Where to relax on the beaches of Rio de Janeiro
The 2016 Summer Olympic games are almost upon which makes Rio de Janeiro the place to be this summer. With the latest announcement that Brazil is relaxing its visa laws for the games, allowing visitors from Canada, the United States, and Australia (among others) to visit without a tourist visa, more people are planning on going to this once-in-a-lifetime event.
Rio is one of the most famous cities in the world, renowned for its great beaches, scenery, vibrant shopping, dining and party scene (especially at Carnival). It’s the second largest city in Brazil, behind Sao Paulo. Set on the coast of the South Atlantic Ocean, the beaches in Rio de Janeiro are fabulous, surprisingly clean and well equipped – and even the subjects of a song or two.
Here are the beaches you must-visit on your trip to this slice of paradise: