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Praia do Pontal Beach

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Address: Fica a 4 Km do Centro, Arraial do Cabo, State of Rio de Janeiro 28930-000, Brazil
Phone Number: 02226226621
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Clear & hot Water, Big Turtles. Just a bit touristic but very nice.

The water is so warm and clear, the beach is small but worth it. You can access with a boat tour for 40 REAL. A must do near Arraial Do Cabo. You can swim with big turtles

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The water is so warm and clear, the beach is small but worth it. You can access with a boat tour for 40 REAL. A must do near Arraial Do Cabo. You can swim with big turtles

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Great beach, the water is absolutely nice when the weather is very hot. Very quiet beach, long beach. You can enjoy a walk except by night as there's no light around.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Absolutely amazing beach !! Clear water, white sand, so what also you need from a terrific place like that ??!! ( On high session, there is a fee of 10 R$ for who enters with car, and beside that, there is also a limit of parking lots, so you should come pretty early )

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

..a lonely (in the off season), windy, expanse of soft white sand, Suoeste is a piece of paradise. We have seen turtles, golfinhos or dolphins, penguins (unfortunately once we found a dead one covered with black oil), and of course, crabs and different birds. At the very end towards Pontal, the fishermen bring in the boats rolling them on tree... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We walked from our hotel to this beach, crossing a Morro, which was a walk for 20 minutes from the harbour. The beach area is in a bay, very very nice and wonderful sea - a spot to visit while you are in Arraial. You can rent umbrellas and chairs there, as well as buy something to drink and eat.

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Cabo Frio, RJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

Sugar sand, cooling water and sun. Nothing else. It is a beach what are you looking for?

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brazil
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

I rode my bike here from downtown Arraial, which is about 6 to 7 km away. I was told there is a good left point break for surfing on an island right in front of the beach. The wave wasn't pumping, but the beach is nice enough for one to hang out and enjoy the sunshine. As with other beaches... More 

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