Welcome to Cabo Frio

The three main focal points for tourists are Praia do Forte, a stunning stretch of white sand and green waters named after the 17th-century fort at its eastern end, the historic Bairro da Passagem neighborhood where the Portuguese first settled, and the restaurant-fringed Canal do Itajuru, which links nearby Lagoa de Araruama to the Atlantic Ocean.

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$1025 Private & Custom Tours

Arraial do Cabo (the Brazilian Caribbean)

This experience begins with a Find Your Rio host and driver, who pick up the visitor from a designated location. After a car journey of approximately 3 hours, the experience begins in the city of Arraial do Cabo. Main stops: Prainha, Gruta Azul and Ilha do Farol Beach. We leave early and punctually to beat the queues and avoid stops where a lot of people are boarding. Arraial really is famous so the sooner you get there, the more you can take advantage of it. Bring whatever food and drink you’d like to bring on board, where water and ice will be available for free. On the way back to Rio de Janeiro, we will stop in Cabo Frio for lunch. The price of this meal is not included, but the host will be on hand to give you options to suit your needs. Visit the Forte Beach and Rua dos Biquinis (a paradise for bathing suits!) on the return journey. Even taking into account early departure, you can expect a lot of people in the city, especially on local holidays and in the months of December, January and February. It’s rare that the sea in Arraial isn’t crystal-clear, but occasionally the water can be choppy meaning that there are no departures. Therefore, boat experiences are subject to cancellation without prior notice as they are dependent on weather conditions. However, don’t worry if this does happen, as we will refund you for the amount paid.  If required, we also have options for bigger and/or more luxurious boats. Consult us for more details.

$48 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Full Day Cabo Frio Schooner Cruise - Rio de Janeiro

Begin the tour to Cabo Frio with high quality transportation towards the Costa Verde region around two hours from Rio. Arrive in the city of Cabo Frio, where you'll head straight to the port to board the schooner. Set sail, sit back and enjoy paradise. Take in amazing sights from the boat and discover the wonderful coast and beaches of Cabo Frio:- Canal Itajuru- Mansões do canal- Condomínio Moringa- Ilha do Japonês- Mirante- Forte São Matheus- Praia do Forte- Enseada do Carolina- Farol de Cabo frio- Praia Brava - Ilha dos PapagaiosEat a some snacks in the boat  and take a refreshing dip in the sea.   Relax and enjoy this boat tour of  approximately 3 hours. FInally take lunch, served in the Churrascaria in Cabo Frio on front of the Praia do forte with options for vegetarians and go back to home.

$200 Day Trips & Excursions

Cabo Frio Private city tour and boat ride from Rio de Janeiro

Your tour starts at your Hotel pick up in Rio de janeiro and we head to Cabo Frio city. You will have time to enjoy the city as you wish, them you will have a boat tour ( included in the price). Also Buffet lunch is include ( not included drinks and deserts)You will have the opportunity to visit Praia do Forte ( Forte beach) Forte de Sao Mateos ( San Mateos Fort) Rua do canal/Canal do Itajuru ( Canal street /Itajuru canal) Rua dos Bikinis ( Bikini’s street ) You will have a boat tour included and get a chance to visit the beautiful places like Condomínio da Moringa ( moringa complex),  Ilha do Japonês ( japanise Island ) etc… Time of pick up will be schedule and sent with the confirmation message from Rio Carioca Tour