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Ipanema Beach

(Praia de Ipanema)
Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro
  • Bruno
    "Probably a few notches below Praia de Copacabana."(7 Tips)
    Vinicius P.
    "Go to Posto 10."(5 Tips)
    Estevão T.
    "It's far the best beach in Rio, maybe the best in the world!"(3 Tips)
    Fabiano A.
    "Linda (cute) praia, vale a pena conferir!"(23 Tips)
93 Tips and reviews
  • cute
  • beach
  • live music
  • sunsets
  • copacabana
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  • Gustavo D.
    Gustavo DiasMarch 30, 2014
    Posto 9 ~ Barraca do Joel ~ Barraca 79 ~ Show!!!
  • Hadrien v.
    Hadrien van HeckeJanuary 3, 2015
    Better than copacabana
  • Liliane S.
    Liliane SulpinoFebruary 19, 2013
    running \o/
  • Melissa W.
    Melissa WilfleyFebruary 16, 2014
    Gorgeous beach and water. Just be aware of the flags raised for rough water/undertow
  • Esther G.
    Esther GinFebruary 21, 2013
    Barraca Baianna #52...the BEST in Rio!
  • Katie B.
    Katie Berger FolmarDecember 6, 2015
    It's a busy beach with a lot of vendors selling various items. You can rent chairs and umbrellas there along with beach cocktails and beer served to your chair! It's not the cleanest but still ok!
  • Thomas T.
    Thomas ThommyFebruary 22, 2016
    For me the best beach in rio downtown - have a coconut and enoy the day:-)
  • Diego S.
    Diego SartoriJanuary 1, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    One of the most beautiful sunsets in the World
  • Letícia S.
    Letícia SáSeptember 3, 2014
    Amazing beach and breath taking view, but it's really crowded!
  • Bruno
    BrunoDecember 18, 2015
    Probably a few notches below Praia de Copacabana. But fine nevertheless. Watch out for your belongings!
  • Olle E.
    Olle ErikssonOctober 29, 2015
    Well it's Ipanema, it's a classic. So beautiful, filled with hot people and great waves. Just be on the lookout for thieves.
  • Rick O.
    Rick OertelJanuary 4, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    top top top
  • Paulo Estêvão C.
    Paulo Estêvão CastroMarch 3, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Adooooroooo! Friendely
  • It'S ∴ Intercâmbio C.
  • Anita K.
    Anita KisielAugust 27, 2015
    Gorgeous world-class beach!
  • Franko F.
    Franko FroxFebruary 23, 2012
    Posto 8 the gay beach!!! So hot!!!!
  • Mary Colette N.
    Beautiful place. Wait for the sunset at least once
  • Marco
    MarcoAugust 8, 2014
    Best beach ever...
  • Alaina P.
    Alaina PaisanDecember 29, 2012
    Internet wi-fi free excelente.
  • Felipe L.
    Felipe LautonMay 30, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Quick tips on "how not to look like a gringo": don't wear any jewelry, watches and so; never bring your shoes to the beach, stick with your flip flops; never wear plaid or whatever shirt with buttons.
  • mark c.
    mark cDecember 21, 2012
    Great views and relatively safe. Good place for a run along the beach and fresh coconut juice.
  • Colm L.
    Colm LinehanJanuary 6, 2016
    Worth walking the length of the beach when busy and observing the different cultures grouped on the different parts of the beach.
  • Beatriz V.
    Beatriz VenturiApril 9, 2015
    The view is amazing, rent chairs, it is not so expensive
  • Ekaterina B.
    Ekaterina BobkovaJanuary 27, 2015
    Best place in the world!
  • Tanya B.
    Tanya BlumAugust 8, 2012
    Buy a coconut
  • Derek W.
    Derek WilsonDecember 24, 2015
    Go sit on the rocks between Copa and Ipa and watch the sunset. Better with beer...
  • Alex T.
    Alex TambuJanuary 24, 2015
    If you are a surfer, don't come here looking for waves. This is a place for people to chill out- both in the waves and out. It also has a better landscape and a nicer atmosphere than Copacabana.
  • Leandro G.
    Leandro GuimarãesNovember 21, 2013
    During the weekends if the beach is full of people AVOID to be near the Arpoador. gangs of 20, 30 teenagers attack suddenly to rob and everybody starts to run crazy. be at the Posto 9 It's safer ;)
  • Condé Nast Traveler
    The beach scene is a bustling one year-round on the mile-long stretch of sea and sand that inspired one of the most famous bossa nova ditties of all time. Read more
  • Fred S.
    Fred S.July 14, 2012
    need i say? :)
  • Ryan C.
    Ryan CanoyMay 28, 2013
  • Tri C.
    Tri CitMay 23, 2014
    Best praia in Rio :-)
  • Gustavo P.
    Gustavo ParadaJanuary 25, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    The pic talk for it self
  • Carlos Eduardo A.
    Carlos Eduardo AlcantaraDecember 26, 2014
    The sunset is awesome!!! Lots of girls and guys of Ipanema!
  • Willian P.
    Willian PaixaoJuly 1, 2015
    One of the best places in this city. Perfect view, water, waves, wind, etc. You can't go to Rio without spend a day in Ipanema beach.
  • Cássia A.
    Cássia AndradeApril 8, 2012
    Use filtro solar.
  • Jeff J.
    Jeff JardApril 11, 2012
    Enjoy the beach
  • Max W.
    Max WennekerMarch 13, 2016
    Great beach, but ask for chair, drink and food prices beforehand so you don't get scammed. Avoid Luis at shack number 100! Most of the shack managers are incredibly nice and friendly though.
  • Alberto P.
    Alberto PetracciMay 21, 2015
    Probably the best promenade in Rio
  • Esther G.
    Esther GinFebruary 1, 2013
    Barraca Baianna #52 a CLASIC
  • Raquel M.
    Raquel MonteiroSeptember 19, 2014
    Top Conceitual
  • kwik.buck
    kwik.buckSeptember 2, 2015
    Don't bring anything except a towel. It will get stolen anyways:
  • Henrique H.
    Henrique HilleMay 4, 2014
    Nice place, has to come early to get some place to park!
  • Milton A.
  • Vinicius P.
    Vinicius PradoNovember 8, 2016
    Go to Posto 10.
  • Nikki 🌺
    Nikki 🌺October 15, 2012
    Beautiful beach! 2nd beautiful to Thailand :) see you again Brasil!
  • Anna D.
    Anna DDecember 6, 2010
    Don't bring anything: beach vendors sell suits, food, beer, towels, lotion and more; chairs & umbrellas provided.
  • Adriana M.
    Adriana MessaOctober 29, 2011
    Very pleasent beach to take a nice walk! ;)
  • Esteban B.
    Esteban BrownAugust 25, 2013
    Crowded beach but beautiful
  • Sarah G.
    Sarah GautierJuly 7, 2014
    good for hanging and cleaner than copacabana
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