A paradise awaits you!

Búzios is one of the most popular destinations in Rio de Janeiro and attracts tourists from different nationalities who want a different experience. The peninsula enchants by its gorgeous geography that counts on more than 20 beaches, its historical side and sophistication. We are situated in a privileged point of the city and from La Chimère you can go to several beaches.

Get to know thenearby beaches

OSSOS

It is with small boats and renovated fishermen’s houses, makes it the perfect ambience to walk with the family, take pictures or enjoy a cold drink in the sand. At the Ossos beach it is next to the Sant’Ana church and is one of the postcards of Búzios. The landscape, filled also possible to take a water cab to the Azeda and Azedinha beaches.

JOÃO FERNANDES

One of the most popular beaches surrounded by high quality services. The water is quiet, which makes it suitable for sports such as kayaking and snorkeling. It is an obligatory stop for the schooner trips or those who wish to enjoy a good meal based on lobsters and shrimp.

AZEDA E AZEDINHA

Azeda beach enchants with the calm and crystal clear water, being considered one of the most beautiful of the country. It can be accessed from a smooth walk along the Ossos beach or water cab. It is also an access point to Azedinha, another stunning natural beauty that can be explored in about 50 steps. Both are Environmental Protection Areas.

JOÃO FERNANDINHO

Access by the right corner of João Fernandes, this small beach is only a hundred meters long and dazzles everyone with the natural charm. The main attractions are the shores covered by native vegetation, excellent for scuba diving, underwater hunting and rustic kiosks where you can relax and enjoy a cold drink.

Get to know thenearby beaches

OSSOS

It is with small boats and renovated fishermen’s houses, makes it the perfect ambience to walk with the family, take pictures or enjoy a cold drink in the sand. At the Ossos beach it is next to the Sant’Ana church and is one of the postcards of Búzios. The landscape, filled also possible to take a water cab to the Azeda and Azedinha beaches.

JOÃO FERNANDES

One of the most popular beaches surrounded by high quality services. The water is quiet, which makes it suitable for sports such as kayaking and snorkeling. It is an obligatory stop for the schooner trips or those who wish to enjoy a good meal based on lobsters and shrimp.

AZEDA E AZEDINHA

Azeda beach enchants with the calm and crystal clear water, being considered one of the most beautiful of the country. It can be accessed from a smooth walk along the Ossos beach or water cab. It is also an access point to Azedinha, another stunning natural beauty that can be explored in about 50 steps. Both are Environmental Protection Areas.

JOÃO FERNANDINHO

Access by the right corner of João Fernandes, this small beach is only a hundred meters long and dazzles everyone with the natural charm. The main attractions are the shores covered by native vegetation, excellent for scuba diving, underwater hunting and rustic kiosks where you can relax and enjoy a cold drink.

Explore Búzios

WORKS OF ART

Born in São Paulo, the sculptress Christina Motta has lived in Búzios for over 20 years. Her bronze sculptures are present all over the world, but it is in Búzios that her most famous works can be found. In front of LA CHIMÈRE BÚZIOS ESSENCE, at the bucolic Praça dos Ossos, there are the sculptures: “Crianças nos Ossos” and “Garota dos Ossos”.

DISTANCE: 20 m (1 min. walk)

GRAN CINE BARDOT

Opened in 1994, the Gran Cine Bardot is much more than the only movie theater in Búzios, it is an important cultural center of the city and has gained national and international importance. It is in the Gran Cine Bardot that the Búzios Cine Festival is hosted every year.

DISTANCE: 1.2 km (14 min walk)

SANT’ANNA CHURCH

A few meters from LA CHIMÈRE BÚZIOS ESSENCE, in a beautiful belvedere of the Ossos Beach, stands the Sant’Anna church, founded in 1740. Masses are celebrated on Saturdays at 8:00 pm.

DISTANCE: 230 m (3 min. walk)

MASSAGES

LA CHIMÈRE BÚZIOS ESSENCE offers different types of massages that represent a true moment of tranquility and renewal for your body and mind.

DIVING & SNORKELING 

For those adventurous people who love sea activities, such as diving and snorkeling, Búzios offers an abundant and diverse marine life, enjoy this unmissable experience!

DISTANCE: JOÃO FERNANDES: 850 m (15 min walk – 5 min by car)

SCHOONER TOUR IN BÚZIOS

A schooner tour in Búzios is the best way to get to know the beaches! You will go through 12 beaches and 3 islands, among them some of the most famous ones are Praia dos Ossos, Azeda, Azedinha, João Fernandes, João Fernandinho, Tartaruga, and more. Come on board!

DISTANCE: 280 m (3 min. walk)

TOUR ARRAIAL DO CABO x CABO FRIO

The best way to get to know Arraial do Cabo is certainly to take a boat trip! After all it is the only way to visit the Lighthouse Island, one of the most beautiful beaches in Brazil.

DISTANCE: 37 km (1 hour by car)

BUGGY RIDE

Another fun tour in Búzios is to go to the most beautiful beaches and viewpoints of the city in a buggy with an exclusive guide. Among the viewpoints visited on this type of tour are the João Fernandes Beach Belvedere, the Forno Beach Belvedere, and the Brava Beach Belvedere.

KAYAK

The kayak ride, single or double, through the crystalline waters of Búzios, allows the best visibility of the rocky coasts and marine life. A perfect scenery to relax and be in direct contact with nature.

DISTANCE: JOÃO FERNANDES: 850 m (15 min walk – 5 min by car)

STAND UP

Stand Up is a way to exercise and discover Búzios. With its calm water beaches, the peninsula is ideal for the practice of Stand Up and to keep in shape while enjoying the nature.

DISTANCE: JOÃO FERNANDES: 850 m (15 min walk – 5 min by car)

SUNSET

Very close to LA CHIMÈRE BÚZIOS ESSENCE we have the beautiful sunset at Ossos Beach, a perfect scenery framed by the mountains in the background and the little fishing boats. Moreover, it is impossible not to mention the sunset at Porto da Barra, it is truly unforgettable, especially seen from the pier.

DISTANCE: PRAIA DOS OSSOS: 60 m (1 min. walk)
PORTO DA BARRA: 5 km (14 min. by car)

SURF

BRAVA BEACH
Surrounded by rocky walls and low vegetation, Brava Beach has a wild beauty. It received its name due to its rough waters, the same reason that makes it one of the surfers’ strongholds in Búzios. DISTANCE: 1,6 km (20 min on foot – 5 min by car)

GERIBÁ BEACH
Geribá is the most famous beach in terms of waves in Búzios. On the beach, besides being able to rent different kinds of boards, you can take a surfing lesson! DISTANCE: 5,6 km (15 min by car)

HIKING TRAILS

Búzios offers hiking trails with the most varied levels of difficulty. There are several circuits and, in all of them, the natural beauty and the cultural and historical richness are present.