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Mar 28, 2017
“Beautiful and clean”
Jul 19, 2015
“Escape the city”
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Estrada do Pontal, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22790-877, Brazil
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Reviewed March 28, 2017

Very nice beach near barra, reserva and recreio - worth cycling from recreio - just 2 km or even from reserva.

Thank angelamartinelli2016
Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great beach far from the chaos of central Rio, or the crowded bustle of Ipanema. The protected beach at the eastern corner, by Morro de Pontal, is great for swimming and for surfing beginners/longboarders.

Thank Sally C
Reviewed December 29, 2014

When we went to Praia da Macumba, the beach was empty and there were not waves in the sea. Although it's very far away compared to the traditional beaches we hear of in Rio, the water was great, and the sand was also to lie...More

Thank mvq2014
Reviewed December 8, 2014

When we went to Praia da Macumba, the beach was empty and there were not waves in the sea. Although it's very far away compared to the traditional beaches we hear of in Rio, the water was great, and the sand was also to lie...More

Thank wu2607
Reviewed September 10, 2012

It is the only beach that you cannot see from the street in Rio. It is the beach for surfing, right after the end of Barra Beach. Nice stop on the way to Prinha and Grumari

Thank jarlbertil
Reviewed January 20, 2012

It used to be beautiful. It still is, but occupation got out of hand. On weekdays can be a nice visit. Clean waters, I suppose.

Thank Frederico N
Reviewed August 26, 2011

The waves & water are the best in whole Rio de Janeiro city. The people around usualy came from low class part of the neibohood, they are more simple. Plenty of alcohol on kiosks, I think, colourful adults drinks got more usually with brand &...More

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