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Address: Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Another beautiful beach

Not an iconic beach but at the end of Impanema and well worth a short visit. There is a great viewpoint covering both beaches from a small headland.

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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Not an iconic beach but at the end of Impanema and well worth a short visit. There is a great viewpoint covering both beaches from a small headland.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice calm beach with fewer tourists than the other areas. The beach is all the way at the opposite end of Copacabana so take a bus there!

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Paris, France
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The water is not as clean as feather up on Ipanema. It does offer a great view of Ipanema so we would recommend a visit!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Leblanc beach merges into Ipanema beach. Absolutely gorgeous and maybe slightly quieter than Ipanema but just as good.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is next to Ipenema (same stretch) and equally beautiful with superb views. Populated with locals.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful beach, I prefer it to the other beaches along this coast. Make sure you pop into Azur for a drink. A must visit

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although well known by locals, located at the most expensive neighbourhood in the country, this beach is not as frequently visited by tourists as Copacabana or Ipanema. Nevertheless, it is cleaner, less crowded, less dangerous, and also very pretty. White sand, long beach, waverly waters, most of the time clean enough. A nice beach to go in Rio.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Leblon beach is a beautiful but expensive place to hang out. Beside Leblon beach, there is Rocinha Favela which is very nearby. Rocinha Favela even has a metro station called Sao Conrado. It was my last day in Rio and I have got to visit the Favela. I went ALONE, bringing absolutely nothing except 20 reais, a cheap watch and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this beach is very popular because people do paragliding and other sports, waves are very rough so be mindful and there are no palm trees so is very hot, you need an umbrella to have some shade and lots of sunscree and a good hat

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

When I return to Rio I will definitely stay in Leblon - it has a beautiful beach and safe streets with great restaurants and bars

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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.
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