Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro

Categories: Neighborhoods, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.2/5 based on 1,700+ reviews on the web
Enjoy nouveau riche Brazilian lifestyle at Barra da Tijuca, a beach neighborhood in the city's western zone. This up-and-coming area boasts mega malls with plenty of shopping, plus big luxury condominiums with pools, spas, and sports facilities. With a wide, 17 km (10.5 mi) long sandy beach, the neighborhood caters to a variety of beach lifestyles in a safe setting due to the absence of ghettos. By day, join the fun with volleyball players, joggers, surfers, kite surfers, and bodysurfers. After dark, check out this young quarter's vibrant nightlife. Before you head to Rio de Janeiro, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Rio de Janeiro itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that Rio de Janeiro has to offer, including Barra da Tijuca.
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  • The best beach and area of Rio de Janeiro, a sea with clear waters, white sand, cleanliness and above all safety. Glad to go bar, and occasionally approaching to the rhythm of the heart and Ipanema and Copacabana, but nevertheless the beach of Barra is to my taste the best, warmwater with not so many people, positions of cuisine every 100 meters, 13 Shopping with many people throughout the day, much more. My place in the world is bar! also nearby along the coast is the beach Grumari and Prainha which are very nice to visit since they are not so much concurrency and nature that surrounds the very Virgin. Although both beaches do not seem anything not with others in Brazil. IF they can stay near the Beach much better, there is much traffic, in my case I rent a car, but the lagoon that surrounds Rod makes everything more complicated. It is the third year I go back to Brazil, and always choose bar, beyond the charm having Ipanema and Copacabana. The sea as all of Rio, caution with children by the waves but does not stop being similar to others in the area, only the water is clearer
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  • This is the best beach of river, no doubt. Quiet, with service on the beach, hotels and commercial premises. There is no excess of people and very safe... Totally recommended!
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  • A good place for residents to tourists, the beach is great and perhaps calmer being less crowded, but in terms of tourist services are preferred the more traditional.
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