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Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Ways to Experience Barra da Tijuca Beach
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful , clean golden sandy beach. Be careful if you go in the sea, as the Rio currents are very strong. Lots of beach bars. 8km of safe cycle paths adjacent to the beach. Much quieter and less touristy than Copacabana. Quite a few sellers...More

Thank Rotai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great beach with beautiful sand. We enjoyed both getting some vitamin D, bathing as well as taking a good run next to beach.

Thank 691stefan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the Barra de Tijuca beach amd the surrounding beach restaurants and hotels! Recommend the LSH Hotel, great location and hotel room. Great service!

Thank Kim R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I run the meiamaratona do rio and the statr line was at Tijuca Beach.. beatiful and peaceful place. That sunrise is unforgetable

Thank ceciliabuchanan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, Copacabana and Ipanema are better known, but only because they are right there in the middle of the city. There are advantages and disadvantages to that. Advantage: well, they are in the city, no reason to commute. Disadvantage: where to start? crowded, polluted, expensive,...More

2  Thank DincerP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

barra da tijica is one of the bigest beach that I had been in my life in one big city, and its good beacose also its so much safe that copacabana and ipanema

Thank Tifany92D
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the Grand Hyatt. It is right across the street from the beach. The beach never seemed crowded and the kiosks did not pressure us to stop and drink/eat. We felt very safe at all times of the day. Great experience.

1  Thank jdbernal2016
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

I stayed near here. Far better than Copacabana. Well looked after and plenty of bars for drinks along the front. We cycled it one day and it was lovely. I walked along the beach every day I enjoyed it that much

Thank worldtravellermatt
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Less crowds, cheaper, whiter sand... What's not to love? I guess the long metro ride from Copacabana isn't very nice, but at least it's easy to get there. There are kiteaurfing schools here. No beach volleyball... At least not as much as on the main...More

1  Thank Omartaquito
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Stayed for 4 days nearby and went to the beach everyday. Its one of the nicest in Rio, not that far from the more famous Copacabana/Ipanema beaches. During the week its really quiet and not many people go there, during weekends it gets more people...More

1  Thank Ignacio R
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17 May 2018|
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Response from Thiago Lucio P | Reviewed this property |
Dear international traveler. Nice question. The experience of going to the beach in Rio de Janeiro is one of the most democratic things that a Human Being can have. This is an everyday activity of Carioca (born in Rio de... More
20 June 2017|
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Response from A-re-tsamaye | Reviewed this property |
There are several beach bars and restaurants, all of typical brasilian style, a bit more "upper class"at the beach. We felt that food is too expensive. What we saw on dishes looked nice, but we are not willing to pay 50-60... More
20 July 2016|
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Response from Malgorzata R | Reviewed this property |
It's a beautiful large sandy beach where many people relaxed and swam. It was clean and inviting. We were there in February at the end of carnival.