Pontal Beach, Rio de Janeiro

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#25 of 32 in Beaches in Rio de Janeiro
Beach Nature / Park
Pontal Beach is located in Rio de Janeiro. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Rio de Janeiro holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Pontal Beach and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Worth knowing! Beautiful beaches, wonderful views! Invigorating! Actually in Brazil has wonderful beaches;
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  • Great beach for recreation, clean. Cold water good to take that wonderful bath and cool off. Super recommend a visit. The ladder is great but it's worth arriving in paradise ...
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  • The beach is beautiful, with blue water and pale sand. The sand is thicker than some other beaches and stronger waves too, so the beach is most frequented by surfers than for swimmers. Worth a walk and admire the landscape of rock that lies between the praia do pontal and praia da macumba.
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Accommodations in Rio de Janeiro cover as diverse a spectrum as the city itself. At the top end, you can find plenty of luxury hotels along the beaches of Zona Sul, the city's southern zone, which includes the renowned Copacabana and Ipanema beaches. For something to suit a budget, but with good beach access, look around the less crowded neighborhoods of Catele and Flamengo. If you want to stay as centrally as possible, without feeling like you're in a business district, look for lodgings in the colorful, bohemian neighborhood of Santa Teresa.
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