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Avenida Francisco Bhering, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22080-050, Brazil
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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.

Thank Manuel R
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Perfect spot to see the sun set behind dois iramaos in Ipanema. Also good place to go swimming, drink a Caipirnha at the beach and just relax.

Thank Doro B
Reviewed August 27, 2018

It’s great beach: beautiful people, good waves, the best sunset. This beach is in Ipanema neighborhood, is nice.

Thank Solano787
Reviewed August 14, 2018

The best sunset in my life! I loved this place, I loved the atmosphere, I loved all! Arpoador + sunset + caipirinha? Amazing!

Thank philiphaust
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Our 3 dutch kids had surfinglessons with Gabriël which they really enjoyed a lot!! Gabriël speaks english very well so it was very easy for them to understand. If we had stayed in Rio for more days we would go back to him for sure!!

Thank Nicole C
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Arpoador Beach is located between the mist famous Copacabana and Ipanema Beach, tough more intimate as its a bit hidden. Local surfers love this beach as its a bit more advanced toward the atlantic ocean, and therefore ideal for surfing. If You want be part...More

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed July 20, 2018

Our apartment was one block from this beach and six or seven blocks away from Copacabana. And yet the difference in occupancy was amazing. The waves here were perfect for body surfing or board surfing. Very few vendors. It is well lit at night with...More

Thank DavidP5170
Reviewed July 13, 2018

You can swim but mind the thief’s and prostitutes all around. There were days we tourists were not granted access to Arpoador beach. Arpoador is where you gather by sunset, have a drink which you carry with you, and you cheer the sun, celebrating and...More

Thank Mikael K
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Great place to view and take sunset pics. But dont hang around too long after as its not a safe place to stay at night. I hope this review is helpful : )

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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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