in their booking decisions.”

The Certificate of Excellence accounts for the quality, quantity and recency of reviews submitted by travelers on TripAdvisor over a 12-month period. To qualify, a business must maintain an overall TripAdvisor bubble rating of at least four out of five, have a minimum number of reviews and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months.