The Enchanted Land is a large amusement park in Barra. It includes Cabhum (a 64m, 100km/h free fall), Ressaca (a toboggan ride that goes...
Bosque da Barra
Covering 50 hectares of salt-marsh vegetation, this park is a refuge and breeding area for many small birds and animals. The woods have...
Clube Esportivo Ultraleves
Ultra-leve (ultralight) flights are more comfortable than hang gliders, but you have to listen to the motor. Trips leave from the...
UCI – New York City Center
UCI – New York City Center is Brazil's largest megaplex, featuring 18 different screening rooms complete with large, comfortable chairs...
Barra Shopping information
Lonely Planet review
Rio's largest mall (one of the biggest in the continent) is an easy place to shop away a few hours or days as do 30 million shoppers each year. Over 500 stores clutter this 4km-long stretch, plus five movie screens, a kids' parkland and a wealth of dining options.