Located about 170 km from the city of Rio de Janeiro, Búzios and its stunning beaches are an excellent option for visitors who want to enjoy the state coast and all of its beauty.

The coastline, which contains many paradise beaches with crystal-clear waters, make Búzios a very popular destination. In addition to having great infrastructure that includes hotels, bars, restaurants, and plenty of leisure activities, the city stands out for the beauty of its beaches.

The city has more than 20 beaches that will please any kind of tourist. There are, for example, beaches that are beautiful enough to be in the movies, quiet beaches, busy beaches, and beaches that are perfect to practice water sports and other activities.

Beach in Búzios

Here are some of them. Get ready to discover the stunning natural beauty of Búzios.

Forno Beach
Ideal for visitors looking for a quieter place to relax, Forno Beach is located approximately 10 minutes from the city. It contains darker sand, a grotto, and clear calm waters. It is an amazing place to take your children or simply to relax. The beach is also an excellent place to go diving to watch local marine life, and there is a viewpoint from which visitors can marvel at the region’s beautiful landscape.

João Fernandes Beach
João Fernandes Beach is one of the most popular in Búzios, but it contains a very narrow strip of sand, so it usually fills up quickly. A good option for those who prefer places that are nos so busy is to visit the neighboring beach, called João Fernandinho. It is a lot less crowded and the view is also incredible. Visitors looking for fun can go on buggy rides that leave from João Fernandes Beach.

Turtle Beach
The beach has calm waters and perfect conditions to relax, which makes it a great place to take the whole family. Children can swim safely and watch the fish through the clear waters. It is only a 20-minute walk from the center of the city. If you have a car, however, you will get there in 5. There aren’t many options for food, but it is still worth the visit.

Ferradurinha Beach
The calm sea at Ferradurinha is ideal to go kayaking or stand-up paddling. In addition, local marine life is spectacular. With a little luck, visitors will be able to spot sea turtles swimming near the shore.

The beautiful beaches in Búzios are simply irresistible. Everywhere you look, there is a different reason to fall in love with the city and its natural beauty.

By Plane
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. 

By Bus
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.

On Foot
Búzios is relatively small. Depending on where you are staying, walking to nearby attractions is a great option.

By Bicycle
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.

Useful Numbers

Tourism Assistance Center:
+55 (22) 2623-2099

Military Police: 190
Paramedics: 192
Fire Department: 193

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Local Weather

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.