Sao Conrado Beach Rio de Janeiro

Sao Conrado Beach Rio de Janeiro

Sao Conrado is a district in the south of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The residential area is considered in addition to condominiums, however, you can also find modern luxury hotels.

Sao Conrado has an exclusive Golf Club near the Gavea, the club is frequented by famous personalities from the world of cinema, sport, television and music.

Sao Conrado beach does not have a lot going on, is ideal for relaxing and relaxing in the sun or drink coconut water. The beach of Sao Conrado in Rio de Janeiro, is close to the Rocinha favela, Itanhangá and Joa. It is also very near Barra de Tijuca, Leblon and Ipanema beach.

Among Sao Conrado and Barra da Tijuca is a rock formation called “Pedra Bonita” (Bonita Mountain), with 696 meters above sea level, located in the Tijuca Forest National Park.

Pedra Bonita is considered one of the most spectacular landscape of Rio de Janeiro. E ‘was also frequented by rock climbers, trekking and you can make splendite hiking. Pedra Bonita is also known to be the best place to practice paragliding in Rio de Janeiro or use the gliding. Is possible to have excellent instructors that will help you with the ideal equipment to fly alone or in pairs with a licensed pilot, and enjoy the view of the landscape.

Historical note: in Brazil, the pioneer of hang gliding was Pepe, historic figure who has always rapprensentato carioca lifestyle: a lover of the sea, surf and especially the hang-gliding and hang gliding. In the ’80s in Japan, during the world championships of hang gliding, Pepe lost his life during a flight.

Pepe has become, since then, and a legend in his honor in the Barra da Tjuca district, close to his stall, was erected a statue in his honor with a hang gliding and surfing, symbol of life of pepper.

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