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Ossos Beach

Cabrio Frio headland, Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Ranked #24 of 46 Attractions in Buzios
Type: Beaches
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Sao Paulo, SP
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

it´s not a place where you can find bones, but lot of energy, sun and a beautiful clean water; and, be4 you go, don´t you forget that: The world gives you much vodka!

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Bettembourg, Luxembourg
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Nice little beach with nice little houses right at the border. They say that pirates used to come and stay as a hideout. The whole area has a nice cozy flair with the little pathways leading around the trees and around the whole beach.

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Cornwall
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Close to hotels and restaurants but clean and with good access to the water. The water taxis leave from one end of the beach and boats are moored in the bay. Umbrellas and chairs for rent again - about 20 real a day. Lots to watch as you sit and enjoy the sun.

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Moscow, Russia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

the beach is cosy and the water is very clean - but in the morning. The beach is not big , there are many boats. There is a water taxi going to other beaches from here. This placebis great to watch sunset

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Brasilia, DF
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74 reviews 74 reviews
42 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

That's the place I was told Brigit Bardot used to come to sunbathe. You can have a look from a different perspective from a boat.

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Rio de Janeiro
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213 reviews 213 reviews
99 attraction reviews
286 helpful votes 286 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

In the beginning, this was all. Praia dos Ossos (Bones Beach) has this name because this is supposedly where fisherman disposed of bones of the whales they caught. It is a small beach lined by walnut trees and old houses that preserve the essence of the old Búzios. The sand is thick and thin and the waters are calm. As... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

Baby beach in beautifully still cove with small sandy area and a couple of food and drink sellers with chairs and umbrellas to hire. A lot of small craft and water taxis moored up which clogs the water a bit. The sea is very calm and warm and a gentle slope from the beach so wonderful for swimming, just a... More

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Brazil
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

This beach has a history about whales, people say that on distance past hunters/fisherman used to bring whales hunted to this beach and kill there, then use and sell the oil and meat, remaining on the beach only the bones of these poor animals. There's history and old houses from the slaves times, or of the slaves lords. Another strange... More

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Copenhagen
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113 reviews 113 reviews
33 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

family beach and good vibes. water is clean and soft sands. u can just seat on an empty umbrella and the person in charge will come to collect his money before u leave. drinks are very reasonable

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Beverly Hills, California
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315 reviews 315 reviews
124 attraction reviews
452 helpful votes 452 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

nice for a trip .just continue the street from buzios center up the hill and enjoy.nothing special but quiet and clean (off-season !!!)

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