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Further tan we thought

We had been told that the Atlantic beaches are very beautiful and clean, so decided to go there by... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2016
mairi315967
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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Praia bonita . Uma das melhoras do Rio. Lamentavelmente água nojenta de Porco. Que Vergonha Rio

This is perhaps one of the top 5 beaches "settings" ive seen throughout the 15 years ive livres in... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2015
richRio
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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“Beatiful view - take care with the sea! It's open ocean”
17 Mar 2016
“Further tan we thought”
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Av. Alm. Tamandare, Niteroi, State of Rio de Janeiro 24350-380, Brazil
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Reviewed 15 February 2012

It is still a wild beach. As an ocean beach not a bay beach one must be careful since the sea there is kind of rough.

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

It is definetely worth to visit it. There are many bars along the beach and you can enjoy it from morning till evening. Just beware of the sea as it can be very strong currents. You can cycle along the 3 kilometers beach and for...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2016

We had been told that the Atlantic beaches are very beautiful and clean, so decided to go there by local bus. The bus journey was a little "hairy", very bumpy & speeding driver(!) Goes through some of the less scenic parts of town, including favelas....More

Thank mairi315967
Reviewed 16 January 2015

This is perhaps one of the top 5 beaches "settings" ive seen throughout the 15 years ive livres in Brazil. It is absolutely stunning. until you meet the waters edge. it is therefore sadly why i lament the a massive crime and a big shame...More

Thank richRio
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Piratininga, and specially Prainha, are great beaches to visit in Niteroi...However, you should try to avoid weekends because they are very crowded...Prainha is unique, with small little rock islands nearby, and a beautiful view of Copacabana!

Thank Oscar427
Reviewed 8 July 2013

Niteroi beaches across the bay from Rio are not as famous but they are also beautiful and uncrowded. The people at Piratininga beach are friendly and there are many Kiosk Restaurants to have beer, food, coconut juice and enjoy the sun. Also great for people...More

Thank Mario A
Reviewed 27 March 2013

I did not see Comboinhas Beach listed, it is lovely. The beaches on the Niteroi side are all worth visiting, clean, quiet, uncrowded, and you will even find shells washed up.

Thank PTRio
Reviewed 20 December 2012

Not much to do since the water is very dirty, but a nice walk. Very close to the MAC museum, good reference spot to ask the bus to stopç at on your way there.

Thank Tomas G
Reviewed 18 June 2012

Day or night, a plesant view. Plenty of parking spaces.

Thank cmagalha
Reviewed 10 March 2012

i was aproach by so many wonderfull pleople!!! who told me where to go and where to buy beautiful suvns! i enjoy every second of it!!! i flt at home!!!

Thank javier a
Reviewed 15 February 2012

It is still a wild beach. As an ocean beach not a bay beach one must be careful since the sea there is kind of rough.

1  Thank dickmorley
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