Most popular beaches

Sao Paulo - Public beach

Maresias is quickly becoming a gay destination on the North Coast of Sao Paolo State. With white sand and clear waters, it is known for attracting beautiful...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Natural Attraction

Rio de Janeiro - Urban beach

Next to one of the most affluent neighbourhoods in town, Leblon beach is a continuation of Ipanema, separated only by the Jardim de Alah canal. Popular with...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Neighborhood
  • Walking
  • Playground

Rio de Janeiro - Urban beach

A pretty stretch of beach between Copacabana and Laranjeiras, Botafogo is close to downtown, with a cycling/jogging path the full length and stunning views....
  • Mostly hetero
  • Walking

Sao Paulo - Urban beach

Clean, organized and easy to reach, Praia do Gonzaga is among the most visited and arguably one of the best beaches in the region. Due to its upscale...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Water fun
  • Walking
  • 5
  • 1
  • 1
  • 1

Rio de Janeiro - Urban beach

Praia Vermelha is a scenic sandy cove with reddish, coarse sand and calm waters. It is also the launch point for the Sugar Loaf cable-car and popular with locals...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Natural Attraction

Rio de Janeiro - Urban beach

Squeezed between Copacabana and Ipanema, Arpoador beach is a short stretch of sand and rocks that draws crowds, particularly at sunrise and sunset to Arpoador...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Natural Attraction
  • Neighborhood
  • 2
  • 1
  • 1

Rio de Janeiro - Urban beach

Situated in the heart of Guanabara Bay, the beach is next to the namesake park and the whole area is built on land reclaimed from the sea. The greenery of the...
  • Mostly hetero

Rio de Janeiro - Public beach

Located at the foot of the Urca Hill - the first stop of the Sugar Loaf cable car - Praia da Urca is a small, picturesque beach, popular with the residents and...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Natural Attraction

Rio de Janeiro - Urban beach

Located between Barra da Tijuca and Leblon beaches, São Conrado is a beautiful stretch of beach known for paragliding and hang gliding. Also popular with surfers,...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Natural Attraction
  • 5
  • 1
  • 1

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The Amazon forest, the dunes of the North East, Rio's stunning coastline, Florianópolis beaches, the history and culture of Minas Gerais and the gigantic business hub of Sao Paolo make Brazil an...

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