Ipanema Beach - Things To Do in Rio de Janeiro - LikeALocal Guide

Why locals love it?

Ipanema is the beach where everybody goes. Despite of having a lot of tourists here, it's totally different from Copacabana. There are diferents zones in the beach. Posto 8 is gay-friendly, Posto 9 is 420-friendly and a little bit hippie and alternative too, and Posto 10 is more preppy but still laid-back.

Why you should visit it

Ipanema is the beach where everybody goes. Despite of having a lot of tourists here, it's totally different from Copacabana. There are different zones in the beach. Posto 8 is gay-friendly, Posto 9 is 420-friendly and a little bit hippie and alternative too, and Posto 10 is more preppy but still laid-back.

Special tip

Try mate (a herbal drink) with biscoito globo (globo's cookie). It's like a carioca tradition.

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Simply the best beach in the world!
Francisco Local Ambassador November 29, 2016

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