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A reference when it comes to the Lagos Region, Cabo Frio excels in visuals and infrastructure. In addition to the crystal clear sea and white sand dunes, most of the beaches in The city offers comfortable kiosks to cater to the captive public: families with teenage children.
Praia do Forte
Cabo Frio's main beach is quite extensive - it is 7.5 kilometers long and, even so, it gets crowded in high season. Postcard of the city due to the transparent (and icy) waters, the clear sand and the São Mateus fort in the left corner. The beach was considered by international sailors the largest lane in the world for the practice of the sport.
The beautiful and gigantic square, in the right corner of Praia do Forte, occupies an area of 1,600 meters, housing a lake with a fountain, special lighting and an underwater 3D graffiti, with drawings depicting marine life. In the surroundings, 28 poles with LED lamps color the space with blue, green and lavender tones. The area also houses fish tanks, bronze statues of surfer Victor Ribas and football player Leandro, in addition to a popular semi-professional skate park.
Fort São Matheus
The building that gives name to the main beach of Cabo Frio - Praia do Forte - reveals one of the most beautiful views in the region. From the viewpoints of the fortress, built in 1620, you can appreciate the entire coast, the Channel and the Japanese Island. The space still preserves the cannons, which protected the Portuguese from Spanish and Dutch invasions. The former guards' house has been transformed into a cultural space, exhibiting works by local artists.
Viewpoint with a beautiful view of the entire beach and also of Ilha do Japones, located at the end of Praia do Forte where you can see the tour boats leaving the Channel to the ocean.
Cabo Frio's oldest neighborhood still retains the aura of the city's founding, almost 400 years ago. In the setting, old and narrow streets lined with Portuguese stones and cobblestones, leafy trees, square, São Benedito church, fishermen boats... – older, impossible!
We still have the Itajuru Channel. However, this section is called Canal Da Passagem. Passagem is the neighborhood that is on the banks of this channel. In the place that used to be one end of Praia do Pontal, the City Hall built a Terminal for Passengers on ocean liners that come to Cabo Frio, and a Deck.
Support boat for transatlantic liners disembark tourists. Where is also the Taxi Boat that takes you to Ilha do Japones.
Located on the banks of the Itajurú Canal, between the São Bento neighborhood and the Center, Boulevard Canal is one of Cabo Frio's main tourist attractions. During the day, it offers boat trips (schooners) at the Maritime Terminal. At night, bars and nightclubs give the city a new rhythm. It also features one of the main gastronomic points of the Lagos Region with restaurants of different cuisines and wineries.
In the surroundings of Praia Brava, the small spa is a good place to relax due to the tranquility that welcomes travelers. At the edge of the waters of the canal, thatched kiosks serve as a place to eat and drink. During low tide, it is possible to cross from the channel to the island, while at high tide it is ideal to hire a small boat to make the journey.
Shopping Park Lagos
Shopping Park Lagos was designed to become a reference in Cabo Frio and neighboring municipalities. We offer fashion, leisure and quality gastronomy, not only for those who are from the region, but for a floating population, who come for vacations, holidays and weekends.
Praia das Palmeiras
Praia das Palmeiras is located in the neighborhood of Palmeiras, a residential neighborhood of Cabo Frio, which is about 3 km from the center. The neighborhood is characterized by its tree-lined streets and luxury condominiums, being populated mainly by middle and upper class residents.
The beach that gives its name to the Praia do Siqueira neighborhood is about 2 km long. Located on the shores of Lagoa de Araruama, Praia do Siqueira is completely bathed by this lagoon.
fallen angel statue
Located in the waters of the Itajurú Canal, in the Portinho neighborhood, the statue of the Fallen Angel was erected in 1907 to mark the opening of the artificial canal by Leger Palmer. Classically inspired monument represents the Goddess of Victory, winged on a column nine meters high. Over time, the force of the water currents tilted the column sharply, giving rise to the popular name of 'Fallen Angel'.
Deserted and protected by cliffs, Praia Brava is frequented by nudists and surfers, who find strong waves and soft sand there. It is between Ponta do Peró and Morro do Farolete (Ogiva). The end of the route is made on foot, along a stone trail.
Much sought after by surfers, Peró is also extensive, with seven kilometers of clean waters and mild temperatures. The urbanized part is taken over by summer houses and tents while the left corner is home to fine white sand dunes. It is eight kilometers from the Center.
Praia das Conchas
Praia das Conchas in Cabo Frio has this name due to its shape identical to that of a shell. There are kiosks along its waterfront, but that doesn't take away from its natural beauty. To your right you can find natural pools between the rocks, even fishing in these places is quite common, but always with care.