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Forte Beach, Cabo Frio
(4.7/5 based on 3,800+ 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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  • maravillhosa Beach, beautiful people, several kiosks for lunch, great place for family outings.
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  • An of the most beautiful and spectacular beaches of Cabo Frio, is very extensive and has many kiosks where you can rent deck chairs, Sun umbrellas and buy delicious caipirinhas, natural sucos and drinks. It is very safe to leave your things on the beach, very safe. If you want to swim and enjoy the sea, the best sector is where is located the Fort of San Mateo, the waters are very calm and clear, carry much blocker because the sun beats strong. In contrast to Buzios, in food and beverage prices are many more low. Visit Praia do Forte, will not regret.
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  • I went in the off-season the beach was empty it seems they do not have the custom of going on the beaches are more tourists and in season I believe q must fill second information q had the residents. the fixed kiosk on the edge and very well structured let td very beautiful I loved the stalls with their memories qro back of course
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