Praia de Costazul, Rio das Ostras

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Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
Cool swimming pools appear at low tide where you can submerge to the shoulder and watch the sun reflecting off the water just before sunset. Even with such a romantic atmosphere, Praia de Costazul remains  a family friendly beach known for its clean and peaceful premises. You'll also be close to civilization, so there is no need to bring your own food or drink. Instead, try one of the tasty restaurants in town when you get the urge to chow down. Plan your visit to Praia de Costazul and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Rio das Ostras travel route planning tool.
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  • This beach could be a major tourist attraction but unfortunately the local govt doesnt seem to care...can be somewhat trashy..they have made strides in the past year cleaning things up but they have....  more »
  • In the past was not that crowded as it is today, but is much more developed and with better infrastructure for tourism. Excellent for a walk at the end of the day or early in the morning. Considering....  more »
  • Good beach. Has some ok spots to surf. long sand beach. Waves are too much for small children. Also, the boards in decking along walk are rotten, missing, and nails sticking up. The buildings and area is not maintained by city and can cause fall and serious injury. Beach gym has fallen apart, playground has fallen apart. Sad to see such bad condition.
  • Strong waves, dark water
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