Casa do Caminho Language Centre
Offers competitively priced classes, with intensive group classes – three hours a day for five days for R$400, or 60 hours of class-time...
Tô Nem Aí
On Ipanema's gayest street, this popular bar is a great after-beach spot.
In the heart of Ipanema, this inviting cafe (and its sidewalk tables) is a fine spot for an espresso while watching the city stroll by....
Catherine Labouré information
Lonely Planet review
Tucked away inside an otherwise humdrum shopping center, this intriguing shop sells vintage dresses, skirts, silk scarves, handbags, shoes and sunglasses, with labels by top international designers. There's a smaller selection for men – mostly T-shirts and button-downs – as well as a few small antiques and collectibles for the home.