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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  • The beach is one of the most beautiful in the region. Frequented by beautiful people, mostly young. Has stalls selling snacks at the promenade has some kiosks that offer snacks and nibbles, there's no option of lunch and an inconvenient is that the beach has no toilets. Normally the sea is agitated, sometimes I can't even get in the water. But well worth knowing.
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  • One of the best beach to enjoy a weekend well-attended place without violence a lot of beautiful people and family friendly, you don't need much money to ensure your fun itacoatiara and life!
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  • The beach is frequented by surfers and families. Has a nook, prainha, which is excellent for families with children. Has no access by bus, having to do a nice walk. Has the Coastline which allows a beautiful panoramic view.
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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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