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Piratininga Beach

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Address: Niteroi, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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We had been told that the Atlantic beaches are very beautiful and clean, so decided to go there by local bus. The bus journey was a little "hairy", very bumpy & speeding driver... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2016
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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

We had been told that the Atlantic beaches are very beautiful and clean, so decided to go there by local bus. The bus journey was a little "hairy", very bumpy & speeding driver(!) Goes through some of the less scenic parts of town, including favelas. Took 40-45 mins to arrive. It IS beautiful, but there really isn't much else there.... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This is perhaps one of the top 5 beaches "settings" ive seen throughout the 15 years ive livres in Brazil. It is absolutely stunning. until you meet the waters edge. it is therefore sadly why i lament the a massive crime and a big shame that the citizens of Rio de Janeiro just sit back and allow medieval municipal levels... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Piratininga, and specially Prainha, are great beaches to visit in Niteroi...However, you should try to avoid weekends because they are very crowded...Prainha is unique, with small little rock islands nearby, and a beautiful view of Copacabana!

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Niteroi beaches across the bay from Rio are not as famous but they are also beautiful and uncrowded. The people at Piratininga beach are friendly and there are many Kiosk Restaurants to have beer, food, coconut juice and enjoy the sun. Also great for people watching. I like this beach because you can feel very safe and unworried while enjoying... More 

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Rio de Janeiro
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

I did not see Comboinhas Beach listed, it is lovely. The beaches on the Niteroi side are all worth visiting, clean, quiet, uncrowded, and you will even find shells washed up.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

Not much to do since the water is very dirty, but a nice walk. Very close to the MAC museum, good reference spot to ask the bus to stopç at on your way there.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

Day or night, a plesant view. Plenty of parking spaces.

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Centreville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

i was aproach by so many wonderfull pleople!!! who told me where to go and where to buy beautiful suvns! i enjoy every second of it!!! i flt at home!!!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2012

It is still a wild beach. As an ocean beach not a bay beach one must be careful since the sea there is kind of rough.

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