Geribá Beach is one of the best places to stay in Buzios if you want to enjoy the beach. There are many holiday rentals at Geribá with stunning views of the beach and sea making it the ideal holiday destination for families as well as couples. Buzios is frequently voted one of the 10 most beautiful areas in the world.
Geribá is the place to find plenty of beach activities in Buzios. Many bars overlook the beautiful long sandy beach where visitors enjoy sunbathing, swimming and playing futevolei (beach volleyball). Jogging, surfing, golfing and soccer are popular pastimes for those not wanting to relax and read a book beneath one of the large sun umbrellas. Take lessons in windsurfing, boogie boarding and surfing in the shallow warm waters or go snorkeling among the rocks on the eastern shore. Manguinhos Beach is popular for kitesurfing, and celebrity spotting is popular as many TV stars and Brazilian footballers such as Ronaldinho and Romario hang out on the beach or have holiday homes in Geribá.
Head into town from your Geribá apartment for shopping, dining and nightlife along Rua das Pedras and Orla Bardot. The area is known as an artists’ haven and there are several art galleries around Buzios. Further inland the area is surrounded by mountains. Visit the Emerencias Reserve to walk through the unspoilt Atlantic Forest with exotic plants such as bromeliads underfoot and golden tamarin monkeys chattering overhead. Cabo Frio is within easy reach and Forte Beach is overlooked by the old Sao Mateus Fortress which was built in 1620 and has superb views.
Geribá holiday rentals enjoy a sub-tropical climate with year-round sunshine and warm temperatures. For much of the year the area enjoys average temperatures of around 75-85°F (24-29°C) with considerable humidity at times. Winters are warm and mild making Geribá a popular winter break destination too. The area has strong onshore winds and can have sudden rain showers at any time, with a total rainfall of 800mm per year.
The nearest international airport to holiday rentals in Geribá is Rio de Janeiro-Galeao International (GIG) Airport, about 164 km away. It is the largest airport in Brazil and has many daily non-stop flights from Europe and North America with British Airways, Continental, Delta and several other airlines. This modern busy airport is served by taxis and buses which connect with downtown Rio de Janeiro. The best way to reach Geribá is by bus or hire car along Via Lagos Highway. Local flight connections can be made from Rio to the nearest domestic airport, Cabo Frio (CFB) Airport, which is about 40 km away.