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Day 01

Rio de Janeiro – Arraial do Cabo – Buzios

Cruz the Coast’s comfy air-conditioned bus will pick you up from your accommodation and head to Buzios, via Arraial do Cabo. Less than three hours’ from Rio, Arraial do Cabo is often called the ‘Caribbean of Brazil’ and the dazzling white beaches, crystal clear waters will take your breath away. The clean waters teem with marine life, too – keep an eye out for penguins, sea turtles and even whales as you enjoy Cruz the Coast’s half-day boat trip, which allows plenty of time for swimming, snorkelling and sunbathing.

From here, it’s just a quick half-hour drive to the chic beach resort of Buzios, where those whose energy levels haven’t yet flagged can dance the night away with Brazil’s ‘gente bonita’ (beautiful people).

INCLUDED: – Arraial do Cabo boat trip with refreshments