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Forte Beach, Cabo Frio

(4.6/5 based on 4,400+ 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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  • A true hidden treasure. , Crystal-clear water. Saves lives and flags signaling the dangers from the beach.
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  • Very large and well structured beach with kiosks on the Boardwalk. Cold water but a lush color. Worth the trip
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  • Very nice beach. Deserves a little more investment as the maintenance of the edge. Excellent choice in Rio.
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