Bùzios, formerly a fishing village, is located three hours’ drive north of Rio on a lovely peninsula. It boasts dozens of beaches and coves and is renowned for its sophisticated entertainment, boutiques and fine dining
Stay in a charming guesthouse overlooking the beauty of the Bùzios Bay.
Explore the tropical islands and beaches of the peninsula by boat.
Fantastic shopping and dining opportunities.
Itinerary in brief
Day 1: Transfer from your hotel or the airport in Rio to your luxury pousada in Bùzios.
Day 2: Bùzios schooner cruise.
Day 3: Transfer from Buzios to your hotel or the airport in Rio.
Day 1: Rio - Bùzios
Today we’ll transfer you from the airport or your Rio hotel to the charming, harmonious area of Búzios, where we include a stay at Vila D’Este - an attractive, small pousada (guesthouse) that overlooks the bay and is a short stroll from the restaurants and entertainment of Bùzios. The nearest beach, Azedinha, can be reached by water taxi or by a ten minute walk.
This Italian-style villa is distinguished by its artsy and imaginative Mediterranean décor and furnishings. There are twelve guest bedrooms and two bungalows which can sleep up to four people. The deluxe rooms have a balcony and sea views, whilst standard rooms overlook the garden. Vila D’Este also has a swimming pool and bistro with stunning views over the bay.
Day 2: Bùzios
Today you will experience the beauty of the Búzios peninsula on a tour that will take you to twelve of its famous beaches as well as three gorgeous islands. During the tour, passengers can use the diving and other equipment provided (masks, snorkels, fins, buoys and kayaks) to better experience the beauty of the Búzios Bay. We will pass by many of Búzios’ most beautiful beaches, including Armação, Ossos, Azeda, Azedinha, João Fernandes, João Fernandinho, Branca, Feia, Tartaruga, Virgens, Amores and Canto. Service onboard includes a variety of fruits and Caipirinhas, the local cocktail.
The afternoon will be at your leisure to relax or further explore the beaches. You may relax by your hotel pool or wander around the bars, shops and restaurants of downtown.
Day 3: Bùzios – Rio
Transfer back to the airport or your hotel in Rio at the designated time. If you have another day to spare, then we recommend extending your stay to take in a full day tour to Cabo Frias and its paradisiacal beaches.
Departs - Daily
Hotel Information - Vila d'Este
Pousada Vila d'Este is a charming laid back boutique hotel overlooking Joao Fernandes beach in the trendy beachside party resort of Buzios near Rio and within easy reach of lively bars and restaurants and numerous beaches around the peninsula to explore.
The individually decorated suites at Vila d'este have soft colours and fresh flower décor. All have ornamental 4-poster beds and satellite TV, and charming balconies with white and turquoise furniture.
Accommodation in single or twin rooms with private facilities, hotel taxes, small group tours with English speaking guides, private transfers, meals as specified.
What's not included
Airfares, airport entrance/departure taxes, gratuities, travel insurance, any items not mentioned as included.
Hotel rates are based on lead in rooms. Other room types and hotels are available. Rates are subject to change and different rates may apply during holiday seasons and special events.