Surrounded by slopes and hills full of Mata Atlântica’s natural beauty, Armação dos Búzios – or just Búzios – calls upon the visitor’s adventurous spirit and invites them to be in touch with nature.
The famous clear waters in Búzios’s sea is only one of the natural attractions in this fascinating destination. Those who are in search of some connection with nature will find countless possibilities that vary from a peaceful stroll to adrenaline-filled activities. The highlights include trekking, bike rides and snorkeling – all of which reveal the exquisiteness of the region’s fauna and flora.
Beach in Búzios
In Búzios, all roads lead to nearly untouched biodiversity, in Mata Atlântica’s conservation areas where the visitor enjoys quiet beaches and unmatched vegetation. The Pau-Brasil Environmental Protection Area is home to beaches like Caravelas and José Gonçalves, as well as islands like Papagaio, Dois Irmãos and Comprida. The Emerências Mountain Range, located inside the protection area, shows a unique ecological system. There is no shadow of doubt that this attraction is worth the visit!
The Pau-Brasil Environmental Protection Area includes the territory of Cabo Frio, which is also a wonderful destination, located approximately 14 miles away from Armação dos Búzios. For those who appreciate exploring more of the neighborhood, it is a good option to extend your visit and stay a few days in the charming city of Cabo Frio.
The amazing beaches are undoubtedly the main feature that draws thousands of tourists to the region every year. The visitors can choose between more than 20 beaches (that look like pieces of heaven) and each of them pleases a different crowd. For family trips, Ferradura beach is a great choice. But when it comes to younger crowds and surfers, Geribá beach is the place to go. Manguinhos and Rasa beaches are also visited by fans of sports like kitesurf and windsurf.
The various colors and shapes hidden underwater are an invitation for the tourist to dive in this adventure and discover a whole new world. In addition, a boat trip is a nice way to explore the region’s most beautiful beaches. Búzios’s weather is extremely favorable to practicing sailing sports that bring adrenaline to your experience. It is truly a complete destination!
It is impossible not to feel enamored with Búzios’s unmatched natural beauty. The magic of this place will definitely win your heart!
Santos Dumont Airport:+55 (21) 3004-6050
Tom Jobim International Airport: +55 (21) 3004-6050
The closest airports to Búzios are Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) and Tom Jobim International Airport (GIG), both in the city of Rio de Janeiro.
Personal Vehicles and Rentals
One of the best options to get to Búzios is driving. You can rent a car in Rio de Janeiro.
Búzios Bus Station: +55 (22) 2623-2050
Rio de Janeiro Station: +55 (21) 3213-1800
The bus trip from Rio to Búzios takes approximately three hours.
Búzios is relatively small. Depending on where you are staying, walking to nearby attractions is a great option.
If you want to really get to know every inch of this charming city, you should rent a bicycle to get around.
Personal Vehicles and Rentals
A great way to get around the city is to rent a car.
Tourism Assistance Center:
+55 (22) 2623-2099
Military Police: 190
Fire Department: 193
Búzios has tropical weather, which means summers are hot and humid. Local temperatures can reach up to 33ºC. The mildest month in the region is generally September, when the average temperature is 19ºC. The hottest month of the year is February.