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Leblon Beach

Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Lagoa)
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Ranked #34 of 481 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
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Type: Beaches, Lookouts
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93 reviews 93 reviews
46 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This is a great suburb with a lovely beach. Wide and lengthy with a friendly atmosphere. On the main drag with buses. Lots of nearby places to eat.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Leblon is the place where the beautiful and chic people like to hang out. The view is amazing! There are very nice stores and restaurants.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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69 reviews 69 reviews
59 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

From my point of view, Leblon is, together with Ipanema, better beach than Copacabana. It is calmer, less crowded by tourists with good beach-bars and great views of the mountains and places where F1 took place many years ago.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Copa and Ipanema are not to be missed...they are the famous beaches with the grand views. You may not have heard of Leblon, but its the nicest, cleanest, most upscale of the three...and it's right next to Ipanema. I'll admit, you shouldn't go to Leblon if you want to be surrounded by 20-somethings playing beach soccer, but you should go... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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153 reviews 153 reviews
57 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Love this beach! All the loveliness of Ipanema and Copacabana, but not as crowded. Closer to the two brothers so really nice view. You'll still have the amenities like chairs/umbrella, showers, and all the food and drink you can consume brought to you, but not the chaos (not that that's bad!). Suggestions: order beer from your chair guy. They will... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Leblon's beach is definetly one of the most famous spots whithin Rio's urban area. It's a beautiful beach, situated in a whelthy neighbourhood, but you must whatch out for robbery and overpricing (like basically anywhere in Rio). Avoid buying food or beverage on the beach, just buy it in any supermarket nearby and take it out. You'll have a much... More

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London, United Kingdom
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24 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Leblon is less accessible for the main locals population, due to lack of underground stops probably which end at Copacabana. So its a lot less crowded! There are of course many hotels with tourists, however in November when I visited Rio, it was just perfect! The beach is clean, nice! The only problem is something that is equal for all... More

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la jolla,ca
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Leblon is the wealthiest neighborhood in Brazil. It is one of the few beach-front areas in Rio where people live in houses rather than condos. From 1900-2005 Leblon beach was unsafe and the residents used Ipanema. Today Leblon is as safe as Ipanema and an ideal beach for families. Between Leblon and Ipanema there is an area called the Garden... More

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Curitiba, PR
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

I love Rio de Janeiro and the Copacabana beach, but my favovite place is Leblon beach. It's safe, there're many bars and restaurants,beautiful people and it's no so far from other sigthseeing of the city

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Sao Paulo, SP
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Nice place, clean ans looks safe, beautifull with nice people, good places to eat, not at the beach I mean the surrondings.

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