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Address: Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Activities: Snorkeling, Swimming
Description: The calm water at this beautiful horseshoe-shaped beach is ideal for...
The calm water at this beautiful horseshoe-shaped beach is ideal for swimming and water sports.
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"Relaxt"

We had a really relaxing morning. Small waves, clean sand and water. You can do Stand up paddling. Perfect for small children. Good Caipirinhas.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We had a really relaxing morning. Small waves, clean sand and water. You can do Stand up paddling. Perfect for small children. Good Caipirinhas.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Not as good as other beaches on the Penninsula in our opinion. The horseshoe shape at first glance looks inviting but it does not deliver. Characterless would sum it up.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

One of the best I've been to. The water is cool and refreshing, the sand is warm, with and nice to stay. There are lots of cool minded people and a few bars to choose from. Really recommend it!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Very child friendly beach as the water was incredibly calm. Not very wide so can't say it was particularly special. Worth a visit if staying near by.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Ferradura Beach (meaning Horse Shoe Beach) is a beautyful and quiet place to visit. Due to its 'U' shape the sea is really calm, and ther's no risk of beeing catch by a wave. This same shape is responsible for its cold water, though. And I mean freezing cold considering Brazilian standards. It's northern portion has a bit more structure... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This is a beautiful beach as well, for snorkelling and doing some kayak/paddle too. It has very calm waters, it is also spacious, you can play some sports and also relax. Definitely a good beach.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I love just seating at one of the many beach front restaurants - not fancy, but good food - and having a drink, eating good seafood and going into the water to cool off from time to time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

That's my favorite beach in the small town of Búzios, the calm waters make it one of the most children friendly beaches in the region; It doesn't mean that adults can't have fun out here though. The prices are as high as the state's capital insane prices but nothing that we don't afford once in a while. Paid R$45 for... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We were lucky as the beach was pretty empty on a gorgeous spring day. Quiet blue water, soft sand , restaurant near by, and a very enjoyable experience. We've been told that it can get busy as this beach is a favorite with families, but it's not what we saw.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

This beach was only a 5 minute walk from our Vila and it was BEAUTIFUL! The sand was hot, the water was cool and it is a more secluded beach which is wonderful. Beautiful view, water was pretty calm and we even saw a turtle. Lots of vendors on the beach selling jewelry, drinks, food, etc so if you want... More 

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