Situated near the beach, this pousada is within a 5-minute walk of Oceanographic Museum and Daniel Barreto de Marco Square. Hermenegildo Barcellos Stadium and ...
Located in Lapa, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Catedral de Sao Sebastiao do Rio de Janeiro and Arcos da Lapa. National Library is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) ...
If traveling is your passion, Brazil is your destination. Brazil will take your breath away.
For the sporty, the adventurous, the curious. For children, teenagers and adults. For couples, families and friends. For all kinds of people, all the time.
With its dazzling beaches, forest trails and lively cities, Brazil will put all your emotions to the test. Pack your bags.
Brazil Featured Beaches
Surf’s always up in Florianopolis, or Floripa, as locals like to call it. The laid-back seaside city in Santa Catarina state, Brazil, is known internationally as one of the world’s great surf capitals, complete with 42 different beaches. But even if surfing’s not your thing, the easy-going vibe, charming colonial center, vibrant nightlife and year-round sunshine make it one Brazil’s top destinations.
The northern beach resorts Jurerê, Daniela, Canasvieiras, Brava and Ingleses attract sizable crowds during the summer and there are plenty of hotels, restaurants and other conveniences. Eastern beaches, like Joaquina, Mole and Moçambique are among the best surfing beaches and popular with young people. Beaches heading south include Campeche, Armação and Morro das Pedras, which are all gorgeous and surf ready. Isolated and unspoiled beaches like Lagoinha do Leste and Naufragados can be found at the southern end of the island and can only be reached by trail. Lagoa da Conceição, at the centerpiece of the island, is a famous natural attraction and a windsurfer’s dream come true: it’s relatively shallow, with high winds making it a world-class destination for the sport. Meanwhile, Peri Lagoon is quieter, and great for nature walks.
Florianopolis has its modern amenities, as well, with large shopping malls, chain and high-end restaurants and many glamorous bars and nightclubs. An extensive highway system makes the city easily accessible.
Wondering what makes this South American hot spot the Saint-Tropez of Brazil? The charming fishing village just 105 miles from Rio de Janeiro offers up the perfect combination of rustic beauty, notable architecture, upscale boutiques and restaurants catering to a sophisticated international crowd.
The jutting peninsula also boasts 20 magnificent beaches with crystal-clear waters. In fact, you’ll find yourself surrounded by beaches on nearly every side, which makes a boat tour a must. There’s no shortage of water sports either: choose from snorkeling, scuba, sailing and more.
On land, activities range from relaxing games of golf, to simple walks to the natural lookouts, by the waterfront and on Rua da Pedras. For ecotourism lovers, hikes and tours reveal beautiful scenery at every turn.
With moderate weather conditions all year round, a Brazil vacation can be planned at all times of the year. The peak tourist season extends from December to March when both foreigners and Brazilians throng the scenic places. Along with the huge crowd comes a substantial rise in prices all around. At the same time, it happens to be the most festive period of Brazil.May to September is the off-season when thin crowds and low travel prices mean a more budget-friendly trip.If the high point of a Brazil tour is the Carnival, then the late winter is the time to visit. For exploring and trekking in the Amazon, June to August is the best time.
Brazil’s national drink is the Cachaça, served with a twist at Astor in São Paulo.
For home-cooked style food that most tourists crave after a period of traveling, Mineiro or the miner’s dish of Minas Gerais is a must-eat in that area.
Try out the famous fried fish and crabs, washed-down with cold beer in Praia do Futuro in Fortalisa.
Try Feijoada at Antiquarius Grill in Rio, the national dish of Brazil, slow-cookedmeat and black bean stew.
Relax in Brasilia at the Martinica Café, serving regular fare and more exotic drinks such as the Coffee Choc.
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