Travel's Best Beach Awards 2014
From Best Family Beach to Best Exotic Beach and everything in between, see this year’s winners handpicked by trusted beach experts and Travel Channel staff.
Best Party Beach: Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Brazil's Maracanã Stadium will be center stage for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, but the real party is on Ipanema Beach, where there’s always a steady stream of vendors selling beer and Cachaça. "Rio has already revamped Post 9 (the area right off Rua Vinícius de Moraes) with a new look, new changing facilities, lockers for surfboards, and showers." says managing producer Kwin Mosby. Watch Cariocas -- Rio natives -- play volleyball, foot volley, soccer or surf. Mosby adds, "After the sun goes down, eat at the popular churrascaria Porcao and go bar hopping at some of the best nightspots in the world like the exclusive Baronneti nightclub."
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