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Forte Beach, Cabo Frio

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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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  • Praia do Forte is the most crowded and popular of Cabo Frio. It focuses the greatest number of visitors as well as vendors. The water is warm (24 °), crystal clear and quite clean. The beach was crowded during the weekends but no longer be comfortable since it is very extensive. You have to walk and ask prices before settling in a hut for umbrella and chairs. There are several that charge only what you consume either 10 reais.
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  • Praia do forte is the best known of Cabo Frio. Has good structure of restaurants, kiosks, street fairs, hotels and etc. Cabo frio is one of the main tourist attractions of the region of the lakes and the RJ. Being much sought after vacation and holidays. In the period of high season, is great for those who enjoy fidget, bars. The beach is crowded at this time.
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  • A dream of crystal clear waters, fish passing around the swimmers/strictly Beach Clean/security
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