Arpoador beach

Avenida Francisco Bhering, Rio de Janeiro


Arpoador is a region located between Ipanema and Copacabana. It is a rocky area with seaside. It is a famous point for surfers, as the rocks in the area give the waves up to 7–10 feet height.
The most favorite event in Arpoador, however, is sunset during the summertime. From this place it is possible to the how the Sun sits on the sea. It is a rare fenomena in Brazil. So a huge crowd gathers in Arpoador to watch this process and relax.
Arpoador is also a perfect area for walking. Lots of tourists and locals spend their day in that way. It is a 4km walk from Leblon. Some cosy cafes and national dining spots are situated on the walking way.

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  • Maria das graças Mafra de oliveira

    - 27 August 2018 -


  • Eduardo Silva

    - 05 August 2018 -


  • Pedro Leandro

    - 04 August 2018 -


  • Paulo Victor

    - 31 July 2018 -


  • Jeferson Moraes

    - 12 May 2018 -

    The best

  • Marcio Lima

    - 29 January 2018 -


  • Panagiotis Oikonomopoulos

    - 10 December 2017 -

    much cleaner and better than Copacabana, also calmer sea to swim

  • Joao Tonon

    - 26 May 2017 -

    Great beach, nice place to relax, but quite full at times

  • cocigno del koko

    - 09 January 2017 -

    Great place with wonderful view for a photo shot session !

  • Ruben Glatt

    - 25 December 2016 -

    Great beach just around the corner from Copacabana. The only negative thing is that there are a lot of people there most of the time. Today it's great though!

  • Lucas Couto

    - 27 May 2018 -

    O pôr do solo mais lindo do mundo!

  • andres ruiz

    - 16 April 2018 -

    Todo excelente para pasar el dia

  • Rodrigo de La Lúdica

    - 06 March 2018 -

    Una gran roca que separa Ipanema de Copacabana ideal para sacar fotos del amanecer

  • Alessandro Garcia

    - 17 February 2018 -

    Praia incrível. A melhor do Rio de Janeiro.

  • Carolina Portella

    - 04 February 2018 -

    O melhor por do Sol do Rio de Janeiro

  • Valeska Costa

    - 29 January 2018 -

    Espetacular ver o pôr do sol!!!

  • Saulo Christo

    - 03 January 2018 -

    Só uma pequena frase define aqui: lugar lindo!

  • Adriana Vecc

    - 28 December 2017 -

    Perfect spot to watch the sunset

  • Eltinho Felicio

    - 10 December 2017 -

    Lugar maravilho6para sentar com amigos ou com um namorado para ver o por do sol

  • Bismarck Dionisio Silva

    - 09 December 2017 -

    Melhor lugar para ver o por do sol.

Arpoador beach tours

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Carioca Sunset Bike Tour Including Beaches Lagoon and Botanical Garden Visit

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