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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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Full-Day Sugar Loaf Mountain and Corcovado by Van including Barbecue Lunch
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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” (232 reviews)
“white sand” (35 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 232 reviews
"chairs and umbrellas"
in 28 reviews
"white sand"
in 35 reviews
"beach volleyball"
in 37 reviews
"coconut water"
in 46 reviews
"ipanema"
in 793 reviews
"beaches"
in 355 reviews
"vendors"
in 192 reviews
"posto"
in 116 reviews
"waves"
in 181 reviews
"rio"
in 686 reviews
"sunset"
in 192 reviews
"copa"
in 84 reviews
"surfers"
in 66 reviews
"caipirinha"
in 93 reviews
"surfing"
in 49 reviews
"arpoador"
in 60 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago

this beach is perfect for the tourist, you can meet a lot of people there, so nice people, I really liked, this beach was so close of my hostel

Thank MizukiYK
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked around to Ipanema Beach from Copacabana - it was a very hot day but it was an interesting walk. We did not actually stay at the beach, took the obligatory photo and then got a cab back to Copacabana, where there were many...More

Thank kate n
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a huge beach and very busy when I visited. You can buy all sorts on the beach so do take some money for drinks, souvenirs, food etc You can hire a chair and umbrella for not much money and enjoy the day on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous beach, chilled out vibe. Much more relaxed than Copacabana with less vendors. You can still pick up a chair and umbrella and there are plenty of food options though. It is very quiet Monday - Friday but at the weekends and holidays it is...More

Thank Fiona K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A much smarter beach and less crowded ,even some sun loungers . Plenty of places to eat and drink. Just nice to walk along the wide pavement and enjoy the view

Thank debbie d
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ipanema Beach counts with one of the most energetic vibes in Rio de Janeiro. The place (and girl) which inspired the song “Girl of Ipanema”, still have its fascinating atmosphere. The beach became one of the preferential “get together” points in any of its posts....More

Thank Pedro F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You gotta get a picture of a babe with the statue of the man who wrote"Girl From Ipanema". The beach is beautiful all along the coast.

Thank Sharon B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When walking back from the hippy market, we stayed on Ipanema for a while. Quieter than Copa beach and not as many sellers... but still a lot. Nice walk along the promenade. Worth a visit..

Thank Andrew H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely clean beach with white sand and a clear blue sea. Quieter than Copacabana. Great views with food and drink from the beach sellers. Sorry to leave.

Thank Richard L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were at ipanema beach all Saturday morning before lunch, many people enjoying the sun and the sea, also many practiced beach volley ball and football, you can find all kinds of food and drinks, clean public toilets.

Thank pablo v
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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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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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