The Búzios peninsula has an extension of about 8 km (5 mi) and ocean currents from Antarctica and Brazil influence its climate. North Búzios has beaches with calm and warm water, like Tartaruga, Azeda and João Fernandes, while the southern beaches are mostly open ocean with a bit colder water, like Geribá and Tucuns. Some bays like Ferradura and Forno. have very peculiar geography, looking like islands.
The wind blowing from the from east and its particular combination of temperature, speed and moisture keep rain away, making for pleasant temperatures in the area, with an annual average of 26ºC. Comparing with other places in the state of Rio, the average sunny days and starry nights is about twice that of Rio de Janeiro and three times that of Angra dos Reis.
Best time to visit Búzios
There's no such thing as a bad time to visit Búzios.
If you don't care much for partying, the best time to enjoy Búzios is off-season, specially from March to June and from September to November. In this periods, you will find great weather, lower rates and plenty of room for you to relax on the beach. Mid-December through mid-Febraury is the busiest period, with January being the peak month.