Residents of Rio Gain a “New” Beach in Zona Sul

By Georgia Grimond, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With almost every square inch of Rio’s heavenly coastline accounted for, the discovery of a small beach in Vidigal came as a surprise to local residents. The little bay was revealed when a house on Avenida Niemeyer was demolished in July to make way for a new cycle path. It has already been named Praia do Ciclista (Bicyclist Beach) by people on social media.

Located at the east end of Praia do Vidigal which runs under the new Joá Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?