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Mirante do Pontal do Atalaia

Arraial do Cabo, State of Rio de Janeiro 28930-000, Brazil
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Excellent Place for Sunset in Arraial do Cabo. See NOTES.

This view point is visible from the western beach "Praia Grande" in Arraial do Cabo and takes about... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
Peter L
Breathtaking sunset!

Gazing the ocena sunset at this place is a must in Arraial do Cabo. It's trully awe-inspiring and... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
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  • Very good12%
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Arraial do Cabo, State of Rio de Janeiro 28930-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

This view point is visible from the western beach "Praia Grande" in Arraial do Cabo and takes about 30 min to get to (find it on google maps). It provides a great view of the beach below and a view of the rocky cliffs to...More

Thank Peter L
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Gazing the ocena sunset at this place is a must in Arraial do Cabo. It's trully awe-inspiring and refreshing after a day at Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia.

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Reviewed 1 February 2017

there is no better sunset in the world besides here. the sun goes down behind the ocean and mountains. this is rio

Thank zaizaih
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

Totally worthy to go up the mountain to see the sunset at Atalaia! Beautiful scenery!!! From up there is possible to see all Arraial do Cabo and Cabo Frio main beach, without mention the endless Praia grande!

Thank Janaína T
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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

It's a bit of hike from town, so plan on 30 to 60 min to get there on foot, but well worth it for the view. It is possible to drive as well, though parking can be tricky.

Thank Kareem_MS
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

If you ever come by Arraial do Cabo, definitely you should come by Mirante and pay a visit. I assure you'll see one of the bests sunsets you'll ever see in Brazil and maybe your life as well

Thank William Y
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Reviewed 29 April 2016

I have traveled the world and have seen some majestic beaches but this has to be in the top 5....although it is difficult to get to...up the mountainside down narrow stone roads till it runs out then its 1 or 2 KMs down a bumpy,...More

Thank Curt W
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Reviewed 10 April 2016

Worth the drive out on the rough road and then the 1.5km walk out to the end of the point. Great view of the islands, the white sand beaches and the turquoise sea.

Thank Robert E
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Reviewed 25 January 2016

A high point in town with beautiful, magical views of the ocean. Its a great place for pictures. You should go at the end of the day, by this you get two views, by day and the spectacular sunset! A must see!

Thank Luciene L
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Reviewed 16 January 2016

you should rent a car or a motorbike and drive arround on this small semi-island! There are sooo many places with great view. It's amazing!!

Thank Christian B
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