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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is famous for its wonderful beaches in the world including Praia de Copacabana, Botafogo, Praia Vermelha, Praia de Ipanema, Praia do Leblon and Flamengo Beach. The latter is close to the downtown area and spread between the Sugarloaf Mountain and local...More
Loved this beach a lot! I liked that it wasn’t just in front of a main road - there’s a grassy area to hang out, palm trees, a skatepark, a running track - I love it! I wish there were toilets though... there weren’t any...More
This beach is a great alternative for families with young children as there are very few waves and the water is generally quite calm (which isn't the case with Copacabana and Ipanema). However, the sand was pretty dirty (cigarette butts, feces, misc food wrappings, etc).
We went here every day. This beach was so far superior to Copacabana or Ipanema. There is a huge partk with green grass going right down to the sand. You can sit under a tree in the shade and enjoy the beach and the view....More
This is a long beach with a parallel park with a lot of activities for locals like football fields and playgrounds. No waves to speak of and it has been mentioned as one of the waterways with higher bacteria levels, so if you want to...More
Me and my boyfriend spent a day at Falmengo beach. It's not one of the more popular beaches for tourists, so it was relatively quiet and not a problem finding a spot to lie down. The water was refreshing and not too wild, perfect for...More
Nice beach to visit overlooks sugar loaf and Christ redeemer the other way so a nice place to visit lots of locals on tjis beach not so many tourists so not as busy but be careful of the norm in Brazil theives as they will...More