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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Arpoador beach is the scenary of one of the most iconic views in Rio. It is at one of the extreme points of Ipanema Beach. The green, transparent sea is very good for surfers but is also swimmable for those who aren't that used to beach sports. The rock that gives it's name for the beach is a good point for photos and sightseeing, however, as everyplace in Rio, one should be aware that the paths that circle the rock are the perfect place for thieves to act. Avoid being alone on the rock.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ElleJusta
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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

One of the most remarkable sunsets you will ever see in your life, between the two brothers mountains it is just unbelievable. It is a ritual, everybody goes to the Arpoador Stone to wait the sunset and as soon as it starts everybody applauds it. Nice beach for surfers.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

This beach is really cool the waves are big and perfect for surfers the big rock that juts our into the ocean you can scale and get some great snaps

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank reeceyb
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Arpoador Beach stretches and becomes Ipanema, then Leblon. It's one continuous sweep with that famous view of Two Brothers mountains in the background. Surf here. Enjoy a coco d'agua. Buy something from the vendors who walk the beach from one end to another. But enjoy the sun and the beautiful Brazilians in and out of the water.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ralphrout
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

A bit hard to get to and a bit dodgy when not light. Good surfing. Decent beach. Real attraction is the views of the ocean and the mountains. Really neat geological features on the rocks in the area. Good steps and trails on the area.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 853shaunr
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