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Ferradura Beach

Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Ranked #16 of 47 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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119 reviews 119 reviews
51 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
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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Regina, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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Eaubonne, France
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Paradise, there isn't much more to say. I'll always remember this beach, heaven in Brazil, if you're in Búzios, don't miss it

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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61 reviews 61 reviews
17 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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49 helpful votes 49 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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