While many choose the classics in this city, word of mouth makes it possible to find, to a few kilometers, a bit of an unexplored angle.
“My soul is singing, I see Rio de Janeiro, I’m very nostalgic.” Rio, the ocean, the endless beaches of Rio made for me. “This is the stanza of the flying Samba song, where Antonio Carlos” Jobim “, the creator also of the unforgettable Girl of Ipanema, composed as he flew back to Rio de Janeiro. The joy that led him to see endless beaches from the air, he landed, was the inspiration for writing the lyrics of that theme, including in the soundtrack of the Italian Copacabana palace in 1962.
Beyond its symbols as the Redeemer of Christ and the Sugar Place, Rio de Janeiro is primarily a beach. They are infinite, as they inspire Jobim. The most famous and popular are in the center, each with its own charm; But if you go a few miles south and north of the city, the offer is endless. Some classic destinations during the summer, and other beaches emerge as new proposals which for several years have been chosen for their paradisiacal calm and beauty.
The essence of the city
Take a stroll through downtown Rio de Janeiro to visit the main beaches, which are part of this city. Access is very easy if the twelve rescue posts along the Atlantic coastline Francisco Otaviano, Veira Souto and Delfim Moreira are taken as guides, which can be passed from east to west by car, bus and bike Each has its peculiarities.
Between 1 and 6 there are Leme and Copacabana beaches, four kilometers long, where rambla is designed by Burle Marx landscape, where it uses white and black Portuguese rocks to form waves that mimic waves from the sea This stretch is also characterized by the presence of two military forts, one at each end, accessible for beautiful scenery.
Continuing to the west, there is a small Devil and Arpoador beach, separated by rocks that go into the sea like a peninsula known as Pedra do Arpoador, one of the places that provides a wonderful view of the city. Tempat wisata asik. After following this circuit, I climbed to the glamorous Ipanema beach, popularized by Jobim songs and where the gay friendly movement, near the 9th place, centered between the streets of Farme Amoedo and Vinicius de Moraes.
Ipanema, between the Straits of Garden Alá, which connects with the sea to the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, and Morro Dois Irmaos, stretches over the Leblon coast, more than a kilometer long. It is ideal for walking on Sundays, when the seaside is closed for circulation of vehicles into pedestrians and cyclists.
Other areas of the city with attractive beaches are São Conrado and, in front of the great Guanabara Bay, the traditional neighborhoods of Flamengo, Botafogo and Urca. The latter is dominated by the impressive Pan de Azúcar mountain, surrounded by its feet by a small beach with no tourists like Urca, Forte Sao Joao, Fora and Vermelha.
To the south of the city on the Lagoa Barra highway, and after crossing the Zuzu Angel tunnels, São Conrado and Do Joá, the three small beaches named Joatinga, Dos Amores and Pepe show early Barra de Tijuca, the most exclusive and modern building in Rio de Janeiro with buildings and an impressive condo overlooking the sea. Barra de Tijuca Beach, 18 kilometers, is the most extensive and one of the most preferred by tourists and locals. Following this line in the west by Avenida Lucio Costa you arrive at the beaches of Recreio dos Bandeirantes, Pontal and Macumba; and from this last in just a few minutes you access Prainha. This is a small paradisiacal beach within a 147 hectare homogenous Nature Park, stretching between hills covered with distinctive forests of the Atlantic forests. As a protected ecological area, daily access is limited according to visitor entry.
Not far from it is Grumarí, a 2.5 kilometer long coastline which is also in a protected natural sector, located on the only bare beach in Rio de Janeiro known as Abricó. From Grumarí, hiring a fishing boat for some very few things, it is possible to arrive at Funda, Meio, Dos Buzios, Dangerous and Inferno, virgin sand located in Barra de Guaratiba.