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Address: Grumari, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Description: Prainha Beach is a secluded half-moon-shaped beach, bordered on each side...
Prainha Beach is a secluded half-moon-shaped beach, bordered on each side by rocks and high cliffs. It is one of the best surfing spots in Rio, and may be reached by car or by the orange "surf bus" that passes through Copacabana and Ipanema.
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Beautiful beach and surfers too!

Stunningly beautiful beach that is a favorite of surfers. We saw dozens trying their luck. There is also a fabulous fish restaurant at far end of the beach where they cook just... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Stunningly beautiful beach that is a favorite of surfers. We saw dozens trying their luck. There is also a fabulous fish restaurant at far end of the beach where they cook just caught fish to order.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Lovely beach, trapped between Sugarloaf and another huge rock. It gets a bit dirty with people leaving rubbish and rubbish collecting in the water near the shore.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

A nature beach, preserved, off tourist. A place for real "cariocas" and so close to downtown that you can't believe.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Perfect day out to escape the hustle of Copacabana. Beautiful beach with great surf, followed by a few beers and a bbq fish for lunch at Mirante da Prainha!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Prainha is the most beautiful beach in Rio. The beach is tiny, access is not the easiest, and it can be crowded, so I recommend going as early as you can. Definitely worth waking up early in a lazy weekend, you won't be disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

A little more of the local scene and not so tourist-ee. I really like it here and wish there were more hotels that were nearby like the Sheraton Rio.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Dificult to get, but, you should rent a car and go! Very beautiful and good energy between the forest.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

As a brazilian native, for me this is one of the best views & clean´s beachs in Rio de Janeirio.Unfortunately it´s tooi far from the main city of Rio, tooks more than an hour to get there. Avoid going there during weekends & take care about your goods.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

beautiful beach, not very crowded but has very very very strong waves. Perfect for surfing, not for swimming. Also lost my go pro to the waves.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Prainha is a wonderful beach, good for surfing or just to relax and hang out with friends and Family. They have a parking lot (small, so you must get there early) and bathrooms (which is nice, but could be cleanner...) and showers. It is better to wake up early if you are planning to spend the day there, because they... More 

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Address: Grumari, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro

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