Rio de Janeiro Brazil, Rio de Janeiro State

Top reasons to visit:

  • Beach (5625)
  • Nature (1035)
  • Nightlife (970)
  • Sightseeing (802)
  • Sand Beaches (775)
  • Scenery (661)
  • Beach Walks (643)
  • Food (514)
  • Friendly People (460)
  • Shopping (435)

The beach means different things to different people. What did the beach in Rio de Janeiro mean to you?

Anonymous, Unknown location

2 days ago Report

It has a special energy. We were there during the Carnival, so it was a bit crowded but still amazing. You can find a spot near one of many bars on the beach so you can hear their music. Water is nice. Most definitely worth visiting.

How can you enjoy the sights in Rio de Janeiro while avoiding the crowds?

Amr, Qatar

1 day ago Report

There is no way to avoid the crowded streets of Rio. except maybe after midnight
I took one and half hour to get back to the airport in a cab . it is only a 27km distance which tells you that we were going at a speed of 18 km / hour !! it was nerve wrecking.
there are public bicycles for rent if you want to enjoy beach cruising or shopping
Buses are always available and also cheap as Taxis .
Be careful of the taxi drivers, they ave tendency to take you in round trips before getting you to your destination so if you have a navigator on your phone turn it on and let the driver listen to it and realize that you are studying the road as he drives.

What made the beach in Rio de Janeiro unforgettable?

Michael, United States of America

25 days ago Report

The sun, expansive beach, beautiful clean sand, crystal clear water, pounding waves, beach sports, beautiful people, delicious drinks... a surfer and sunbathing paradise

How could the beaches in Rio de Janeiro be made better for walking?

Christian, United States of America

28 days ago Report

2.5 miles length with many people walking, jogging, playing soccer or volleyball, byking, buying souvenirs, drink & food kiosks, etc.

What is it about the people in Rio de Janeiro that makes them so watchable?

Gavin, South Africa

21 days ago Report

Beautiful curvy healthy girls. Great body confidence.

Describe the nature in Rio de Janeiro.

Anonymous, Unknown location

2 days ago Report

Rio de Janeiro is one of the most beautiful cities I've ever seen especially because of it's nature. It's very green city. You can fell the fresh air because of the extra oxygen, produced by the plants.

Where's the best place to go dancing in Rio de Janeiro?

David, United States of America

26 days ago Report

Cave, fosobox, 00, lapa

Why do you recommend Rio de Janeiro for food?

Ian, Saudi Arabia

6 days ago Report

Can get almost any cuisine and a lot of different didhes

What should you avoid to make the most of the nightlife in Rio de Janeiro?

Michael, United Kingdom

5 days ago Report

Try to agree a price with a taxi driver before getting in, otherwise they will take you all around the world. Avoid walking where possible, especially in areas like Lapa as they're very dangerous at night.

How can you get the most authentic cultural experience in Rio de Janeiro?

Kaitlin, United States of America

4 days ago Report

Stay at Lapa Chêca.

What's the best way to make the most of Rio de Janeiro by foot?

Aldo, Mexico

19 days ago Report

Porque estas entré el centro y la zonas de distribución turística como el
Maracaná, corcovado, pao da açúcar, playas, downtown y vida nocturna

Tell us a bit more about an adventure you experienced...

Kaitlin, United States of America

4 days ago Report

Sugarloaf Mountain is prominently featured in Rio's skyline and in the 1979 James Bond film Moonraker. It is accessible by gondola ride but luckily it is also accessible as a hike thanks to Rio Contato tours. It was the experience of a lifetime to climb that mountain and we are grateful to Daniel for leading us up that mountain!
  • Gourmet Food 275 endorsements
  • 1 answer

Is Rio de Janeiro the place to have a meal to remember? Tell us why.

Francisco, United States of America

3 days ago Report

Yes. restaurant Lasai is fantastic. Chef tasting menu with food from their 2 farms

What was it in particular that made sunbathing so nice in Rio de Janeiro?

Michael, United States of America

30 days ago Report

The Ipanema and Copacabana beaches together span miles of the city's shore and offer a soft sand for relaxing in.
  • Friendly People 460 endorsements
  • 1 answer

What makes the people from Rio de Janeiro so friendly? Tell us your story.

Anonymous, Unknown location

23 days ago Report

Open honest and friendly
  • Budget-friendly 7 endorsements
  • 1 answer

Describe your best tip for traveling cheap in Rio de Janeiro.

Chester, United Kingdom

21 days ago Report

be prepared to do your research
  • Luxury Brand Shopping 13 endorsements
  • 1 answer

What makes Rio de Janeiro the best place to max out your credit cards?

Princess, South Africa

20 days ago Report

They had beautiful good quality leather shoes - I'd go back for that.
  • Culturally Diverse Food 103 endorsements
  • 1 answer

What's the secret to sampling all the diverse food Rio de Janeiro has to offer?

Kwasi, United States of America

20 days ago Report

Keep and open mind and say yes
  • Alternative Culture 58 endorsements
  • 1 answer

What aspect of the culture in Rio de Janeiro was so different than back home?

Jose, United States of America

15 days ago Report

locals are so friendly it is ridiculous, they will absolutely drop or leave anything they are doing to care for any info or request you bother them with, and all this with the warmest most incredible smile ever

Tell us about your most relaxing moments in Rio de Janeiro.

Daniel, Qatar

19 days ago Report

Walking along the beaches of Copacabana, Ipanema, and Leblon, having lunch and dinner in the restaurants along Copacabana,

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