"BUZIOS" Top 5 Page for this destination Bùzios by tere1

Bùzios Travel Guide: 207 reviews and 382 photos

Buzios is a charming place situated 105 miles , a two hour drive from Rio de Janeiro . In the summer months it can get crowded but if you go off season , like I did, it will be very quiet.

Buzios became well known all over the world after Brigitte Bardot chose it as a holiday destination. They even gave the name of "Orla Bardot" to the downtown area next to the sea. Since then many artists and other famous people began holidaying there and it became a very cosmopolitan place though still with a relaxing atmosphere.

Buzios has great beaches and good shops and restaurants , as well as very nice "pousadas" for every budget.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Great beaches, good food and a cosmopolitan feeling.
  • Cons:Not much vegetation.
  • In a nutshell:A cosmopolitan beach destination!
  • Last visit to Bùzios: Jul 2003
  • Intro Updated Aug 31, 2006
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  • VeronicaG's Profile Photo
    Oct 31, 2008 at 1:30 PM

    Buzios looks like a pleasant little town with lovely seaside sights and interesting restaurants and shopping. No wonder Bardot loved visiting here....regards from Texas!

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Apr 5, 2008 at 11:57 AM

    Hello, Teresa! Thanks for your good page. I have never heard about the place...

  • nickandchris's Profile Photo
    Mar 15, 2008 at 9:18 AM

    Looks like you had a good time here......


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