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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  • Small beach, good for surfing, very nice and clean, has only a tree that promotes shadow for a few people in the sand, chairs and beach umbrella rental on site. The kiosk on the corner of the beach has a great view and good portions.
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  • It's too beautiful. Worth the visit and enjoy fried fish in any one of the kiosks available at the beach.
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  • It is a quiet and clean. People who attend respect the space and creates a pleasant atmosphere.
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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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