Ipanema and Leblon are just behind Copacabana, are places very relaxed and also more glamor, is the perfect place to wear bikinis and thongs …
Ipanema neighborhood founded in 1894, is one of the best known of Rio de Janeiro, and also one of the most luxurious. On Avenida Vieira Souto houses the most expensive real estate in Latin America, with a price per square meter up to 24,000 reales.
The neighborhood is sleek and modern, where you can find variety of cafes, restaurants, luxury boutiques and nightclubs that are among the best in Rio and across the country.
It is a beach with a great atmosphere, a pleasant atmosphere will rodeadará, the waters are very blue and the sand is white. These beaches are also usually pretty clean.
Ipanema also has songs about her, like Copacabana, but perhaps not as well known internationally as the latter and is therefore less crowded. The tourism is important and attracts people of diverse nature, perhaps a greater purchasing power than Copacabana.
It’s a big beach, just over two kilometers, which throughout its journey home to swimmers of various kinds. It has several areas, more or less defined, which brings together different groups, such as gay, families, sports enthusiasts, etc..
The Ipanema is a bit more expensive than the Copacabana, but also higher quality restaurants and hotels. Ipanema beach is next to Copacabana, one of the most famous in the city.
The area is known internationally as a gay tourist destination, which turns on Ipanema meeting place par excellence and distraction of this style. The area of the beach near Posto 6 is frequented by the gay community and is said Rua Farme de Amoedo is “the gayest street in the world”.
Along the Christ Redeemer, Sugar Loaf Mountain and Copacabana, Ipanema is one of the best places in the city of Rio de Janeiro and according to “Discovery Travel & Living” is the second best beach in the world and the sexiest of all.
Leblon is an upscale neighborhood of the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is located in the South Zone of the city and its distinguishing feature is its beaches, Ipanema are continuing.
Tourists who come to seek primarily Leblon beaches. At the end of Leblon, west, there is a viewpoint (Leblon Mirante) from where you can enjoy all the waterfront promenade, the beaches of Leblon and Ipanema and Arpoador Pedra. It is also a good walk walking the inner streets of the neighborhood, with elegant shops, bars, restaurants and many green spaces.
For those who want to shop the Shopping Leblon is an option, with more than 200 stores, restaurants, movie theaters, a cultural center and a panoramic view from the terraces
Leblon beach making a continuation of Ipanema beach, separated from it by a canal linking the sea to the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas. It is also the name of a district, the most expensive and popular bourgeois neighborhoods of Rio
It has a length and a mile and it is all very nice and quiet. In the area already looks little tourism, but there are hotels. What you will find are mainly citizens of the same neighborhood and many families with their children.
The typical image of Leblon Beach, with Morro of the Two Brothers in the background.
If we were in for a dip Leblon, still well worth a walk from Ipanema. If we want to look good views of the beach of Leblon and Ipanema can access the Mirante do Leblon up a small mound that is the end of the beach (the opposite side from Ipanema), where Niemeyer Avenue starts going to the neighborhood of São Conrado. From there, we can make great pictures and have a drink or coconut water at a kiosk.
At the end of Leblon we always display the Morro Dois Irmãos, a mountain river characteristics, so called because it is surmounted by two peaks very similar. This mountain can also be climbed to access a park, which has another viewpoint from where you have pretty spectacular views of the city. At Morro Dois Irmãos park is accessible by car.