Mirante da Prainha, Rio de Janeiro

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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. Plan to visit Mirante da Prainha during your Rio de Janeiro vacation using our convenient Rio de Janeiro trip planning website .
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  • It was the best beach in which we were! It is a little far and not easy to get to if you don't rent a car, or use uber! but the beaches we went was what most like us
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  • I started attending the Prainha, 1980. The place was a lot of Nature, the sea, the mountains and the air very special. However, with the passage without security, but it's not a place and the State of rio de janeiro.
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  • Nature, waves ideal for play, transparent water, the beach that I most liked in three visits to Rio.
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  • This probably the best restaurant I had a chance to try in Brazil both for its food and its stunning view. I highly recommend it to anyone visiting Rio!
  • Wonderful view of the rocks and sea. You can feel the waves like a surfer. Excellent fish and beers.
  • The sea, the waves, the sun. A beer and a grilled fish. What can you ask for more...
  • The best food I had in Rio!
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