Pedra do Arpoador, Rio de Janeiro

Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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Take an evening walk to Pedra do Arpoador to see a spectacular change of colors as the sun sets over the calm ocean. This part of the coast is noted for being one of the finest urban surfing spots in the country, with a rock outcrop famous for creating breakers up to 3 m (10 ft) high. Keep in mind that because of its metropolitan location, the beach does get extremely crowded with very competitive surfers. Strong riptides allow a very small take-off point, so only locals and visiting experts have a real shot at surfing here. Casual tourist can enjoy views of the beach from a long seaside pathway, which is dotted with small alfresco cafés, where you sit down for a relaxing meal at sunset. Before you head to Rio de Janeiro, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Rio de Janeiro itinerary maker, to make sure you see all that Rio de Janeiro has to offer, including Pedra do Arpoador.
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  • One of the most beautiful places of the River, the view of the stone you see the total edge Copacabana beach and Ipanema to the Morro dois irmãos
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  • After a bad race for Ipanema, which gives around 9, nothing better than taking a coconut water at the arpoador rock
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  • The view of the sunset over applauded the world reveals all the importance of the site. Good for diving too!
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  • Beautiful to see Rio and the "Zona Sul" beaches (Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon) Sometimes it is a little dirty.
  • Great views across Ipanenma beach. The paths are pretty uneven so a bit of a scramble to get to the furthest point.
  • Amazing place and amazing views. It was as busy as the photos show here when I went, but it was amazing regardless.
  • Melhor por do sol
  • Don't say goodbye to the sun - say see you tomorrow. Enjoy one of the famous tradition of Rio and appreciate amazing sunset with crowd cheering unique moment of the day.
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