• Friday, January 17, 2020

Escape to Ipanema

Rio de Janeiro Brazil
By , Galavante Contributor

Brazil’s most famous beach – and its oily throngs in thongs  – unfolds in southern Rio.

For a hippie afternoon, head to the popular Posto 9, where beachgoers toss aside their inhibitions (and sometimes also their bathing suits).

The Details

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Rio de Janeiro Galeão–Antônio Carlos Jobim International Airport)

Distance: 20km; bus and taxi; www.infraero.gov.br