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Forte Beach, Cabo Frio
(4.6/5 based on 4,000+ reviews on the web)
One of the top urban beaches in the country, Forte Beach features white sand, turquoise sea, and lots of water sports. The long strip of coast invites a barefoot stroll, while the steady waves urge you to go surfing or kitesurfing. A slew of convenient amenities lines the beach, including shops, restaurants, bars, banks, restrooms, and showers. Venture to the early 17th-century fort nearby, which used to protect the city from foreign invaders. Note that the water is colder compared to other Brazilian beaches. Arrange your visit to Forte Beach and discover more family-friendly attractions in Cabo Frio using our Cabo Frio vacation planner.
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  • Amazing Beach, the sand is white, looks like talcum powder, crystal clear water, great for kids! I just think you should have more structure of kiosks, bathroom, etc.
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  • Praia do Forte is the most famous of Cabo Frio. It really is very beautiful. The Boardwalk with well-structured Kiosks is a strong point.
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  • very extensive and linda, crystal clear water, although there are enough people, close to the Fort is a little dirty, since there are quite a few street vendors and tourists, but away from the strong people start to run out and the garbage disappears.
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