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Rio de Janeiro Coast

The coast stretches for 635 kilometers, made up of beautiful beaches, bays and islands with slopes that rise from the shore inland to mountain ranges which backdrop an amazingly beautiful inland area full of natural attractions.

About Rio de Janeiro Coast

Travelling its 635 kilometer coastline, you will pass by a number of cities such as Angra dos Reis, Paraty, Ilha Grande and Buzios which are your gateways to exploring different parts of this beautiful state.

The coast to the east of Rio, known as the Costa do Sol (Sun Coast), is home to the resort town Búzios. Sitting on a peninsula along with 23 beaches Buzios is an ideal destination for lovers of water sports attracting surfers, windsurfers and kite surfing enthusiasts as well as those who love boating, sailing, diving and more.

Moving further along the coastline you will come across the historical city of Paraty. A city of old churches and cobbled streets Paraty is nestled between the sea and mountains but has nearby forests and waterfalls and provides access to the infamous Caminho do Ouro or Gold Trail as well as many trails through the Atlantic Rainforest to tropical beaches. Paraty as with the rest of the coastline of Rio offers a wide range of watersports as well as adventure activities such as ziplining, rafting, abseiling, canoeing, and mountain biking.

Among its many islands Ilha Grande is the one that stands out. It is a nature reserve with spectacular flora and fauna, which offers beautiful deserted beaches, waterfalls and mountain-trail walks.

Angra is a nature lovers paradise, it is considered one of the best diving spots in Brazil as well as offering boating, surfing, rafting, canoeing, sailing, trekking, paragliding, water skiing, kayaking, horseback riding, sport fishing, hiking and much more.


Natopia offers you a range of experiences to help you get the most of the natural wonders Rio de Janeiro Coast has to offer. If you cannot find what you are looking for let us know and with our knowledge, connections, and access we will help you find the natural experiences that will make your trip to Rio de Janeiro Coast something you will remember for a lifetime.