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. Make Praia de Itacoatiara a centerpiece of your Niteroi vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Niteroi itinerary planner.
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  • hang gliding flight, families making pequinique, wonderful view. so should have more security. all the best
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  • Right stop for who will do the costão and bananal Cove, beach and prainha of stunning point of young, great opportunity for photos, because it presents a preserved area of restinga and coconut trees and palm trees around the beach.
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  • Amazing Beach, educated audience, great place for those looking for a greater contact with nature! Not to be missed!
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You'll find a good selection of accommodations throughout Niteroi, with the most popular hotels located on the peninsula in close proximity to the main museums. Luxury and chain hotels make up most of the selection in this attractive location, with some rooms offering picturesque views across the bay. Head farther from the water to find the city's more economical lodgings, where hostels and pousadas (guesthouses) tucked into small side streets offer good options for budget-conscious travelers.
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