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“white sand”(4 reviews)
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Arraial do Cabo, State of Rio de Janeiro 28930-000, Brazil
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

A massive beach best reached by a 30min ferry ride from Faro. Lifeguard patrolled, soft sand, warm seas plenty of bars and restaurants nearby. An excellent day out, would recommend.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ocean B
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

A well preserved beach, clean, warm and transparent water, white sand, you arrive by boat since it is in an island, great place to visit!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 2013_Isa
Reviewed March 1, 2018

Incredible beach with clear water and white sand worth visiting, even though you're not able to stay there long

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jose Antonio C
Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

This beach it’s only accessible by boat and the marine controls how many people can enter (around 300), so most of the time you can expect to see a lot of boats in the sea waiting so that their passengers can enter. The beach is...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Sâmara H
Reviewed December 26, 2017

It is an ecological sanctuary conserved by the brazilian Navy, so you cannot take with you any kind of food or beverage. Also, it is not allowed to tourists to remain there more than half an hour. You can only get there by boat and...More

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank KaluDisz
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

You can only entry by boat, I'd recommend taking an early one, for it's a Navy controlled area and has a 300 visitors limit. The water is amazing and everything is very well preserved. Has no vendors in site, so better bring snacks

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank arianamendonca
Reviewed September 10, 2017

Amazing water colour and great snorkel experience! Very difficult access by car though As earlier u can arrive there better it is.. around 2pm gets full of people and boats on the water that bring all those people and so on which makes the experience...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Wesley L
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Another beautiful beach at Arraial do Cabo, accessible only by boat; amazing place for snorkeling! We got there thanks to Arraial Tur, a local company of boat rides, 70,00 reais per person plus 20,00 reais to rent a mask+snorkel - and don't even think of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank MTMira
Reviewed June 4, 2017

This Farol beach is very clean & clear with cool water. The beach is also very long with white sand & soft. Swimming here was excellent.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank johnhallet4567
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Farol is a caribbean-like pristine beach located in an island situated in front of Arraial do Cabo. It is protected by the Marinha do Brasil and it seems you can stay there for just an hour as the boats that take you there need a...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Lucho_M_L
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