Rio de Janeiro Travel Information
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Site map photos and information about our favorite beaches in Rio.
- Copacabana Beach
Famous and fantastic Copacabana Beach.
- Copacabana Beach Photos
More pictures of this famous beach.
- Ipanema Beach
Sexy and chic Ipanema Beach.
- Ipanema Beach Photos
More pictures of this affluent beach.
- Arpoador Beach
Surfer beach between Ipanema and Copacabana. Watch the sunset from the rocks.
- Leblon Beach
The upscale family beach just down from Ipanema. Volley ball and other beach sports rule.
- Praia Vermelha
Combine with a visit to Sugarloaf. Walk the nature trail and see monkeys.
- Leme Beach
The small and more sedate beach next to a great neighborhood at the end of Copacabana.
- Joatinga Beach
A secluded, rocky surfer beach a short drive from Rio, located between Sao Conrado and Barra da Tijuca.
- Barra da Tijuca & Recreio de Bandeirantes
A long stretch of white sandy beach, protected by a marsh beyond it, and adjacent to a large Rio suburb. Recreio is the low key beach on the southwest end.
Rugged and remote "little" beach a short distance southwest of Barra da Tijuca. Best surfing in Rio. Great day trip.
- Grumari Beach
Stunning eco preserve and beach next to Prainha. You'll think you are hours away from the city.
- The Surf Bus!
Riding the Rio de Janeiro Surf Bus is a cheap and cool way to visit the beaches southwest of the city.
- Rio de Janeiro Beach Tips
Rio de Janeiro Beach Tips for enjoying the beautiful Brazilian sand and surf.
Rio de Janeiro Accommodations
Site map information about a variety of accommodation options for your vacation.
Use our site map to find out about the many different traditional and eclectic dining choices available in Rio de Janeiro today.
- Traditional Brazilian Restaurants
Traditional Rio de Janeiro restaurants serve food that most Brazilians make at home. See details about our favorite ones.
- Modern Brazilian Restaurants
Rio de Janeiro chefs serve traditional Brazilian fare in a unique and updated style, or they "fuse" cuisine of different types into something extremely new.
- Brazilian Steakhouses - Churrascaria Restaurants
These restaurants offer "all you can eat" steak, other meats, and a large buffet bar for a fixed price. Don't miss this unique dining experience!
- Rio de Janeiro Sushi Restaurants
With thousands of miles of coast line, there is large abundance of fresh fish which makes for very affordable and delicious sushi.
- Por Kilo Restaurants
In a Por Kilo Rio de Janeiro restaurant, you pay for buffet style food by the weight. For tourists who don't speak Portuguese, it's very easy to choose your lunch or dinner.
- Rio de Janeiro Botequim
These bar/restaurants are located throughout the city, and every few blocks you will find a neighborhood favorite.
- Sucos Bars
Sucos Bars serve non alcoholic fruit juices, light snacks, and sandwiches. These are a great place for breakfast, lunch, or to get a quick bite on your way to or from the beach.
- Rio de Janeiro Restaurants
Kiosks are small outdoor Rio de Janeiro restaurants often located along the beaches, they are also called Barracas.
From the site map, visit our main sightseeing page, we list the most popular and famous sights first, and we direct you to our web page that provides all the information you will need to make the most of your excursions.
Every first time visitor to Rio should take the cable car ride up to Sugarloaf Mountain, which towers 1300 feet above Copacabana Beach.
- Christ the Redeemer Statue
Visit one of the "Seven Wonders of the Modern World", Cristo Redentor which stands high above Rio on Corcovado Mountain.
- Jardim Botanico
These extensive tropical gardens cover more than 1/2 square mile and include thousands of varieties of tropical plants and trees.
- Urca Neighborhood
The Urca neighborhood is a gem, can be visited in half a day, and can be combined with seeing Sugarloaf and/or Praia Vermelha.
- Forte de Copacabana
This historic Fort is a short walk from anywhere in Copacabana, and once inside the Fort, you will have some nice photo opportunities.
- Parque da Catacumba
Don't miss this secret garden and nature hike! It's a short walk to this Rio de Janeiro sightseeing park from the Ipanema Beach neighborhood.
- Ipanema Hippie Fair
The Ipanema Hippie Fair has been held in the Praça General Osório in the Ipanema neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro Brazil, every Sunday since the 1960s. Don't miss out on the excellent arts, crafts, paintings, food, and more.
Visit the saltwater lagoon and neighborhood behind Ipanema. Don't miss the World's largest Christmas Tree!
- Morro do Leme
Hike the protected rainforest trail and visit the Old Fort at the top of Morro do Leme for some fantastic views.
- Tijuca Forest
Tour this national park and rain forest. Take short hikes and see fantastic views from the vistas.
- Urban Forests
Details and information for the best urban forests and parks in Rio.
Our site map link to pages for vacation travel information and tips to help you make the most out of your visit to Rio de Janeiro. Topics covered include language, currency, using a credit card, tipping, weather & climate, what to pack, making/receiving phone calls, internet, electricity & water, staying safe, and medical information.
From our site map, visit this page where we share tips for getting the best flights in and out of Rio de Janeiro.
- Rio de Janeiro Airports
Link to this page from our site map to learn all you need to know about the international and domestic airports in Rio.
Join in and party at the world's largest annual pre-Lenten festival! We share information about the history of Carnival, Samba Schools, Sambadrome Parades, Blocos, and Samba City.
The world's biggest New Year's Eve party is held every year on Copacabana Beach. Party with the 2 million other people who attend!
Link from our site map to our fantastic slide show of beautiful Rio de Janeiro photos and take advantage of our camera and photo taking tips.
Visit our page of direct feeds for some of the most current news for Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Ipanema, and Copacabana Beach.
Visit this page to see live web cam images along Ipanema and Copacabana Beach.
Check out the exotic fresh fruits and vegetables at the open air farmers markets held weekly in Ipanema, Copacabana, and Leblon.
Our page of the news announcement for the first ever Summer Olympics to be hosted by Rio de Janeiro! Also watch a fantastic sports and music video of the "Cidade Maravilhosa".
- Rio 2016 Olympics Master Plan
Link to this page from our site map, to see a video overview of the 2016 Olympics Master Plan and conceptual images of the game venues throughout the city.
From our site map link to our pages were we share our insider's tips for safe travel within the city by taxi, tour guides, bus, walking, biking, and using the Metro.
- Rio de Janeiro Tours
Staying only a week in Rio? Use tour guides to provide transportation to and from the most popular sights. Get Insider's Tips on making the most of your packaged or self guided tours.
- Rio de Janeiro Airport Transfers
There are four transportation methods to get from the from the Rio de Janeiro airport to your hotel or apartment in Ipanema or Copacabana Beach, and to other parts of the city. On this page we provide details and cost for each method.
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