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Cabo Frio, locally known as "Cidade do Agito", is located 93 miles (150 km) northeast of Rio de Janeiro. This city of 230.000 populaton is popular due to its beautiful soft white sandy beaches and extravagant entertainment. The beaches are great for swimming, surfing, and diving.
The most famous beach in Cabo Frio is Forte Beach, where the fortress of Saint Mathews (free entrance) was built in 1620. Stretching 7.5 kilometers, the beach is located in the heart of the rather ugly town near many bars and restaurants. Head all the way to the left end to explore the fort and get a panoramic view you won't forget.
It pays to compare your cruise line tours here.
Cafes which offer free WiFi for customers are sparse.
Basic hours for most stores and businesses are from 9am to 6pm, with an extended lunch hour from around noon to 2pm.
Many museums are closed on monday.
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