A sunset over the beach in Buzios, with several small boats and ships resting offshore.

Buzios Tours

Tailor-made Itineraries by Local Experts
A sunset over the beach in Buzios, with several small boats and ships resting offshore.

Buzios Tours

Tailor-made Itineraries by Local Experts

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Relax in one of Brazil’s most iconic beach resort towns with our private and small group Buzios tours. Located just a few hours from Rio de Janeiro, this gem of a town is home to bountiful white sand beaches bordered by lush vegetation, offering fabulous opportunities to soak in the tropical sun and rub shoulders with friendly locals and visitors from all over the world. Many celebrities have found temporary refuge in the tranquil scenery and breezy pousadas of Buzios, most notably the legendary movie starlet Brigitte Bardot in the 1960s. Contact us to start planning your custom trip and discover for yourself why this sun-soaked Brazilian paradise is so famous.

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Let our team of expert travel advisors help build your dream trip to South America. Our fully customizable vacation packages allow you to hand-pick the destinations you wish to see at the exact pace you wish to see them. All of our offerings are also vetted firsthand by our team to ensure top quality and comfort. Contact one of our travel experts today to start planning your once-in-a-lifetime trip!

What to Do in Buzios

Visit the glamorous resort town of Buzios and relax on some of Brazil’s most beautiful beaches. Your Latin America For Less travel advisor can help you create the perfect itinerary tailored to your interests and preferences.

A woman in a swimsuit and snorkel gear swimming near a school of fish in the waters off of Buzios.

Adventure Activities


The crystalline waters of Buzios provide excellent snorkeling and diving opportunities. Consistent wind and boisterous surf on certain southern beaches are a dream come true for aficionados of surf, kite surfing, and windsurfing.

Cactuses, flowers and other flora on a hill overlooking a beach in the Emerências Reserve.

Nature Reserves


Visit the Emerências Reserve, where some of the last remaining examples of untouched brazilwood forest still stand, or the Taua EcoCultural Complex, where you can observe birds, primates, reptiles, butterflies, and endemic flora.

A cobbled street lined with cute shops and lots of greenery in the historic center of Buzios.

Local Culture


Buzios is home to a vibrant strip of shops, bars, and restaurants where you’ll meet both locals and visitors from all over the world. The Rua das Pedras is the perfect place to make new friends and experience the town’s energetic nightlife.

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Two women carrying their surfboards towards the ocean on a sandy beach in Brazil.

Adventure Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add some extra adventure to your personalized itinerary. Get your adrenaline pumping with hikes and multi-day treks, jungle expeditions, white water rafting trips, mountain biking tours and more. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our advisors today to start planning your adventure.

A bronze statue of French model Brigitte Bardot, a famous visitor to Buzios in the 1960s.

Cultural Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about adding cultural tours and experiences to your personalized itinerary. Discover the rich cultures of Latin America and learn about the unique customs and traditions maintained by its people. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our advisors today to start planning your cultural tour.

A man and a woman doing stretching exercises at Casa Brancas Boutique Hotel in Buzios.

Spa & Wellness Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add spa & wellness tours to your personalized itinerary. Take advantage of a free day to enjoy some rest and relaxation at a resort, or visit a spa to unwind after a long day of exploring. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our advisors to start planning your spa & wellness tour.

A metal skillet full of various types of seafood with lemons at a restaurant in Buzios.

Food Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add food tours and culinary experiences to your personalized itinerary. Discover the unique cuisines of Latin America and enjoy exclusive visits to some of the world’s top restaurants. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our travel advisors today to start planning your food tour.

An elaborate sand castle on the beach in Buzios, with several boats anchored in the water offshore.

Family & Friend Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add family-friendly tours to your itinerary. Our team can help you build the perfect trip for your family, whether your group has small children, teenagers, senior citizens, or all of the above. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our travel advisors today to start planning your family tour.

Explore Brazil

With stunning beaches, lush tropical forests, fascinating history and unique culture, Brazil offers many attractive destinations for travelers. Discover some of the best places to visit in Brazil below.

Rio de Janeiro


Also known as “The Marvelous City,” Rio de Janeiro brims with color, sound, rhythm, and joy. This sparkling city boasts one of the most naturally spectacular settings.

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São Paulo


As Brazil’s largest city, São Paulo’s attraction lies in its diverse people and its vibrant culture. Senses are overwhelmed by the sheer size and cosmopolitan feel of the city.

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Bonito


Bonito is an eco-tourism Mecca blessed with caves, waterfalls, and crystal-clear rivers. It’s a haven for nature and adventure lovers with great snorkeling opportunities.

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Florianopolis


Florianopolis, capital of Santa Catarina State, is a beautiful and bustling island city, and one of the few places in the world where antiquity and modernity unite in perfect harmony.

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Iguazu Falls


The name Iguazu comes from the Guarani phrase for “big waters,” although this can only begin to describe the majesty and magnificence of these gigantic waterfalls.

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Manaus


Lying on the Negro River a short distance upstream from the mighty Amazon, Manaus is a former rubber-boom port that is today the main jumping-off point for excursions into the Amazon.

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Ouro Preto


An 18th century gold-mining center, Ouro Preto is bursting with striking Baroque architecture and sacred art. It is the colonial jewel in the crown of Minas Gerais state.

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Pantanal


Among the best places in South America to see wildlife, Pantanal is a vast natural ecological paradise where you’re almost certain to see jaguars, caimans, anacondas, exotic birds, and more.

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Paraty


Home to some of the world’s most spectacular Portuguese colonial architecture, Paraty is set on a shoreline of jutting peninsulas and secluded beaches.

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Praia do Forte


Praia do Forte is a charming coastal town blessed with beautiful white sandy beaches, clear blue waters and tropical reefs. It’s a great place for turtle-watching from December to March.

Recife


Recife boasts dazzling stretches of white sandy beaches, while the nearby UNESCO World Heritage Site of Olinda is simply the largest and most beautiful site of colonial architecture in Brazil.

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Salvador de Bahia


Salvador de Bahia sits behind beautiful beaches and an island-studded bay. But the real draw is the vibrant Afro-Brazilian culture which is best seen through the region’s unique music.

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Buzios Hotels

Discover the best places to stay in Buzios with our top pick Buzios hotels.

A luxurious and elegant room facing the sea at the Casas Brancas boutique hotel in Buzios.

Casas Brancas Boutique

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Morro do Humaitá 10, Buzios

Casas Brancas is a stylish and delightful boutique hotel beautifully nestled on the hills facing the breathtaking bay of Buzios. Elegant architecture and individually decorated rooms characterize this luxurious accommodation, which boasts a Mediterranean feel with hammocks and terraces throughout.

A room with tile floors, a large bed, and wood furnishings at the Rio Buzios Beach Hotel.

Rio Buzios Beach Hotel

★ ★ ★ ★

Rua Joao Fernandes 301, Praia de Joao Fernandes, Buzios

Located just steps away from the beautiful Joao Fernandes Beach, known internationally for its beauty and charm, the Rio Buzios Beach Hotel combines the highest standards of quality and service with an ideal location and stunning vistas. For a touch of luxury, request one of the deluxe rooms which boast their own Jacuzzi.

A cozy room with a folding wood doorway leading to a dining room area at the Pousada Barla Inn.

Pousada Barla Inn

★ ★ ★

Rua Maria Joaquina 405 112-270

Located in the center of Buzios, the Pousada Barla Inn provides easy access to the city's commerce and entertainment. The inn boasts personalized service and first-class accommodations that include a sparkling swimming pool and a restaurant that serves both international and indigenous cuisine.

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A collage showing visitors on a beach in Buzios, a couple in Brazil, and a walkway to a beach.
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