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Tartaruga Beach

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Address: Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Great beach for families!

Calm waters and many food stands nearby. Parking was always available even in the busiest days. We loved it!

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 11, 2015
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Santiago, Chile
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

It is a small beach, it is pretty but it is full of umbrellas for lease and since there is no much space between the sand and sea the umbrellas occupy a lot of space and there is no much left for the ones that like to lay in the sand and take some sun.

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Bruxelles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This beach is a great place to stay in the run-up to the Brazilian high season (from after Christmas) it's relaxed and with some nice privately exploited beach terraces. In winter (our summer) it's empty and although just as beautiful, not really the best beach in that season.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Calm waters and many food stands nearby. Parking was always available even in the busiest days. We loved it!

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Vigo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

This beach is nice because it is surrounded by vegetation, with little construction - just one restaurant and a few basic beach bars. Parking can be difficult on busy days. Careful with the beach bars: this was the only place, in Búzios, where I ever felt being ripped off (poor service followed by overcharging).

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Sao Paulo, SP
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The Tartaruga beach is beautiful place, it have restaurant and bar to drink, but don't have toilet. The sea is hot then another beach around. Have a good time there.

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Great beach for snorkeling. The water is very beautiful and has several choirs. Rent dive or a board to do the "stand up". The price compared to other beaches is much cheaper. The beach is a bit tucked away, you can stop in a parking lot or on the street close to the beach.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

SUMMARY - Go to the west side of the beach for the best experience. - Stunningly warm water - Beautiful view - Hidden charges on the deck chairs (see below) - Music by deck chairs is annoying REVIEW Unless you prefer a noisy, tourist-focused vibe, the west side of the beach is by far the best part. If you arrive... More 

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Lima, Peru
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

There are definitely much nicer beaches in Buzios. This one was very rocky and I couldn't walk into the water without hurting my feet! The water wasn't very clear and compared to the other beaches, the service was not very good either.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014 via mobile

We took a taxi from the centre to this beach (20 real) as weren't having much luck navigating ourselves there by foot! We arrived a bit before sunset, the beach was clearing out and the waves were high. The water is lovely and warm and we had loads of fun jumping and surfing in the waves. The water was seaweedy... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Hot water great for children!! Nice beach to eat and spend some time in family!! I prefer Joao Fernandez but Tartaruga is special for children.

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