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Casas Brancas

about Casas Brancas, Buzios

Casas Brancas is an elegant and refined boutique hotel overlooking the Bay of Buzios, just two and a half hours away from Rio de Janeiro. The hotel, one of the oldest in the area, features a laid back atmosphere within very stylish Mediterranean architecture and is close enough to the city for guests to be able to take advantage of the vivid nightlife and restaurants.

Buzios was once a small fishing village, but now thrives as a lively city on the peninsular where you can explore beautiful coves, as well as 26 different beaches. 

Nestled into the hillside, this relaxed and luxurious paradise features spectacular panoramas over the Bay of Buzios and some amazing features, such as an al fresco restaurant and ocean view spa!

Casas Brancas detail

Style

A laid back, Mediterranean style resort providing luxury accommodation and some great facilities.

Setting

Just 2.5 hours from Rio de Janeiro in the vivacious city of Buzios. The hotel is just a five minute walk from the centre, where there are plenty of lively bars, seafood restaurants and boutiques.

Accommodation & Facilities

Each of the hotels 32 rooms is stylishly and individually decorated, arranged on different levels for different views. They all exude charm, helped by the fact they are reached via windy stair cases and little courtyards and have small oriental twists from ornaments picked up through the owners travels. Rooms range from Standard, Classic, Superior, Deluxe and Suites, some with their own verandas and terraces, complete with lazy hammocks. Rooms all feature air conditioning, mini bars, complimentary toiletries and cable TV (on request) and a well decorated with cool and calm colours.

The Spa has a stunning ocean view and has a huge range of pampering treatments. There are pleny of little spots for those looking for privacy, as well as larger areas such as the Deck, where you can enjoy refreshing cocktails over sunset.

Dining

There are 2 restaurants at the hotel, Café Atlantico where you can indulge in Mediterranean and Brazilian fusion cuisine and El Deck, serving fine Italian cuisine. A 5 minute drive away is the stylish Rocka Beach Lounge, where you can relax with seaside delicacies with excellent service, right by the sea!

Activities

Other than the pool and the spa, there are no less than 26 beaches in Buzios for you to explore, head to the north of the peninsular for some great snorkelling or the south for some surfing. Trips via catamaran around some of the tropical islands of the bay can be arranged, as well as diving courses and excursions, cycling and riding. There is a range of water sports, including sailing for the adventurous. And for those wanting to stay dry, head 5 minutes into the city for some wonderful bars, restaurants and boutiques!

Child Policy

Children over 5 are welcome; some rooms may be adjoined to make family suites. Babysitting may be available via prior arrangement and both baby listening monitors and cots are available on request.

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