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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  • One of the few places, the beaches of Rio de Janeiro, where he still is peace and quiet. Is still well preserved, despite the greed and desire to destroy what exists today is worth a visit.
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  • Beach warm, nice, calm waters, crowded, with good attendance in umbrellas and chairs. When left of the beach we find with a fair of clothes in the street. Very nice beach.
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  • The Globe writes most of the beach scenes in the vicinity. Visual beautiful, but very difficult parking on weekdays and almost impossible at the end. Just the road and your wonderful view is worth the ride. Kiosks with very weak structure.
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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
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  • Incredible location and grilled fish
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