Casas Brancas Hotel and Spa is a perfect spot in which to relax and enjoy the great ocean views, visit the lovely beaches in the area or explore the town of Buzios with its shops, cafes, restaurants and bars. The hotel has a relaxed Mediterranean feel. The 30 rooms and suites all have ensuite bathrooms, air conditioning, minibar and safe, while TVs can be requested at reception. Rooms have views of either the gardens or ocean and some have private balcony or veranda. There is 24 hour room service.
The impressive in-house spa features a range of massages and pampering treatments. There is a swimming pool and a sundeck plus terraces and gardens where guests can relax in comfort and seclusion. There are great ocean views from all parts of the hotel.
The restaurant, Cafe Atlantic, serves Brazilian dishes with Mediterranean influences. Meals can be eaten al fresco and are served by candlelight in the evenings. The restaurant offers an a la carte menu for lunch and dinner and a sumptuous buffet breakfast each morning. The lobby bar serves a variety of soft and alcoholic drinks including cocktails for that perfect sundowner.
Open: Casas Brancas Hotel and Spa is open all year.
Location: Casas Brancas Hotel is located in the hills overlooking Buzios Bay, about a 2 and a half hour drive from Rio de Janeiro. The hotel is about a 5 minute walk from the centre of Buzios.
Rooms: All 32 guest rooms have en-suite bathrooms, air conditioning, cable TV, minibar and safe. Standard rooms look out to the garden and some have a private balcony, classic rooms have bay views, superior rooms have ocean views and small balconies and some can accommodate up to 4 people. Deluxe rooms have ocean views and balconies, while junior and master suites offer more spacious accommodation plus ocean views. Room service is available from 07:30 till 23:00.
Activities: At the hotel guests can be pampered at the spa, enjoy a workout at the gym, take part in yoga and TaiChi sessions and swim in the pool. A wide range of watersports, boat rides, snorkelling and diving are available in Buzios and its many beaches.
Facilities: The spa offers a diverse range of treatments designed to reduce stress and provide physical and mental relaxation. Facials, body treatments, massage and beauty treatments are available. There is an outdoor swimming pool. There is a choice of dining. Café Atlantico, open for lunch and dinner, serves Brazilian, French and Mediterranean meals on a terrace overlooking the bay. Ed Deck offers Italian cuisine and local dishes. There is also a beach lounge for guests (owned by the people who own Casas Brancas) a 5 minute drive from the hotel.
Dining: Meals are taken at individual tables.
Children: Children aged 5 years and over are welcome. Babysitting can be arranged. Some rooms can accommodate up to 4 people and there are interconnecting rooms.
Health: Buzios is not a malarial area.
Communication: There is free Wi-Fi internet access in all guest rooms and social areas.