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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 starsReviewed yesterday
Priscila S
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Macae, RJ
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Macae, RJ
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62 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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142 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars 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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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars 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
5 of 5 stars 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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Thank Rachel_Leah34
Bern, Switzerland
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56 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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86 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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Thank JNAL29
Durban, South Africa
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43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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Thank Hands O
New York
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

This beach had limited vendors so it was quiet and water was calm but the water was very cold. I might not return to this beach.

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Thank BobH15
Brussels, Belgium
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162 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

This beach is quieter than Geriba and is narrower but has a lovely view of the horseshoe bay. There are food vendors and some beachside bars. When we went club music was pounding out from somewhere across the bay. Lots of people were paddleboarding. At the end of the bay you can easily climb over some rocks to another smaller... More 

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Thank Alex S
Brumadinho, MG
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62 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

If you do not care about a cold water, certainly you will enjoy this beach a lot. surrounded by beautiful houses you can choose the left side with some infrastructure kiosks or the right side (calm and quiet). Good also for children.

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Thank Delio B

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