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Ferradura Beach

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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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Not so big, not so small

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 28, 2016
Priscila S
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Macae, RJ
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Ananindeua, PA
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135 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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64 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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90 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Durban, South Africa
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2015

This is a great beach for a family. Not too far to walk after you park. Clean and clearly maintained. The beach vendors are pleasant and not at all pushy and the beach chairs are comfortable and can recline. Caipirinhas are freshly made and of good quality and the beach food was too. Easily the beach we enjoyed most during... More 

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