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Prainha Beach

| Grumari, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Prainha Beach is a secluded half-moon-shaped beach, bordered on each side by rocks and high cliffs. It is one of the best surfing spots in Rio, and may be reached by car or by the orange "surf bus" that passes through Copacabana and Ipanema.
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| Grumari, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this beach on my West Zone Tour with Rio Secret Spots guide Renato Carvalho. Beautiful! Not crowded. Great kiosk.

Thank Michelle K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Provided you don't mind taking a 45-50 minute ride from central Rio through Barra de Tijuca, Grumari is well worth the effort. It's a thoroughly charming beach that even in the height of summer isn't too crowded. The huge rocks that sit near the shoreline...More

Thank garygarry
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

Though you probably need a car to reach this paradise it is well worth it. Clean beach and water where you can swim or surf. Be careful because the current can get very strong and since the beach is protected you must arrive early to...More

Thank Charlotte M
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

the beach is so far from the city but is one of the best beach that i had been in rio. I went by metro and uber!

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

I love this little restaurant and the Prainha. I enjoy talking to the owner and tasting the best shrimp and casquinha de siri while looking at the beach. It is like paradise.

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

Amazing surf day tour, relax at wild wild west Rio, pristine beaches, no constructions within nature, relax, chill, no worry, be happy.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

good services, staff very friendly, room very clean and standard , nice breakfast, speed internet. all the places very close

Thank jorgeluisl512
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

We took a cab from Ipanema to Prainha and it took a while to get there, however it was worth it. This beach is amazing and has a different vibe from the other more famous beaches in Rio. We spent the entire day there and...More

Thank Janie6061
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Prainha is far from the touristic track but it is definetely worth a visit. Wake up early cause in summer sometimes the Road that gives access to the beach is closed due to the large amount of people who go there. Scenic views on the...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Definitely need a car and wouldn’t rely on cell phones to request an Uber to return. Awesome views and clean water.

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Indian dance A
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Response from Rubpy | Reviewed this property |
Sure you can. Go there and enjoy.
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Response from PedroM0 | Reviewed this property |
The place is a bit secluded, suggest you look for hotels in Barra region as most of those will be able to arrange transportation to and from Prainha.
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