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Leme

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Address: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Our walk on 170116

Quite a different feel from Copacobana both for the beach and the surrounding streets. Much smaller than Copacabana as it only goes two streets back from the beach. The two best... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Albywon
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quite a different feel from Copacobana both for the beach and the surrounding streets. Much smaller than Copacabana as it only goes two streets back from the beach. The two best parts of Leme for me were the Gaia Art & Café and the 'Our lady of the Rosary' Church in Rua General Ribeira do Costa. The former has a... More 

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Great sandy beach with lots of places to stop, have a beer and watch the football training - late afternoon. Ideal after a day's sightseeing. Claen and safe during daylight hours.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Nice, calm and beautiful neighbourhood to stay when traveling to Rio. The beach is great, the streets are safe day and night, and it's close to most of the touristic places in Rio.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Dirty and stinky beach. No safety place. Watch out with thieves! I do not recommend you visit there.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

The Leme beach is a pretty beach which is found at the end of the Ipanema-Arpoador-Copacabana stretch. Being right at the end comes with some advantages - it is less busy/ crowded than its sister beaches. Same thick white sand beach and similar waves & water to the other beaches. Worth a visit. Recommended! http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/ShowUserReviews-g303506-d2352443-r307148822-Praia_do_Leme-Rio_de_Janeiro_State_of_Rio_de_Janeiro.html#

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This beach is smaller but also much friendlier and less touristic than Copacabana. It is looks more authentic. It is the best part of the beach if you want to feel more secure and stay away from the tourists. You can take advantage of the restaurants in front of the beach.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This place is fantastic, situated near the famous Copacabana beach but more quite and beautiful.The are two favelas Chapeu Mangueira and Babilonia where you can find many hostels and have a amazing exeperience, other good advice is walk near the Leme Rock.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

Loved Leme beach, restaurants around there are great too, lovely french restaurant right next to Windsor Atlantica hotel. Beach is a lot cleaner than copacobana. Much quieter too which was perfect for me. Will I go again??? Absolutely yes.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Frequented by more locals than tourists. Two main buses go there. On reaching the last stop, you will come to a military fort. Be prepared for an 800m cobbled stone path that leads to stunning views! (Third highest view point after Cristo Redentor and Sugarloaf)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Leme is a lovely neighbourhood just at the end of Copacabana. With its own beautiful and quiet beach, this lesser visited beach is a delight as it is less busy than Copabana and Ipanema. Gives wonderful views of Sugarloaf & Cristo Redentor. Highly recommended!

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