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Great place for families and surfing

Water is as clear as it can get. White sands and very nice waves too. Water is usually cold but... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
rio de janeiro
via mobile

Praia Grande is large beach with a lot of restaurants nearby, some of them , the best. White sand... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
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Arraial do Cabo, State of Rio de Janeiro 28930-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Water is as clear as it can get. White sands and very nice waves too. Water is usually cold but nothing that a good wetsuit won't solve. Avoid going there during summer. A lot of people and not enough parking spaces. Great food served on...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Praia Grande is large beach with a lot of restaurants nearby, some of them , the best. White sand and blue Atlantic ocean It's really beautiful! Better to spend a day and eat in one of the .any local RESTAURANT and eat muqueca ( fish...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Simply amazing! Totally recommend to go with family or friends. A good place to sunbathe and have a nice day. Unforgettable!

Thank Pili G
Reviewed 27 March 2018

This is a beautiful beach if you don't look down at your feet at all the trash left behind or that washes up from the water. Aggressive vendors and the food was not any good (we got fish, salad and french fries - barely edible)....More

Thank LizzyHS
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Despite the fact that the water is indeed colder than most of the other beaches around, me and my girlfriend were lucky to visit Praia Grande on March 2018, as at this time it was warm as any other one in Arraial - in addition,...More

Thank renangenova
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Don't be fooled white beautiful sands. Clear water!! But the water is so freezing that only looses to Brighton Beach UK.

Thank Licia D
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

This is the worst beach in Arraial do Cabo. The water is extremely cold ( colder than the others) and it’s really dirty. The locals said that it was because of the New Year’s party, but its dirty is highly disparate from de others. Besides,...More

Thank Sâmara H
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous beach, white and fine sand, but be prepared for the freezing cold water! Totally worth the visit though. Sand can get quite hot so maybe a good idea to wear sandals instead of flip flops.

Thank Patricia T
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

The beach looks nice, large and impressive, only two blocks from our pousada. However, we were assalted by very agressive, persistent vendors from the local quiosques, trying to convince you to get in even before reaching the beach. I still can't help thinking that one...More

Thank MTMira
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We visited Praia Grande during the beginning of March. Was not crowded at all. The beach is awesome. White and very fine sand, transparent waters and some waves, makes this beach an excellent spot to visit. Try some of the Kiosks selling fish and seafood...More

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