Marica is a great place to base yourself while you are exploring Rio de Janeiro as some of the city’s star attractions are nearby. Two sights that should be at the top of every visitor’s itinerary is the wonderful Itacoatiara Beach and the ever-popular Brazilian Confederation of Volleyball Training Center. Two other great attractions that are located nearby Marica are the Parque da Cidade and Duck Lake.
Nearby Heitor Bravo Stadium, Saquarema is the perfect place to hang out with lovers of soccer, and to see local legends, the Saquarema Futebol Clube, in all their glory. Be sure to wear yellow and green, the colors of the Saquarema Futebol Clube.
After enjoying Marica, stay the night in one of the area’s popular hotels or serviced apartments. Take your pick from the Icaraí Praia Hotel, Niteroi, the Quality Hotel Niteroi, or the Niteroi Hostel.