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Cabo Frio

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The largest city in the Lake region in the State of Rio de Janeiro, Cabo Frio is the perfect place to go with your Family, friends and for those who like practicing water sports. With a nice landscape, Cabo Frio offers a wide range of lodges and good infrastructure with lots of restaurants and bars.

With white sand and a shiny blue sea, Cabo Frio is a great place to enjoy a sunny day. Forte is the most visited beach in the region. Located in the center of the city, Forte beach has chairs and kiosks spread in its 7.5 km extension where you can sit just to have an ice cream or a cold beverage while watching the sea and the people coming and going.

On the left side of the Beach there is the São Mateus fort protected by the National Historic Heritage Institute (IPHAN). From this construction you get a wonderful view of the coast.

Concha Beach has this name due to all the shells laid on the sand. This Beach is perfect for children and those who like fishing and kayaking.

Surrounded by enormous white sand dunes, Dunas Beach has a rough sea, perfect for surfing, kite surfing and sailing.

The city has a busy nightlife, especially from December to March. Besides night clubs and bars in the city center, there is the Canal Boulevard, a promenade with numerous restaurants and bars playing live music, right in front of Itajuru Canal.

If you are interested in shopping, visit the famous Biquinis Street with more than 100 stores selling beach clothes for men, women and children.

Take a time to visit the lovely cities of Arraial do Cabo (13 km far from Cabo Frio) and Búzios (25 km far from Cabo Frio).

Cabo Frio International airport receives flights from many regions in Brazil and from some other countries.

Road (bus)
170 km far from the city of Rio de Janeiro, you can take a bus to Cabo Frio.

Personal or rental vehicles
If you are in Rio de Janeiro, drive through BR-101 road to Cabo Frio. There are toll booths on the way.

Personal or rental vehicles
The best way to get to some attractions far from the city center, is by car.
On foot
If you are staying at the center of Cabo Frio, walking aound is the best option

The most comfortable way to visit Cabo Frio is by taxi.

Cabo Frio City Hall
Cabo Frio Portal

Cabo Frio city code: 22.


Cabo Frio Tourim Office: +55 (22) 2646-7959 / +55 (22) 2647-6227
Municipal Guard: 153

Because the beach is really windy people do not feel the sun rays. Take care not to be sunburned.

Drink plenty of water. Wear sunscreen.

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