The Gigoia Islands are a little hidden paradise at Barra da Tijuca. You will feel as if in a matter of minutes you have left the big city and entered a small, bucolic, safe and peaceful village. "Only good energy is allowed" is what the sign says just before getting on a small boat that will drop you off at one of the rare and unique restaurants located there. The Gigoia Island is also a gastronomic hub that can offer the most diverse options of Brazilian or non-Brazilian cuisine. Do you want to have a peaceful and fun day with the family or a romantic night in the moonlight and the sea breeze? Trust us - the Gigoia Island is one of the best options in Rio.