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Forte Beach

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Address: Rua Do Contorno, Cabo Frio, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone Number: 21987503599

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Best beach in Rio de Jeneiro

Every time I go to Brazil I make sure I set at least a week aside to spend in Cabo Frio. You experience Rio de Janeiro with out the worry of being in a violent area. The locals... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Every time I go to Brazil I make sure I set at least a week aside to spend in Cabo Frio. You experience Rio de Janeiro with out the worry of being in a violent area. The locals are nice, there's always something to do. The night markets is my favorite, you explore the area while eating authentic Brazilian food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Very clean with lots of space so even on crowded days you're not on top of each other. Lots of activity on the beach with great service from the beach barracas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Miles and miles of extremely white sand, clear waters...Could be very crowdy in New year, and Carnival time, so avoid both if you like a morer quiet scene. Beach is lighted at night so people can walk or play sports. Very nice seashore walking area with bars, parked areas, a crafts fair, Museum of Surf. Dont forget to visit the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

This is a review that I really wanted to post. We recently spent a week in Cabo Frio with our 3 young kids and friends at their beachfront place at the Forte Beach. We were spoiled! We had a great panoramic view of the beach which made it a little more special. Day and night, the beach is fully illuminated... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The beach and it's surroundings are great for a getaway from Rio's hustle and bustle. There are many restaurants near the beach and the food is very good. The waters range from light blue to dark blue and are truly amazing. This is my third time here and I will be back for more.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

this beach is very very nice. if you are comming from out side of brasil you gotta come here. this place leaves rio de janeiro city behind... its a lot better. also its good for snorkeling if you like it. here you can see lots of sea turtles and moreys

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Oh my god! How I loved this place! If you ignore all the buildings in the back, this beach is just a piece of heaven. White sands, warm waters, LOTS of space (even though it was March). My only regrets was I could not stay longer than a day. Planning to go back again next year though! :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed a few days at a rented apartment across from Forte Beach. Even though it is June and is winter the beach is still beautiful. However it rains and is cloudy quite often as it has for the last 3 days. The area has many restaurants and bars and the people seem very friendly. It has about 2 hours from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Forte Beach (or "Praia do Forte", in portuguese) is quite a pleasant place, a urban beach close to Downtown Cabo Frio. Lots of good bars, restaurants, some night life (mainly during summer season) etc.; access by road (some 170 km / 105 mi drive or comfortable buses with a/c, go to Auto Viacao 1001 - http://www.autoviacao1001.com.br/en/) or by plane (AZUL... More 

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Petah Tiqwa, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

This is the main beach of Cabo frio and its really good. The sand is white, the water is clear and there is a lot of people that sell u many kinds of food and even clothes and other stuff. I like it really much.

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