Experience the Brazil of yesterday and today by discovering its unique nature and its rich and varied cultural heritage.

The Nature & Culture Tour brings together a selection of 6 emblematic and ideal destinations for you to discover the wonders of Brazil. Spectacular, this organised multi-themed tour takes you to the best places in the South and the Northeast regions of the country.

From the first Portuguese settlements on the coast, such as Sao Luis, or Salvador de Bahia to the Baroque towns of Minas Gerais, you will be able to admire the most beautiful vestiges of the country’s colonial heritage. Iguacu and its falls, the Maranhao and its Desert of the Lencois, Jericoacoara and its dunes and lagoons or Rio de Janeiro and its luxuriant green surroundings will ideally complete this panoramic picture of Brazil.

This tour that offers both the discovery of an extraordinary variety of magnificent landscapes and a remarkable colonial heritage is ideal for a first contact with the country and is suitable for all ages!

With our Nature & Culture Tour discover the following :
The Iguacu Falls
Rio de Janeiro, the « Wonderful city »
The colonial Brazil of Minas Gerais
Salvador de Bahia, the Afro-Brazilian « Rome »
The North-eastern beaches and the Lencois desert


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Combined Nature and Culture Tour summary

Day 1 : Iguaçu / in
Private guided visit of the Iguacu Falls from the Brazilian side (Macuco Safari optional).

Day 2 : Iguaçu / Rio de Janeiro
Private guided visit of the Iguacu Falls from the Argentine side. Flight to Rio.

Day 3 : Rio de Janeiro
Private guided visit of Sugar Loaf Mountain in the morning and optional excursions in the afternoon.

Day 4 : Rio de Janeiro
A private guided visit of the Corcovado in the morning optional excursions in the afternoon.

Day 5 : Rio de Janeiro / Tiradentes
A chauffeur driven private car to Tiradentes and a private guided visit of Petropolis on the way.

Day 6 : Tiradentes / Ouro Preto
A private guided visit of Tiradentes, São João del Rey and Congonhas, arrival at Ouro Preto.

Day 7 : Ouro Preto
Visits of Mariana and Ouro Preto.

Day 8 : Ouro Preto / BeloHorizonte / Salvador
Road to Belo Horizonte, airport transfer, flight to Salvador in the morning and guided visit of the historical town center in the afternoon.

Day 9 : Salvador
Panoramic guided visit of the town in the morning and free time in the afternoon.

Day 10 : Salvador / Fortaleza
Private excursion to Cachoeira ending at Salvador airport, Flight to Fortaleza.

Day 11 : Fortaleza / Guajiru
Private transfer by Buggy or 4×4 along the beaches to Guajiru.

Day 12 : Guajiru / Jericoacoara
Private transfer by Buggy or 4×4 along the beaches to Jericoacoara.

Day 13 : Jericoacoara
Free day.

Day 14 : Jericoacoara / Parnaiba
Private transfer in a 4X4, with a stop at the Tatajuba lagoon for lunch, then on to Parnaiba.

Day 15 : Parnaiba (Delta des Amériques)
Private excursion by motorized canoe in the delta of the Americas, private transfer in a 4×4 to Caburé and motorized canoe to Barreirinhas.

Day 16 : Barreirinhas / São Luis
Private visit to the Lencois do Maranhao desert in the morning and then road trip to Sao Luis in the afternoon.

Day 17 : São Luis / out
Private guided visit of the historical center of Sao Luis and transfer out.

The first destinations of our Nature & Culture Tour are The Iguacu Falls, Rio and the Minas Gerais region.

With this combined Nature & Culture Tour, your experience of Brazil starts with the Iguacu Falls, one of the natural wonders of Brazil.

You will discover the enormous natural force of these gigantic foaming cascades in the heart of the jungle.

More fun with the Macuco Safari, which takes you right up to the falls in powerful Zodiac boats. You will go up the river and stop in the middle of the turbulent waters, Adrenaline and thrills are guaranteed !

The next encounter is with the «wonderful city», Rio de Janeiro, where you will discover its famous sites such as the Sugar Loaf Mountain and the Corcovado topped by the incredible statue of Christ the Redeemer. Also the Tijuca forest and the Saint Sebastien cathedral, a stay in this magnificent city definitely combines culture, beauty and nature.

Your tour continues to the north and the Carioca state and the Minas Gerais region. To get to these “historical” destinations you will discover the « Gold route” one of the first main roads in Brazil. It allowed the transport of large sacs of gold from the mountains of Minas Gerais to the small port of Paraty in Rio de Janeiro state.

Along this road engulfed in history, you will visit the imperial city of Petropolis, with its neo-classic palaces and its unusual alpine chalets. Then it’s on to discover the ancient colonial towns of Tiradentes, Ouro Preto and Mariana, with their amazing baroque sanctuaries.

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In the Northeast of Brazil, your tour continues among the dunes and lagoons.

Your vacation continues along the Northeast coastline at the local legendary relaxed pace and among the paradise-like landscapes.

You can wander the charming streets lined with coloured houses in the old town center of Salvador de Bahia whose famous Pelourinho forms the heart. In these picturesque cobbled streets you will discover an amazing place where all the history of Brazil since the Renaissance up to today seems to unfold before your eyes.

Then it’s off to the Itapagipe peninsula where you might choose a paper bracelet in the Bonfim Church. If you appreciate colonial architecture and would like to discover the rural life and traditional cuisine, you can also stop at Cachoeira, a charming little town 100km from the capital and renowned for its colonial buildings that are still intact.

The last stage of this tour takes place in the states of Ceara and Maranhao. In a buggy or 4×4, you will explore the wild occidental coastline setting off from Fortaleza and driving to the peaceful fishing village of Guajiru where you will stay on the coast.

You will then continue along the coastline to Jericoacoara one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

Here you can take the time to discover the superb turquoise rain water lagoons, giant immaculate sand dunes, deserted beaches as far as the eye can see and small fishing villages, along your route. Lobsters, shrimps and other tropical fish accompanied with fresh fruit juices or « caipirinhas » await to water your mouth and taste buds!

You will venture further into the wild when arriving in the delta of Parnaiba, an ecosystem of river islands in the estuary. Aboard a private motorized boat, your guide and navigator will show you the guaras, red ibis, and the coloured mangrove crabs. During this trip you may even encounter a jacare, the small caïmans found here.

At Cabure, this sand bank that seems to be the « end of the world » you will climb aboard once again to navigate along the waterways of the Rio Preguicas.

Finally, you will explore the spectacular desert des Lencois, where the many sand dunes resemble bed sheets interspersed with lagoons. This desert of dunes lines the Atlantic ocean for fifty kilometres with a unique feature of fresh water lagoons created from rainwater during the rainy season.

The spectacle is of extraordinary beauty and although the first lagoons are well visited as soon as you adventure a little further you find yourself alone in this amazing desert. Accompanied by your guide, you can experience the silence in this heavenly landscape, an unforgettable experience!

Sao Luis and its old XVIIIth century town, admirably preserved is the last stage in your combined tour. This island capital of Maranhao has a historic centre with the largest concentration of Portuguese colonial architecture in the world. It is testimony to the richness and intense trade once practiced by galleons between Lisbon and the Americas. A local guide will introduce you to the secrets of this complex heritage now restored with more than 300 houses and several cultural centres dedicated to the history and local

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Discover the detailed program of our combined Nature & Culture Tour

All transfers and excursions are provided by private companies

Day 1 : Iguaçu / in

Transfer from Foz airport to Iguaçu and the hotel you have chosen from our selection.

Afternoon, visit of the Brazilian Falls. The Iguacu Falls are located on the frontier between Paraguay, Argentina and Brazil.

The Falls are considered the most beautiful in the world along with Niagara and the Victoria Falls on the Zambizi river in Africa.

The Falls form a natural horse shoe shape which is very differently seen from the Argentinian  or Brazilian side.

Option Macuco Safari (if you don’t have enough time, this excursion can be done the next day on the Argentinian side):
A trip to the Falls in twin engine zodiacs, the boats go up the river to the canyon where the falls are found.

The trip starts with an open electric car ride for 3 kilometres in the national park surrounding the Falls.

After a walk of 600 metres in the jungle, you arrive at the boat jetty. Total duration of the excursion : 1hr.45mn, from the start with the electric vehicles.

Night at hotel.

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Day 2 – Iguaçu / Rio de Janeiro

Brazilian buffet breakfast at the hotel.
Morning, guided visit to the Argentine Falls.

Located 28 km from the town, The Iguaçu Falls on the Argentine side are 72 metres high and form a semi circle that allows an unparalleled view.

The Falls are nestled in the middle of luxuriant vegetation which increases the impression of the primitive force of nature.

A series of paths and foot bridges offer amazingly beautiful view points.

The main attraction is access to the  ‘Devil’s throat’ where you arrive right at the foot of the falls. The spectacle is amazing and it’s best to go early in the morning to make the most of this phenomenal experience. Later the access is more difficult with more visitors.

Airport transfer and flight to Rio.
Hotel transfer on arrival.

Night at the hotel

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Day 3 : Rio de Janeiro

Brazilian breakfast buffet at the hotel.

In the morning, a 4hr visit of the sugar Loaf Mountain (entrance fee included). Already visible from the Guanabara bay entrance, it has two peaks separated by the Red Beach (Praia Vermelha). The Urca peak, is 224 metres high and the Sugar Loaf peak is 395 metres high.

A cable car takes you to the top of the first peak and then another for the second peak to discover an incredible panoramic view across the whole Guanabara bay.

Afternoon, optional excursions available (contact us) you can also discover a Rio « off the beaten track » with a guide and a vehicle (optional entrance fees at your cost ).

Night at the hotel.

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Day 4 : Rio de Janeiro

Brazilian  breakfast buffet at the hotel.

Morning, 4hr guided visit of the Corcovado : The Corcovado is one of the peaks in the Tijuca forest. It is famous for the monument at the top, Christ the Redeemer which dominates the south of Rio de Janeiro.

This immense stone statue, a present from France to Brazil is one of the reasons why Rio is also named the “Wonderful City” or Cidade Maravilhosa ». A small funicular railway takes you up through the luxuriant forest to the statue.

Afternoon, optional excursions available. We suggest you take a guide to visit these unique places or follow their advice in discovering Rio to see the Rio that you are looking for.

Night at the hotel.

Rio de Janeiro Corcovado

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Day 5 : Rio de Janeiro / Tiradentes

Brazilian  breakfast buffet at the hotel.

Morning departure in a private vehicle with chauffeur to Petrópolis (66 kms from Rio de Janeiro). This small town in the Cariocas Mountains was the refuge of the royal family and the Carioca elite escaping from the summer heat in Rio de Janeiro.

To see : The Christal palace, the house of Alberto Santos Dumont, the inventor of the Brazilian airplane and the Imperial palace.

In the  afternoon, continue on the road to Tiradentes (265kms) where you will stay in your charming lodge chosen from our selection.

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Day 6 : Tiradentes / São Joao del Rey / Congonhas / Ouro Preto

Brazilian  breakfast buffet at the hotel.

In the morning, visit  Tiradentes. This is an adorable little colonial village, especially the town square with its fountain and the Matriz de Santo Antonio church. Then you carry on to Sao Joao del Rei, to admire the Saint-François d’Assise church and go on a panoramic tour of the town.

In the afternoon, You set off towards Ouro Preto which is your evening destination. On the way you will go through Congonhas to visit the Bom Jesus Matozinhos basilica and discover the famous soapstone statues of the twelve Prophets by the famous sculptor Aleijadinho.

Arrival in Ouro Preto end of the afternoon, check-in and night in your pousada (Charming lodge) chosen from our selection.

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Day 7 : Ouro Preto / Mariana / Ouro Preto

Brazilian  breakfast buffet at the hotel.

In the morning, visit of Mariana a town a few kms away with a stop at a gold mine on the way (Da Passagem)
Founded in 1696, Mariana is a splendid little mining town. Less visited than its cousin Ouro Preto, it is really an authentic treasure.

In the afternoon, On to Ouro Preto to explore the town on foot. At the Tiradentes square you will visit the Mineralogical museum dedicated to the regional mineral resources. This will also be an opportunity to discover the rich interiors of the Notre Dame do Carmo church and the Municipal theater. Your visit ends with two other churches, the Notre Dame do Pilar and São Francisco de Assis.

Nuit dans la pousada de votre choix dans notre sélection.

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Day 8 : Ouro Preto / Belo Horizonte / Salvador

Brazilian  breakfast buffet at the hotel.

Morning transfer to the airport at Belo Horizonte, the capital of Minas Gerais. Flight to Salvador (2hrs), arrival transfer to the hotel you have chosen from our selection.

Salvador de Bahia is the oldest colonial capital in Brazil, therefore it has one of the richest historical heritages in the country and is also the cradle of the Afro-Brazilian culture. You will love this colonial city with its historical center of narrow streets lined with colourful houses as well as its 365 colonial churches and the festive atmosphere that prevails throughout the year.

In the afternoon, a guided visit on foot of the historical center.
You will discover the secrets of Pelourinho the historical quarter of the town with its small cobbled streets over-looking the bay. You will find lots of colonial houses painted in pastel colors surrounding the baroque churches : the San Francisco church is an example with its interior completely covered in gold leaf. The Basilic Cathedral built in the XVII century is also a masterpiece of colonial baroque architecture that you will really appreciate here.

Night at the hotel

Fort Sao Marcelo Salvador

Salvador Historique

Day 9 : Salvador

Brazilian  breakfast buffet at the hotel.

In the morning, a guided panoramic tour of the town by car starting in the lower part of town. You will work your way to the Itapagipe peninsula to admire the amazing view. You will then visit the Bonfim church, the epicentre of Catholicism in this region.

Completed in 1754, this church stands on a hill from where you can observe the city and its hilly landscape. It is undoubtedly the best known church in Salvador because of its Sala dos Milagres (room of miracles) the offerings are piled up to bear witness to a miracle. But what is especially attractive is the tens of thousands of colored “fita” or wish ribbons, floating in the wind, attached to the gates surrounding the religious edifice. The faithful attach these small bracelets with a wish hoping it will come true.

The tour continues with a visit of the Mont Serra fort and its architecture in the shape of a star, a masterpiece of local military architecture.

A free afternoon.

Night at the hotel.

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Day 10 : Salvador – Excursion à Cachoeira / Fortaleza

Brazilian  breakfast buffet at the hotel.

In the morning, A 2hr. drive to Cachoeira and a guided tour of this small town. This capital is a true jewel of South American colonial architecture.

On the way you will stop at Santo Amaro and discover its small, colourful and typically local market.

You will visit the Notre Dame de l’Aide church, and the Tiers Ordre des Carmélites church, the Hansen Bahia Foundation and the Danneman Cultural Centre, among other things. For lunch you can discover the delicious Bahianaise cuisine stopping at a fazenda (ranch) , or local farm.

Return to Salvador at the end of the afternoon and airport transfer for your flight to Fortaleza (1hr30)

Arrival in Fortaleza, transfer to your chosen hotel.
Fortaleza is the contrast of modern architecture and homemade fishing boats on the beach along the Beira Mar, it is also a permanent invitation to pleasure. If you want to go out and party, just head to the Dragão do Mar area for a lively evening!

Night at hotel.

Marché de Santo Amaro

Cachoeira fabrique cigares

Day 11 : Fortaleza / Guajiru

Brazilian  breakfast buffet at the hotel.

in the morning, departure for the start of your adventure in a 4×4 with a driver or you driving a buggy along the beaches of the Cearense coastline  to reach the peaceful paradise of Guajiru. (Arrival time depending on the tide)

You will leave Fortaleza in the direction of Cumbuco to reach the beach. After a few kms you will go past Pecem Port, under construction as the closest Brazilian port to Europe. You will drive along the almost deserted beaches that run as far as the eye can see, interrupted only by a few fishing villages.

Taíba, and Paracuru are exotic sounding little villages where we suggest you stop for lunch. Finally after Lagoinha village and if the tide is high, you will take a small ferry across the water to Guajiru beach.

Check-in and night at the pousada (charming lodge) which you have chosen from our selection.

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Day 12 : Guajiru / Jericoacoara

Brazilian breakfast buffet at the hotel.

In the morning, you set off along the beaches by 4×4 or buggy towards Jericoacoara, the most beautiful beach in the region and listed among the top 10 in the world.

This new day discovering the North-Eastern coastline has more surprises in store!. In Fleixeras you will find small pools of clear water appearing at low tide among the rocks. (Guajiru/Fleixeiras – 5 kms).

In Mundau, You can climb a giant sand dune and marvel at the view of the river flowing into the ocean after meandering through the sands (Fleixeiras/Mundaú – 13 kms) then you will cross the river on a small ferry.

Then onto the beaches of Baleia, and Icarai de Amontada where you can stop for lunch. From there you will come back to the road to go to Prea and on to Jericoacoara along the beach.

Jericoacoara is a true paradise on earth, wild, and often considered the most beautiful beach on the Brazilian coast. Giant dunes interspersed with fresh or salt water lakes, caves, cacti … the landscape is breathtaking. The village is nestled between the sea and the dunes.

Check-in and night at your chosen pousada.

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Day 13 : Jericoacoara

Brazilian  breakfast buffet at the hotel.

A free day, optional activities available :
– Horseback riding along the magnificent Jericoacoara beach.
– Four wheeler bike rides
– A walk to the Perched Rock. You will follow the beach before climbing the cliffs along the fields, then down a path leading to the Perched Rock, one of the symbols of Jericoacoara, where people come to admire the sunset (2hrs return trip).

Second night at the same pousada.

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Day 14 : Jericoacoara/ Parnaiba (ou Barra Grande)

Brazilian  breakfast buffet at the hotel.

Early morning free.
Around 11:00, You set off in a 4X4 to Camocim. After 5 minutes along the beach you cross the river Guriu on a ferry. Then you go through a dead mangrove along the river bank. An eerie landscape of twisted tree trunks that have been eroded by the salt and wind.

Then 45 minutes of beaches, immense dunes and tracks in the moor where wild donkeys graze. Then a stop at the Tatajuba lagoon formed by rain water collecting in the dunes. We suggest you have lunch here at the beach restaurant « Didi ». You can enjoy fresh lobster or other local fish while sitting by the water.

After lunch, back on the road to Camocim where you’ll take another ferry to cross the Coreau river. 2hrs later you will arrive in Parnaiba (or Barra Grande)

Check-in and night at the charming pousada Casa de Santo Antonio (or Barra Grande Kite Camp)

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Day 15 : Parnaiba (or Barra Grande) / Delta of Parnaiba / Barreirinhas

Brazilian  breakfast  at the hotel.

In the morning departure in a 4×4 to the port of Tatus for a boat trip in the Parnaiba delta for around 4hrs. The delta has dozens of islands covered by dense « white » mangrove forests full of various wildlife such as monkeys, caimans, sloths and red ibis.

The return trip will pass the other side of the delta towards Tutoia, where you can stop for lunch (1hr30/2hrs).

After lunch, you can continue on your way, taking a dirt track to join the coastline and drive along the beach for around 30 kms. It’s a totally deserted beach until you get to the small fishing village of Caburé. Here a fast canoe will take you up the waterways of the Preguiças river going through the change from coastal vegetation to the mangroves and then the tropical jungle.

A little stop at Vassouras where you’ll find a small fishing village and some little monkeys and you can drink fresh coconut milk before setting off again in the direction of Barreirinhas, your stop for the day.

Check-in and night in your pre-selected pousada.

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Day 16 : Barreirinhas/ Sao Luis

Brazilian  breakfast buffet at the hotel.

Morning departure in a chauffeur driven 4X4 with a guide to discover the Lencois Maranhenses for a walk in the middle of the desert. (4hrs). Its name « Lencois », means bed sheets, as the lagoons and hilly dunes create an image of rumpled white bed sheets.

In the rainy season the white sand dunes are dotted with thousands of fresh water lagoons, which give a surreal and magnificent landscape.

You can wander around barefoot, feel the sand between your toes and dip them in the crystal clear waters. An unforgettable experience!

Return end of morning.

In the afternoon, you set off towards Sao Luis, Your last stage in a chauffeur driven vehicle, 4hrs of road crossing Burriti and Carnauba countryside, the two main kinds of palm trees in the region.

Arrival in Sao Luis and check-in and night at your pre-selected hotel.

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Day 17 : São Luis / Out

Brazilian buffet breakfast at the hotel.

In the morning, a guided tour on foot of the historic town center founded by the French in the XVIth century (about 2hr30). This town center holds the largest concentration of Portuguese colonial architectural heritage in the world, a feature that earned it the status of World Heritage in 1997.

It is like a city in the city with more than 3,500 buildings that are today souvenirs of the past prosperity of the inhabitants of the region.

Sao Luis is a tropical town bathed in sunshine all year round and the capital of Maranhao. It is also known as the capital of Brazilian reggae and comes alive each February with a swinging carnival.

We also suggest the regional and very colourful fete «Bumba Meu Boi», Where dressed up dancers perform in the streets in June, around the theme of death and the resurrection of an ox. A show not to be missed!

Transfer to the airport and your flight, end of our services.

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Accommodation for the Nature and Culture Tour

Continental Inn (Standard)

The Continental Inn is one of the best values for the money hotels in the center of Foz de Iguaçu, close to the restaurants and the  local nightlife.

The modern and comfortable rooms and all the expected services in this 3 star hotel make it a logical choice for those wanting to stay in town at a reasonable price.

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Hotel Bourbon das Cataratas Convention & Spa Resort (Superior)

The Bourbon das Cataratas hotel is located in a magnificent tropical park of 16 hectares, halfway between the Iguacu Falls and the town of Foz.

Quality services and a luxuriant park make this hotel ideal for couples looking for a calm and quiet stay or for those looking for top quality installations.

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Hotel Belmont das Cataratas (luxury)

This luxury hotel, recently acquired by the Belmond Hotel chain, is the perfect place to stay in Iguacu. The hotel faces the wonderful Iguacu falls, in the heart of the national park, in a beautiful green setting. It has tastefully decorated rooms in a colonial style and combines charm and comfort. It’s an exclusive establishment and out of the ordinary due to its location.

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Hotel Olinda Copacabana (Standard)

Facing the ocean and almost in the middle of the Atlantica avenue at Copacabana, the Olinda Hotel lets you discover the mythical Rio de Janeiro in very nice conditions. The hotel was built in 1949, and has just been completely renovated but has kept its charm of a classical hotel from the 1940s.

The rooms we propose all have an ocean view, that is to die for  when staying in Rio de Janeiro. For us it is one of the best hotels for the value of money.

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Altos de Santa Teresa (standard)

With the Altos de Santa Teresa find all the atmosphere of a charming pousada (Guest house) with a sophisticated design and a location offering an exceptional panoramic view of the Sugar Loaf Mountain and the Rio bay.

The rooms are large and tastefully furnished, the terrace with its pool and Jacuzzi is spacious and perfect for long viewing over the « Cidade Maravilhosa » spread out below. Ideal for couples looking for a romantic and quiet stay.

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Hotel Miramar (superior)

The Miramar Hotel has stylishly decorated rooms with Brazilian paintings and elegantly designed bathrooms.

Each of the 200 rooms has a Wi-Fi, connection, mini-bar, iPod station, and more.

This hotel focuses on service quality. The rooms with a sea view are comfortable and cozy and the side rooms offer the same comfort and an equally good view of Copacabana beach

The view from the rooftop terrace is absolutely divine!

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Pousada Brisa da Serra (Standard & Superior)

The Brisa da Serra pousada is a true green haven. With fine colonial style rooms in an old building but with all the modern comforts you need.

A charming place with luxury services to follow in the trend of the refined regional culture of Minas Gerais.

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Pousada do Rosario (Standard & Superior)

In the center of Ouro Preto, the Rosario pousada offers the charms of a 19th century residence completely renovated and mixing style with traditional materials notably the beautiful traditional beds, plus modern amenities for maximum comfort.

A place full of history and romance and in perfect harmony with the local atmosphere.

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Fera Palace Hotel (Standard)

This Neo Art Deco style hotel has a lounge terrace which alone is worth the stay for its view of the bay. This hotel has recently opened and is ideally located on the edge of the historic centre. The rooms are comfortable and charming.

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Pousada La Villa Bahia (Superior)

One feels at home in this charming pousada run by a Frenchman. It has some antiques from the 17th & 18th centuries and its rooms are comfortable and each one is decorated in a slightly different Portuguese colonial style. There is also a patio and small pool, all of which gives a pleasant atmosphere to this place.

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Hotel Sonata de Iracema (standard)

The Sonata Hotel de Iracema offers 117 simple yet modern rooms, offering all the comforts you need, each with a magnificent ocean view.

These features currently make the Sonata the best beachfront hotel in Fortaleza in terms of value for the money.

A hotel for all types of travelers wishing to travel in the standard category.

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Gran Marquise (Superior)

The hotel Gran Marquise is the flagship of the local hotels, it is here that the passing stars come when they stay in Fortaleza.

It offers the best services in the city and is located in the most upscale part of the oceanfront of the capital of Ceara. Ideal for guests looking for extra services and comfort, or for a special occasion.

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Rede Beach Resort (Standard)

Ideally located on the beach front, in the center of the small fishing village of Guajiru, the charming Rede Beach Resort offers around twenty rooms decorated in a local style and with natural materials. It has an eco-chic atmosphere and all the necessary comforts for a pleasant stay.

It has a large garden, a pool facing the ocean and a wonderful restaurant that beautifully complements the qualities of this pousada. Perfect for families with large lawn spaces for kids to enjoy. This is our best value for money in Guajiru.

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 Vila Vagalume (Standard)

This small and charming pousada in located on the Guajiru beach and offers comfortable and well organised rooms. They are in groups of 4 separate bedrooms, 2 on the ground floor and 2 on the first floor with a terrace. The pool facing the ocean is also a lovely place to enjoy the view.

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Zorah Beach (superior)

The Zorah Beach is an upscale boutique hotel offering rooms and bungalows with exceptional amenities and an Asian-inspired decor surrounded by a real tropical garden with small canals.

An ideal establishment for travelers looking for superior services or for a honeymoon. Attention, stay of 2 nights minimum.

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Hotel My Blue (Standard)

Offering quality services in a beautiful flowered garden in which whirlpools and two pools are a real temptation to relax in, the My Blue Hotel is in one of the best locations, and is equipped with all of the modern comforts. There is a restaurant for breakfast facing the ocean that completes the quality offer of this establishment.

An address combining a family atmosphere and “sophisticated simplicity”, ideal for families with children with its beautiful sloping bottomed pool and a games room.

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Hotel Hurricane Jeri (Standard & Superior)

Nestled in one of the quieter areas of the village, facing the ocean on the beautiful Malhada Beach with its tortured rocks, the Hurricane Jeri is a charming hotel with a tropical vibe.

It has about twenty bungalows with gardens combining local materials and indigenous know-how (plaçavas fiber roofs) with modern construction techniques, gathered around a central alley. There is a beautiful lagoon-style swimming pool and a small relaxation area facing the ocean … our favorite place in Jericoacoara, it has magnificent services in the luxury category bungalows.

For couples looking for a  calm stay, it is ideal for a honeymoon, birthday etc. Children under 13 years old are not allowed. 5 nights minimum, from August 1st to October 31st.

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Vila Kalango (Superior)

Vila Kalango Hotel is a real institution in Jericoacoara because it totally reflects the local atmosphere.

The first hotel of its kind to combine top-of-the-range services and ecological awareness, it offers simple bungalows or bungalows on stilts as well as a few rooms that wonderfully integrate with the surrounding environment thanks to the use of local natural materials and a charming decor in a tropical paradise style.

Being concerned with ecology and the tranquility and serenity of its guests, most rooms do not have air conditioning and there is no TV. There is however a kitesurfing and windsurfing school at the pousada. Ideal for everyone.

bungalow Palafite Vila Kalango Jericoacoara

Casa de Santo Antonio (Standard & Superior)

In a quiet street in the center of the small town of Parnaiba, the Casa de Santo Antonio is a charming pousada judiciously installed in a 19th century bourgeois house that has been completely redesigned to offer quality accommodation while preserving the charm of yesteryear.

Each bedroom has beautiful volumes and some authentic period decorations, all the furniture is of excellent quality and good taste.

This property has 3 luxury suites with jacuzzi and private patio. A place of charm for everyone, a true comfortable and peaceful retreat.

Suite-Coloniale casa Santo Antonio Parnaiba

BGK – Barra Grande Kite Camp (Standard)

The Pousada BGK is located on the beach of the small fishing village of Barra Grande. All-wood cabins stand in front of the ocean to welcome kite surf enthusiasts in a recognized spot where the world championship took place in 2014.

Beautiful bungalows in the natural style typical of the region and set in the amazing surroundings of beaches and coconut trees. Perfect to spend a few days or for kitesurfing enthusiasts wishing to improve or just enjoy the place.

Barra grande Kite camp luxo beach

Encantes do Nordeste (Standard)

About 200m away from the meanders of the Preguiça River where it has a private pontoon and a beautiful restaurant, the Encantes do Nordeste pousada is an establishment consisting of small chalets in a lush garden.

Each of these 25m2 chalets offers standard comforts. It is currently the best quality / price ratio in the standard category in the area. For everyone.

Eco chalet encantes do Nordeste Barreirinhas

Porto Preguiças Resort(Superior)

Porto Preguiças is the most luxurious hotel in Barreirinhas. Set back from the city, by the river, 15 minutes by taxi from the center. It is housed in a large walled park, and composed of colorful and modern bungalows scattered around a beautiful swimming pool.

There are many activities available which makes the Porto Preguiças an ideal destination for travelers wishing for extra comfort or to stay for several days, and for those traveling with families with children.

lobby porto preguicas Resort Barreirinhas

Hotel Luzeiros (Superior)

Built in the new district at the edge of the bay, 15 minutes drive from the peninsula of the city center, the Luzeiros Sao Luis hotel has  a beautiful leisure facility.

The rooms are pleasant and well decorated and there is also a nice swimming pool. All the services of an upscale market hotel are present to satisfy customers in search of superior services.

Standard room hotel Luzeiros Sao Luis

Price for a double room:

Standard category: 2 persons $4379 /pers 4 persons $3222 /pers
Superior category 2 persons $4811 /pers 4 persons $3637 /pers

Low season price of the current year, given as an indication and not worth quote

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