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Macumba Beach

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Address: Estrada do Pontal, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22790-877, Brazil
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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US$120.00*
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Secret Beaches of Rio de Janeiro Tour
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US$67.00*
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Surf Adventure Tour in Rio de Janeiro
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Rio de Janeiro Macumba Beach Surf Lesson

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Escape the city

Great beach far from the chaos of central Rio, or the crowded bustle of Ipanema. The protected beach at the eastern corner, by Morro de Pontal, is great for swimming and for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 July 2015
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

Great beach far from the chaos of central Rio, or the crowded bustle of Ipanema. The protected beach at the eastern corner, by Morro de Pontal, is great for swimming and for surfing beginners/longboarders.

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Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2014

When we went to Praia da Macumba, the beach was empty and there were not waves in the sea. Although it's very far away compared to the traditional beaches we hear of in Rio, the water was great, and the sand was also to lie down and get some tan.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2014

When we went to Praia da Macumba, the beach was empty and there were not waves in the sea. Although it's very far away compared to the traditional beaches we hear of in Rio, the water was great, and the sand was also to lie down and get some tan.

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Rio de Janeiro
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2012

It is the only beach that you cannot see from the street in Rio. It is the beach for surfing, right after the end of Barra Beach. Nice stop on the way to Prinha and Grumari

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Rio de Janeiro
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2012

It used to be beautiful. It still is, but occupation got out of hand. On weekdays can be a nice visit. Clean waters, I suppose.

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Stavanger, Noruega
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2011

The waves & water are the best in whole Rio de Janeiro city. The people around usualy came from low class part of the neibohood, they are more simple. Plenty of alcohol on kiosks, I think, colourful adults drinks got more usually with brand & blendings then other beachs in Rio. There´s a lot surfing. Two big rocks to be... More 

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