Visit the most amazing beaches in Brazil! Brazil sits right on the Atlantic Ocean, with golden beaches and access to some of the most beautiful coastlines in the continent. In Brazil, you can choose to work on your tan on the beach for hours or explore the surrounding trails and hills, and you’ll end up with a golden tan either way.
You won’t have to go far to find stunning beaches either, Rio de Janeiro has two right in town. And while there are many other sandy stretches worth visiting, you can’t go wrong with this list of amazing beaches in Brazil. Take a look at all of the beaches in Brazil by visiting our Pinterest site here.
If you’re looking for a quiet, secluded getaway where you can enjoy the soft sands on your own, this isn’t it. This is a beach for people watching, water sports including surfing, and entertainment. The boardwalk offers a number of cafés, restaurants, hotels, and even two historical forts, one of which houses a military museum. Crescent-shaped Copacabana is just over four kilometers long and always busy. Even families will enjoy this beach. Visit our Amazing Luxury Hotels in Rio de Janeiro Brazil guide and plan your Copacabana Beach vacation.
Lopes Mendes Beach
Often voted one of the most beautiful beaches in Brazil, Lopes Mendes is a 2 mile stretch of white, fine sand that is fringed with wild vegetation and forests. The shallow crystal clear water is ideal for bathing and the waves further out make a perfect spot for surfers. To get there, take a boat from Abraão, the main town on the island, to Pouso. From there, it’s a 20-minute jungle trek before arriving on the gorgeous shores of Lopes Mendes. Click here to visit our Best Ilha Grande Brazil Hotels Guide.
This 2-mile stretch of sand boasts gorgeous mountain views, beautiful Brazilians and cobalt waters. While sunbathing, you’ll observe wildly entertaining games of futevolei (the Brazilian version of volleyball without hands) and smell fresh shrimp grilling nearby on skewers. You’ll find workout stations, volleyball courts, and soccer fields here as well. Visit our Top 10 Luxury Ipanema Brazil Hotels guide here.
The eastern portion is a popular area for families. On the west side of the beach the waves are tall and turbulent. The central portion of the beach also has very strong waves but they are not as bad as the west side. Lifeguards are posted on the west side and central portion of the beach. The sand is groomed daily. Umbrellas are available for use along the center of the beach. Visit beautiful Buzios! Start planning your vacation and visit our Best Hotels in Armacao dos Buzios guide here.
Watersports are popular here and the same relentless winds that pile the sand into dunes makes for good windsurfing and kite-surfing. The sea is generally pretty calm and shallow, and there are Stand Up Paddle (SUP) boards available for hire. Fine the Best Luxury Jericoacoara Brazil Hotels by clicking here.
This picturesque beach is located on the coast of Santa Catarina in the southern part of Florianopolis. The beach is a beautiful place even with the pretty big waves making it difficult for swimming. In windless weather there’re plenty of people on the beach. There are not many parking spaces, so for those who want to relax on the sandy and clean shore, it’s better to arrive to the beach early. Head to our Luxury Accommodations in Florianopolis Brazil guide for vacation planning.
Praia do Amor
The Beach of Love is so-called because of the heart shape that the natural swimming pools form at low tide. You can reach it along the shore at low tide, or by walking out of town when the tide is high. Station yourself on a sun bed and watch the surfers cutting across the bay and people playing volleyball and bat-and-ball on the sand. Find the The 10 Best Hotels In Praia de Pipa and start your vacation planning today.
Praia do Rosa
The beach of Praia do Rosa stretches for a couple kilometers and, when the tide is out, provides a huge strip of soft, white sand near the dunes, and packed sand where the tide rolls in and out, perfect for playing beach sports. The large bay ensures there is rarely a rip, or dangerous current, and the gorgeous, blue waters and refreshing but welcoming temperatures makes it great for swimming. Vacationing to beautiful Praia do Rosa Brazil? Get all the info here.
Porto de Galinhas
Porto de Galinhas rarely gets crowded and you will find yourself with plenty of space if you want to get away from it all. The part of the beach which connects to the town is catered for by several bars and restaurants which serve drinks and food on the beach, while the rest of the beach is untouched and backed by palm trees and vegetation. The natural pools teaming with marine life can be found at Porto de Galinhas beach and make wonderful snorkeling spots. Find the best 5 Star Hotels in Porto Galinhas here.
Maragogi Beach is known for its warm clear waters throughout the year, ensuring a stunning scenery and a pleasant tour to all visitors, being known as Brazil’s Caribbean. Maragogi is full of bars, restaurants and a crafts fair, with a calm atmosphere and natural beauty. Find the best Maragogi Brazil resorts here.
The biggest beach of Arraial do Cabo, its geographical position makes it perfect for surfers, and the whiter than white sand is simply mesmerizing. It’s a beautiful beach that is not crowded and the sand is like a powder , so white and soft. Visit our Arraial do Cabo Brazil Guide to plan your vacation here.
Taipus de Fora Beach
Taipus de Fora is considered by many to be the most beautiful Brazilian beach. Its soft white shores stretch for more than 7 km, the turquoise water seems unnatural. This exceptional beauty is located on Marau, on the south coast of Bahia. Visit Amazing Resorts in the Peninsula de Marau here.
Baia dos Golfinhos Beach
Baia dos Golfinhos, or simply Dolphins Beach, is a truly stunning beach and is a “must see” beach. The setting is truly breathtaking with the cliffs, tropical vegetation and the stunning semi-deserted beach all-blending together in perfect harmony. This beach is well suited for swimming as the waves are small. The beach does not offer any infrastructure such as bars, sun beds or other facilities, so be sure to bring some water, snacks and a beach towel with you. Head to our Fernando de Noronha Brazil Vacations guide to start planning your vacation here.