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“Decent food for the beach”
Review of Prainha Beach

Prainha Beach
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Private Tour: Grumari and Prainha Beach Photography Tour
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Surf Adventure Tour in Rio de Janeiro
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Private Half-Day Barra da Tijuca, Prainha, and Joátinga Tour
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Prainha Beach is a secluded half-moon-shaped beach, bordered on each side by rocks and high cliffs. It is one of the best surfing spots in Rio, and may be reached by car or by the orange "surf bus" that passes through Copacabana and Ipanema.
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Level 6 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Decent food for the beach”
Reviewed January 8, 2013

The mirante da Prainha beach restaurant serves a decent fish. Service could be better though as it's quite slow. Try to get a fish done on the barbeque and not deepfried.

Visited January 2013
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Seattle, Washington
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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Very pretty and secluded beach in Rio”
Reviewed January 7, 2013

It is an awesome beach in Rio, far from the crowd, great if you are a surfer or want peace. It is far from downtown, past Barra and Recreio, but it is a must see while in Rio.

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Agoura Hills, California
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Very nice beach”
Reviewed January 2, 2013

Kid friendly and the waves were of the right size. It wasn't crowded and there are nice shower areas just around the park.

Visited December 2012
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Wheaton, Illinois, United States
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
“Unbelievable!”
Reviewed December 22, 2012

It's a nice break from the crowded and overly touristy beaches of Ipanema, Leblon, Copacobana and etc.. Great place to surf if the water isn't too rough. Highly recommend including this on your trip, even if for just two or three hours, it is well worth the visit. I had some of my favorite memories in Rio there

Visited January 2012
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seattle
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great beach, wave is kind of rough”
Reviewed December 20, 2012

It is wonderful beach, great for the visitor, wave is kind of rough for young kids. they do have the fresh coconut for sale. there is not a life guard close by, make sure you watch the kids closely

Visited November 2012
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