Recreio dos Bandeirantes Beach, Rio de Janeiro

(4.6/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web)
With its sweeping arc of soft white sand, blue ocean, and palm trees, Recreio dos Bandeirantes Beach is everything you’d expect from a Brazilian beach, but without the crowds. You can pick a spot, settle down, and, due to legislation restricting the height of nearby buildings, peacefully enjoy the sunshine well into the afternoon. There is, however, a good chance you might end up an extra in a Brazilian soap opera as scenes are regularly filmed on the beach. The wide boardwalk is great for a stroll and lined with kiosks, where you can buy cold beer, fresh coconut water, and tasty snacks. Put Recreio dos Bandeirantes Beach and other Rio de Janeiro attractions into our Rio de Janeiro vacation builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Beautiful beach and with a visual for the bar and the South coast, although the West side of the city of Rio de Janeiro. Now with hotel structure, restaurants, shopping malls and public transportation is a great place for those seeking tranquility.
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  • The beach is beautiful, it was the waters were crystal clear, but there was no room in the sand hehehe, I went in December so it was packed, we passed through to get to her wake up a tbm, but we were seated at one of the kiosks of the edge, I think out of season will be more enjoyable.
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  • This Western beach is very beautiful and quirky. It's quiet and has good family environment for children. The sea is a very pretty shade of blue. Sight for sore eyes.
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