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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  • October 4, 2017
    If you are looking for a place for young people and a lot of fun at the same time a rustic beach with a beautiful visual ... Visit Praia de Itacoatiara, Niterói. Aguas claras, deep, strong waves with great possibilities of surfing! Safe place, closed Beach, condominium type.
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  • October 4, 2017
    Location very good for tourism, nice atmosphere. Just be careful with the sea, as it is open sea and has a lot of conrrenteza.
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  • October 4, 2017
    Itacoatiara is a piece of paradise. Reserved and place of beautiful people. Nature does so present that we don't know where to look for such beauty.
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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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