You have undoubtedly already heard of the very beautiful urban beaches of Rio de Janeiro; Copacabana and Ipanema.
This exceptional visit is entirely dedicated to the most beautiful beaches in Rio de Janeiro, which is located in the western zone. Pep├¬ beach, Reserva beach, Pedra do Pontal beach, Macumba, Secreta, Prainha, Abric├│, and finally Grumari will be our itinerary.
The Barra da Tijuca's beach is very long and very frequented by those who love sea sports. Its length is almost 18 km, it is the largest beach of Rio de Janeiro. Very popular for water sports, the beach offers strong waves. The most popular part to the youth and the most beautiful is a small section called Pep├¬'s Beach, after station 2. In the afternoon, as the wind blows stronger, this is where that ski-surfers are going to invade the sea.
The beach of the reserve (Praia da reserva) is located between the beach of Barra da Tijuca and the beach of Recreio, having received this name because it is located in an ecological reserve.
Mainly characterized by clear water and for its soft sand, the beach also has kiosks in all its extension. Arriving at the beginning of Recreio, one can find well decorated kiosks, which can receive a lot of people and animated by musicians on weekends, with an excellent restaurant menu.
The Cavaleiro Marinho kiosk was the best known and frequented by the beautiful people of Rio de Janeiro and by Brazilians passing through the capital Fluminense.
Paradise hidden between the rocky coast and the sea.
Secreta beach is actually a natural swimming pool. Secret because at high tide, it disappears completely.
They are 12 meters long by 5 wide.
Its access is via a path on Avenida Estado da Guanabara just after Macumba beach and before Prainha.
It is only 150 meters long and has little infrastructure. It is only 150 meters long and has little infrastructure. Prainha is so beautiful that it is worth the trip. True nature sanctuary.
It is protected by two hills of the Atlantic Forest, with some of the city's best waves for surfing and an incredibly bluish sea. It is considered one of the best beaches in Rio de Janeiro.
In the same environmental protection area of Prainha, Grumari is a much larger beach, almost 3 km of extension, with preserved nature. It is surrounded by cliffs and hills with the Restinga Forest, which offers a spectacular contrast with the clear blue sea.
In the left corner is the beach of Abric├│, frequented by naturists. It is certainly the most beautiful beach in Rio de Janeiro, it can be compared to the Seychelles.