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Ipanema Beach

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Popularized by the song "The Girl from Ipanema," this world-famous beach gives foreign visitors a sense of life in Rio, displaying a cross-section of different lifestyles, chic boutiques and eateries and luxurious apartment buildings.
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Avenida Vieira Souto - Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22420-002, Brazil
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Reviewed today via mobile

Walked through Impanema beach on the way back from Copacabana beach. Found the restaurant/ bar where the song Irl from Impanema was written. Stopped in fir a drink Beach is quite busy. Water was fairly calm today. Lots of people swimming Definitely worth the trip...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed today via mobile

Having walked Copacabana beach, Ipanema was much the same, except for the absence of beach front bars and restaurants, except at the far end, where a couple of small units sold beers and some food items, more ‘snack shacks’. Within the confines of the beach...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed yesterday

Very nice water and sand with lots of tents to buy cold drinks. Umbrellas and chairs are available for all, but be aware that if you are not local they may charge you a lot more. Always negotiate with the owners. Also be attentive with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lupalupa
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ipanema is an institution. You havent been to rio without a sunday at a beach and why not pick the iconic ipanema one. Well organized postos with chairs and food vendors. There a lot of entertainment here just go and chill

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 202Countries
Reviewed 2 days ago

Firstly, over 60's can use the facilities at the various Points for free with photo id. Becomes more important as I get older! Fabulous sandy beach in its own right, felt that Ipanema was a little more up market than Copacabana. Amazing beach cocktail bars...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank brucestalker1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Ipanema beach is the right place to find the locals and enjoy one of the best part of Rio. Relaxing and taking a caipirinha on this beach is something you must do in Rio.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank malletjp
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Surfing potential is evident, Lovely waves and great people watching. Just plainly a beautiful location. Lots of activity .

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 782marilyna
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ipanema is the land of Vinicius de Moraes and Tom Jobim. Ipanema Beach is a most beautiful place to go to see the sunset. The water of the sea is good, the temperature is good, the sand is very soft and the people are nice....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alberto S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is situated in the richest neighborhood in Rj, one of the most expensive in the country. However, in spite of its natural beauty, it has been neglected by the public administration and its not safe nor clean enough. Beware with pickpockets, especially in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank carlosmp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely beach with white sands and lots going on. You can have surfing lessons or just watch the world go by. Whilst there are no beds to hire, the common theme is beach chairs and umbrellas. The sea as you would expect is cold...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the
best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is
inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from
Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many
high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which
can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue.
The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing
many art galleries that show contemporary art. There
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Hi I am sorry I will not be much help as we had a local Tour guide and her driver to show us around BUT we did use Yellow Taxi's who are reliable AND you know the cost before you set off! Good luck and enjoy Copacabana and... More
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