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Ipanema Beach

Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Rio de Janeiro Bike Tour: Ipanema, Leblon and Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon
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Rio de Janeiro Bike Tour Including Vermelha Beach and Arpoador
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Popularized by the song "The Girl from Ipanema," this world-famous beach gives foreign visitors a sense of life in Rio, displaying a cross-section of different lifestyles, chic boutiques and eateries and luxurious apartment buildings.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (236 reviews)
“white sand” (36 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Ipanema
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"beautiful beach"
in 236 reviews
"chairs and umbrellas"
in 30 reviews
"white sand"
in 36 reviews
"beach volleyball"
in 39 reviews
"coconut water"
in 47 reviews
"ipanema"
in 807 reviews
"beaches"
in 357 reviews
"vendors"
in 196 reviews
"posto"
in 117 reviews
"waves"
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"rio"
in 693 reviews
"sunset"
in 194 reviews
"copa"
in 85 reviews
"surfers"
in 66 reviews
"caipirinha"
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"surfing"
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"arpoador"
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Reviewed yesterday

Fun to walk along. Lined with volleyball nets with people playing variations on the game. Lined with small food/beverahe stands.

Thank R H
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice place to chill, go there with minimum stuff, don't carry mobiles, much cash and costlier things. I was careful and did not notice any bad incidence. Monger/Sellers are of helping nature, some of them speak little bit English, you can avail Umbrella and Chair...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you love Joabim, the composer and love the song-The Girl from Ipanema, go! Don't bring any type of valuables. You could find yourself robbed for a cheap purse. Even my friends who live in Brazil are robbed. If you can, go in a group...More

Thank Cie D
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Definitely the best beach, close to the shops and cafes. Few people trying to sell you things which was a little disturbing, but just be polite and firm and say your not interested. Unless you are interested in what they are offering to sell.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I visited on a bad day, but its lovely. G Nice stretch of sand with vendors selling snacks and drinks.

Thank ChiHeart
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located south of Copacabana beach . It is shorter and narrower . The sand is not as white as the Copacabana . Many people watch the sun set with the View of Twin brothers mountain . The wave is stronger than Copacabana There is a...More

Thank Happy258
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its a good place to visit..if you have felt copagabana beach..then you can go ipanema beach,not far from copagabana ..walking distance,if you being there don’t forget to Cruze over arpoador a small hill..in the end of ipanema beach..for sight seeing and lot’s of photography..

Thank Rajpal S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Came round the corner from the tranquility of Copacabana to find the waves beating up the beach at Ipanema - spectacular with the scenery behind.

Thank Kevin M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant spot to watch the sunset in Rio. Incredible views. There is a great atmosphere. You are never far from a 'caipirinha'! Only downside is that it was quite crowded; we visited during Carnaval, so I'm sure it was a bit more busy that usual....More

Thank lolita143
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coming from a country with excellent beaches I found this one disappointing. I would not leave anything of value on the beach, as there does not seem to be any security at all and lots of people wandering around trying to sell you Chinese junk,...More

Thank Fiona1110
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Ipanema
Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the
best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is
inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from
Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many
high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which
can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue.
The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing
many art galleries that show contemporary art. There
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Micaela C
February 26, 2018|
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Response from trina027 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I am sorry I will not be much help as we had a local Tour guide and her driver to show us around BUT we did use Yellow Taxi's who are reliable AND you know the cost before you set off! Good luck and enjoy Copacabana and... More
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