The first part in this guide to Buzios neighbourhoods article will tell you how to get to Buzios, Brazil. Buzios is a small town in the state of Rio. There are no direct flights to Buzios as the Umberto Modiano airport only accepts small planes like corporate jets. The most common method of getting to Buzios is to take a bus from Rio or Sao Paolo. If you are checking out from a pousadas from Rio to head to Buzios, you can hire a chauffeured car service for ease in transportation. You can also rent cars, travel by boat or hop on a cruise liner as they make ports of call in Buzios. Once you get to Buzios, you can take advantage of the transport facilities in Buzios. With this guide to Buzios neighbourhoods, you can now inform yourself of the best way to get around Buzios.
The guide to Buzios neighbourhoods recommends taking the Buzios bus. The Buzios bus travels down the main thoroughfare of Buzios until it reaches Rua das Pedras (Street of Stone). By day, the Rua das Pedras is a quiet street with plenty of bars, shops and restaurants on both sides. In the evenings, the Rua das Pedras comes alive with music, food and people looking for good times. You can ask about local Buzios bus schedules if you dial 55-22 2623-2050. If you'd rather avoid crowded buses, the guide to Buzios neighbourhoods suggests hiring a taxi. There are plenty of them in downtown Buzios. You can locally call for a Buzios taxi by dialling 2623-2160, 2623-6169, 2623-2509 or 9204-3000.
The guide to Buzios neighbourhoods says there are several ways to get to the different Buzios beaches. Most of Buzios' beaches are accessible from the town center. However, there are some Buzios beaches that can only be accessed by boat ride, hiking or rock climbing. Other Buzios beaches can also be reached by crossing from another Buzios beach. See our guide to Buzios beaches for detailed information.
Golfers can go to the Buzios Golf club and get unlimited playing time for US$ 63.00 per day. Caddies are available for hire but golf carts are not allowed. Our guide to Buzios neighbourhoods also recommends seeing Sant' Ana church which was built using 16th century architecture. On the bell tower, you have a panoramic view of Ossos beach. You can also go on a nature appreciation hike by join an eco tourism activity in one of Buzios' protected areas or see how people built their house in Buzios many centuries ago at the Casa do Sino (Bell House). This guide to Buzios neighbourhoods provides a couple of maps below.