Botafogo Beach
Rio de Janeiro • Brazil

From: Rio de Janeiro Beaches

See also: Barra da Tjuca BeachCopacabana BeachIpanema BeachJoatinga BeachLeblon Beach

and: Rio de Janeiro Travel Guide Rio de Janeiro CarnivalSugar Loaf Mountain

Botafogo Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Botafogo beach is a wonderful stretch of beach which is located within Guanabara Bay and has fantastic views of Sugar Loaf Mountain which also helps to protect it from the Atlantic Ocean.

Within the bay is also the Yacht Club which has many stylish boats moored up and adds to the peaceful setting and view of the beach.

The beach is not suitable for swimming, but is perfect for relaxing on and there are often locals playing football on the beach. There are also many hotels in the area and also dining opportunities.

Attraction Location Guide
Botafogo is approximately 1 kilometer from Flamengo and 2 kilometers from Copacabana beach.