Ipanema Beach
Rio de Janeiro • Brazil

From: Rio de Janeiro Beaches

See also: Barra da Tjuca BeachBotofogo BeachCopacabana BeachJoatinga BeachLeblon Beach

and: Rio de Janeiro Travel Guide Rio de Janeiro CarnivalSugar Loaf MountainLagoa Rodrigo de Freitas Fiscal Island

Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Ipanema beach is well known as being one of the most trendiest beaches in Rio de Janeiro and is located to the south of the city and has a fairly wide and long stretch of beach that can accommodate a huge crowd of sun bathers and also have have room for activities such as football and volleyball as well with the sea wonderfully clean and clear and offers excellent surf out of season.

The beach was made famous by the song " The Girl From Ipanema" which was written by Jobim. There are many bars and restaurants along the beach as well as plenty of nightlife.

There are life guard stations at regular intervals along the beach and as with many beaches take as few personal possessions as possible as there are often opportunists around.

Attraction Location Guide
Ipanema beach is around 13 kilometers from the airport and around 7 kilometers from Sugar Loaf Mountain.