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Forte Beach

Rua Do Contorno, Cabo Frio, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Ranked #1 of 51 attractions in Cabo Frio
Type: Beaches
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Hudson, New Hampshire
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

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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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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47 reviews 47 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Cabo Frio, RJ
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68 reviews 68 reviews
35 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Come and enjoy the sand and water at Praia do Forte! The beach and water are enjoyed by surfers and bathers alike. Moderate waves make it enjoyable for younger bathers as well as those more daring! For families with younger children, the beach most closest to the fort is best. For those wave riders and families with older children, the... More

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Campinas, SP
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Forte beach has more than 10km of extension with fine and white sand, like flour.The fort on the edge of the beach is a reminder of the Portuguese colonization in the region. The constant wind provides a delicious sensation of well-being, but make no mistake: use sunblock even on cloudy days. The sun is strong and the white sand reflects... More

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Buenos Aires
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Wide beach with white sand that feels like flour when you run your fingers through it. The sea is great as well just a little bit cold but you get used to it once you are inside.

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San Jose, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Forte Beach, which is the main beach in Cabo Frio and stretches the entire length of downtown. Gorgeous, soft white sand and azure waters. There is always a breeze in CF, which is so nice during the hot months. Pick a kiosk and rent your chair/umbrella and have waiters feeding you ice cold beer or other drinks as well as... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013 via mobile

After a day taking a boat to the stunning islands of Arrial do Cabo I thought I had seen the most stunning gorgeous clean watered sun baked beaches. Then later in the day about half four our driver announced that we were stopping at a beach. I was hot tired and had an hour drive back and stopping for a... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

The problem here is the crowd. It is a beautiful place overlooked by an old Portuguese fort. I used to enjoy it a lot during my childhood but not anymore. It is good for a visit, to take photos and get away to find places where you really can sit down and relax

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Liverpool
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

We spent an afternoon on the beach, drinking cerveja and playing in the sea. The sand is beautiful powdery white stuff, to be seen to be believed

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