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Praia Grande Beach

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Address: Fica a 3 Km do Centro, Arraial do Cabo, State of Rio de Janeiro 28930-000, Brazil
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Beautiful white sand beach

We visited Praia Grande during the beginning of March. Was not crowded at all. The beach is awesome. White and very fine sand, transparent waters and some waves, makes this beach... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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San Fernando, Chile
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Praia Grande during the beginning of March. Was not crowded at all. The beach is awesome. White and very fine sand, transparent waters and some waves, makes this beach an excellent spot to visit. Try some of the Kiosks selling fish and seafood on the promenade (big dishes, you will always get portions for 3, from a plate... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

One of the nicest beaches i have seen in the area. The water was pretty cold but the caipirinhas helped. Amazing sunset

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Sao Paulo, SP
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This is one of the newest hotspots of Brazil for tourism. Obviously the sea was the main reason for it. Indeed the water is amazing even being cold. The best way to get here is by plane. Azul flies here! But it costs. But if time is more important than money for you as it is for me then just... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Overall a good beach if you want to play ball or something similar. The water was too cold to stay in for more than ten minutes though.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful, long stretch of white sand beach and crystal blue water. Bars/restaurants will serve you right on the sand. Limited parking.

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

One of the coldest water I've ever been into (so make sure you go when the sun is up and the weather is clear, else you will regret getting in the sea hahahaha)

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

Praia Grande is a large, beautifull beach, directly towards the ocean. It has very fine white sand, no stones etc and is perfect for sunbathing. Although it was very windy and therefore the sand was blown heavily from towards water which might not be very pleasant if you are with babies or want to eat/ picknick on the beach. There... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Beautiful white sand, beautiful green blue water, beautiful sunsets ...only down side...pretty windy all the time and the water is EXTREMELY cold

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

I visited this place just to watch the sunset. It was an amazing scenery. The area is quite windy. An ideal place for surfers I must say. There are also countless restaurants, shops and bars nearby.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

It's a very long beach, great for nice walks any time of the day. The water is cold but with the hot weather you don't really care. The side that is closest to town is where you'll find restaurants, bars and shops. Also at this end of the beach there are vendors from the restaurants providing tables and chairs for... More 

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