Praia de Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro

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Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
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A long stretch of warm sand, Praia de Ipanema is divided into segments by posts ("postos," as they’re known locally), which mark diverse lifestyles and interests of beachgoers from around the world. Posto 9 attracts visitors intent on spending the day leisurely relaxing on the sand, while Posto 10 draws sports lovers with ongoing volleyball, soccer, and footvolley games. Food kiosks stay open all day long, with beer and the traditional cachaça sold right on the water’s edge. Constant swells keep the water clean all year round, with a frequent strong undertow and oversized waves. Always be careful on this beach, and swim only where the locals do. Remember that on the weekends the sand does get very crowded, so go early to stake a good spot. Use our Rio de Janeiro visit planning website to arrange your visit to Praia de Ipanema and other attractions in Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Posto 9 barraca de Sonia will look after you go enjoy with the beautiful beach people. Busy at weekends and in the summertime 
    Posto 9 barraca de Sonia will look after you go enjoy with the beautiful beach people. Busy at weekends and in the summertime  more »
  • Clear sand nice waves and beautiful people walking along the beach. Many activities to do alone the road. Also the sales people are not pushy. 
    Clear sand nice waves and beautiful people walking along the beach. Many activities to do alone the road. Also the sales people are not pushy.  more »
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  • Had a great time staying here. We had ocean front view that was awesome.
  • Good hôtel, the service is really nice and polite. The only point that was not good is the toilet flush not working well, almost not at all.

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