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Joao Fernandes Beach

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Address: Rua Perata, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro 28950-000, Brazil
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All the beaches in Buzios have their own feel and this is no exception. Calm water with sheltered sunbathing it is busy but once you have your chair and umbrella service and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 January 2017
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London, England, United Kingdom
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite beach in Búzios, relaxing, quiet and the water is clear and calm... Last trip there while doing the stand up paddle I could see turtles of all sizes swimming in the waters of Joao Fernandes Beach.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The beach is no longer what it used to be awhile back. It isn't quite nor clean. We went in December, it was super busy, loud music, dirty and too many people trying to sell you something or trying to get you in their bars and kiosks. Not the right beach for quite, small kids or relaxing.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Too many people, not a spot You could lay down, two rows of people basically sittning in the sea trying to enjoy the sun with the vendors, other guests and the waves up to thier neck. As you understand also very noicy.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

All the beaches in Buzios have their own feel and this is no exception. Calm water with sheltered sunbathing it is busy but once you have your chair and umbrella service and people watching is superb. We stayed at the top end by the anchor restaurant and their showers parking and live music were great! Arrived at 10 and parking... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Nice beach in Búzios but can get really crowded. Not much sand space when hide tide. Better to come early to reserve a better spot. Warm, clean and nice atmosphere. Waves not too rough for kids. Should check out before if "renting umbrella & chairs" is discounted if consuming from associated restaurant. João Fernandinho has less people although less food/... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Lots of fun. Can spend the whole day and lots vendors and things to do. Very good for the family. There is some great snorkeling in the upper edge.

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

I travel to Buzios every year in december. I always stay in Geribá Beach but I like to go to João Fernandes too. The restaurants are not very good but I like to go there to swim. The water is sooo cold and calm. I love it.

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

A great beach to spend time at while visiting Buzios. Walking distance from the center or only a short drive away. Paid parking available. Nice amenities. Good drinks and good food are sold by lots of different vendors. Really a perfect location to enjoy some great beach time.

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Chile
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Lovely beach with warm waters and no waves. Crowded though, you can enjoy caipiriñas at the beach with your feet in the water. Just great

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Belíssima praia com águas cristalinas, águas frias e tranquila para crianças nadarem. Com um pequeno espaço de areia, a praia acaba ficando lotada de mesas, mas, no geral, um ótimo local para conhecer e apreciar. A very beautiful beach with crystal clear water, cold and calm waters, ideal to children play. It has a small piece of sand, so, because... More 

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