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Leblon Beach

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Address: Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, 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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Lovely sand

Good beach but needs toilets. Pleasant walk along to other beaches. Clean and love the outdoor gyms.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good beach but needs toilets. Pleasant walk along to other beaches. Clean and love the outdoor gyms.

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Monticello, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There were so many people out and about, walking, picnicking, playing volleyball. It was the "spot to be" with lots of restaurant choices.

Thank brookvillejill
Haslemere, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If the sound of people trying to sell you drinks and tat is ruining your relaxing beach experience; head to Leblon. While there are still traders marketing their goods, they number significantly fewer than those found on Copacabana. Sand and surf is much the same. Probably slightly more expensive, but not really noticeable. Go for the quietness (relatively speaking).

Thank Andy N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Bring your sunblock - the UV is much higher and you burn much more easily. The water was great even on a windy day and you could get beach chairs and drinks quite cheaply. Don't bring any valuables - just some minor cash and a room key and you should have a great time!

Thank Ashik B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Come to LeBlon beach where the richer class of people in Rio live. The sunset view of the Dois Irmaos mountains with the beach is absolutely stunning. Try Bar do Barcana for some tasty and reasonably priced foods!

Thank Phil Y
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great beach with a the view a must see when visiting Rio! Has great scenic views nice an clean beach great to swim.

Thank Julija P
San Salvador, El Salvador
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at a friends place in Leblon, a walking distance from the beach. It is a much more quiet place than Ipanema and Copacabana Beach which are the most famous crowded beaches. It is perfect to read a book and a have a beautiful view of the sea.

Thank adrimmilla02
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well maintained, you can have a beer or a sandwich contemplating this amazing view! you can walk from Leblon. Go see it!! take pictures!!

Thank sergio b
Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Much less touristic than Copacabana, this is the continuation of Ipanema Beach. Favoured also by locals with an interesting array of restaurants and cafes, just a couple of blocs back.

Thank pav1109
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This used to be a quiet place to enjoy the beach and sun, but during weekends specially summer the place gets crowded and hard to enjoy your time with friends or family. The water is good and the scenario beautiful.

Thank Hugo H

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In addition to being one of the most upscale neighbourhoods in the city, Leblon is charming, elegant and simple. This posh area has some of the most famous and expensive restaurants in Brazil, along with some of the city’s best nightlife (including some places open all night). One of the best places to visit is the beach, located under the impressive “Morro Dois Irmãos” (Two Brothers Hill). It’s a pleasant place to relax and admire the local beauty.
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