Praia de Itacoatiara, Niteroi

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Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
Soak in the relaxed coastal vibe with spectacular views at Praia de Itacoatiara, a stretch of golden sands some 30 minutes from downtown Niteroi by car. Bright blue-green waters guarded by two hills provide a stunning spot for cautious swimming and beach activities, offering ideal conditions for water sports. The waters are known as a surfer's' paradise, so you'll see a good deal of surfing, bodysurfing, and bodyboarding throughout the year. Climb the hill for a perfect view of the beach. Make Praia de Itacoatiara a centerpiece of your Niteroi vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Niteroi itinerary planner.
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  • This beach is stunning with awesome views in any direction. Weekdays are the best time to go as it is busy on the weekends. A very special and relaxing afternoon was enjoyed by all on a quiet...  more »
  • For sure one of the best beaches in Rio (niterói). I've been there tons of times and I can properly say If you're in Niterói, it's a must be!  more »
  • Wonderful place to stay during the week. It’s a small beach. Have some hostels and ways to explore and walk between the big stones.
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