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Ipanema Beach

Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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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” (222 reviews)
“coconut water” (44 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited in October 2014. Really lovely beach, quieter than the main Copacabana beach. Nice for swimming and relaxation. Be careful of currents and waves though. Great for surfing too. Enjoyed walking along the long promenade. Loved the view from the rocks at the far right...More

Thank EK2211
Reviewed 6 days ago

As a well-known tourist spot, & beach to go to, you know it's going to be crowded! Well worth a look though, and a stroll swim will make you feel like you're really been to Rio de Janeiro! A must see sight when you go...More

Thank Annette A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think that was the period but there aren’t people here; in the night was scary because there were only us! I hope was the period!

Thank Maddalena F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the beach in front of the Fasano. We had to lounge set up for laying in the sun together. The waves and sand were perfect for a dip in the ocean. Gorgeous! Abrigada

Thank Lynn_Lyon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1. Beautiful women 2. Excellent bars 3. Good waves 4. Calm 5. Relaxing 6. Safe and Secure 7. Beautiful women

Thank Shaniel S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although the two beaches are literally next to each other whilst I was in Rio the Ipanema Beach seemed to be cleaner and slightly less crowded then the more famous Copacabana. You have to go to both regardless.

Thank Oliver J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank goodness it's so big because it will be busy. Not as busy as Copacabana though. Surrounded by some great surf shops, check them out!

Thank Lexie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Jiust round the corner from Copacabana Beach , Ipanema is worth visiting for relaxed feel and its a great place to people watch.

Thank PeterA338
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful clean beach! White sands, blue water, packed with beach lovers! I was there on a Sunday and it was really full with people but well worth a stroll and a swim while visiting Rio.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 1 week ago

When in Rio, everyone wants to be close to Copacabana. Let me tell you, I'd rather be at Ipanema. Ipanema beach has lovely bars, plenty of space, and plenty of sports activities. Copacabana is nice to visit quickly, Ipanema is the beach to spend your...More

Thank Martin D
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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Excellent, it is summer in Rio in November
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Todos os postos possuem banheiro, mas nenhum possui armário para alugar.
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Hello. About crime, it's everywhere specially on big cities where you have a great difference between the rich and the poor. Keep an eye on the beach and when you see a lot of people leaving may be is the time to pack up... More