A great safe area with beautiful white beaches it is mainly a high class area with closed compounds so mainly intertainement is in the malls. But dont forget to taste the coconuts drink on the beach
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The area is not. Get away from the beach and it is a crowded and unappealing city. There is some good shopping, but hard to get to.
Endless clean beaches, not too populated; a little lagoon, luxury hotels, and huge shopping malls - that's what you can find there. Not much else, why I personally found it beautiful but boring. Was built as a refuge for the upper middle class in the...More
During a recent business trip to the Rio area, I elected to stay in the new and developing area of Barra da Tijuca. Although it is not in the traditional area of Copacabana and Ipanema, it was actually very nice and safe at night. I...More
There is really nothing exiting about this average suburb of the city and you had better focus on the more interesting parts of the city.
Nice beach to get away from Ipanema and Copacabana. About a 15 -20 minute cab from Ipanema depending on traffic. Beaches are cleaner and a lot safer. Lots of shopping and restaurants for all tastes and budgets.
Barra is a somewhat new development in Rio with good option for hotels, shopping, and entertainment. It is mainly an upper middle class families urban area. Obviously, the beach is the star. Clean, not crowded and with good places to eat and drink. Despite the...More
This is the latest, most modern, most ‘in’ neighbourhood of the city of Rio de Janeiro. It has, arguably, the nicest beach in the city (a word of warning: this is open ocean, careful with the waves and currents!) It is also the district with...More
The most beautiful beach in RIO and really the only safe neighbourhood.The beach is lined with palm trees and green vegetation giving it a natural feeling.At 18 km long its the longest beach in RIO.So many facilities without walking distance in Jardim Oceanico,the first part...More