Arpoador beach

Arpoador beach, Rio de Janeiro: Address, Arpoador beach Reviews: 4.5/5

Arpoador beach
4.5
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Neighbourhood: 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 is also a great variety of nightlife in the neighbourhood, which buzzes with many options for every taste.
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yaf111
Brussels, Belgium156 contributions
Best one
Jul. 2021
Very nice beach in Ipanema, less people, great waves, close to Arpoador Hotel where you can have a drink in their stunning view terrace.
Written 31 July 2021
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Adriano F
Rio de Janeiro, RJ37 contributions
AKA devil's beach has a wilderness in the air
Feb. 2021
Beautifully shaped between rocks, this beach, aka Devil's beach is one of the best surf spots abroad, also this beach is more reserved and romantic.
Written 8 March 2021
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MarcioHaraguchi
Sao Paulo, SP1,036 contributions
Choose the right time to go there.
Jan. 2021
The view is increadible and the beach is so beautifull - early on the morning.
Perps and the general crowd that ocuppies every space of this place with no idea of social distance, does not like to wake up early. So, forget also about the sunset. Also is not recommendable to go if theres is not a pollice crew every corner of the place (on the rock and at the beach also).
If Brazil is a land of contrast, Rio is the capital. Any tourist there would make 100 K a year, the average of poor people in Brazil is less than 1 K. That´s why is not a good idea displaying anything of value there.
Written 29 January 2021
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chelsealynne
Pensacola, FL884 contributions
Sunset
Jan. 2021 • Friends
The sunset was gorgeous from here. The rocks are easy to climb up and the views are worth the effort. I would visit again if in Rio.
Written 24 January 2021
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Flitz8-A foodie travels
Athens, Greece2,733 contributions
Sunsets
Nov. 2020 • Solo
This is place to see sunsets, with swimming it's bit limited due to rocks but water is nice, enjoyed it here
Written 6 December 2020
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Eric D
Lisbon, Portugal49 contributions
Perfect
Nov. 2020 • Couples
Great little hotel directly on the beach. Only one in Rio. Renovation has been very good. Good decoration. Simple but nice and sound proof bedrooms. Great professional staff. Amazing breakfast in perfect spot. Only criticism is that the common area is not really comfortable. No sofas, no armchairs... it can look a bit like a hostel place when it is full of people working on their computer. Also when coming back at night there is reallynowhere nice to stay . I believe it would work to replace part of the long bank with a few sofas. Just an idea. Apart from this well done !
Written 4 November 2020
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Justin
New York City, NY2 contributions
sunset !
Feb. 2020
amazing sunset! just go! you will love it! its so good! a lot of people go there! around 6 pm. jus go!
Written 2 October 2020
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DAVID
32 contributions
good place
Dec. 2019
I really love love love this place, especially with sunrise and in the evening. A breathtaking view to Ipanema beach and all the lights a long the beach till the end with Vidigal.
Written 2 October 2020
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Jack Miller
Czech Republic26 contributions
Crowded beach
Jul. 2019
This beach is not very crowded. Small in comparison to its length with Copacabana. It has very intense and strong waves, it is fun if you like to play in the waves. I would not recommend it for children.
Be careful with your belongings.
Written 16 June 2020
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Delanuit11
Geneva, Switzerland135 contributions
Full charm, Somptuous Sunset
Mar. 2020
Arpoador has 2 sides before to reach a small peninsula which is a rocky hill. It certainly has the most beautiful sunset in town. The north beach with its wild waves is the paradise for surfers. The south beach also has its surfers along the usual beach public. Said to be dangerous, avoid to climb the beautiful green park. Have a fresh coconut and enjoy the view.
Written 12 April 2020
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