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Recreio dos Bandeirantes Beach

| Recreio dos Bandeirantes, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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| Recreio dos Bandeirantes, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

This beach has the advantage of being able to choose which side of the rock is best depending on the waves and the wind.

Thank lauriehen
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Very long, clean beach with enough places for eating and drinking. You can climb up the small island that is opposite the beach. Depending on the tide it is easier to reach or not.

Thank langoli
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I loved this beach and at a walking or cycling distance the beaches near by also. The cycle route is great, not awfully packed even at the weekend - I went cycling all the way to praia da macumba and praia da reserva. you can...More

Thank angelamartinelli2016
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This one of the best beaches in Rio because is far from the crowdy of South Zone and Barra. If you are of the kind that wants to have your own space and relax in a beach day, this is an excellent choice for you.

Thank NolessNomore
Reviewed 2 March 2017

If you want to relax and not get bothered like at Ipanema or even worse Copacabana beach, take a trip to Recreio or even closer Barra beach. Much cleaner and safer.

Thank wyldcolonialboy
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Go if you are tired of crowd beaches. This spot is popular among local people, but due to its distance, very rarely it gets busy.

Thank Filipe B
Reviewed 18 November 2016

it is formed as a double crescent giving protection from waves and wind. nice white sands. And the beach bars always present to cater your needs.

Thank Aristotelis K
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Too many locals in some days and nothing really special to see. If it is on your way then stop by to take a look.

Thank Marie0551
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Situated after Praia de Tijuca and just before Prainha and Grumari you find Recreio dos Bandeirantes Beach. A good place for avoiding the crowds and the vendors. It's a clean beach with good waves but remember to swim in the safe areas of the beach,...More

Thank TerjeHoegberg
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This was one of our favourite spots in Rio! very few tourists, a few vendors but you arent bothered by them...if you are energetic, wait until the sandbar is exposed and go over to the island/mountain and hike up/repell down!

Thank Jane3722
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