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Great First-Timer Experience

There are plenty of paddle-boarding vendors from whom to choose on the Copacabana. Our hotel... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2016
Steven H
Just ok

We googled and this came up but it is only ok. We got cancelled and so did friends of us on... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2018
D P
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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15 Jun 2018
“Just ok”
16 Nov 2017
“Find another school”
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Praia Arpoador, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Ipanema
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+55 21 9180-2287
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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

We googled and this came up but it is only ok. We got cancelled and so did friends of us on separate days. We chose surf Gloria another day and this was much better. Just go to the beach arpoador and you’ll see them

Thank D P
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Worst money spent in Brazil. I payed 94 for 10 minutes of 0 instructions just someone shouting at me in language I don't understand as the wave was coming and pulling my legs (literally) while on the board. The whole point of having a private...More

Thank Anastasia M
Reviewed 26 March 2016

There are plenty of paddle-boarding vendors from whom to choose on the Copacabana. Our hotel concierge was kind enough to find a vendor with English-Speaking staff. Not only did they speak English, but they were warm and friendly. They appeared interested in both our safety...More

Thank Steven H
Reviewed 24 July 2014

I payed for a packet of 8 lessons with Surf Rio, for a price of 400 reais. After my three first lessons, I told the owner that I would be working during the world cup, but that I would resume to my lessons after the...More

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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
...More
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