A more relaxed and less hectic beach than Copacabana. Great shops and cafes. A lovely place to visit. Shops more upmarket.
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Its less crowded than beaches around hotels.For me it was good thing.Much cleaner tho.Lots of recreation areas and bars !
The Leblon beach is a continuation of Ipanema beach but tends to be less crowded as its a little further from the hotel areas. The promenade and cycle paths go all the way to the end of the beach , which is fantastic with great...More
Not as crowded as Ipanema beach, Leblon is beautiful! Just observing people exercizing with their bikes or just jogging is worth the visit. The sea can be rough, sometimes.
I visited Leblon Beach in Rio de Janeiro in March, 2011. I did not actually bathe in this beach but the beach looked very enticing. I am not sure about the water temperature in this beach but when I attempted to bathe at the nearby...More
Leblon with its chilled and sophisticated climate is surely one of my favorite places in Rio. Much calmer than Copacabana, invites you to stay on the beach with your eyes closed and enjoy the fresh breeze.
Quieter and more relaxed than all the other urban Rio beaches. Probably boring if you're under 30, and single and searching. But in my opinion the best spot for active families, especially around "Posto 11" (the lifeguard tower n°11). Good surfing and bodyboarding around there...More