Armação dos Búzios or just Búzios is a member of the State of Rio de Janeiro, the Brazilian coast 190 kilometers east of Rio de Janeiro Brazilian municipality. This former fishing village is now a tourist destination that attracts tourists each year in search of its beaches and nightlife. Its population is 27 701 inhabitants and its area of 69 km.
It is located on a peninsula 8 km long with 23 beaches. On the one hand it receives equatorial currents and on the other those from the South Pole, making that has beaches with warm water and frost at once. Among the main beaches stand out Geriba, João Fernandes, Ferradura, Ferradurinha, Rasa, Manguinhos, Tartaruga, Brava and Olho de Boi, the latter reserved for the practice of nudism. It is nearly 27 km from Cabo Frio, the nearest city, whose municipality depended administratively until 1995.