This is one of the favorite beaches among Cariocas and tourists, due to its beautiful surroundings and the ability to surf in either summer or winter. Arpoador Beach is 800 meters long, and situated between the Copacabana Fortress and Rua Francisco Otaviano with Avenida Vieira Souto. Its name stems from the fact that in the past it was possible to harpoon (arpoar) whales near the coast. The entire region is know as Arpoador Park "Garota de Ipanema," which gets its name from the famous song by Vinicius de Moraes and Tom Jobim. Close by is the tiny beach of Dentro Beach, with strong waves.
Arpoador Beach is frequented by surfers due to its many large waves, and special lighting which allows surfing even at night. Arpoador Beach is one of the most beautiful places in town to enjoy the sunset. The stone reveals a panoramic view of Ipanema Beach and Leblon Beach with the Two Brothers Hill in the background. The beach also offers vacation goers weight machines, a roller skating area and various other amenities, including many small kiosks offering up a variety of foods and beverages. During summer months, the beach is also used for music concerts.
Don’t forget to visit the Arpoador rocks, the most beautiful spot to enjoy the sea and sunset.
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Map of Arpoador BeachAddress: Praca do Arpoador, Rio de Janeiro, rs, brazil
Activities near to Arpoador Beach
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To the left of Stone Arpoador, you will find Diablo Beach, within the chic and expensive neighborhoods of Rio de Janeiro. Diablo Beach faces the open sea and is so named because when the sea is turning over, it is much more violent at this point than any other and reminded the settlers of Rio of the dark visions of hell.
Today, there is a small square at the entry to Diablo Beach, where visitors can sit a...|
Address: Arpoador, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Distance: 0.05km from the Arpoador Beach
|Girl from Ipanema Park (activity) -
Privileged by the landscape and vegetation, besides being an attraction for lovers of sport, the 2.58 ha. site has games court, skating rinks and a bike path which crosses the park and goes to the Copacabana Fort (11588).
The park also has a stage for various events.
The Department of Environment revitalized access within the park, and has replaced the cage and the seesaw in the playground area, which has more than 20 ro...|
Address: Parque Garota de Ipanema Rio de Janeiro - RJ Brasil
Distance: 0.24km from the Arpoador Beach
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Distance: 0.43km from the Arpoador Beach
|Dentro Beach (beach) -
Dentro Beach is a small beach that separates Ipanema Beach from the Copacabana Fort and Copacabana Beach beyond it. Ipanema Beach, the beach made famous by Vinicius de Moraes and Tom Jobim's song 'The Girl from Ipanema', resides south of Copacabana. The two beaches are separated by the Fort of Copacabana, an active military facility, and at the tip of the extension of the fort is where you can find Dentro Beach, wh...|
Address: Avenida Atlantica próximo ao número 122, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Distance: 0.43km from the Arpoador Beach
|Oi Futuro Ipanema (theater) - The opening of the Future in Hi Ipanema is the link for convergence among the various art forms that already live in Hi Future in Flamengo, in constant interface with new media. The marriage between art, technology, language and thought is present in the scheduling of shows, performances, exhibitions and debates.In the birthplace of Bossa Nova, Tropicalismo, the topless, the Future Hi has the vocation to be a meeting point for artists f...|
Address: R. Visc. de Pirajá, 54 - Ipanema Rio de Janeiro - RJ
Distance: 0.56km from the Arpoador Beach
|Ipanema Hippie Fair (market) - The Feira Hippie de Ipanema, is already going through four decades and is known worldwide and appreciated by both his work always creative and innovative but also by his classics.
Modernizes itself every Sunday, attracting tourists and being part of the tourist in the Marvelous City. Ali can be found from sculptures in bronze and wood, oil paintings, silver objects, porcelain, hand-painted, even fabrics, leather garments, shoes and h...|
Address: Praça General Osório - Rio de Janeiro - RJ
Distance: 0.63km from the Arpoador Beach
|Casa de Cultura Laura Alvim (theater) - Donated to the State Government in 1983, six months before the death of the owner Laura Alvim, the house was transformed into a Cultural Centre and inaugurated on May 12, 1986. Today belongs to FUNARJ / Anita Mantuano Arts Foundation of the State of Rio de Janeiro, bound to the Secretary of State for Culture.Woman ahead of her time, Laura wanted to be an actress, but her family never allowed. Decided to make this a frustration stimulus:...|
Address: Av. Vieira Souto, 176 - Ipanema Rio de Janeiro - RJ
Distance: 0.72km from the Arpoador Beach
|Ipanema Beach (beach) -
Probably the most famous beach in the world, Ipanema Beach is an urban beach that has a broad band of soft sand, with relatively strong waves. The beach is a major tourist draw and therefore hotels run the entire length of the beach. Locals and tourists flock to the beach year round, and with all of its nightime lighting, beach goers stay well into the evening every night.
Across the famous sidewalk that borders Ipane...|
Address: Praia de Ipanema Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brazil
Distance: 1.31km from the Arpoador Beach
|Ipanema (sightseeing) - Perhaps even more irresistible than the muse who inspired the song "Girl from Ipanema, " which immortalized it. Ipanema is certainly a famous meeting point of Rio de Janeiro.
Sophisticated and an intense nightlife, the neighborhood is a happy gathering of beach, bars and shops. Permanent attraction during the day, the beach also receives a large number of visitors during the night. These are people who walk, play sports, fraternize k...|
Address: Ipanema Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Distance: 1.31km from the Arpoador Beach
|Cândido Mendes Theater (theater) - Teatro da Universidade Cândido Mendes em IpanemaRua Joana Angélica, 63 - IpanemaPhone:(21) 2267-7295
Address: R. Joana Angélica, 63 - Ipanema Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22420-030
Distance: 1.34km from the Arpoador Beach
|Nossa Senhora da Paz Square (park) - The Square Our Lady of Peace is a public square in Rio de Janeiro, located in Ipanema. It is located between the streets Visconde de Pirajá, Joana Angélica, Barão da Torre and Maria Quitéria.
It was part of the urbanization project coordinated by the Barão de Ipanema from 1894, and was officially opened on October 31, 1917, under the name Souza Ferreira Square.
It was landscaped again in 1932, and received its current name in...|
Address: Praça Ns. da Paz - Ipanema Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22410-030
Distance: 1.42km from the Arpoador Beach
Restaurants near to Arpoador Beach
Azul Marinho is a Brazilian restaurant that is roughly 0.08km from Arpoador Beach and can be found at Av. Francisco Bhering, s/n
Toca do Siri is a Northeast Brazilian restaurant that is roughly 0.19km from Arpoador Beach and can be found at Rua Raul Pompéia, 6
Creperia Barsete is a International restaurant that is roughly 0.19km from Arpoador Beach and can be found at Rua Raul Pompéia, 13
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