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Leblon Beach

Address: Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Lagoa)
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Ranked #78 of 494 Activities in Rio de Janeiro
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Montreal, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

The city is crowded, but not as much as Ipanema or Copacabana. Policemen advised us to stay on Leblon, saying that the next beach, Ipanema, is getting worst and worst because of the ''pacification'' of the favelas. Kids and teenagers do 'arrastão' at the beach as a revenge of the pacifications by police (they arrive in a big gang and... More 

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Paraisopolis, Brazil
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I really enjoyed that beach a lot. I was near the 11 entrance. That's really nice and calm. If you want to go there with your family, Thats the place you should go to.

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Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The Leblon beach is beautiful (of course all of Rio's beaches are beautiful) but Leblon is less hectic & more classy atmosphere. Be sure to have a fresh young coconut at one of the cabana's. Wonderful! Leblon neighborhood is one of the highest end areas in Rio. There are two malls within a couple of blocks from the beach --... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

On my days where I wanted to have a beach day, I came here since it was a 10 minute walk from my rental. I went on a Monday/Tuesday and it was on the slow side. Again, there was trash on the beach and in the water. Other than that vendors left me alone and wasn't hounded much. It is... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Hot weather great people generally safe you best rent some chairs and unbrealla cost you around real 15/ day I stayed in the same spot bring a good ebook/ book apart from people watching swimming and relating not much else to do

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Rio de Janeiro
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Leblon Beach is the furthest beach in the western end of Zona Sul and as such experiences a smaller number of tourists than it's larger siblings to the east, namely Ipanema and Copacabana. It is also a smaller beach and not serviced by as many hotels and restaurants as its eastward neighbors. That said it is also the most residential... More 

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Eastham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

While our family of 7 (2 kids in the group) has enjoyed being in Rio for this special occasion, be forewarned that everything you do will involve waiting in very, very long lines in the 105 degree heat! Kids get hungry and thirsty and the wait at most every restaurant seemed quite long. Surprisingly, very few people speak English, even... More 

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Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Choose your chairs carefully, some are in a poor state. quiet beach with not so much of the usual hustle and bustle as on the other beaches.

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Lisbon
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The sea was too strong to swim, it was very windy. Not one of the best beaches to enjoy. Just one more place to visit.

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West Sussex
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Choose your chairs carefully, some are in a poor state. Nice quiet beach with not so much of the usual hustle and bustle as on the other beaches. Enjoyable

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