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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaya surfboard in Macaroni, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Sugarloaf Pão de Açucar

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro City

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 Access

Boat access from Praia de Fora or Praia Vermelha. Best on low tide. Little surfed peaks due to difficult access and strong currents. Worth it though.

English (Translate this text in English): Boat access from Praia de Fora or Praia Vermelha. Best on low tide. Little surfed peaks due to difficult access and strong currents. Worth it though.

English (Translate this text in English): Boat access from Praia de Fora or Praia Vermelha. Best on low tide. Little surfed peaks due to difficult access and strong currents. Worth it though.

English (Translate this text in English): Boat access from Praia de Fora or Praia Vermelha. Best on low tide. Little surfed peaks due to difficult access and strong currents. Worth it though.

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 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name Laje do Pão de Açucar, praia do exercito

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 Additional Information

Needs giant South-West or South swell to push 4-8ft rights.

English (Translate this text in English): Needs giant South-West or South swell to push 4-8ft rights.

English (Translate this text in English): Needs giant South-West or South swell to push 4-8ft rights.

English (Translate this text in English): Needs giant South-West or South swell to push 4-8ft rights.

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By Anonymous , 29-11-2009

Urca bodyboarders - Soh tem cuzao nao fode!!! Quero ver fazer na mao!

By Anonymous , 17-10-2007

URCA BODYBOARDERS - don't even try to step in to the water there are very mad's surfers and they are violent ! don't come to this spot !

By luiz felipe , 11-08-2007

This is not inside "forte são joão" - the real name of this beach is "praia vermelha" that is close to the entry to the sugarloaf

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