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Estr. da Gávea, 904 - São Conrado, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brazil
An upscale neighborhood that is very much at odds with the neighboring favelas (shanty towns), São Conrado boasts a beautiful soft-sandy beach. This is the spot where hangliders soaring above the city touch down, and many can be found here relaxing by the crashing waves. It's also a popular spot with surfers, as well as fashionistas drawn to the expansive São Conrado Fashion Mall – home to major designer outlets and chic boutiques.