Beach paradise in Cabo Frio - Japanese Island
The city of Cabo Frio is one of the pearls in natural beauty of the State of Rio de Janeiro. Located about 170 km from the state capital, it is an important city due to its history. The city is part of the Lakes Region, or Costa do Sol Region, and attracts tourists throughout the year, but mainly during the summer holidays, due to its great offer of beaches.
Want to know more details about beach options at Cabo Frio? Follow our text below with information about Ilha do Japones beach!
What to do on the Japanese Island?
The beach at Ilha do Japones is one of the most emblematic tourist spots in the city and in the entire state. In addition, the natural beauty of the place is incomparable and pleasant throughout the year, making it an option for all ages! The beach is close to the mouth of the Lagoa de Araruama, with the shoreline flows being low or high during the day and the tide flow.
In addition, the region is constantly passing by boats, jet skis and other vessels that have a point at the pier and in the port located in this region known as Canal de Cabo Frio.
The Ilha do Japones beach has an infrastructure prepared for the reception of visitors and tourists. From parking to the organization of kiosks and tents with tables, umbrellas and chairs, visitors are guaranteed complete comfort. Thus, the beach is a more difficult place to access because it is an island, but the visit guarantees an incomparable look and experience!
The island is small and you can get to know it completely in a 15-minute walk !. However, its local vegetation with trees and shrubs, as well as the view of the cove and the lagoon channel make the experience a special moment. In addition, there are no waves in the region, the waters being extremely clear, and the strips of sand relatively short.
Curiosities about the Japanese Island
If you want to reach the island, you can do it on foot in the morning or at the end of the day, when the tide is low. But, for other times it is possible to cross with small boats.
The island is safe and can please visitors of all ages. It is an extremely protected place and preserved by the public administration, being necessary all the care and, in high season there is a limit of people to visit.
For this reason, the beach is a tourist destination to visit in the morning. Thus, it is in the morning that it will be safer to guarantee a place in the sun. After arriving, we recommend extending your stay on the island throughout the day! With luck, at certain times of the year you can see turtles and penguins!
How to get to Ilha do Japones beach?
It is possible to reach the Japanese Island in two ways. Firstly, for those who wish to arrive by car, it is possible to cross the Feliciano Sodré bridge, following Rua José Rodrigues Povoas, Avenida do Contorno, Avenida dos Pescadores and Rua do Espadarte. The trip is about 30 minutes by car, and the area before the entrance to the island area has parking.
In addition, it is important to note that the crossing to the island should be made preferably in the morning, being possible to cross on foot. For other hours, it is possible to cross small boats at the service of tourists. Thus, another option is to cross the lagoon using marine taxis. For this, the departure is from Praia da Passagem, with established times for round trip to the island.