This surf shop rents out surfboards, but you'll need to put down a hefty deposit as security (R$450).
Parque Garota de Ipanema
This small park next to Ponto do Arpoador features a tiny playground, a concrete area popular with skaters, and a lookout with a view of...
Velô Bike Store
One of several shops conveniently located on the cycle path between Ipanema and Copacabana.
The trendy favorite in town, with DJs spinning amid an audiovisual assault in the space of a former TV station.
The son of famed local chef Claude Troisgros runs this high-end Brooklyn-style burger outpost, and has gained a strong following for his...
Francisco Otaviano 67 · interesting places nearby
Galeria River information
Surf shops, skateboard and rollerblade outlets, and shops selling beachwear and fashions for young nubile things fill this shopping gallery in Arpoador. Shorts, bikinis, swim trunks, party attire and gear for outdoor adventure are here in abundance. You can also rent surfboards (though for short rentals it's easier hiring on the beach).