Praia Vermelha, Penha

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Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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The sand at Praia Vermelha contains ruby crystals, that reflect sunlight and give off a reddish hue when the sun goes down, hence the lovely name of the beach, the Red Beach. The beach is located in the neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro and between two hills, Urca and Babylon hills. The sea is calm but deep. At the beach, there are many historical monuments, two fortresses and a Chopin statue. Make Praia Vermelha a centerpiece of your Penha vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Penha day trip planning website.
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  • It is a very nice place to surf and dive . It is wild but not that far from the downtown. Take care because is almost no infrastructure there : only one restaurant and few parking places . You need... 
    It is a very nice place to surf and dive . It is wild but not that far from the downtown. Take care because is almost no infrastructure there : only one restaurant and few parking places . You need...  more »
  • Access by dirt roads, near a mount gazebo with spectacular view of the ocean. Great for nature lovers. 
    Access by dirt roads, near a mount gazebo with spectacular view of the ocean. Great for nature lovers.  more »
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