Explore São Paulo, Iguazu Falls, Rio de Janeiro & Bahia.
Start your Brazilian adventure in vibrant São Paulo, explore the majestic Iguazu Falls and mesmerising Rio de Janeiro and relax in laid-back Bahia.
São Paulo is Brazil’s vibrant financial center and one of the world’s most populous cities with more than 14.5 million residents. It has a rich architectural tradition and numerous cultural institutions. Start exploring this metropolis at the Mercado Municipal de São Paulo (produce market) and the Altino Arantes Building, an art deco style banking tower built between 1939 - 1949. Take a short walk to the Patio do Colégio where São Paulo’s original Jesuit mission was erected in 1554. Visit the São Paulo Cathedral with its renaissance-style dome and soaring gothic-style architecture before experiencing one of Latin America’s most important art collections at the Museum of Art of São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand. Stroll down the 2.8 km long Paulista Avenue, the modern center of São Paulo with numerous museums and shopping malls. End your day in 158 hectare Ibirapuera Park to soak up more art or just relax in nature to end an epic day.
SLEEP AT GRAN ESTANPLAZA BERRINI
Hospitality with Brazilian soul. Located on Av. Eng. Luis Carlos Berrini, one of the most important corporative regions of the city and near great commercial centers, the Estanplaza Berrini is a sophisticated corporative hotel option in São Paulo.
EAT AT COCO JAMBU JK
Coco Bambu JK was named the best Brazilian restaurant in São Paulo by the readers of VEJA SÃO PAULO. They specialize in seafood, offers snacks, salads, prawns, fish, seafood, meat and much more. All dishes are made with fresh ingredients of the highest quality.
IGUAZU FALLS (ONE HOUR FLIGHT FROM SÃO PAULO)
The breathtaking Iguazu Falls is higher than the Niagra Falls and almost twice as wide. A visit to these famous waterfalls are well worth a detour on your trip.
RIO DE JANEIRO (ONE HOUR FLIGHT FROM SÃO PAULO)
Rio de Janeiro is world-renowned for its Copacabana and Ipanema beaches, 38m Christ the Redeemer statue atop Mount Corcovado and for Sugarloaf Mountain, a granite peak with cable cars to its summit. The city is also known for its sprawling favelas (shanty towns). Its raucous Carnaval festival, featuring parade floats, flamboyant costumes and samba dancers, is considered the world’s largest.
SLEEP AT ARENA COPACABANA HOTEL
Beach Hotel in perfect location. Arena Copacabana Hotel enjoys spectacular ocean views from the very first moment you arrive. Just beyond the contemporary lobby, the warm South Atlantic surf offers a welcome unlike any other. The hotel is on a superb location directly on Copacabana Beach.
SLEEP AT ARENA LEME HOTEL
Prime location. Discover unparalleled service and value at one of the best-located hotels in Rio de Janeiro. Opened in 2015, Arena Leme Hotel offers modern and sophisticated suites in one of the city’s most tranquil neighborhoods, just minutes away from the vibrant restaurants, outdoor cafés and colorful boardwalk kiosks of Copacabana Beach.
SLEEP AT ARENA IPANEMA HOTEL
Modern luxury in perfect location. Discover Ipanema at its authentic best when you visit Arena Ipanema Hotel. This chic, contemporary hotel is located in front of the Garota de Ipanema Park,a walking distance to the subway and just three minutes from Copacabana.
SLEEP AT HOTEL LE RELAIS LA BORIE BUZIOS (174 KM FROM RIO DE JANEIRO)
Enchanting hotel on the beach. This enchanting hotel is located directly on Geriba Beach in Buzios- which is well known for its surfing and popularity with a hip and young crowd. Striving for the utmost in relaxation and pleasure- Hotel Le Relais La Borie offers an international style service and a restaurant serving French style cuisine in a cozy atmosphere with a terrace overlooking the water.
EAT AT ESTRELAS DA BABILONIA
Authentic experience. Estrelas da Babilonia is a restaurant-bar, an inn and cultural space located in the Babilonia of Leme, considered by locals and tourists as one of the most beautiful places in Leme and Copacabana, in the South Zone of the city of Rio de Janeiro.
EAT AT TÉRÈZE
Local cuisine with beautiful views. Contemporary cuisine that presents the best of local gastronomy with a Latin American touch, the Térèze offers a journey of flavors with amazing presentation, combined with attentive service, intimate atmosphere and a beautiful view of the Guanabara Bay.
PLAY AT JUNGLE ME
Awesome hiking tours and trekking. Jungle Me offers amazing hiking tours for small groups of up to 10 taking you to places where the traditional tours don't go. Get to see spectacular views from the highest peaks of the city, hike through the rainforests of Rio and experience nature and wildlife.
MOVE AT TUK RIO
Eco-friendly rides to bring you real experiences in Rio. Bike Tuk’s are electric bicycles with a passenger cabin, ready to provide comfortable and personalised trips. All the routes are very safe. They have guaranteed security from the police program funded by the private initiative and entrepreneurs of the city.
BAHIA (TWO HOUR FLIGHT FROM RIO DE JANEIRO)
Bahia is the perfect place to relax at the end of your Brazilian adventure. The capital of Bahia, Salvador, is known for its Portugese colonial architecture, Afro-Brazilian culture and tropical coastline. Trancoso is a district in the municipality of Porto Seguro in the state of Bahia and known as the St Tropez of Bahia. It offers unspoiled beaches and laidback living with historic charm. Arraial d’Ajuda is just 20 km north of Trancoso and is a peaceful tourist village overlooking an enchanting stretch of coastline.
Bespoke and charming villa in Brazil. Casas da Vila has 6 Villas within 1 bedroom ensuite and 2 Villas with two bedroom ensuite, swimming pool and a restaurant, but on top of that each little casa has been designed to have its own identity and belongings.
SLEEP AT VILLAS DE TRANCOSO
Beach paradise. Villas de Trancoso is a luxury hotel and guesthouse on the beach of Trancoso, Bahia, Brazil. The hotel accommodates up to 29 people in 10 villas and suites for two or four people. Guests enjoy luxurious accommodation, excellent service and gourmet cuisine.
SLEEP AT ARRAIAL D' AJUDA ECO-RESORT
The most charming resort in Bahia. Arraial d'Ajuda is considered one of the most charming destinations in Brazil that offers beautiful beaches, excellent restaurants and shops, relaxed and cosmopolitan lifestyle of its inhabitants.
EAT AT EL GORDO
Tranquil with great views and delicious food. Overlooking the sea, the restaurant at El Gordo is run by Chef Wladimir Umezu, who has created a menu that mixes Portuguese, Asian and Brazilian influences, respecting the tradition of the owners, who own a restaurant in Bairro Alto in Lisbon.
PLAY AT MAIS BAHIA TURISMO
Great agency and excellent tours. The best tours in Salvador is with Mais Bahia Turismo, they offer collective and private tours options for hotels located in Salvador. They offer tours in Salvador Pelourinho, Farol da Barra, Praia do Forte, Itaparica Island, Bomfim Church, Mercado Modelo, Lacerda Elevator and more. Click on website to view their various tours.
PLAY AT GALEÃO SACRAMENTO
Unique diving experiences. Galeão Sacramento is located in beautiful Bahia and was established in 2004. The school and diving operator not only teaches and encourages the practice of diving but also to respect nature responsibly. Galeão Sacramento have an infrastructure to cater for all levels of interest, both recreationally, as well as in the training of professional divers.