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Prainha, Cabo Frio

(4.6/5 based on 850+ reviews on the web)
As the beach you will see on numerous Arraial do Cabo postcards, Prainha is a 900 m (0.5 miles) swathe of soft, white sand, lined with kiosks, situated between lush, green hills. Find yourself an empty corner, sit back and relax. Excellent for diving, you will find the calm, bright-aquamarine waters warmer than at neighboring beaches. At the right end of the beach, a small trail leads you to Praia da Graçainha, which at just 15 m (49 ft) long, is exposed only at low tide. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Prainha by using our Cabo Frio tourist route planner.
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  • The beach has a track (super quiet) to arrive and then a huge staircase. Depending on where you park the car go 2 mile walk. But it's worth every metre. The path to the beach is beautiful, we can do a lot of pictures. The beach looks Caribbean Beach, the color of the sea sounds. The sand is also very hot. But get there early so you can park, get a good seat in the sand and enjoy the beach umbrella and chairs that you will have to rent if you don't. The rent costs 50 dollars, not counting the consummation. But, again, it's worth it! The beach is beautiful!
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  • This beach is beautiful, has an incredible view and well worth visiting. Pay 20.00 to get in the car but you have to get there early as it is a beach that holds only 250 cars parked. Have a van transport too, but it's better to go by car because of the cost benefit. Is a small and reserved Beach, loved it and plan to go back soon.
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  • Beautiful beach and senário perfect, this was my second visit to work. New experiences at different times.
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