Prainha, Cabo Frio

4.5
As the beach you will see on numerous Arraial do Cabo postcards, Prainha is a 900 m (0.5 miles) swathe of soft, white sand, lined with kiosks, situated between lush, green hills. Find yourself an empty corner, sit back and relax. Excellent for diving, you will find the calm, bright-aquamarine waters warmer than at neighboring beaches. At the right end of the beach, a small trail leads you to Praia da Graçainha, which at just 15 m (49 ft) long, is exposed only at low tide. Put Prainha into our Cabo Frio itinerary builder site and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Prainha is a nice beach smaller than the rest of the arraial do Cabo, but very beautiful also, has several inns, and is a few blocks away from Playa Grande, it is worth knowing, you can walk quietly
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  • The look is amazing, the waters are crystal clear and calm. Good food options. The hard part is parking.
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