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“Quiet and Beautiful”

Recreio dos Bandeirantes Beach
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The Great Rio Nature - Forest - Moutains - Lanscape - Beaches - Up to 4 People
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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Quiet and Beautiful”
Reviewed 26 May 2012

This is the right beach if you like quiet beaches. The crowd is eclectic but most are off-the-beaten-track style. It is mostly safe even though caution is never too much. A good tip is to go to the beach right in fromt of BARRA BALI condo, a bunch of big white buildings, ways from the beach but close enough to make this part of the beach safer and with eating/drinking options. Also, this part of the brach is known as being gay friendly even though I have not seen any difference from other beaches. It was also supposed to be a nudism place but I think that it is not anymore, or at least, not on the day I was there.

Visited May 2012
1 Thank albertobrazil
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“Recreio and Barra are actually one long beach”
Reviewed 20 January 2012

Recreio is further south and its waters are cleaner. Can be a bit windy. But worth the drive.

1 Thank Frederico N
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