We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Buzios Day Tour from Rio de Janeiro
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“water taxi” (4 reviews)
“warm water” (3 reviews)
Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Similar Things to Do in Armacao dos Buzios

Write a ReviewReviews (4,663)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

January 1st on Tartaruga beach was like 4th July on the Jersey shore --- but much better service and amenities. Beach chairs, umbrellas and table available with restaurants providing service. Crowded beyond belief.

Thank marybethbentwood
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Nice clean sand, big waves, ideal for swimming and tanning. Little bit overcrowded, but if you go to the top of the beach, there is lot of free space. You can get a water taxi to the Buzios centre.

Thank Uwer U
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Tartaruga Beach is a bit too crowded, but just go to the end of the beach, there is less people. Water is really warm, the only place I went swim in November in Buzios.

Thank Jaanika J
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

The beach is very clean with few bars. The water is good to dive and the ocean is calm to stay all day. The people are very helpful.

Thank Sette_Gui
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

If you can ignore the people from every bar that pester you, this place is fine. It’s a gently shelving fine sand beach with maybe 10 or 12 bars at the back. They know how to make money (R40 for a bowl of fries!) but...More

Thank Nick G
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

A great beach with some small bars, as per other beaches. There is parking. There are only portaloo toilets which are not great for females.

Thank David2264
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Not very impressed to be fair there was a bit of rubbish and debris and although the view was good the beach was quite small and crowded, with chairs and umbrellas being used forgetting people into bars. The vendors on the beach were pests and...More

Thank BLP86
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We visited this beach on a weekday, still it was very busy with lots of visitors. As you walk towards the beach, people come towards you and talk very friendly, don't be fooled by that. We were told that the chairs are free to use,...More

Thank pavi e
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We arrived here with Acqua Taxi and it was a adventure to us. The beach is very nice, clear, clean and a very warm water, but it´s necessary to take care because there are some areas with stones. It was a great time here, and...More

Thank Rosemeire S
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Buzios has a beach for every taste and everybody! You have to make the rounds and find the one you love ... for me Tartaruga had the perfect water temperature, nice waves & lots of room.

Thank Brigitte B
Nearby HotelsSee all 105 hotels in Armacao dos Buzios
Barracuda Resort
112 reviews
.39 miles away
Quinta de Buzios
3 reviews
.57 miles away
Pousada Sarata Tartaruga
15 reviews
.58 miles away
Pousada Tartaruga
180 reviews
.63 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
La Tapera Pizzas e Massas
168 reviews
.66 miles away
Balthazar Bakery
36 reviews
.64 miles away
San Telmo Parrilla Buzios
170 reviews
.80 miles away
Capim Limao Buzios
91 reviews
.61 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Chez Michou
494 reviews
.92 miles away
Mares del Sur Dive Center
79 reviews
.85 miles away
Radical Parque
89 reviews
.97 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Tartaruga Beach staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines