We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Wonderful beach!

Beautiful beach, very clean, not to many people and salespersons, but we were there on a... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2018
camillad9
,
Varberg, Sweden
Very nice and calm beach

Went to Pepe Beach a few times. Much calmer than Copacabana and Ipanema. Also much safer. Only bad... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2017
Andreas K
,
Stockholm, Sweden
Read all 493 reviews
155
All photos (155)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Apr 23, 2018
“Wonderful beach!”
Apr 11, 2017
“Very nice and calm beach”
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
75°
65°
Sep
77°
66°
Oct
79°
68°
Nov
Contact
Assart Street | Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Rio de Janeiro
from $77.00
More Info
from $199.00
More Info
from $92.00
More Info
from $153.99
More Info
Reviews (493)
Filter reviews
18 results
Traveler rating
7
4
5
1
1
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
7
4
5
1
1
See what travelers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 18 reviews
Reviewed April 23, 2018

Beautiful beach, very clean, not to many people and salespersons, but we were there on a weekday. The waves were ok, even for kids compared to Copacabana and other beaches in the area.

Thank camillad9
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Went to Pepe Beach a few times. Much calmer than Copacabana and Ipanema. Also much safer. Only bad thing I would say are the prices at the beach bars, much more expensive than most other beaches in Rio de Janeiro.

Thank Andreas K
Reviewed January 8, 2017

If you want to discover a place in brasil not so much crowded, but very relaxing this beach is what you are looking for!

Thank Gabriele I
Reviewed August 10, 2016

I do not see anything different besides being associated to Pepe, aside this, it is just a segment of Barra beach, which is worth visiting because of the clean waters but be warned, it is located outside the protection of the bay, so if there...More

Thank Rodbm
Reviewed July 26, 2016

This is Rio's hotspot! Here you will see T.V artists and all the young and beautiful! The beach itself is clean and the water are calm, Lots of kitesurfing, Stand up and volleyball.

Thank krimenescal
Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

Went to Ipanema and Copacabana and on our last day we came here. Not crowded, cleaner, and as there are less mountains, wind is stronger and you don't feel all the heat, on the afternoons you can watch people doing kite surfing. I'd recommend doing...More

Thank Juan P
Reviewed March 25, 2016

The canal from the city dumps into the ocean right at the Pepe beach. It is awfully dirty. You dont exactly see it on the sea surface but if you stared at it long enough the froth is disgusting. We stayed at a high rise...More

Thank KreativeKs
Reviewed March 23, 2016

Great clean safe beach - great to sit here and watch the student kite surfers on the water. very safe.

Thank grantmooresydney
Reviewed March 23, 2016

Away from the tourist areas, right in the beginning from Barra da Tijuca. Nice beach, famous for the rich and beautiful. A bit more quiet compared to Ipanema or Lebon beach. Surely worth it, if you have a car.

Thank Giovanni G
Reviewed February 8, 2016

I live two blocks from this beach and after living some yeas of my life in Ipanema (posh area in Rio de Janeiro) the Pepê beach is my corner outside Ipanema. The crowd is smaller, the water is nicer and the people scene is (almost)...More

Thank RKSR59
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 284 hotels in Rio de Janeiro
Hotel Serramar
61 reviews
.72 miles away
Ibiza Barra Hotel
98 reviews
1.07 miles away
Marbella Barra Hotel
78 reviews
1.09 miles away
Entremares Hotel
167 reviews
1.16 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 14,416 restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Chacara Tropical
131 reviews
.09 miles away
Chacara Tropical
146 reviews
.09 miles away
Manekineko
213 reviews
.41 miles away
Pomar Organico
323 reviews
.38 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,842 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Ilha Da Gigoia
295 reviews
.99 miles away
Quebra Mar
10 reviews
.00 miles away
Trilha da Pedra da Gavea
78 reviews
.58 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Pepe Beach staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines