East of Rio lays the Costa do Sol or Sun Coast, where some of the most beautiful and most frequented beach resorts in Brazil are located. Among the numerous resorts of the Cabo Frio region, the most beautiful is Buzios, located on a peninsula lined with over 20 stunning beaches all individually unique from popular surf and sun havens to quiet secluded bays.
Buzios was once a simple fishing village, however interest in the area increased when French actress Brigitte Bardot chose Buzios as a peaceful getaway destination in the 1960s. Since then, Buzios has become a special destination for Hollywood stars and for visitors from all around the world. While there is still the presence of a Mediterranean feel combined with the town’s Portuguese colonial architecture, this this small quiet fishing village plays host to popular activities such as windsurfing, diving and sports fishing. Of course you cannot ignore the best activity of all, relaxing and soaking up the Brazilian sunshine. Overall, Buzios is a destination that should be considered on every Brazilian tour!
Day 1: Journey from Rio to Buzios
This morning you will be met by your driver in the lobby of your hotel for the 180kms drive by coach from Rio to the beautiful peninsula of Buzios.
When you arrive into Buzios your driver will take you to your hotel, your hotel will be depending on what level of accommodation you have chosen and will be near one of the many beaches of Buzios
Days 2 and 3: Sightseeing Buzios
During these two relaxing and splendid days, you can explore Buzios. Take a stroll through the narrow cobbled streets that are lined with unique shops offering authentic Brazilian handicrafts, art galleries, boutique clothing stores, pubs and a variety of cafes/restaurants. Or if you are just in the mood to soak up the sun your hotel will be able to arrange transfers to many of the beaches of Buzios. At some beaches you may find cabanas serving up refreshing cocktails and tasty local Brazilian food!
Day 4: Journey Buzios to Rio
Today your driver will take you back to the vibrant city of Rio where you are able to embark on the next Travel Module of your Brazilian adventure.
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