Famous in Brazil for being a playground of the rich and famous, Buzios first came to international fame when screen siren Brigitte Bardot, vacationed here in the mid-sixties. Virtually overnight, this sleepy fishing village was transformed into an idyllic beach paradise, and is now the hippest place to vacation in South America.
This stunning resort town is a wonderful addition to a Rio de Janeiro stay, or worth a visit on its own. Only a two hour drive from Rio, a stay of two or three days is ideal at this beautiful location.
Buzios unparalleled beach culture is its main attraction. This small peninsula is home to over 20 beaches, each one featuring its own unique atmosphere. Whether you are interested in sunbathing, snorkeling in the azure water, surfing, or just sitting in a cafe enjoying the people watching and magnificent views, there is a beach to suit every desire.
Dining, Nightlife, and Entertainment
Once the sun goes down, vacationers start preparing for the other star of a Buzios stay: the incredible nightlife. Dining options range from international cuisine served in luxurious surroundings to fresh seafood under the stars. As the night progresses the sultry sounds of samba emanate from Buzios' many bars, cafes, and discos, with revelers dancing the night away every night of the week.
Buzios Activities and Tours:
Buzios Overview Tour:
This tour is an excellent opportunity to familiarize yourself with the area, getting a taste of the numerous beaches Buzios has to offer. You may choose to enjoy this experience by boat, visiting the numerous islands and inlets of the area, or alternatively take a trip on a comfortable open-air trolley that will take you to the top of some of the highest hills in Buzios, providing a birds eye view of this gorgeous peninsula.
Recommended lodgings in Buzios:
The sophisticated Pousada Casas Brancas, located in the town's center, is the perfect place to stay while visiting the area. This luxurious boutique hotel offers stunning views of the sparkling bay below and is an easy walk to some of the area's finest beaches. Casa Brancas features an elegant restaurant serving Brazilian-Mediterranean fusion cuisine, as well as a full-service spa, ideal for pampering yourself after the beach.
To speak with a representative or to make a reservation:
If you are interested in one of our vacations, please contact AR Tourism and Yampu Tours either via Request Information Form
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Yampu Tours - USA
673 S. Main St
PO Box 249
Stowe VT 05672
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Monday to Friday
Contact: Karolina Guilcapi
(888) 926 7801
0800 011 2424