Joa Beach (Joatinga), Rio de Janeiro

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Nestled between the famous Copacabana and Ipanema beaches, Joa Beach (Joatinga) is one of the more exclusive beaches in Rio. Once you reach this remote spot in wilderness, you will be awe-struck by 220 m (721 ft) long strip of white sand protected by a cliff. This beach is recommended for experienced swimmers due to its wild waves. You can also view the isolated Joa Beach (Joatinga) from the top of the cliff. Bring your own drinks since the infrastructure at the beach leaves a bit to be desired. A visit to Joa Beach (Joatinga) represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Rio de Janeiro holiday planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Cancun Brazilian! Paradise Beach, beautiful, worth the trajeco, because it's not very well known is generally pretty quiet there.
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  • Any beach in the middle of the capital of the river is as beautiful as the Pulse. A little piece of paradise amid the urban chaos. Attention only to the schedules of the tides, as when high sand range decreases enough.
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  • A Quiet Beach with a few regulars, beautiful place calm, when the mare this calm is even better, for those who do not like and waves, often unfit to be agitated.
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