Mirante da Prainha, Rio de Janeiro

(4.7/5 based on 3,800+ 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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  • This beautiful beach, very well frequented by the way, flees the hostel premise and the high concentration of people. It is of small extent, but has a wild beauty and elusive nature. Very well preserved. Place too beautiful.
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  • Landscape and fantastic sea although with little structure in the tent: high prices and service to be desired both in quality and variety of foods (no Fish) and drinks (caipirinhas bad made with juice, no ice, no industrialized green coconut) tent attendants service (delay, lack of initiative, without attention to the client). Restaurant very rudimentary (without power e.g.) despite the privileged landscape.
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  • Beautiful beach and paradise. Who will the river can not miss this place. The landscape is amazing. Place for anyone who wants peace in the restless days
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Google
  • 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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