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Great place for families and surfing

Water is as clear as it can get. White sands and very nice waves too. Water is usually cold but... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
agringoinrio
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rio de janeiro
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Gorgeous

Praia Grande is large beach with a lot of restaurants nearby, some of them , the best. White sand... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2018
Houston_TxFriend
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Fennville, Michigan
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Arraial do Cabo, State of Rio de Janeiro 28930-000, Brazil
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Water is as clear as it can get. White sands and very nice waves too. Water is usually cold but nothing that a good wetsuit won't solve. Avoid going there during summer. A lot of people and not enough parking spaces. Great food served on...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Praia Grande is large beach with a lot of restaurants nearby, some of them , the best. White sand and blue Atlantic ocean It's really beautiful! Better to spend a day and eat in one of the .any local RESTAURANT and eat muqueca ( fish...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Simply amazing! Totally recommend to go with family or friends. A good place to sunbathe and have a nice day. Unforgettable!

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 27, 2018

This is a beautiful beach if you don't look down at your feet at all the trash left behind or that washes up from the water. Aggressive vendors and the food was not any good (we got fish, salad and french fries - barely edible)....More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Despite the fact that the water is indeed colder than most of the other beaches around, me and my girlfriend were lucky to visit Praia Grande on March 2018, as at this time it was warm as any other one in Arraial - in addition,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

Don't be fooled white beautiful sands. Clear water!! But the water is so freezing that only looses to Brighton Beach UK.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Licia D
Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

This is the worst beach in Arraial do Cabo. The water is extremely cold ( colder than the others) and it’s really dirty. The locals said that it was because of the New Year’s party, but its dirty is highly disparate from de others. Besides,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Sâmara H
Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous beach, white and fine sand, but be prepared for the freezing cold water! Totally worth the visit though. Sand can get quite hot so maybe a good idea to wear sandals instead of flip flops.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Patricia T
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

The beach looks nice, large and impressive, only two blocks from our pousada. However, we were assalted by very agressive, persistent vendors from the local quiosques, trying to convince you to get in even before reaching the beach. I still can't help thinking that one...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank MTMira
Reviewed March 12, 2017

We visited Praia Grande during the beginning of March. Was not crowded at all. The beach is awesome. White and very fine sand, transparent waters and some waves, makes this beach an excellent spot to visit. Try some of the Kiosks selling fish and seafood...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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