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Praia Grande Beach

Address: Entre o Saquinho do Corumbe e o rio Mambucaba | km 533 da rodovia Rio-Santos, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Ranked #49 of 113 things to do in Paraty
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We came here after being very disappointed by Prainha. We found this beach to be cleaner and more suitable for kids because of the shallow water and lack of waves. Lots of colourful fishing boats bobbing in the bay. There is a free parking lot, but it might fill up quickly on busier days. It is difficult to see where... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

A quiet, surf-free fishing village. Lots of nothing to do! Lovely beachfront cafe during the day. Excellent ceviche and cold beer!

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Paris, France
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

the beach is small and quiet and it's in a pretty fishing village. the highlight of the beach is definitely the bar/restaurant SOL DA TERRA (bar da dione). we were in paraty for 5 days and went there our 2nd night and knew that we didn't need to try anything else. Sassy Dione (the chef and restaurant owner) cooks everything... More 

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amsterdam, netherlands
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106 reviews 106 reviews
16 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

We came by car and first impression was not so good, a pretty but poor fishing village, but further over are trees and greenery and a pretty bay and beach with coulorful fishing boots all over.

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