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Address: Niteroi, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Nice walk and outdoor sports

Had a good walk on the sand in the evening and a coconut water after having dinner on one of the great restaurants around. Many people playing volley and beach soccer. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Koky J
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Marica, RJ

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Marica, RJ
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Had a good walk on the sand in the evening and a coconut water after having dinner on one of the great restaurants around. Many people playing volley and beach soccer. Beautiful view of Rio de Janeiro. Unfortunately the water wasn´t good for a bath.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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23 reviews
20 attraction reviews
Reviewed 24 December 2016

altought it is a beatiful beach it is obviously abd tipically crowed place i recommend the oceanic beaches more than the internal ones

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Thank John S
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Pleasant breeze cooled our short walk from the Niterói Contemporary Art Museum. Great place for kids of all ages to cut lose and enjoy. Local playground made it even better. Nearby eatery, Friends, had delicious churrasco and pizza.

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Niteroi, RJ
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164 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016

this beach is very beautiful located along the city boulevard in the guanabara bay, however, the water is very dirty and polluted with all kind of trash chemicals and human waste. See all the comments about the water quality concerning the upcoming olympic sports in the bay ... Shame on Brazil ...!!!

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Thank Flexair
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Baby Churro took a short nap on the beach. It was fine. There are some rocks. You can watch surfers if there are surfers which sometimes there are.

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Niteroi, RJ
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015

A very nice neighborhood with lots of restaurants, shops and a very large catwalk along the beach where you get to walk, take a very nutritive, isotonic drink locally called "coconut water". The sunset is beautifull with a special and most unique view to Rio de Janeiro!

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Thank MarcopForever
Brussels, Belgium
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162 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2015

It's a lovely sandy beach with an amazing view of Rio. At night time people flock to the beach to play rugby, volleyball, frescobol, etc while vendors sell popcorn and churros. During the day you can get beers and relax in the sun. No one really swims here!

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Thank Alex S
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58 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

This is a "City Beach" located in a very important spot of the City, Icarai beach is always full of people, not so much for bathing but more of a place to walk and watch the sunset while drinking a fresh coconut water. Or maybe you could go there to play soccer, volleyball, ride your bike and watch the beauty... More 

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Thank Loren M
Hamilton, New Zealand
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44 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Large white sand beach well used by locals for sports, soaking up the sun, Tai Chi, walking, etc. Great views across Guanabara Bay to Rio, charitas ferry terminal and Fort Santa Cruz da Barra. Just don't go swimming. Water is often brown with pollution and solid waste can be seen floating in the surf.

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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32 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Icaraí is beautiful and it is very close to Rio, you can have a very special view of the city from there. It's calm and nice, there are buses all around, so it's very accessible and there's a big mall not far from there with a great infrastructure. It's not very big, but it's a nice place to relax and... More 

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