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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  • Miles long sandy beach with many hotels and high-rise apartment buildings, tends to be cleaner than most, and fairly empty, except on summer weekends. The many kiosks offer food and drink, plus...  more »
  • one of the best beaches in Rio if you like big waves. Be very careful because even though you are close to the coast it can be difficult to get out.  more »
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  • Very amazing beach!
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