A place to hang out in the style of the Brazilians are not the mall or cafe with a wind that blows from the air conditioning, but the beach with the sun can make the skin become exotic. There are plenty of coastal tourist destinations that must be visited if you stop in Brazil. One of them is the Ipanema beach is located in the Zona Sul, Rio de Janeiro. Zona Sul itself actually has two beaches, namely Ipanema Beach and Copacabana Beach. Along the two beaches that have incredible views, the Sugar Loaf mountain in the east of Copacabana and Dois Irmaos (The Two Brothers) to the west of Ipanema. Although equally beautiful, but Ipanema beach more attractive to visit than on Copacabana Beach.
In the 1960’s, the beach became famous through the song, entitled The Girl From Ipanema. In fact, the historic cafes Garota de Ipanema, where the song was written can still be visited today. If the outside of peak seasons, Ipanema is not overcrowded with tourists. A fantastic sand will spoil you. That is why, playing with sand or just sunbathing is the most exciting activity. Futvolei match live broadcasting (Footvolley) became the most awaited spectacle. Futvolei is a typical Brazilian sport that combines football and volleyball. The smell of salty, grilled shrimp, stalls selling young coconuts can we drink straight from the shell also worth a try.
Do not forget to taste the typical drink of the country, the Caipirinha, which to enjoy while you relax on the beach. The cool music, good food, and the townspeople are beautiful and handsome will add to the fun when you traveled to this beach. Anyway, because the management does not provide chairs and umbrella rental services, then you should prepare yourself some of the equipment. Do not forget items such as beach towels, hats, drinks, snacks, sunglasses as a complementary.
Following from Ipanema beach, you can continue the activities of travel in Arpoador Beach not far from the first location. Arpoador beach hidden behind the rock cliffs between Ipanema and Copacabana. The beach is much quieter it is a good destination for those who love the silence.
The best season to visit Rio de Janeiro is a month from December to March. At that time, the city’s weather was quite warm around 25-35 degrees Celsius. While the peak seasons occur in the new year and the mid to late February.
Zona Sul can be reached by bus or metro from Centro or Zona Norte. The subway line 1 of Zona Norte, or Centro past most major area of Zona Sul, even Praça General Osório which is located at the eastern end of Ipanema Beach. If you use the plane to The Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport, Ipanema Beach is only about 30 km from the airport. Whereas if the Santos Dumon Domestic Airport, we are only taking about 10 minutes to reach Ipanema Beach. Several taxis were parked in the airport area can you ride to reach the intended destination.