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Hotel Fasano Rio de Janeiro
Hotel Fasano Rio de Janeiro
5 out of 5
Avenida Vieira Souto 80, Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥33,353 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29
4.5/5Wonderful! (290 reviews)

"Very hospitable staff. Assisted with nany recommendations for surrounding areas to visit and how to get to each location. Amazing view of Ipanema Beach. Beautifull rooftop bar/pool. Will stay again."…"

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

Hotel Fasano Rio de Janeiro
Arena Ipanema Hotel
Arena Ipanema Hotel
4 out of 5
Rua Francisco Otaviano 131, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥6,511 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3
4.5/5Wonderful! (666 reviews)

"Ótima estadia! Confortável e bem localizado. Recomendo."…"

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2020

Arena Ipanema Hotel
Tulip Inn Rio de Janeiro Ipanema
Tulip Inn Rio de Janeiro Ipanema
3 out of 5
Av. Rainha Elisabeth, 440, Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥5,217 per night from Nov 23 to Nov 24
3.8/5Good! (10 reviews)
Bom custo benefício!

"Bom custo beneficio!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2020

Tulip Inn Rio de Janeiro Ipanema
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Top things to do in Ipanema

Full Day in Rio - Corcovado, Sugar Loaf & City Tour with BBQ
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Full Day in Rio - Corcovado, Sugar Loaf & City Tour with BBQ

¥8,468
Per adult
96% of travellers recommend
Trip - Christ, Sugar Loaf & City Tour with lunch and tickets
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Trip - Christ, Sugar Loaf & City Tour with lunch and tickets

¥8,782
Per adult
80% of travellers recommend
Full-Day Tour with Guanabara Bay Cruise, Christ the Redeemer & Sugarloaf
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Full-Day Tour with Guanabara Bay Cruise, Christ the Redeemer & Sugarloaf

¥17,932
Per adult
86% of travellers recommend

Ipanema - Leblon

Relax on beautiful beaches, shop for fashion and revel in the nightlife of one of Rio de Janeiro’s most stylish areas. An air of hip sophistication resonates throughout the streets of Ipanema - Leblon, two adjacent upmarket neighborhoods. The Atlantic Ocean laps at a golden sand beach while fashion outlets line the pavements of leafy boulevards. Beach bars serve delicious street food, galleries promote local artists and the nightlife swings to the infectious sounds of bossa nova and samba.

Start by exploring the long stretch of beach that fronts both neighborhoods. Walk along the soft sand or join bikers, joggers and skaters on the wide esplanade. Visit the beachfront botecos, bars that offer beer, cocktails, soft drinks and snacks. Sample a salgadinho, a fried dough snack stuffed with a savory filling.

Watch surfers ride big waves and take a dip in the cool water. Be mindful that the current is sometimes very strong here. If you like to keep active on the beach, join a game of soccer, footvolley or volleyball. Another popular beach sport is frescobol, played with small racquets and a rubber ball.

Away from the beach, Ipanema - Leblon’s streets are a paradise for shoppers. Find independent retailers, luxury brands and shopping malls along Rua Garcia d'Avila and Rua Visconde de Pirajá. Go to General Osório Square on a Sunday to browse the handicraft stalls of the Ipanema Hippie Fair.

While you are in the area, experience some of its prominent cultural attractions. See displays of precious stones at the Amsterdam Sauer Museum and study contemporary works at the Ipanema Art Gallery.

As the afternoon turns to evening, make a point of going to the Aproador rock formation nestled between Ipanema and Copacabana beaches. This is a popular spot to watch sunsets.

Enjoy a night out at the varied selection of cocktail lounges, pubs, live music venues and restaurants. Bar Garota de Ipanema, formerly known as Veloso Bar, is where the international hit record The Girl from Ipanema was written.

Ipanema - Leblon is one of the most popular areas in the city and is well connected to public transport routes. On Sundays, the beach road is closed to traffic.