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Joao Fernandes Beach

Rua Perata, Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Ranked #13 of 46 attractions in Buzios
Type: Beaches
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Leiden, The Netherlands
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86 reviews 86 reviews
26 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Joao Fernandes is a nice and not so crowded beach, with good swimming possibilities and good for snorkeling. The water is quiet so not suitable for surfing (you need to go to the other part of the peninsula for that). A couple of places rent chairs, umbrellas and canoes. If you rent a chair, you are expected to order a... More

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Lima, Peru
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59 reviews 59 reviews
26 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

as it name says it is a bigger version of Fernandinho Beach, and all that it consecuences, a very public nice beach with light sand and blue sea...some houses, more bars, restaurants and a lot of people offering something to drink, to eat, to seat, to tatoo, or to play oversea and underit, you have paddleboards and snorkel rentals. A... More

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Brazil
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95 reviews 95 reviews
28 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Beautiful and green sea, very calm, there'´s a lot of tends where you can seat and eat and stay all day enjoying the beach. Some of this restaurants only allow you tu use de chairs if you have lunch therem what i think it's not a problem. From Joao Fernandes you can take an aquatic cab and go to another... More

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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

My friend had recommended this beach to me and when we got there (after visiting several other beaches), I realized that indeed, this one was the best! Make sure to go early so you can get umbrellas and chairs :)

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Gualeguaychu, Argentina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

I like this beach specially because the water was quite warm and without any waves so you could actually stay for hours just floating in the water. As in the rest of the beaches from the area, the water is also very clean and you can perfectly see through it.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Too overcrowded and no facility to shower, nearby restaurants are dreadful with very poor hygiene and the usual overpriced food. Give me the West Indies anytime

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

João Fernandes is a crowded yet unbeliveable beach. The trick is to get there a little earlier than the crowd (about 10-11 AM should do) and secure a little beach space for you. The beach has no waves and normally has great sea temperature (but not always). I think it's the best in Búzios. You can do great snorkelling in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

the best beach in Buzious clean, fresh and very overcrowded snorkeling! really hard to find a spot for a towel it is better to travel from other beaches on a boat taxi.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

The scenario is great but almost no sand and full of people. I recommend other beaches in Buzios with less people.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

We always ended up in the last bar at the end of the beach. They have a great dish with sea fruit. You can also do a swim to the beach on the other side of the rock.

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