It is one of the most famous beaches on the Brazilian coast, especially among the surfing community. Its location 2.5km ocean beach of white sand, with waves have made it a favorite among Cariocas surfing. Today it's a deserted beach with no buildings, and there's only food and beverage service during summer. Islanders come with their beach coolers loaded with soft drinks, beer and food to sell to surfers and swimmers. Swimming can be a bit dangerous because the currents are very strong , but it's shallow enough that if you're cautious if you want to cure a hangover. It's reached by a path from Abrao.