|at a glance||
posto 6 is the last section of copacabana beach and its also sometimes considered part of arpoador beach - located across from rua joaquim nabuco, there is no actual lifeguard tower here. arpoador is the tip of land set exactly between ipanema and copacabana beach - creating an arpoador / copacabana side (posto 6) and arpoador ipanema side (posto 7). posto 6 is a very beautiful, active and very diverse corner in rio - also know as posto nobre (noble place) this stretch of sand is a favorite among wealthy locals, visitors, surfers, and fishermen. the fort of copacabana, built right on the local rocks, aside from making the area safer, is a landing spot for brazilian politicians and foreign dignitaries.