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Buzios is a coastal paradise famed for its beaches, sophisticated streets, and Brigitte Bardot’s legacy. Buzios is a coastal paradise famed for its beaches, sophisticated streets, and Brigitte Bardot’s legacy.
Best Time To Go
September to April

You can visit Buzios all year, but travel between September and April to avoid the rains.

Ideal Duration
2 to 3 nights

Easily accessible by road from Rio, Buzios is perfect for a couple days of relaxation on the beach.

Why Visit Buzios?

The chic beachside town of Buzios, set on a peninsula a couple of hours drive north of Rio de Janeiro, is a Mediterranean-style hangout for the fortunate of Brazilian society.

Shooting to fame in the 1960s as the favoured escape of Brigitte Bardot, Buzios has seen a procession of A-list celebrities over the years to its classy, well-heeled streets, such as Rua das Pedras.

Comprised of three separate settlements, each with its own character, the peninsula becomes more exclusive towards its far end, but wherever you are on it you won’t be far from one of its 20 stunning beaches.

  • There’s a host of stunning beaches, such as João Fernandes and Ferradura.
  • The sophisticated cobblestone streets, crammed full of tempting boutiques and restaurants, come alive at night with bars, clubs and live music.
  • The Brigitte Bardot promenade, complete with her statue, is a great place for people-watching.
  • Numerous exhilarating water sports options are right on the doorstep of Buzios, including snorkelling, diving, and surfing.
  • For those who love gastronomic experiences, the seafood restaurants in Buzios are famous.
  • A boat tour along the coast will help you discover dozens of secluded coves with tropical fishes swimming in crystal-clear water.
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