The 6 Best Beaches in Rio de Janeiro

Copacabana Who goes... Eager tourists, local families, and leathery octogenarians (still proudly rocking their bitsy bikinis). Ipanema Who goes... Glamazons, playboys, and the privileged, surgically enhanced Cariocas of central Zona Sul. Leblon Who goes... Volleyball players, footballers, skaters, surfers, and anyone else who puts exercise above tanning. Barra da Tijuca Who goes... Kitesurfers, soccer stars, [...]