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Japones Island, Cabo Frio

(3.3/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Crystal clear water, low tide .... Gave to walk back. Because it has boats to get there for real, 5 5 real too, parking around 10 reals, I suggest something to eat, because it has few options. Ideal for children, even with living water.
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  • Japanese island has a bright white sand and clean water, but in high season access gets enough traffic to get to the island, get there early.
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  • Wow, I was blown away by the place. Despite not having a lot of depth, and is a perfect and safe for a picnic with the family, especially by you can be more comfortable with the kids.
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