Ilhabela Island

Ilhabela is more than what its name implies: it is not just a “beautiful island”, but again, that most attractive and stimulating. His intimate relationship with the Atlantic Ocean has made this town the capital of Sao Paulo Latin American sports sailing. Eighteen degrees on average, some of the best bits of preserved Atlantic America,…

Ilha Grande Island

Ilha Grande is an island located off the coast of Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil, and part of the municipality of Angra dos Reis. The island is largely undeveloped and noted for its scenic beauty, which includes tropical beaches, luxuriant vegetation and a rugged landscape. The land area is 193 km² and the highest point…

Aparados da Serra National Park

Aparados da Serra National Park is located in the northeast region of Rio Grande do Sul State, on the border with the extreme southeast of Santa Catarina State and shelters a portion of the beautiful Serra Geral. It covers parts of the municipalities of Cambará do Sul (60%), on the plateau of Rio Grande do…

Atlantic Forest

It extends inland to eastern Paraguay and the province of Misiones in northeastern Argentina, and narrowly along the coast into Uruguay. Also included in this hotspot is the offshore archipelago of Fernando de Noronha and several other islands off the Brazilian coast. Long isolated from other major rainforest blocks in South America, the Atlantic Forest…

Chapada dos Guimaraes National Park

Only an hour from Cuiabá, the Chapada dos Guimarães is a stunningly beautiful mountainous region situated on one of the planet’s oldest tectonic plates. While the tiny eponymous town is pretty—and the nexus for Brazilian New Age types—the surrounding region, with its rugged cliffs, plunging canyons, and abundant waterfalls, is the real draw. Arid scrubland…

Lençóis Maranhenses National Park

The Lençóis Maranhenses National Park (Parque Nacional dos Lençóis Maranhenses) is located in Maranhão state, in northeastern Brazil, just east of the Baía de São José, between 02º19’—02º45’ S and 42º44’—43º29’ W. It is an area of low, flat, occasionally flooded land, overlaid with large, discrete sand dunes. It encompasses roughly 1500 square kilometers, and…

Santa Catarina Island, Brazil

Island of Santa Catarina is part of the municipality of Florianópolis and is located in the Atlantic Ocean, the coast south of Brazil, in the center of the coast of the State of Santa Catarina , between latitudes 27 ° south and longitude 48 ° west . It is about 54 km long (north-south) by…

Jericoacoara

Jericoacoara is a virgin beach hidden behind the dunes of the west coast of Jijoca de Jericoacoara, Ceará, Brazil. Selected by The Washington Post as one of the Top 10 most beautiful beaches in the world, nicknamed Jeri, consists of blue lagoons, calm seas and huge dunes. In 1984, the area around Jericoacoara was declared…

Trancoso, Bahia

Trancoso is a town in the municipality of Porto Seguro in the state of Bahia, Brazil. The region was the landing point of the Portuguese explorer, Pedro Alvares Cabral onto Brazil, on April 21, 1500. It was founded by Jesuit Priests on 1583, with the name São João Baptista dos Indios. Shaped as a rectangle,…