You're just 3 minutes walking from one of the world's most famous beaches, Ipanema beach, which inspired the composer Vinicius de Moraes to release the song Girl from Ipanema, a tune which later became known throughout the world. Ipanema beach is the soul of Rio and a place which is sure to delight you. Come take a walk or go for a bike ride and find out why the Rio de Janeiro is known as the Marvelous City. For shopaholics, remember that you are just one block from the Visconde de Piraja Street, where a variety of trendy boutiques can be found. And around the “Post 9” area, just 2 minutes away, you can find the best bars and restaurants and discover a meeting point for young people which is frequented by artists and celebrities.