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Praia da Barra da Tijuca

The Barra da Tijuca beach is the main beach of the Barra da Tijuca region and runs along Sernambetiba ate or Recreio dos Bandeirantes avenue. It is a higher praia of the state of Rio de Janeiro, with ten kilometers of compression. Starting from Ayrton Senna avenue to praia não posui calçadão, as it is a region of environmental preservation. Have strong, tubular waves and many boas for practicing Surf and Bodyboarding. Nela são carried out various stages of Brazilian and world championships such as WT. Suas areias sao brancas e fine.

Praia do Recreio

7.5 km from Américas Barra Hotel, Recreio dos Bandeirantes beach is located in the upscale neighborhood, with the same name, in the West Zone of the city of Rio de Janeiro. This beautiful beach located in the administrative region of Barra da Tijuca, is known for the practice of water sports, especially surfing, due to its strong waves.

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Praia Grumari

14 km from Américas Barra Hotel, Grumari beach is a beach in the Barra da Tijuca region, in the west of the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Approximately 2.5 km long, it is located about 20 kilometers from the center of Barra. Grumari is not a residential area, being part of an environmental reserve, along with Prainha (a great stronghold of surfing in Rio).

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Barra Shopping

6 km from Américas Barra Hotel, one of the largest and oldest shopping malls in Rio de Janeiro, it has more than 700 stores, restaurants and leisure area. The New York City Center, attached to it, has 18 movie theaters in addition to gastronomy and services.

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Village Mall

The most elegant mall in Barra da Tijuca, is 7 km from the Américas Barra hotel and has the most celebrated stores in the international consumption scene, as well as a bookstore and excellent restaurants.

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At 3 Km from the Américas Gaivota Hotel, the mall, in addition to its stores, cinemas and restaurants, is endowed with services such as offices, doctors' offices, travel agencies and etc. distributed in its blocks and large open air spaces giving an air of "lifestyle" to this shopping center.

Barra Square

Located 5 km from the hotel, it is an option for those who want a mall with good services, gastronomy and leisure.

Barra Point

Located just 1 km from the hotel, it is the closest mall to the Américas Gaivota Hotel and serves as a meeting point and shopping center in Jardim Oceânico.

Lagoa da Tijuca Island

Lagoa da Tijuca is composed of three picturesque islands that can be accessed by small boats that leave from a point next to the shopping mall Barra Point, very close to the Américas Gaivota Hotel. Through this transport it is possible to visit the islands: Pescadores, Gigóia and Primeira, it is possible to make a beautiful tour through the region popularly called Pantanal Carioca and which is still unknown to many Cariocas

Tijuca National Park

One of the largest urban parks in the world, it is located in the heart of the wonderful city and a few kilometers from the Américas Gaivota Hotel. It has an enormous biodiversity of Brazilian fauna and flora and houses iconic points of Rio tourism such as the statue of Christ the Redeemer, Parque Lage, Vista Chinesa and Pedra da Gávea. It is cut by paved roads accessible by car and responsible for the most spectacular views of the city.

Pedra da Gávea e Pedra Bonita

A few minutes from the Américas Gaivota Hotel, from the neighboring neighborhood of São Conrado, it is possible to have access to the paths that take visitors to Pedra Bonita and Pedra da Gávea, from where it is possible to walk through trails, climb and even jump from hang gliding through schedules. In addition, for the adventurous and courageous, it is worthwhile to face the difficulty of climbing and to have a stunning view of Barra da Tijuca, São Conrado and much of the South Zone of Rio from the top of Pedra da Gávea.

Praia do Pepê

The beginning of Barra da Tijuca beach, is known as Praia do Pepê in honor of a former surfer and hang glider who had a tent / kiosk at this point on the shore and has become a point for surfers and sports lovers in general from the 80s to the present. It is possible to enjoy and practice some water sports like surfing and kitesurfing.

Polo Gastronômico Jardim Oceânico

The Américas Gaivota Hotel is located in the initial region of Barra da Tijuca, called Jardim Ocêanico, and its main avenues concentrate an expressive number of bars and restaurants, which has become the Gastronomic Pole of Jardim Oceânico. Avenida Olegário Maciel, which is one block from the hotel, concentrates the most trendy and diverse bars for all tastes, in addition to utility services, while on Avenida Érico Veríssimo, there are the celebrated restaurants that have installed their branches in Barra da Tijuca in recent years.

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