Know thy beach before you go to thy beach!
If you want to go to the beach, you need to know where to go. This handy app provides a list or map of beaches by proximity to your location. It even includes a description of the beach and useful information such as hours, parking, whether there are lifeguards on duty, restrooms, concessions, etc. Most importantly, it tells you the water quality (hot topic with Brazil Olympics) which was the genesis of this information. You may be surprised to learn of a beach you weren't aware of. Of course, in August it is nearly impossible to find a quiet beach, but this app may be of assistance ...