Armação de Búzios (B˙zios, Brazil)
A small, comfortable pousada on a clifftop with lovely views over the main bay. The pousada has a restaurant, swimming pool and pretty terrace, and is a short walk to central Buzios and its beaches.
Kite-surfing, surfing, golf, scuba diving, wind-surfing and trekking.
16 rooms altogether with three different room categories. All have private bathrooms. Deluxe rooms are more spacious, face the sea and have a private veranda.
When to go
It can be quite cool from July to August, and hottest from December to February (also the busiest time of year and more expensive with national holidays).