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Reviewed 3 days ago

This little chunk of rock sits in between Copacana and Ipanema beaches. It's worth the climb for great views, especially at sunrise/sunset.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MissHolders
Reviewed 5 days ago

This beach deserves a full day in its sands and waves seeing beautiful people and local artists enjoying its beauty

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Mauricio L
Reviewed 6 days ago

A little strech of sand tucked by a rock between Copacabana and Ipanema. It is very very traveled. The surf is often high there. Good for surfing... or watching talented surfers.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FM6565
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a large rock that is perfect for relaxing and enjoying the view of Ipanema and Leblon beaches, especially at sunrise or sunset.

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

The views to Ipanema and the sea are just awesome! But at least on a spring Sunday evening it was very full of people. Far away it looked like a rock dotted with birds and then closer you noticed it was people. Did not get...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ainush
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I knew this place only by name, so I was happily surprised at the amazing view of the Ipanema Beach that I had from it! The place is clean and easy to climb, pathways between the huge stones. You can easily reach the top of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank luichauar
Reviewed November 7, 2018

It's a good place to visit after Copacabana and Ipanema (both are 5 minutes away by walk) - it has a giant rock which overlooks the sea and is great to spend some time contemplating the meaning of life. It's well lit, so you can...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Balaji R
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Arpoardor is one of the best places do hangout during the sunset. Walk to the rockys (be careful) and find a place to see the sunset. If you like surf arpoador is a really fun wave. You can rent a board in the beach to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank PedroTojal
Reviewed October 2, 2018

If you admire nature and beaches this is the place to visit. Conveniently located in between Ipanema and Copacabana beach, you will also have the choices of really good food all around you.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Andrea H
Reviewed September 10, 2018

The sunsets from Pedra d'Arpoador are simply amazing... a religious experience... although surrounded by tons of people and with samba music in the background... fantastic place.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Manuel R
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Ipanema
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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