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Leblon Beach

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Address: Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone Number: 21998178967
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Lovely sand beach

Leblon Beach is to the west of Ipanema Beach. Not sure where one begins and the other ends. We did not swim, but on the warm days other were. Plenty of kite flying and... read more

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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West Lafayette, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Leblon Beach is to the west of Ipanema Beach. Not sure where one begins and the other ends. We did not swim, but on the warm days other were. Plenty of kite flying and volleyball or foot-volley ball. On the cooler days with lots of wind, the waves were quite spectacular as they broke on the west end of the... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we found this to be a nicer neighbourhood than Ipanema and Copacobana beach. Nice restaurants on side street, vendors not as aggressive.

Thank Jane3722
Laguna Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

More exclusive beach area with beach volleyball courts as well! A bit further from the main beach areas but still lovely!

Thank Samantha H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Leblon and in some way even Ipanema, are beaches that the locals go to. It has a very different feel than Copacabana (less touristy) and I really recommend checking it out. There are of course hotels nearby but all in all many locals go here to exercise, hangout, socialize and be seen. Each spot or posto has a different vibe... More 

Thank JosephMcGhee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We saw a lot from the car and bus stopping for photos only but what we saw left us a little bewildered because of all the hype.

Thank mustlovebali
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had to pass this beach on the way to the NZ house that was based at the Sheraton Hotel in Leblon which also happened to have the Olympic Womans Cycling passing through,got to watch it. Nice ,clean where we were standing.

Thank jontue
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I prefer this beach from its other famous friends, and I prefer the shops too. Found the best lunch place in Leblon, called Da Roberta, do yourself a favour. I am a fan of Leblon

Thank Carolyn P
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Leblon beach is very nice, not so large and not too crowded beach. Mostly you will have good waves, but it is good for swimming. It is close to Copacabana as well but I would say a bit safer as it is not too crowded

Thank Dusan U
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Try walking from the mirante till Arpoardor to experience what Rio is all about. Sand is clear, water is a little cold, you can get drinks, popsicle, coconut, and other foods while enjoying the sun.

Thank Jurhorta
Valladolid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can take some nice pictures from the diverse ciewing spots that are at one of the corners of the beach. It is nice to see that, even it was windy when we were there.

Thank MiguelV6

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In addition to being one of the most upscale neighbourhoods in the city, Leblon is charming, elegant and simple. This posh area has some of the most famous and expensive restaurants in Brazil, along with some of the city’s best nightlife (including some places open all night). One of the best places to visit is the beach, located under the impressive “Morro Dois Irmãos” (Two Brothers Hill). It’s a pleasant place to relax and admire the local beauty.