Praia de Itacoatiara, Niteroi

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Soak in the relaxed coastal vibe with spectacular views at Praia de Itacoatiara, a stretch of golden sands some 30 minutes from downtown Niteroi by car. Bright blue-green waters guarded by two hills provide a stunning spot for cautious swimming and beach activities, offering ideal conditions for water sports. The waters are known as a surfer's' paradise, so you'll see a good deal of surfing, bodysurfing, and bodyboarding throughout the year. Climb the hill for a perfect view of the beach. Use our Niteroi tourist route planner to arrange your visit to Praia de Itacoatiara and other attractions in Niteroi.
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  • Even if you do not like to go into the water or are not able to swim in the sea, you may enjoy a wonderful view and have a good walk in the surroundings of the beach, including some good trails for th...  more »
  • Simply the best beach in the Rio de Janeiro surroundings. May you are prone to surfing, you have certainly found out a special place to enjoy some very good waves. Simply put, a jewel.  more »
  • A really beautiful beach! The surf was too strong for me but many people enjoyed it. There is a close-by hiking trail called Costão that is definitely worth the trip (1 hour round trip).  more »