Ipanema beach, Rio de Janeiro

Ipanema is a popular public beach in the southern part of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

You can reach the place using a bicycle, riding a yellow taxi, or subway, then explore on foot.

The Ipanema Beach offers various water sports and other activities, such as volleyball, fresco ball, and football.

On the beach

On the beach, there are all standard services such as lifeguards, changing rooms, toilets, showers, sunbeds, umbrellas, and car parking. Also, you can easily find top-notch hotels, bars, cafés, restaurants, and shops around the area.

Please note, that not all areas of the Ipanema Beach are safe for swimming.

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Hotels near the beach

For comfortable stay visitors can choose Hotel Fasano or Golden Tulip Ipanema Praza which are close to the shopping area and the beach. A few other accommodation options are:

  • Beach House Ipanema (2 stars, provides free wifi and breakfast)
  • Ipanema Inn (3 stars, provides free wifi and breakfast)
  • Mar Ipanema Hotel (3 stars, provides free wifi and breakfast)
  • Sol Ipanema Hotel
  • Vermont Hotel
  • Caesar Park Rio de Janeiro


  • Lifeguard
  • Disabled Access
  • Toilets
  • Car Parking
  • Watersports
  • Changing Rooms
  • Showers
  • Sunbeds
  • Umbrellas
This beach also may be known as:
  • Praia de Ipanema

Beach on the map

Zona Sul, Rio de Janeiro