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Praia do Recreio
Rio de Janeiro,
- Best for Beaches Because: Although busy at weekends, Praia do Recreio is wonderfully quiet during the working week.
- Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: Blissfully quiet during the week, Recreio beach feels like a real lovers' retreat.
- Best for Outdoor Activities Because: One of Rio's farther-flung beaches, Recreio is blissfully quiet during the work week and is a great place for surfers to hone their skills.
- Best for Tours and Excursions Because: Praia do Recreio offers laidback sunbathing and surfing with a gorgeous backdrop. You´ll feel a world away from the big city.