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PRAINHA BEACH RIO DE JANEIRO BRAZIL:
This small beach (Prainha means little beach), between Mountains is considered by most the best surfing spot in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Prainha is an 800 meter long beach between morros (mountains), and surrounded by nature of the Ambiental Proteccion Area of Grumari.
GETTING TO PRAINHA:
Thus being in an Ambiental Protection Area, you can´t reach Prainha by Public Transportation, although you can get very close.
By public transportation you have to reach Pontal Rock Beach at Recreio dos Bandeirantes and then take a 5 minute taxi ride (10 reais) to Prainha.
You can also reach Prainha by car or the Surf Bus.
PRAINHA SURF BUS RIO DE JANEIRO:
You could reach Prainha Beach, Rio de Janeiro, with the "Surf Bus". It's a bus specially prepared to take 30 passanger with their boards.
The itinerary of the Prainha Surf Bus, Rio de Janeiro, is: Largo do Machado (Flamengo)- Botafogo - Copacabana- Ipanema - Leblon - São Conrado - Barra da Tijuca - Recreio - Macumba - Prainha. Leaves at 7h-10h-13h-16h.
You can call 8702-2837 to confirm a place in the Surf Bus that goes to Prainha, and arrange a meeting point. The Surf Bus of Rio de Janeiro returns from Prainha at 8:30h-11.30H-14:30h-17:30h.
Prainha beach, is inserted and sourrounded by vegetation of Rio de Janeiro's Rain Forest, the "Mata Atlantica", at Grumari's Ambiental Protection Area.
PRAINHA BEACH SERVICES, RIO DE JANEIRO:
Prainha beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has food and beverage service at the typicall kiosks of all the beaches of Rio de Janeiro. During weekends Prainha can get pretty crowded, but on weekdays is almost deserted.
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