Recreio dos Bandeirantes Beach, Rio de Janeiro

4.5
With its sweeping arc of soft white sand, blue ocean, and palm trees, Recreio dos Bandeirantes Beach is everything you’d expect from a Brazilian beach, but without the crowds. You can pick a spot, settle down, and, due to legislation restricting the height of nearby buildings, peacefully enjoy the sunshine well into the afternoon. There is, however, a good chance you might end up an extra in a Brazilian soap opera as scenes are regularly filmed on the beach. The wide boardwalk is great for a stroll and lined with kiosks, where you can buy cold beer, fresh coconut water, and tasty snacks. Add Recreio dos Bandeirantes Beach and other attractions to your Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary using our Rio de Janeiro tour planner .
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  • Rio's best urban beach. A lot of surf, lots of good people, good kiosks... Great for sports ranging from Beach tennis, volleyball, cricket and others.
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  • This is the most remote part of the coast of the city center. It is especially gratifying to rest with those people who, like us, love peace and isolation. The sand bar is spacious and long, so on the beach you can always find a quiet place away from other people. Access to this area is not easy, but we spent time voluntarily on a long journey in transportation and did not regret it.
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  • Very amazing beach!
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