Rio Neighborhood Guide


Award-winning theater, Cosmopolitan cuisine, and the Academy of Cachaça.

Next door to famous Ipanema, Leblon more than holds its own when it comes to beach life and activities in Rio de Janeiro. Considered Rio’s most cosmopolitan and exclusive neighborhood, Leblon is full of nightlife, restaurants, and theaters to entertain you during your stay in Rio.

The beach in Leblon may very well be Rio’s best kept secret as it is significantly less crowded and more family-friendly than Ipanema.

Platforma performance in Rio de Janeiro


Teatro de Bolso, Casa Grande and Platforma all call Leblon home.

Jobi in Rio de Janeiro


A Leblon institution, cariocas and visitors alike head here for tapas.

Cine Leblon

Cine Leblon

Art house cinema that maintains its historic charm.

Academia da Cachaça

Academia da Cachaça

Head here to learn more about Brazil’s national liquor.

Jardim Pernambuco

Jardim Pernambuco

Leblon’s most exclusive mansions are also home to one of Rio’s most beautiful gardens.

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