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Arpoador beach
#1 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
It was a great way to chill , see Ipanema & Leblon beaches in the distance as well as 2 Brothers, This spot is well known for its sunsets , especially in the summer , and we were quite surprised how it filled up a...
Situated between Ipanema & Copacabana beaches, this rock and its beach offer some beautiful and spectacular views and scenery!
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Ipanema Beach
#2 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
I have been to many such famous beaches world wide which are famous for weather , crowd and the crowd.. Ipanema ranks towards the top... it's just pure bliss - get a cycle and bike the whole loop - something total...
Kilometers of white sand beaches ... loads of choice of where to sit ... many baraccas offering chairs and umbrellas and caipirinhas, etc. one of the best beaches to relax , swim, suntan and chill.
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Copacabana Beach
#3 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
Rio beaches are deservedly world class - long and clean, with blue seas and clean yellow sands, full of life and activity with lots of little stalls when you can have snacks and buy beach stuff as well as typical...
Please be aware - the waves on most of Rio's beaches are fantastic but they are powerful so you need to take care - and there is a strong current beyond the waves where it's easy to get into difficulty.
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Prainha Beach
#46 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
On your way there you will certainly prefer to go all the way by the seashore , just getting there with the view of all those kilometers of white sandy beaches is an attraction in itself.
This beach is amazing and has a different vibe from the other more famous beaches in Rio.
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Praia de Grumari
#54 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
Took a bike all along the southern beaches of Rio to Grumari beach and up in the mountains Punta Grumari (breath taking).Truly enjoyed it.
One of my favorite beaches in Rio, with the cleanest water to swim, and just amazing sights!
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Praia Da Joatinga
#56 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
This small jewel formed by a hidden cove is one of the most beautiful beaches of the Rio de Janeiro and its visitation is high point for those who like beach, surf and nature.
One in dozens of beautifuls beaches in Rio, this specially is in Joá, a breathtaking place, good for surf, nice girls around and relaxing spot.
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Reserva Beach
#60 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
Best of all beaches to have a good time with your friends.
In the evening there's fab little beach bars all along the front.
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Barra da Tijuca Beach
#62 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
It is a good half hour from the more popular beaches of Copacabana, Ipanema, and Leblon, but it makes up for the distance by providing beautiful sand, surf, and less crowds.
The greatest beach of rio de janeiro is super well frequented it's super clean, and is really better than the common beaches like copacabana or leblon...!
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Leblon Beach
#63 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
It is at the south end of popular beaches in Rio with great views of Two Brothers Mountains, a hillside favela, islets, fort, and, of course, people.
Amazing geography and fantastic to see these Rio Beaches in all their glory and easy to visit by bike
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Recreio dos Bandeirantes Beach
#66 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
Because I'm a Brazilian... may be too long for me to say all the best about Recreio... I"ll resume saying that I have traveled to many of the most beautiful beaches in diferents parts of the world like Hawaii, Mex...
I loved this beach and at a walking or cycling distance the beaches near by also.
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Pepe Beach
#73 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
The waves were ok, even for kids compared to Copacabana and other beaches in the area.
The beach itself is clean and the water are calm, Lots of kitesurfing, Stand up and volleyball.
Praia do Leme
#74 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
This beach is very much more relaxed than the main attractions of copacabana and ipanema beaches.
During the Olympics, the Today Show had its broadcasting stage on Leme Beach where we joined the crowds for an up close and personal meet and greet with Hoda, Matt, Natalie and Al.
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Macumba Beach
#80 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
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Vermelha Beach
#82 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
This beach is less visited than the bigger and longer beaches of Rio de Janeiro in Copacabana and Ipanema but it has the beauty of being surrounded by nearby hills and next island and it reminds the magnificent be...
If you take 3 steps, you go underwater ahah There are " barracas" ( tents or huts) on the beach where vendors rent beach umbrella,chairs, food and beverages.
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Paqueta Island Beach
#95 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
Perigoso Beach
#96 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
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Sao Conrado Beach
#97 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
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Abrico Beach
#101 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
A mix of family, crowd, singles, quietness, nude beach.
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Botafogo Bay
#103 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
It's very nice to go to Botafogo Praia Shopping, on Praia de Botafogo to enjoy its different sorts of restaurants, bars, to go shopping and - most important of all - have an amazing view of Botafogo Beach!
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Flamengo Beach
#106 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is famous for its wonderful beaches in the world including Praia de Copacabana, Botafogo, Praia Vermelha, Praia de Ipanema, Praia do Leblon and Flamengo Beach.
You can sit under a tree in the shade and enjoy the beach and the view.
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Urca Beach
#113 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
Just a small beach, so different from all the other famous beaches but very cool to spent some time here.
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Praia do Secreto
#118 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
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Barra de Guaratiba Beach
#130 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
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Botafogo Beach
#135 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
Nice beach as well.
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Pontal Beach
#145 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
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Vidigal Beach
#157 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
One of the most beautiful beaches in Rio, which sits at the bottom of a favela.
Even if just passing this beach is a great place to chill out and relax!
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Diabo Beach
#158 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
Pepino Beach
#180 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
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Pedra de Guaratiba Beach
#187 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro
Fora Beach
#196 of 478 Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro