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Praia Seca

Araruama is a coastal town in the state of Rio de Janeiro, in the Southeast of Brazil. It is a popular tourist destination with both ocean beaches and lagoon beaches.


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Get around[edit]


  • Alto do Ver-a-vista. Hilltop observation platform with a panoramic view of the area.
  • Araruama Archelogical Museum (Museu Arqueológico de Araruama).
  • Praça da Bíblia.

Lagoon beaches[edit]

  • Bananeiras Beach (Praia de Bananeiras).
  • Barbudo Beach (Praia do Barbudo).
  • Central Beach (Praia do Centro).
  • Lovers Beach (Praia dos Amores).
  • Tire Beach (Praia do Pneu).

Ocean beaches[edit]

  • Dentinho Beach (Praia do Dentinho).
  • Pernambuca Beach (Praia de Pernambuca).
  • Vargas Beach (Praia do Vargas).



  • Crafts Fair, Parque Menino João Hélio.


  • Casa do Macarrão, Amaral Peixoto Hwy.. Pasta.
  • Casa da Pizza, Amaral Peixoto Hwy. (near Centro Comercial Pinho). Pizza and pasta.
  • La Gondola (just after the end of Central Beach). Mediterranean cuisine.
  • Parada 1, Amaral Peixoto Hwy.. Pizzeria.
  • Quasar, Amaral Peixoto Hwy.. Ice cream and milkshakes.
  • Restaurante Orla (at the beginning of Central Beach).
  • Restaurante Picanha do Gugu (inside Parque Menino João Hélio). Churrasco and seafood.



  • Hotel Ver a Vista.
  • Hotel Orla de Araruama (On Central Beach).
  • Pousada Praia dos Amores.
  • Sitío Ilha do Lazer Miguel Jeovani, Pontinha (On Praia dos Amores).


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