5 Reasons To Celebrate New Year 2016 in Buzios
That time of year is on the horizon again, the time of resolutions, celebrations, parties, vacations and new beginnings. With so much to choose from and tones pressure for the best night of all time, we shine a spotlight on the 5 reasons to celebrate New Year 2016 in Buzios. This once sleepy fishing village, made famous by Bridgite Bardot in the 1960s, is now a honey-pot for the world’s fun-loving, sun-seeking, chic and trendy crowd. Located just a few hour from Rio de Janeiro, there is the perfect mix of pristine white beaches, international DJs, luxurious private Buzios villa rentals, secret coves and some of the best bars and restaurants in the region. Whether you are looking to welcome 2016 by dancing until the early hours of the morning, or toast the new year with a sophisticated soiree away from the hustle and bustle of the city center; Buzios has it all.
1. Beautiful Buzios Beaches
Buzios sits on a small peninsular sticking out into the Atlantic Ocean. This little piece of land feels more like an island than anything else and with 23 different beaches, you never have to compete for your patch of sand. Each beach has its own character and charm just begging to be discovered. Geribá, is a surfers hotspot and a favorite among the young and trendy. Tartaruga and João Fernandes beaches boast calm waters, ideal for the little ones. Ferradura Beach, sheltered by an enormous cove, is also famously calm and is the place to go for a some fun water-sports including kayaks, banana boats and more.
Lying right in from of Buzios’ town center are the Canto and Armação beaches. Further along the coastline you can find a cluster of sleepy beaches such as Praia dos Ossos, Praia Azeda and Praia Azedinha, a throwback to the traditional fisherman days, dotted with colorful boats and surrounded by lush vegetation. For those looking for a bit of action, the great winds of Manguinhos and Rasa beaches make these a hotspot for windsurfers and kite surfers.
2. Crème de la Crème of Luxury Buzios Villa Rental
If there is one way to ring in New Year 2016 in a style you will never forget, it is to book yourself a dream stay in a Buzios villa rental. With nearly 20 luxury properties to choose from, there is something to satisfy every taste. Whether it is waterfall features or expansive swimming pools, cliff top views or chic design, there is something for everyone. Plus every New Year rental comes with a private chef, daily maid service and 24 hours a day guest assistance to meet your every need. So, what are you waiting for, grab your favorite friends and book now before they all go.
3. Buzios Beach Parties Galore
Buzios is famous across Brazil for attracting a young, fun-loving crowd looking to celebrate welcome 2016 with a bang. There is a packed calendar of some of the best beach parties in the country from Réveillon Privilège Búzios at the Fishbone Beach Club, to Reveillon Casa da Praia Búzios at Casa da Praia both on Praia de Geribá.
4. Best of Buzios Bars & Restaurants
If the dusk until dawn clubbing scene is not to your taste, no fear as Buzios is home to some of the best restaurants in the state. The perfect New Years evening can be spent with friends and family as you sit on the water edge, listening to the lapping waves will sampling the best the area has to offer. This former fishing town is still the best place to find deliciously fresh seafood, straight from the ocean to your plate. There are also a range of more contemporary restaurants, flirting with foreign cuisines and adding a Brazilian twist. Whether you are looking for gastronomic excellence such as Cafe Atlantico or a local haunt such as Mata Hari Restaurant to tantalize your taste-buds, Buzios something for everybody.
5. Rocka Fish Beach Lounge
This is one of the top, must-visit spots in Buzios. Rocka Beach Lounge and Restaurant perched on the edge of a cliff above Praia Brava, is a mecca for the glamorous, fun-loving crowds that frequent Buzios during New Year. The characteristic white sun-loungers sitting in the shade cast by icon Veuve Clicquot umbrellas are dotted throughout. Friendly bar staff, scurry around carrying coolers of champagne and dishes of fresh cooked seafood. During the peak seasons, a roster of guest DJs play summery electronic tunes while the chic guests lounge, drink, eat and laugh.