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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Saquarema - Itauna Beach

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro Norte

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 22° 56.299' S
Longitude: 42° 28.799' W

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 Access

Saquarema islocated 100 km from Rio de Janeiro.

Daily Bus schedule:
Rio de Janeiro to Saquarema
Auto Viação 1001 BUS Co.
Bus ticket R$ 16 reais / US$ 7 dollars
(Trip time 1:45 h)
7:30 - 9:30 - 11:30 - 13:30 -
15:30 - 16:30 - 17:30 - 19:00 - 20:40
IMPORTANT: Saquarema is NOT the last stop.
Bus passes first at Jacone, Saquarema and Araruama
(Get off the Bus in front of the shopping center/police station 100 meters after city's bridge.)

English (Translate this text in English): Saquarema islocated 100 km from Rio de Janeiro.

Daily Bus schedule:
Rio de Janeiro to Saquarema
Auto Viação 1001 BUS Co.
Bus ticket R$ 16 reais / US$ 7 dollars
(Trip time 1:45 h)
7:30 - 9:30 - 11:30 - 13:30 -
15:30 - 16:30 - 17:30 - 19:00 - 20:40
IMPORTANT: Saquarema is NOT the last stop.
Bus passes first at Jacone, Saquarema and Araruama
(Get off the Bus in front of the shopping center/police station 100 meters after city's bridge.)

English (Translate this text in English): Saquarema islocated 100 km from Rio de Janeiro.

Daily Bus schedule:
Rio de Janeiro to Saquarema
Auto Viação 1001 BUS Co.
Bus ticket R$ 16 reais / US$ 7 dollars
(Trip time 1:45 h)
7:30 - 9:30 - 11:30 - 13:30 -
15:30 - 16:30 - 17:30 - 19:00 - 20:40
IMPORTANT: Saquarema is NOT the last stop.
Bus passes first at Jacone, Saquarema and Araruama
(Get off the Bus in front of the shopping center/police station 100 meters after city's bridge.)

English (Translate this text in English): Saquarema islocated 100 km from Rio de Janeiro.

Daily Bus schedule:
Rio de Janeiro to Saquarema
Auto Viação 1001 BUS Co.
Bus ticket R$ 16 reais / US$ 7 dollars
(Trip time 1:45 h)
7:30 - 9:30 - 11:30 - 13:30 -
15:30 - 16:30 - 17:30 - 19:00 - 20:40
IMPORTANT: Saquarema is NOT the last stop.
Bus passes first at Jacone, Saquarema and Araruama
(Get off the Bus in front of the shopping center/police station 100 meters after city's bridge.)

DistanceIn the city

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name itauna beach

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerFast, Fun

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionNorth, NorthWest, SouthWest, South, SouthEast

Good wind directionNorth, NorthWest, SouthWest, South, SouthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 5m / 16 ft and over

Best tide positionLow and mid tide

Best tide movementRising tide

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdFew surfers

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 Additional Information

Saquarema is located on the lakes’ region between the tropical forest, lakes & ocean... only 100 km from Rio and known as 'the capital' of surf in Brazil. A half way to Búzios, 50 minutes to Cabo Frio and 1 hour to Arraial do Cabo (diving spot).

On weekends Saquarema is the destination for cariocas looking for relaxation, excellent seafood, perfect waves, amazing empty beaches and one of the most beautiful sunsets on earth, all only 100 mts away at Itaúna Beach.

It is a very safe town and the locals will make you feel so welcome that it will be hard to leave.

English (Translate this text in English): Saquarema is located on the lakes’ region between the tropical forest, lakes & ocean... only 100 km from Rio and known as 'the capital' of surf in Brazil. A half way to Búzios, 50 minutes to Cabo Frio and 1 hour to Arraial do Cabo (diving spot).

On weekends Saquarema is the destination for cariocas looking for relaxation, excellent seafood, perfect waves, amazing empty beaches and one of the most beautiful sunsets on earth, all only 100 mts away at Itaúna Beach.

It is a very safe town and the locals will make you feel so welcome that it will be hard to leave.

English (Translate this text in English): Saquarema is located on the lakes’ region between the tropical forest, lakes & ocean... only 100 km from Rio and known as 'the capital' of surf in Brazil. A half way to Búzios, 50 minutes to Cabo Frio and 1 hour to Arraial do Cabo (diving spot).

On weekends Saquarema is the destination for cariocas looking for relaxation, excellent seafood, perfect waves, amazing empty beaches and one of the most beautiful sunsets on earth, all only 100 mts away at Itaúna Beach.

It is a very safe town and the locals will make you feel so welcome that it will be hard to leave.

English (Translate this text in English): Saquarema is located on the lakes’ region between the tropical forest, lakes & ocean... only 100 km from Rio and known as 'the capital' of surf in Brazil. A half way to Búzios, 50 minutes to Cabo Frio and 1 hour to Arraial do Cabo (diving spot).

On weekends Saquarema is the destination for cariocas looking for relaxation, excellent seafood, perfect waves, amazing empty beaches and one of the most beautiful sunsets on earth, all only 100 mts away at Itaúna Beach.

It is a very safe town and the locals will make you feel so welcome that it will be hard to leave.

Atmosphere

very nice and relaxed town with a very friendly locals

English (Translate this text in English): very nice and relaxed town with a very friendly locals

English (Translate this text in English): very nice and relaxed town with a very friendly locals

English (Translate this text in English): very nice and relaxed town with a very friendly locals

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By Felipe Systello , 24-11-2009

Systello Surf - The best spot in Brazil.
Amazing wave !!!

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