Take an evening walk to Pedra do Arpoador to see a spectacular change of colors as the sun sets over the calm ocean. This part of the coast is noted for being one of the finest urban surfing spots in the country, with a rock outcrop famous for creating breakers up to 3 m (10 ft) high. Keep in mind that because of its metropolitan location, the beach does get extremely crowded with very competitive surfers. Strong riptides allow a very small take-off point, so only locals and visiting experts have a real shot at surfing here. Casual tourist can enjoy views of the beach from a long seaside pathway, which is dotted with small alfresco cafés, where you sit down for a relaxing meal at sunset. Before you head to Rio de Janeiro, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Rio de Janeiro trip planner , to make sure you see all that Rio de Janeiro has to offer, including Pedra do Arpoador.
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Pedra do Arpoador Reviews
Assistir ao pôr do sol na praia do arpoador é uma das coisas mais legais pra se fazer no Rio. Tem gente do mundo todo e a vibe é maravilhosa. more »Watching the sunset at Arpoador Beach is one of the coolest things to do in Rio. There are people all over the world and the vibe is wonderful.
Durante a semana e uma praia tranquila de facílimo acesso . Aos fins de semana fica bem cheia , mas mesmo assim da para aproveitar. Tem um por do sol lindíssimo! E importante ficar atento aos seus obj... more »During the week and a quiet beach of easy access. On weekends it gets pretty crowded, but still to enjoy. It has a beautiful sunset! And important to keep an eye on your personal belongings
Five stars for being a natural area that provides a sensational panoramic view. Site that should be included in the tourist itinerary list, mainly to enjoy the sunset. Take certain precautions regarding local security. On rocks it is dangerous, especially in heights. Children should be present from their parents. The place and the view is beautiful, I also emphasize the precautions.
It is really smelly and shady getting to the top. They have rescue cats up here but I didn't see any. The view is very good and it was fun to walk down Ipanema beach and then scale this rock face. We then walked on towards Copacabana beach. Be careful and be aware of your surroundings here.
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