Barra Beach, Rio de Janeiro

(4.4/5 based on 2,400+ reviews on the web)
With over 15 km (9 miles) of white sand met by clear, blue-green ocean, Barra Beach is the largest beach in Rio de Janeiro, and the farther along it you go, the more deserted it becomes. The agitated waters attract surfers, windsurfers, body boarders, kite surfers, and fishing enthusiasts, and there is a high energy about the busier stretch, where you will see young people playing beach volleyball and soccer. In need of refreshment, you should visit Pepe, named in honor of the late champion hang-glider and regular of Barra Beach, where you will find great sandwiches and fresh natural juices. The quieter sweep of beach provides you with a tranquil paradise, and while it may not have many facilities, nor does it have any crowds. Using our international travel planner, Rio de Janeiro attractions like Barra Beach can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Beach clean, clear water, policing because of several luxury hotels on the edge. On the Boardwalk, several stalls with a variety of snacks that are served on the beach. Street vendors and even has swimwear for who forgot to take. Incredible sunsets from any point of the beach.
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  • Beautiful beach, very clean. We went on a Thursday, we stayed at the 5 post, was very quiet, with plenty of space for parking ($ 2.00 parking value). The day was beautiful and the sea was calm and refreshing. My first time on the beach in Rio and it was excellent.
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  • This Barra Beach a few kilometres from Ipanema; is a place more quiet, has with hostels and its beaches are beautiful. A place to not let of know!
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  • It was a good moment
  • Cumpre com o que promete.
  • Ótima localização. Apartamentos aconchegantes e agradáveis. Estrutura do condomínio é excelente em serviços e produtos. A hidromassagem com água quentinha é tudo de bom.
  • Muito bom, praia linda e hotel super legal.
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