Cabo Frio Praia da Passagem
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Roadmap on the famous passage beach

The city of Cabo Frio is one of the great postcards of the Region of the Lakes, or Region of the Costa do Sol. Located about 170 km from the capital of the State of Rio de Janeiro, is a city with good shopping centers, malls and the most diverse leisure options.

Thus, the area 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 Praia da Passagem!

What to do at Praia da Passagem?

Praia da Passagem is a quiet beach with a small strip of sand. It is a beautiful spot bathed by the Lagoa de Araruama canal, which gives access to the sea. The beach usually gathers fishermen throughout the day, who go in search of fish and crabs.

Thus, the area is extremely quiet, with cobbled streets since the city was created. The area is not very busy because it is a little more distant and hidden from the city center, but attracts many tourists mainly on summer nights.

The beach offers many options of hotels and vacation homes available for rent. For this reason, it is a very quiet option. Thus, you will be able to satisfy those who wish to be further away from the large volume of people that usually fill the city in high season.

Thus, it is a great option for families on walks, especially at sunset. The beachfront has a small sidewalk and both water and sand are clean and can host picnics and walks.

Beach Tips

Praia da Passagem is close to a great gastronomic center known as Praça da Passagem. This square is a meeting point for several bars and restaurants with options for all tastes. The square is between Travessa Primeiro de Maio and Rua Furtado and you can access it on foot or by car.

Thus, because it is a preserved area and with remnants of buildings from the last century. For this reason, we recommend walks through Largo de São Benedito, whose church is open to visitors. The tour is worth the attention!

The beach and the entire area of ​​Passagem, as the area is known to city dwellers, is like a time capsule, with old buildings, streets and churches that are at odds with all the city's architecture.

Precisely because it is an area a little further from the city center, it is still little known, but it is gaining the fame and appreciation of tourists due to the bars and restaurants that move the place. It is a good option for a view at the end of the day and where you can find good references for dinner.

The beach, with a narrow strip of sand and water from both the sea and Lagoa de Araruama. Thus, it may not be the best option for bathing throughout the year. Thus, it is necessary to monitor the flow of the tides and the signs for bathers. On this beach, it is possible to look for trips to the Japanese Island, in addition to having a pier that is in itself a great tourist spot in the city.

How to get to Praia da Passagem?

Praia da Passagem is located at Rua Constantino Menelau, and can be accessed by car. For those who visit by car, it is about 20 minutes from the city center and ten minutes from Praia do Forte. It can also be accessed on foot, so it is a little more distant, but in the end, it is a tour that in itself is worth a visit to the city.