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 »
  • Beautiful and cozy Beach, between two Rocky Mountains, with the sea usually with waves (point of surfers) but with an outstanding option for children, the "little Beach", where the sea is calm and forms a natural swimming pool between two large stones.
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  • Beautiful beach but dangerous with big Hellos. Good on weekdays for being more hollow. On Saturdays and Sundays to avoid it.
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