Arraial do Cabo is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. The city is known for its glorious beaches, fine white sand and blue water, making it the most diving-friendly beaches in all of Brazil. The best beaches to see in this area are Praia dos Anjos (that's where the port is, too), Praia do Oven, Prainhas, and of course, Praria da Ilha do Farol.
Arraial do Cabo has two districts: Figueira and Monte Alto. Figueira is laid back and relaxed. There are plenty of peaceful beaches to spend the day at, as well as plenty of affordable restaurants. Monte Alto offers great nightlife.
Nature and botany enthusiasts will love Massambaba, a sandbank preserved by IBAMA, where the most rare and sought-after orchid flowers in the world grow.
Things to see and do
* Marine Life
* Scuba diving
* Massambaba sandbank
* Pristine beaches
* Figueira and Monte Alto districts
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Real (R$) (BRL)
Language – Portuguese
Land Area – 152 km²
Population – 26,500 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style
Time – GMT minus three hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 55
Port Location – The port is located at Praia dos Anjos.
Transport Links - To get to Cabo Frio from Rio de Janeiro or Sao Paulo, there are many different means of transportation. The most common way for tourists who do not have cars to travel is by bus. The most popular bus company is Viaçao. This bus company will take you directly from Rio de Janeiro or Sao Paulo.