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Address: Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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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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Low season is better

As any beach in lakes region I recommend to at low season. It's not too busy and you can easily find a place to stay in the sand.

Reviewed February 7, 2017
Janaína T
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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122 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed February 7, 2017 via mobile

As any beach in lakes region I recommend to at low season. It's not too busy and you can easily find a place to stay in the sand.

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Ananindeua, PA
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139 reviews
110 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed November 5, 2016

Uma bela praia, com águas frias e claras. Quanto mais nas curvas você estiver, melhor para o banho das crianças. Possui uma boa estrutura de vendas, porém com preços salgados. Possui estacionamento mediante pagamento de uma taxa. Vale a visita. A beautiful beach with a cold and crystal clear waters. If you have children, go to the end of the... More 

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Thank Fábio P
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Plenty of bars and places to eat along the beach. Grab some açai and a nice cold beer. Lots of people playing foot volley, or going for a run along the beach. Pretty amazing when the sun is going down.

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Thank Trystan D
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

We've stayed in the lounge at the end of the beach. But really beautiful beach, great vibe with the different (temporary) beach bars. Good for all ages and only 20 minutes walking from the city centre.

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Thank Danielle K
Macae, RJ
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71 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

This beach is just wonderful to spend a day. It's got all the stand up paddle boards, games, beach activity and a great view. The water is not so called compared to other beaches in Buzios, so that's a plus!

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Thank Priscila S
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171 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

This is not the best option around Búzios. The beach is polluted and its very small. It doesn't have good structure either.

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Thank Fátima B
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed May 1, 2016

It's a great beach overall, and it has all the vendors you need. The water is clean and calm, but it can be a bit cold.

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Thank Gabriel F
New York City, New York
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 24, 2016

One of my favorite beaches in Buzios. Very calm water, great scenery and a perfect spot to paddleboard. Drinks and snacks are very affordable as well. Overall, great experience!

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Bern, Switzerland
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62 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed January 16, 2016

I actually thought that the water in this bay will be more warm... But I was wrong, like all the other places arround Buzios also here it's very cold to swim. But it doesn't matter because it's such a beautiful view all arround! One of the must see in Buzios!

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Thank Christian B
South East England, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed January 8, 2016

A beautiful horse shaped beach with approx 1km of sand. Because it is not near downtown Buzios it was surprisingly empty Monday to Friday. There are day time bars and a couple of people selling bikinis etc but they are not in your face all the time. You can hire paddle boards / kayaks / swans (pedalos).

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