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Japones Island, Cabo Frio

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Island
Known to be a quiet nook in a busy area, Japones Island is a small resort with thatched food kiosks where you can sit down for a peaceful meal. Fresh fish is caught and served up in the traditional style here. The water along the beach is quite shallow and calm, making it a popular spot for families with little children. Farther up the coast you can find deeper waters for swimming and scuba diving. Boats can also be rented for sightseeing along the Itajuru Channel. Nearby trails attract ecotourists and casual hikers, as well as locals picnicking in secluded spots along the shore. When the tide is low, you can take a walk straight across the channel, from the island to the mainland. Use our Cabo Frio vacation builder to add Japones Island and other attractions to your Cabo Frio vacation plans.
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  • No do not know, this is a paradise apart in cabo Frio, looking you are in Cabo Frio, but to get across the city, or swimming you cross the channel to swim or take a taxi boat. But show any sacrifice worth it. Place is a paradise to stay around, dropped out with a Chair inside the crystal clear water, or played in a kiosk eating a delicious fried fish.
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  • At first I was a little afraid about the island. But, after the crossing and we get settled in a corner, we were delighted with the color and transparency of the water. We made the crossing on foot, and it was super easy. We could have done, but we chose to do the walk. Our daughter of 02 years, was super the will on site and also us. Super recommend for a small child.
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  • Is an island in the middle of Itajuru channel. The crystal clear waters and a divine calm. Don't expect luxury. Take your snack and drink because after crossing to the side of the island is more difficult to pick up something at the kiosks in the Mainland. For those who like quiet and different look with natural beauty.
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