San Matheus Fort, Cabo Frio
(4/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web)
Built into a rocky outcropping off the coast, this military installation once used for defense now gives visitors an ideal spot for ocean views. San Matheus Fort defended the settlers near this chunk of coast from threats on the water. Today, it is a landmark that attracts passersby from all over the world. You won't find a museum or guided tour, but the breeze on your face and the sea slamming into the rocks below make this a good location to take in the beauty of the country's coastline. Arrange to visit San Matheus Fort and other attractions in Cabo Frio using our Cabo Frio vacation route planner.
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  • In the left corner of the Praia do Forte, this paradise. Beach clean and calm waters, where you can walk into the sea, beyond the gazebo and the Fort, that complete this special place. Next to the Yacht Club and several fishing companies. A place to go multiple times with small children
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  • great place to learn a little about the history of cabo frio and take lots of great pictures, I recommend.
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  • strong san maatheus... Another true story of Brazil! nice place to view the city of cabo frio, with beautiful beach, but very concurrida.por quiet and emerald waters!
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