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Address: Rua do Contorno, Cabo Frio, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone Number: 21987503599
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Fun waves

Good place for water sports, surf and kite surf when conditions allow. Crowded during January and holidays. Clean, pristine water and white sand. Great for walking bare footed as... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 July 2016
Roberto A
Cabo Frio, RJ

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Cabo Frio, RJ
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Good place for water sports, surf and kite surf when conditions allow. Crowded during January and holidays. Clean, pristine water and white sand. Great for walking bare footed as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

The beauty of this beach is right up there with the best, Cancun, you name it. Very clean which is not the norm for Brazilian beaches, but the water is very cold for Brazilian beaches that are also known for their warm water. Very lovely and a must see. There's also an old fort within walking distance that dates back... More 

Thank Ibuyt
Campos dos Goytacazes, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

I love this beach. The sea is light blue or green sometimes. The waves are calm. The sand is really white. Paradise. There are several restaurants and the beach is extensive( both length and the strip of sand). The parking is charged by the local government, but can be hard to find a place available.

Thank Danimv
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

The beach was crowded, but it's expected on a holiday weekend. Despite the crowd, it's still a great beach. The water is cold but bearable, and the small waves can be fun.

Thank Gabriel F
Juiz de Fora, Brazil
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Praia do Forte is one of the most beautiful urban beaches in Brazil. The white sand, the turquoise sea and the constant breeze make it a paradise on Earth. However, in the summer it is so crowded that it turns into hell on Earth. Avoid Cabo Frio from December to Carnival.

Thank Tiago T
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

What an amazing beach!! Crystal clean water. This is my fourth visit to this beautiful location. There are many beaches in this area, Forte is one of the best!! Enjoy!!!

Thank ezvictor
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Thus beach combines the infrastructure of a city beach (like restaurants, shops, banks, toilets, showers) with the quality of a more remote one (amazingly clear water, excellent fine white sand, clean water - you can check the government's water quality bulletin and the readings are green for as far as I've looked back, 12 months). Plus it feels safe (when... More 

Thank Bill G
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Beautiful white sand, super-popular beach in Cabo Frio. All the services of a Brasilian beach....beer, empadas, shrimp, chairs/umbrella, beachwear, etc. Quit nice and easily location from Centro. If in CF make effort....

Thank Texirican
Niteroi, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

It is a very beautiful beach with a clean and clear water. The ocean is very calm there, good for people with children, swimmers or those who want to stay calm and relax.

Thank Gaabrezende
Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

Right beside the Famous beaches of Buzios ( about Miles) is located Praia Do Forte in Cabo Frio. The beach is long, with a very white and thin sand. Surrounded by hill on the left and Dunes on the right side of the beach. Also offers all the infra structure you need with parking place, theater, bars, restaurants, hotels, shopping... More 

Thank Mister-Brazil

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