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Praca General Tiburcio, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-270, Brazil
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

Red Beach is locally called ‘Praia Vermelha’ or Vermelha Beach. It is located in Guanabara Bay in South Atlantic Ocean, close to Sugarloaf Mountain in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Its approach is in front of Sugarloaf Mountain Cable Car Ticket Office through Praca (Park, Square)...More

1  Thank Tassaduqhussain51
Reviewed 28 February 2018

This small beach is located about a 100/200 metre walk from the entrance to the cable-car station to Sugarloaf which is in the Praca General Tiburcio. Indeed you get a great view of the cable-cars as they go from Morro da Urca up to Pao...More

1  Thank westy54
Reviewed 28 January 2018

nice, clean place. restaurants and shops around. not as crowded as Copacabana or Ipanema beach. Recommended.

Thank Tammy U
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Small and quite beach. The sand is really fantastic. Not only the reddish colour, but it looks like sugar. There are kiosks with cold beverages all over. The water is not very clean.

Thank Caius B
Reviewed 9 October 2017

In front the General Tiburcio square, close to the entrance for Sugar Loaf and Navy School, this small beach is quiet and adequate for sea bath. Is the begining for the Claudio Coutinho Trail and there are some people selling popcorns and beverages. Possibly less...More

Thank Travel_World63
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Visiting Sugar loaf ( Pão de Açúcar ) there is this beautiful beach very near the ticket office, so take a chance to pay a visiti to this beach. Very calm, no waves and not so crowded specially in week days. To the left side...More

Thank Ricardo R
Reviewed 19 March 2017

A small beach, not as famous as Ipanema or Copacabana, but much more romantic. Closed between mountains, a small cove wedges inside the land just below the Sugarloaf mountain. While tourists probably will head to the Sugarloaf mountain funicular way station, don't miss visiting this...More

Thank Miroslav L
Reviewed 5 March 2017

It is commonly known as "Red Beach" after the pinkish tinge in the sand. This beach is not natural sand like Copacabana etc and was created on reclaimed land with river sand. From the Sugarloaf cable car, the myriad of umbrellas reminded us of beaches...More

Thank croftonMelbourne
Reviewed 16 February 2017

A peaceful beach area next to one of the highlights of Rio: the Sugarloaf! Amazing place to practice stand up paddle and to start a 30min hiking up to 220m high Urca hill.

Thank PauloV1120
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Quietest beach in the Zona Sul. Great paddleboarding and views. Nice easy paved walkway along the base of Urca, with lots of marmosets and views.

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Urca is one of the oldest areas in Rio. Known for its
incredible views of the city, the neighbourhood runs
along Guanabara bay, providing visitors with an
opportunity to watch the sunset from one of Rio’s
greatest natural treasures: Sugarloaf Mountain (Pao de
Acucar). It is said that the locals in Urca are “bon
vivant,” which is one of the reasons the area attracts
people of all styles and ages. Urca is the perfect
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