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Recreio dos Bandeirantes Beach

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Address: | Recreio dos Bandeirantes, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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USD 67.98*
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Surf Adventure Tour in Rio de Janeiro
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USD 100.00*
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Private Half-Day Barra da Tijuca, Prainha, and Joátinga Tour
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USD 200.00*
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The Great Rio Nature - Forest - Moutains - Lanscape - Beaches - Up to 4 People

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Clean and beautiful!

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... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2017
angelamartinelli2016
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Florence, Italy
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Florence, Italy
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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 rent a bike at the blue tree design hotel and take this opportunity to visit... More 

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Petropolis, RJ
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6 reviews
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.

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Thank NolessNomore
Rio de Janeiro
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
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.

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Thank wyldcolonialboy
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Filipe B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Aristotelis K
Moscow, Russia
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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.

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
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, because of the riptide, ask the locals where it's safe.

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Kitchener, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 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!

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Get all the beach-y goodness of Rio without the tourist crowds. Clean, blue waves are ridden by locals on surf and skim boards. The sand is clean and soft and the boardwalk bars keep you hydrated and full. NOTE: watch out for the red flags. The riptide is real so go further down the beach if you need to swim... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Took a long walk along the beach during my first day in Rio. A much more relaxed, family-friendly vibe than at the better known beaches. Many places to stop for food and/or drink, some with bands.

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