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Barra Beach

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Address: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Love this beach

Stayed right on the beach - everyday was beautiful and at night it took on a different feel with lots of bars, restaurants all within walking distance.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Michael C
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Chicago's North Shore, Illinois
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Chicago's North Shore, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed right on the beach - everyday was beautiful and at night it took on a different feel with lots of bars, restaurants all within walking distance.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

for those that like uncrowded beaches , it the right place to be. Also great restaurants, still a 45 km ride from downtown RIo.

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is a long way out of town so not so crowded as many. A centre for wind surfers. The sand is gorgeous the sea is...the sea. We sat at a beach cafe and drank coconut water out of coconuts and it was heavenly

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Amman - Jordan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the beach when I was on a private tour. The beach is clean not crowded. We sat next to gliding & paragliding activities, which was fun to watch. I enjoyed drinking coconut while watching.

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São Paulo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is a gift of God. This beach is wonderful for a walk and for a bath. It's really pleasant to be there and receive its energies. Even in a day without a higher sun.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stunning, sitting at the beach bar looking at the sand and the sea and the setting sun. Was a fabulous way to end a hectic sight seeing day

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

A nice, well maintaned beach with a lot of activities and fun to join. It is popular, yet not as popular as copacpana beach

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Dublin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We loved Barra Beach and stayed in this area for the Olympics. The waves are huge and may be dangerous for swimming. The water looked very clean but statistics show that the wider ocean is polluted. The actual sand was white and powdery and looked pristine. Be warned that the wind can blow up suddenly and send umbrellas and loose... More 

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Buenos Aires
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Wide sand beaches, with "Numbered Postos" to rent chairs or umbrellas. All along the coast there are beach attractive beach stalls to have a drink, beer or a tipical "caipirinha", as well as something to eat.. During the afternoon you should catch kite surf spectacle to close a grat day at the beach.

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Seongnam, South Korea
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

The beach is nice. it is made of fine white sand. it's wide enough to do beach volleyball and other outgoing activities. However, Due to heavy waves on the beach, it is not good to go and swim with children.

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