A BEAUTIFUL PENINSULA WITH 23 BEACHES !!
Búzios looks more like an island, but it's really a beautiful peninsula with 23 beaches! About two hours from Rio de Janeiro, this fishing village is a must-see refuge that is a perfect mix of nature and the eclectic life.
EXUBERANT NATURE . ..
A place that conveys calm, promises rest and always tempts you to stay . .. no-one can resist the delights of Búzios. a town full of charm with many secrets to discover.
We have everything lined up to show you the best that Búzios has to offer! On our blog www.inportobay.com you will find culinary tips and suggestions for visiting unforgettable places, along with other places off the beaten track . .. Explore!
The average annual temperature in Búzios is 24°C with the lowest rainfall in the state of Rio de Janeiro, at about 750mm per year only. Summers and winters are mild and dry.
Light clothing and the use of sunscreen is advisable, as is a light sweater for the cooler nights.
The official language is Portuguese, although with its own particular accent. It is not difficult to find someone who speaks and understands English. At PortoBay Búzios, we offer customer service in Portuguese, English, French, German and Spanish.
According to 2010 figures, 190 million people live in Brazil. Rio alone is home to more than 15 million people. The town of Búzios has a population of around 30,000 inhabitants.
Brasília, the capital, is three hours behind London and Lisbon. Every summer, however, the clocks go forward one hour for a period decided annually by the federal government.
The currency in Brazil is the Real. There are currency exchange bureaux, but it is easier to withdraw directly from any ATM that accepts Visa Electron. Most shops and restaurants accept international credit cards.
In Brazil, there are two currents: 220 and 110 volts. In some cases, it is necessary to take an adaptor plug.
We recommend drinking bottled mineral water.
In Brazil, vehicles drive on the right. The use of seat belts is compulsory. Traffic signs follow international conventions. The legally permissible level of alcohol is 0.0 g/litre.