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one of the best beaches in Rio if you like big waves. Be very careful because even though you are close to the coast it can be difficult to get out.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AlejandroLB
Reviewed 2 days ago

This beach is a little gem. You wont see any skyscapers and not many tourists as well. Its more a getaway for Rio locals or people living in a close town. Great for surfing.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank TomMichna
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Clean, not as long a beach as Barra da Tijuca, crowded on weekends, a nice place to stay and have some leisure time. Strong tide, beware of the waves. Very nice.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank carlosmp
Reviewed July 16, 2018

this spot is awesome, its in the end of barra da tijuca, its so far from ipanema, but its so beatiful

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tifany92D
Reviewed March 30, 2018

I stayed for 16 days in Rio, most of which I spent in recreio dos Bandeirantes. I was 10 minutes away from the beach. Every day i came went. And after experiencing both of the other popular tourist beaches. this was the best. in 5...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank raheather
Reviewed March 16, 2018

two tyoes of beach in one place, surfing in one side, a quiet pool in the other, espectacular place to go

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Hugo M
Reviewed September 12, 2017

This beach has the advantage of being able to choose which side of the rock is best depending on the waves and the wind.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank lauriehen
Reviewed August 20, 2017

Very long, clean beach with enough places for eating and drinking. You can climb up the small island that is opposite the beach. Depending on the tide it is easier to reach or not.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank langoli
Reviewed March 28, 2017

I loved this beach and at a walking or cycling distance the beaches near by also. The cycle route is great, not awfully packed even at the weekend - I went cycling all the way to praia da macumba and praia da reserva. you can...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 9, 2017

This one of the best beaches in Rio because is far from the crowdy of South Zone and Barra. If you are of the kind that wants to have your own space and relax in a beach day, this is an excellent choice for you.

Date of experience: February 2017
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