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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  • Beautiful beach, little frequented, crystal waters, charming! A paradise for wonder ... too cute!
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  • This beach is within a condominium but access to the beach is allowed. Is a narrow little sand and the advisable and follow the tide. If it is high tide day probably won't have sand but the look is amazing.
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  • The Pulse is one of the best beaches of Rio. Escondidinha, small and beautiful! Worth the visit, but it's good to check first if you have sand track, because when you have a hangover the sea invades everything. Oh! Don't nominate for people with mobility difficulties. To get there you have to go down a stretch of rock that can be tricky.
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