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Leme

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Address: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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A quieter area at the north of Copacabana.

Part of Copacabana but at the Northern ends and quieter. Still nice beach but good restaurant's around this area. the street one back from the sea front has some nice cheap places... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2016
tmbobSlough
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Part of Copacabana but at the Northern ends and quieter. Still nice beach but good restaurant's around this area. the street one back from the sea front has some nice cheap places to eat full of locals.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

We loved it here. It's really worth to come to this place and enjoy the atmosphere. It was full of locals, having fun, dancing and drinking and everyone was happy.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016 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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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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1 Thank KINO K
Nairobi, Kenya
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 832 helpful votes
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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1 Thank sipivu
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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Thank Felipe B
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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