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Things to do in Marica

Geologic Formation
Itaipuacu Beach , Marica
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Duration: 8 hours
8-hour fully customized tour of Rio with a private local guide. Have private transportation at your disposal to take you to all the sites you want to see in Rio. Great for experienced travelers who want to make the most of their visit. Whether you're looking to go to the main attractions, or the places that aren't so touristy, your private guide will be there to recommend the best spots and ways to beat the crowds. Tour is limited to a maximum of four people and includes pickup and drop-off from your accommodation in Rio, or the cruise port or airport.
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Pedra do Macaco , Marica


Beaches · Lookouts · Geologic Formations
Just 40 km (25 mi) from Rio de Janeiro, the municipality of Marica boasts natural and man-made attractions along its impressive coastline, as well as inland across a lush, varied landscape. Holidays in Marica tend to start by the sea, either along the highly popular beaches, or on one of the peaceful stretches of sand in the rugged coastline's more secluded bays. Marica's lagoon complex represents one of the largest natural features of its kind in the country and supports a great biodiversity. Inland, fertile land has endowed Marica with a reputation as an agricultural hub, where historical farms display colonial-era architecture, and pleasant, intimate museums proudly detail local history. Use our Brazil trip planner to arrange your visit to Marica and any other destinations in Brazil that take your fancy.

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Where to stay in Marica

Whether on the ocean or the lagoons, staying by the water represents the most popular option when it comes to Marica's accommodations. Characterful guesthouses lie in the more secluded areas of the municipality, with a feeling of quiet and escapism that seems to chime with the general atmosphere. In the main urban center, particularly in the Centro and Eldorado neighborhoods, you'll find hotels both simple and luxurious, priced according to views and services.
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