Destination guide

Made famous by Brigitte Bardot

Armacao dos Buzios was famously visited by the French screen icon Brigitte Bardot in the 1960s, when it was nothing more than an idyllic little fishing village. Fast forward to today, and Buzios has been transformed into one of the fashionable towns in the country. Looking more like the French Riviera, the town is awash with independent boutiques, beautiful white-washed colonial architecture and chic eateries. Surrounded by beaches and dotted with beautiful Armacao dos Buzios vacation rentals, it's a place that won't disappoint anyone looking for a place to relax and soak up the rays.

Things to do

Elegant architecture in Armacao dos Buzios

It may be tempting to spend your days splashing around in the ocean, but there is much to see if you feel inclined. Just down the road from Armacao dos Buzios vacation rentals is the Igreja de Santana, a white-washed 18th-century chapel set above the Praia dos Ossos. Even for those who aren't religious, the beautiful structure is well worth a visit. You shouldn't miss seeing the statue of Brigitte Bardot along the waterfront, in honor of the woman who made the town famous, or the shopping and attractions that lie on the cobbled, shady streets of Rua das Pedras.

Activities

Sail by schooner in Armacao dos Buzios

If you can drag yourself away from the beach or your Armacao dos Buzios vacation rental, there is plenty to do and see. Head down to the harbor and you can join one of the daily schooner trips which sail along the green coastline, stopping en route for swimming. If you are PADI certified, explore the rich underwater world on one of scuba diving adventures. Back on dry land, you can swing your clubs on the 18-hole golf course all year-round and if you visit in late July the sounds of music fill the cobbled streets during the annual Jazz Festival.

Weather

Something for all seasons

Other than March, when the weather can get a little wet, the rest of the year enjoys sunny, bright and hot days. When you visit will very much depend on your interests and budget. The high season is in December over Christmas and New Year. If you travel during this time, you'll need to book up your vacation rental early to avoid disappointment. Between November and February and June to July, the Brazilian schools are on holiday and it can get a little busy. Outside these months, the weather can be just as good, and the beaches wonderfully quiet and peaceful.

Natural features

The underwater world in Armacao dos Buzios

A trip under the surface of the ocean near Armacao dos Buzios vacation rentals reveals a crystal-clear, aquarium-like world brimming with colorful marine life. With the waters hovering around 75 degrees and the visibility reaching 25 meters, these are the ideal conditions for exploration. Here, you'll likely see schools of anchovies, large groupers, magnificent green turtles, gliding giant stingrays and swathes of colorful coral. Its abundance of species is down to the nutrient-rich currents which come all the way from Antarctica. All this to see just minutes away from your Armacao dos Buzios vacation rental.

Can I find a vacation rental around Armação de Búzios?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,055 vacation rentals near Armação de Búzios. From 1,235 Houses to 54 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Armação de Búzios for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Armação de Búzios?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Armação de Búzios:

  • Manguinhos: 587 vacation rentals
  • Ferradura: 369 vacation rentals
  • João Fernandes: 126 vacation rentals
  • Downtown Buzios: 254 vacation rentals
  • Praia Rasa: 196 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Armação de Búzios?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Armação de Búzios. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Buziosnauta: 2,409 vacation rentals
  • Joao Fernandinho Beach: 2,391 vacation rentals
  • Chapel of Our Lady Desatanudos: 2,435 vacation rentals
  • Virgin Beach: 2,474 vacation rentals
  • Casamar: 2,408 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Armação de Búzios listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Armação de Búzios?

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  • Villas: 54 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 674 rentals available
  • Country houses: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Estates and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Armação de Búzios?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,057 vacation rentals with pool available in Armação de Búzios. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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