Brazil Travel: Your Beach Guide in Rio de Janeiro

Best Beaches in Rio

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If you have never been to a beach in Rio de Janeiro, or anywhere in Brazil, you are missing some out on some of the best views of natural wonders to be found on the planet. The city is ringed by majestic granite mountains off in the distance that provide a view unlike any in the world.

In one direction, you can get a view of Sugar Loaf Mountain with its iconic cable car traversing to the top. Up over head, Christ the Redeemer looks down on the city. To the west of Copacabana and Ipanema are the Two Brothers which rise out of the forest overlooking the beaches half