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Ferradura Beach

Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Ranked #16 of 46 attractions in Buzios
Type: Beaches
Activities: Snorkeling, Swimming
Traveler Description: If you want to escape the hustle bustle of Geriba Beach and the surfer set, then Ferredura is an alternative. This long horseshoe shaped beach is... more »
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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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56 reviews 56 reviews
17 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stayed at a pousada in Buzios that was a five minute walk to Ferradura Beach. This is a beautiful cove with a long beach, very tiny "waves" (more like being at a lake), and it has nice little activities like kayak rental, swan boat rental, etc. Perfect for families with young children or toddlers. As we were there in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The beach is very clean and with no waves. It´s very nice for kids and sports, like kayak and stand up paddle.

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Lima, Peru
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

I loved it so much that I went back there twice even though I wanted to explore other beaches as well. This beach is on the bay so it's quiet and I loved that there were no waves! The water was sparkling and having cafes and restaurants at the end of the beach was great for those spending most of... More

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San Diego Area
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70 reviews 70 reviews
25 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Ten minutes or less walk, parking is available, several restaurants and beach equipment rental vendors.

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Houston, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Ferradura was my favorite beach in Buzios. Calm and quiet with just the most peaceful view of the bay and turquoise water. The sand was white and powdery. Super easy to rent an umbrella and beach chairs, and there several unobtrusive vendors selling snacks and drinks. The only downside was that the water was super cold and the wind picked... More

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Denver, Colorado
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Okay, blown away by the seclusion of this beach. We rented chairs for a nominal fee, had some corn on the cob from a vendor, bought a beer and hunkered down on the beach. Water was clear, chilly and salty. Sand was soft and blonde. We opted for the beach area that wasn't as crowded in exchange for a wind... More

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Girona
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50 reviews 50 reviews
9 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Nice beach, with calm and quiet waters and plenty of bars and restaurants to eat and drink from with a good and fast service.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

The scenery was beautiful, but the water was calm and you could only see a little snippet of the ocean. The beach was pretty crowded, so it was great for people-watching, but it's not really what I think of for waves, ocean views, etc. If your time is limited in Buzios, I would probably skip this one unless you have... More

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We came to Ferradura every day while we were in Buzios (14 days). Part of the reason was that we were 350m walking distance from it - but mainly it was because everyone on the beach was so friendly and it had everything we wanted. There were chairs and umbrellas to rent if you wanted to be out of the... More

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Vienna, Virginia
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28 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

This horse-shoe shaped beach is perfect for little kids, but I did not enjoy it as much because there were no waves. If you sit where the restaurants are, you don't even see the horizon (the beach feels like a lake surrounded by mountains). Having visited the Tartaruga and João Fernandes beach earlier, this one was a bit of a... More

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