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Joa Beach (Joatinga)

| Joá, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Private Half-Day Barra da Tijuca, Prainha, and Joátinga Tour
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“high tide” (3 reviews)
“hidden beach” (3 reviews)
| Joá, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Joatinga beach is a tiny strip of sand, hidden by the rocky coastline between Sao Conrado and Barra da Tijuca. There is only one bus line (number 557) which serves this area. To reach the beach, one must hike down the steep rocks, albeit along...More

Thank CattleDriver
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

The best beach I visited when I was in Rio! It's so quiet and calm! It's a bit tricky to get there, but you can walk or take a taxi/Uber! The beach were very clean and had some good waves for surfing or bodyboarding!

Thank Torstein S
Reviewed 14 March 2017

in my opinion one of the best beaches in Rio, maybe the best during the week, in the morning used the sand is longer than in the afternoons. In the Weekend it is quite difficult to find space to parking the cars. There is no...More

Thank Fernando T
Reviewed 13 February 2017

It could be the most amazing beach experience ever, but you may check the wind position before you go - be sure the Jacarepagua's lagoon water is flowing to the opposite side. And also is good to have in mind that the sand line is...More

Thank Thiago D
Reviewed 5 February 2017

This is a great spot to experience a different beach vibe in Rio! It was pretty crowded when we were there (high tide means less sand for beachgoers) but the water was amazing. There was also a stand to rent umbrellas and buy drinks. We...More

1  Thank Melanie M
Reviewed 28 January 2017

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.

1  Thank Gian C
Reviewed 18 November 2016

You may not see any beach during high tide like it happened for us. Still, we had great time siting on the rocks and watching the power of ocean. The waves were splashing very very high when they hit the rocks. So, must be great...More

1  Thank kitsVA
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Went there and ended up on the rocks. No signal either so hard to get back although there was one moto-taxi.

Thank chrisshaw
Reviewed 6 October 2016

one of the best beaches in Rio. Unless its on a bad mood. Always good for surf. Small beach, beautiful people.

Thank gasparinikarla
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Good beach, very peaceful, but with difficult access, there is not tourist at all, go early because the beach desapear at 16:30!

Thank David A
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