Mirante da Prainha, Rio de Janeiro
(4.7/5 based on 3,600+ reviews on the web)
Sandwiched between the mountains, Mirante da Prainha offers a tranquil, clean, and isolated escape from Rio's bustle. Considered the best surf beach in Rio, the crescent-shaped stretch is flanked by rocks and lofty cliffs; as a result, waves up to 3 m (9.8 ft) high come in fast with multiple breaks, suitable for experienced surfers. Look for the regular Surf Bus in Rio if you don't have a car to get here. You may see some cameras on site at this favorite shooting location for television. Arrange your visit to Mirante da Prainha and discover more family-friendly attractions in Rio de Janeiro using our Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary builder.
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  • Prainha is a beautiful beach of Rio de Janeiro. The road leading to prainha is a real postcard, being obligatory stop for photos taken in the places of access to the cars. In the summer there is a limit of cars controlled by police in some timetables.
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  • Excellent beach for those who love nature and quiet. Prainha offers track and a privileged view.
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  • The beach has a small strip of sand between the Pontal Beach and grumari. To Park, you need to get around the holidays or weekends. She is Point of surfers and there's kiosk and toilets as infrastructure.
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  • Wonderful view of the rocks and sea. You can feel the waves like a surfer. Excellent fish and beers.
  • The best food I had in Rio!
  • Excelente, peca na limpeza de sua entrada
  • Maravilhoso
  • Incredible location and grilled fish
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