Beaches in Rio de Janeiro

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Beaches in Rio de Janeiro

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Praia da Barra
Some cariocas consider the beach at Barra da Tijuca to be Rio's...
Beaches Beyond the Zona Sul
 
Praia de Copacabana
Maddening traffic, noise, packed apartment blocks, and a world-famous...
Beaches Zona Sul
 
Praia de Grumari
A bit beyond Prainha, off Estrada de Guaratiba, is Grumari, a...
Beaches Beyond the Zona Sul
 
Praia de Ipanema
As you stroll this world-famous beach you'll encounter a cross...
Beaches Zona Sul
 
Praia de São Conrado
Arguably Rio's safest beach, Praia de São Conrado sits empty...
Beaches Zona Sul
 
Praia do Arpoador
At the point where Ipanema Beach meets Copacabana, Praia do Arpoador...
Beaches Zona Sul
 
Praia do Botafogo
Though very much a strand, the Zona Sul's most polluted beach...
Beaches Zona Sul
 
Praia do Diabo
A barely noticeable stretch of sand tucked away between Arpoador...
Beaches Zona Sul
 
Praia do Flamengo
This small curved beach is much busier from 5 to 7 in the morning...
Beaches Zona Sul
 
Praia do Leblon
At the far end of Ipanema lies Praia do Leblon, a stretch of...
Beaches Zona Sul
 
Praia do Leme
Leme Beach is a natural extension of Copacabana Beach to the...
Beaches Zona Sul
 
Praia do Vidigal
Calm, clean Vidigal Beach is next to the Sheraton hotel. The...
Beaches Zona Sul
 
Praia Vermelha
Right at the foot of Sugar Loaf, this sheltered, rough-sand beach...
Beaches Zona Sul
 
Prainha
The length of two football fields, Prainha is a vest-pocket beach...
Beaches Beyond the Zona Sul
 
Recreio dos Bandeirantes
At the far end of Barra's beachfront avenue—the name of the street...
Beaches Beyond the Zona Sul
 
West of Recreio
If you continue walking west from Recreio, you'll notice that...
Beaches Beyond the Zona Sul
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