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Joao Fernandes Beach

Rua Perata, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro 28950-000, Brazil
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Rua Perata, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro 28950-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Joao Fernandes 18 years ago, still a kid. Even then there were a lot of people around. When I went back this last summer, thing had really escalated. The place is PACKED. Don't get me wrong, there are a lot of services...More

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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Nice snorkeling, under water sculpture park, watersports. Bad toilette situation and bad price quality relation in restaurants

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Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

What could be a nice beach was nearly completely covered by either umbrellas or people selling something. Before we even got to the beach, two waiters from different restaurants were already loudly shouting at each other who talked to us first. And - of course-...More

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Reviewed January 27, 2018

Joao Fernandes and Fernandinho, the best places in Buzios for snorkeling. Turtles seen every day, also sea horses. Too crowded in January, better go early. Recommended, restaurante da Tia Chica in Fernandinho, the grilled fish is a poem.

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Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

This beach is a hit with Brazilian visitors who seem to see no problem with sitting on tightly crammed chairs next to each other with no space between you and your neighbor. There are about two people per square meter in high season. For me...More

Thank MajorMum
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Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Nice beach, lots of nature, soft white and red sand. Clear water, a bit cold. Lots of coral and fish: prefect for snorkeling. Restaurants, food stalls available.

Thank NationalKid
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Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

It is a gorgeous place, unfortunately crowded with sales people that will keep you distracted most of the time. If your plan is to relax, this is not the beach you will like to visit! Although all the locals are very polite and wont insist,...More

Thank Soledad S
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

A great location near Rio to visit with many beaches to enjoy it, this is a very nice and peaceful beach. Recommend to the whole family to enjoy a full beach day there.

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Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

very stylish local beach. good asshai at the entrance. they charged us 30 reals for entrance. maybe we could have avoid it.

Thank David B
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Reviewed June 22, 2017

One of the most famous and beautiful beaches of Buzios. It is really interesting for a visit at every part of the day.

Thank MarceloBrasileiro
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mayra656
July 16, 2015|
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Response from Lucio520 | Reviewed this property |
Estuvimos en "ARENA BEACH" que es una posada a 50 mts. del mar. Tiene piscina xa relajarte si no estas en la playa. Nos encantó a los dos. Muy recomendable Buzios!!!!
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354kmr
April 20, 2015|
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Response from susie k | Reviewed this property |
Hi Buzio is good but if you want party in buzio go Friday ,sat and Sunday 3 days is enough but if you want calm and quite go monday -wed. Is well worth it . If you rent a car and have a Harmon and are good driver you're... More
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