Mirante da Prainha, Rio de Janeiro

4.6
Sandwiched between the mountains, Mirante da Prainha offers a tranquil, clean, and isolated escape from Rio's bustle. Considered the best surf beach in Rio, the crescent-shaped stretch is flanked by rocks and lofty cliffs; as a result, waves up to 3 m (9.8 ft) high come in fast with multiple breaks, suitable for experienced surfers. Look for the regular Surf Bus in Rio if you don't have a car to get here. You may see some cameras on site at this favorite shooting location for television. Plan to visit Mirante da Prainha during your Rio de Janeiro vacation using our convenient Rio de Janeiro trip planning website .
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  • Very beautiful, but for me not the most beautiful as it is defined in the presentation; Grumari is better, try and then evaluate. Of course sitting for a lunch or even just an aperitif, as I did, the show is not lacking.
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  • For me it is the best beach in Rio. Small, far from the city, surrounded by mountains of green vegetation. You can get there only by car. It is worth a car rent. Visit it along Grumari beach.  more »
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  • Beautifully located, overlooking the ocean waves hitting the rocks, tables under the shade of tree leaves made shacks. Delicious fresh fish grilled in banana trees leaves. Magnificent landscape!!
  • Lovely view, great fish experience
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