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Address: Cabo Frio, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Talcum powder beach

Amazing beach of white snowlike sand is quite busy but beautiful nevertheless, the water is cool but not freezing. Definitely a great place to hang out and relax and not worry... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Finny1968

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46 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing beach of white snowlike sand is quite busy but beautiful nevertheless, the water is cool but not freezing. Definitely a great place to hang out and relax and not worry about your shape and size

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We recently returned from visiting this place, it is well past its prime as a vacation spot. The place has unrestricted residential growth which blocks most of the beauty that this area once had and graffiti is everywhere and it looks just like any poverty stricken Latin American street. The beach is filthy you cannot take one step without stepping... More 

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1 Thank jess f
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151 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the amazing beaches around here. The water is perfect, not warm but not cold either, and it's very, very clear. I just loved the place.

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Thank Fátima B
Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

since ge got married we never forgot this lovely place where we met, and each time we can we return to renew our vows to love us forever, its a romantic place, here you can think you are in the caribbean.

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1 Thank matthew j
Sao Paulo, SP
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016 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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1 Thank MarcelloNitz
Bern, Switzerland
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57 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

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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Thank Christian B
Granite City, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 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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162 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 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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1 Thank Alex S
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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
Nairobi, Kenya
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2,445 reviews
1,436 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 915 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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