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Ipanema Beach

Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This beach is gorgeous! Lots to do on the beach and boardwalk. Everyone is very active playing beach volleyball or soccer. The boardwalk is filled with small cafe's and great food places!

Thank SV0710
Reviewed 2 days ago

We walked from Ipanema beach up to Pedra do Arpoador and then Copacabana. Such a great beautiful walk! We stopped at various places to have a snack and a drink. We found that Ipanema was slightly calmer than Copacabana!

Thank ByNoelle
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to the little bar called the girl from ipanema. The boys felt it was a must see when in Rio. This beach is a little less crowded then Copacabana beach. Lots to do. Good options for restaurants.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this beach even more than the Copacabana, it was clean and relaxing, such an amazing place to be!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very clean and beautiful beach. I would personally recommend it over copacabana. Ipanema itself is a lovely neighbourhood with some good restaurants nearby. This place has unique charm.

Thank Birender_Maun
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quieter, a bit cleaner, waves not as aggressive, and not as busy as Copacabana, albeit a bit of a walk to get to!

Thank Maxine M
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like beaches, Rio is for you. They are just what you think they will be. The only downside is that sometimes the waves are quite big and it is difficult to get beyond them breaking and they are very crowded at the weekend....More

Thank Anya L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful clean very lively offering hand gliding, refreshments and plenty of people watching. Very clean and more lively than Cococabana You will not be disappointed

Thank billcarroll289
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach just seemed to be a more fun action beach than the others. Seemed to be more room on the beach. A little more unprotected than copacabana bit not really an issue.

Thank xshaun3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Ipanema, its my favorite beach inside the urban area of Rio, but during the summer days it is impossible to find a spot at the sand and if you do, most of the times it will be tense. I avoid Posto 9, stay...More

Thank brjader
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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Todos os postos da orla de Ipanema possuem chuveiros, armários para serem alugados e banheiros?
24 October 2016|
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Response from Hugo H | Reviewed this property |
Todos os postos possuem banheiro, mas nenhum possui armário para alugar.
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A lot of mention about the criminals, but what about vendors? Are you mostly left alone, or bothered every few minutes by people walking by selling trinkets.
8 August 2016|
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Response from worldtraveler20016 | Reviewed this property |
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
Christina H
Is there a hotel you suggest that is close to Ipanema?
23 July 2015|
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Response from Diane C | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Sheraton view isn't excellent and close to Ipanema , it has a magnificent price beach too!