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Address: Arraial do Cabo, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Paradise is here

I have been to many different places in Brazil. I had never seen such a wonderful beach. The combination of white sand, crystal water and rocks is very special. Can't miss it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
MarcelloNitz
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Sao Paulo, SP
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Sao Paulo, SP
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37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to many different places in Brazil. I had never seen such a wonderful beach. The combination of white sand, crystal water and rocks is very special. Can't miss it.

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Bern, Switzerland
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

beautiful beach which is very clean and never too many people becuase the navy controls that there are never more than 250 people on this island! It's a great opportunity, but soon in the morning the boats are waiting to bring their clients to that island!

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Granite City, Illinois
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Farol is one of the most beautiful beach we've been in Brazil because the very clean & blue water. It's also a not touristy & I loved swimming & snorkeling here very much!

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Thank Adam O
Brussels, Belgium
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92 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

You can pay to go on a boat tour of all the best beaches in the area. Farol is lovely, the water is amazing and the beach is awesome. I don't usually like tour groups like this but it was definitely worth it!

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Thank Alex S
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

By far the best beach in town. You can only get there by boat and stay for half an hour but totally worths every buck

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Thank Lucas S
London, United Kingdom
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2,030 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 796 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Farol beach is another one of the nice beaches in Arraial do Cabo. Clear water, beautiful sand. Great for snorkelling and swimming. Accessible by boat as it is on one of the islands that the boat tours take you too. Definitely worth visiting!

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Thank Ibadanboy
Cairo, Egypt
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Very beautiful beach with it is white sand and clear crystal water. one of the best beaches i have ever seen.

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Thank Mahinour A
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

Probably the most amazing beach that I'd never been before. Don't hesitate to visit it. You may take a guided trip buying a tour in one of the travel agencies on Arraial downtown

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

While at the beach I went snorkeling and saw many different kinds of fish on the reef. They were not colorful like some other locations but it was like swimming in an aquarium. The sands are white and the water clear. The one draw back is that the water was rather cold.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Sand so white, water so clear, sea turtles...beautiful. tours are 50R$ per person. they go to several beaches, stay about 30 min and go to the next place. Can be crowded.

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