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“Long, wide beach, clear & warm water - just great!”
Review of Geriba Beach

Geriba Beach
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Private Buzios Day Tour from Rio de Janeiro
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Owner description: The great waves at this large, open beach make it popular for surfing and windsurfing.
Sao Paulo, SP
Level 6 Contributor
48 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Long, wide beach, clear & warm water - just great!”
Reviewed March 11, 2013

We didn't see and visit all of Buzio's beaches, but Geribá definitely was a beautiful one: it's long enough for a 30 minutes walk from one side to the other - the sand is fine & clean - the water is very clean & clear - no rocks or seaweed - water wasn't too cold.

You can walk at least 50 meters into the sea until it gets too deep. The waves are quite strong though, and hence it was great for wake boarding etc. There were life guards on duty who took their responsibility very serious.

You can rent everywhere at the beach chairs & umbrellas (R$ 20,00/day for two chairs, a small table + umbrella). On one end of the beach there is even a small restaurants that offers chairs, a table + umbrella for free as long as you consume some food and drinks there during the day.

Unfortunately, there are no public washrooms. So either you enter one of the very few restaurants/bars or you sneak in one of the very few pousadas alongside the beach.

There are some beach vendors with jewelry, beach dresses, snacks, ice cream etc. But they aren't intrusive at all, and actually quite entertaining.

Parking near the beach might be a bit difficult at busy times.

Visited March 2013
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Harrogate, North Yorks
Level 4 Contributor
45 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Chockablock!”
Reviewed February 10, 2013

This beach is soooo busy! People are 6 deep and you need a car or to arrange a taxi to get there and back. But the upsides are the crashing waves and massages on the beach. And I also quite like the fact that vendors pass but with food and beach ware.

Visited February 2013
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Orlando, Florida
Level 3 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Geriba is my favorite beach in Buzios”
Reviewed January 29, 2013

I've visited Buzios twice (2009 & 2012). Geriba is my favorite beach in Buzios. It's is long, open beach with beautiful people, amazing sunsets, nice restaurants, good music, landscape of small mountains & excellent waves for surfing. The tricky part is gaining access to the beach, if you don't rent a car or take a taxi. The van transportation is inexpensive runs the main road from the north to south side of the region, but you'll need to exit at the bus stop in the main Geriba commericial square & navigate several blocks (10-15 minutes) by foot.

Visited March 2012
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port washington, NY
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“young and hot”
Reviewed January 6, 2013

This beach is what I had in mind when I thought of Brazilian beaches. Crowds of young, tan and beautiful young people, walking and strutting. Cool beach bar gives a flavor of Brazilian life.

Visited December 2012
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Rio de Janeiro
Level 6 Contributor
254 reviews
124 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 314 helpful votes
“If not windy, the perfect beach”
Reviewed December 26, 2012

Geribá is the biggest and most beautiful beach in Búzios and it can be paradise if it's not too windy.

Visited November 2012
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