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Address: Cabrio Frio headland, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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No need to rent an umbrella

I notice people were paying for umbrellas, chairs & little tables on Praia dos Ossos. It's not required. SImply go to one of the bars about the seawall & ask for an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2014
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Livingston, New Jersey
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47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Make sure the hotel packs a picnic lunch, not too many food vendors. Nice place to kayak and paddle board. Loved the calmness of this beach

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I notice people were paying for umbrellas, chairs & little tables on Praia dos Ossos. It's not required. SImply go to one of the bars about the seawall & ask for an umbrella. If you agree to patronize them during the day for drinks, food etc they will comp you chairs, umbrellas & a little table. Of course, if you... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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40 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

it´s not a place where you can find bones, but lot of energy, sun and a beautiful clean water; and, be4 you go, don´t you forget that: The world gives you much vodka!

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Bettembourg, Luxembourg
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Nice little beach with nice little houses right at the border. They say that pirates used to come and stay as a hideout. The whole area has a nice cozy flair with the little pathways leading around the trees and around the whole beach.

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Cornwall
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Close to hotels and restaurants but clean and with good access to the water. The water taxis leave from one end of the beach and boats are moored in the bay. Umbrellas and chairs for rent again - about 20 real a day. Lots to watch as you sit and enjoy the sun.

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Moscow, Russia
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32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

the beach is cosy and the water is very clean - but in the morning. The beach is not big , there are many boats. There is a water taxi going to other beaches from here. This placebis great to watch sunset

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Brasilia, DF
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51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

That's the place I was told Brigit Bardot used to come to sunbathe. You can have a look from a different perspective from a boat.

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Rio de Janeiro
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

In the beginning, this was all. Praia dos Ossos (Bones Beach) has this name because this is supposedly where fisherman disposed of bones of the whales they caught. It is a small beach lined by walnut trees and old houses that preserve the essence of the old Búzios. The sand is thick and thin and the waters are calm. As... More 

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Twickenham, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

Baby beach in beautifully still cove with small sandy area and a couple of food and drink sellers with chairs and umbrellas to hire. A lot of small craft and water taxis moored up which clogs the water a bit. The sea is very calm and warm and a gentle slope from the beach so wonderful for swimming, just a... More 

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Brazil
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

This beach has a history about whales, people say that on distance past hunters/fisherman used to bring whales hunted to this beach and kill there, then use and sell the oil and meat, remaining on the beach only the bones of these poor animals. There's history and old houses from the slaves times, or of the slaves lords. Another strange... More 

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