Parque Garota de Ipanema
This surf shop rents out surfboards, but you'll need to put down a hefty deposit as security (R$450).
Praia de Diabo
Ponta do Arpoador
At the far eastern end of Av Vieira Souto, this rocky point juts out into the water and serves as one of Rio's best places for watching...
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...
Parque Garota de Ipanema information
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 Ipanema Beach. On weekends in summer there are occasional concerts held here.