When the cold season is approaching, many people would plan for getaways to tropical beach destinations where they can get tanned under the hot sun. Brazil is a top vacation destination for those who are looking to holiday on a tropical coastline as it has more than 4,650 miles of beaches. The following is a list of 4 Brazil beaches for people who want to experience the best tropical vacations.
- Copacabana Beach
Copacabana beach is a 4 km long world famous beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. There are staff hosing the shore with water to protect the feet from getting burn by the hot sand. There are a number of kiosks where you can buy things to eat at the beach. You can also buy food and souvenirs from the street vendors. While relaxing, you can watch the local kids playing football on the shore. At night, the beach becomes well lit. Police will be patrolling the area at night. You must be careful in walking at the beach at night.
- Barra da Tijuca
Barra da Tijuca is a 11 miles long beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is less crowded because it is big and has a lot of rooms for the incoming visitors. It is the choice of travelers who stay at a nearby hotel. However, it can be some distance for people who live in a hotel in the center of Rio de Janeiro. Barra da Tijuca attracts all kinds of surfers including kite, long/short board, and wind surfers. You can sign up with a local surf school before starting to surf in the ocean. The current is quite strong so you must be careful when going for a dip in the sea. You will find many kiosks selling food and coconut water along the beach.
- Lagoinha do leste Beach
Lagoinha do leste beach is a small beach on the south of Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil. Lagoinha do leste beach is a protected beach so there is no restaurant or hotel around the area. Visitors should bring their own beach chair and umbrella as it is pricey to rent them. The beach is accessible by walking through Praia do Matadeiro beach for 1.5 hour. You can also access the beach via Pantana do sul city. It is best that you take a water bottle with you and hike in the morning to avoid the hot afternoon sun. There is a lake where people go to swim near the beach.
- Praia da Armação
Praia da Armação is a 2,450 meters long coarse sandy beach on the southern end of Santa Catarina island, Florianopolis, Brazil. The beach is the place where they hunt and slaughter whales from the late 18th century to the early 20th century. The hunting of whale and other fishes are prohibited on this beach now. If you walk towards the north, you will be able to see a sand dune strip. During meal time, you can visit one of the seafood restaurants nearby. There are boats that depart to Campeche islands at the dock.