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Praia das Conchas

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Address: Cabo Frio, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Mild waves for smaller kids, excellent food cooked on the beach for you along with drinks. You can walk along the beach to another larger beach nearby, or walk to the right and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 20, 2015
Monterey, California
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Monterey, California
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Mild waves for smaller kids, excellent food cooked on the beach for you along with drinks. You can walk along the beach to another larger beach nearby, or walk to the right and collect shells at the point. Beautiful beach

Thank Heidi421970
Niteroi, RJ
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

This beach is very beatiful, sea water is blue, not deep at your first steps waht make this place suitable for kids play. The price os food is good for extragers, mainly if you came from euro or dólar currency country. At sunny weekends or holidays the things become worse, because many people came to fun time, and make that... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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28 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I really need to go back to this beach. The water is very very tranquil and and super clear. Apparently the water is also extremely salty which is why I was able to float so easily. Definitely worth the visit!

Thank BrattAttack
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

A lonely (in the off season), windy, expanse of soft white sand, Suoeste is a piece of paradise. We have seen turtles, golfinhos or dolphins, penguins (unfortunately once we found a dead one covered with black oil), and of course, crabs and different birds. At the very end towards Pontal, the fishermen bring in the boats rolling them on tree... More 

Thank Carla P
Petah Tiqwa, Israel
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Before we went to this beach, we´ve been told it´s full of conchas, but when we got there we saw garbage instead of the conchas. The only good thing was that we were their alone, so we had the beach for ourselfs. but it was on week day and not in the season, so i really don´t know whats going... More 

Thank Ilovetrip91
Cabo Frio, RJ
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82 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Beautiful waters and white sands. Conchas is well away from the town but worth going to. Of all the beaches in the area of Cabo Frio, Araial do Cabo and Pero, Conchas is my favorite. Water is chilly but you will not notice the temp after swimming for a bit. Conchas is a smaller beach and many people do visit.... More 

Thank G S
Sao Paulo, SP
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57 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

This is a wonderful beach, if you think to swim, this is a perfect beach. Absolutely clean and unpoluted water. It is located in a reserve and can be reached by car. There are also small restaurants where you can have delicious sea food.

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San Jose, California
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Praia Conchas is a protected bay, so great for kids and anyone who does not want to fight the ocean waves. The water is chilly but refreshing. You can hike up the hill and get great views of the coastline. There is some decent snorkeling at the point. Lots of restaurants which will serve you on the beach. During peak... More 

Thank live2trvl
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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36 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

The road to Conchas is tough since the terrain is kind of rough. Better go during week days to avoid street vendors and problems to park your car. Once there walk to the seashore and go left to another beach called Pero.

Thank dickmorley
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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1,168 reviews
379 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,687 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

A calm place, with clear and an amazingly blue water. But the very best is the right corner of this beach, a rocky hill, an the access to awesome views as well as the unforgetable and hardcore jumping point. The sands full of shells are something really special as well. One of the most beautiful beaches we've ever known,


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