Here are five absolutely stunning places in Brazil that will result in the perfect tropical holiday!
Salvador also known as Salvador de Bahia was founded in 1549 as the first capital of Brazil. Salvador forms the heart of the Recôncavo, Bahia's rich agricultural and industrial maritime district, and continues to be a major Brazilian port.
A historic old city, with beautiful beaches, lively culture and one of the world’s biggest Carnival celebrations all fashion Salvador into one of the best places to visit in Brazil. Situated on the coast of the Bay of All Saints, Salvador offers fantastic beaches that are ideal for sunbathing, swimming and surfing. Some of the most popular beaches include Porto de Barra, Flamengo and Stella Maris. Salvador has a tropical rainforest climate and Temperatures are relatively constant throughout the course of the year.
The Bahian Carnival is the largest party on the planet which takers place in Salvador de Bahia. For an entire week, almost 4 million people celebrate throughout 25 kilometers of streets, avenues, and squares.
2. FOZ DO IGUACU
Foz do Iguacu is the Brazilian city on the border of Iguaçu Falls. The city is the 7th largest in the state of Paraná.
The city holds one of the world’s most stunning natural wonders of the world, the Iguazu Falls. They are a series of magnificent waterfalls located on the Iguazu River, straddling the border between Brazil and Argentina. The falls in and of themselves are a breathtaking spectacle, but their beauty is all the more enhanced by the surrounding lush forest teeming in exotic wildlife. The gateway to the falls on the Brazilian side is Foz do Iguaçu, a definite must see!
Paraty has become a popular tourist destination in recent years, renowned for the historic town and the coast and mountains in the region. Paratyis located on the Green Coast a lush, green corridor that runs along the coastline of the state of Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil.
Paraty is known for the cobblestone-paved streets throughout the historic central district. No cars or trucks are allowed in this part of town, only foot traffic or bicycles. Paraty has been able to maintain many of its historic buildings. Much of the architecture of the city has not changed for 250 years or more. This architectural delight combined with some beautiful natural sights definitely makes for the perfect holiday!
Recife was founded in 1537, during the early Portuguese colonization of Brazil, as the main harbor of the Captaincy of Pernambuco, known for its large scale production of sugar cane.
Recife has a tropical climate with warm to hot temperatures and high relative humidity throughout the year. Nicknamed the “Venice of Brazil” because of its numerous waterways and bridges, Recife is the capital of the Pernambuco state and one of the largest and most important cities on Brazil’s northeastern coast. Situated amid tropical forests with many islands and rivers, Recife is a popular tourist destination because of its historic old town, beaches and vibrant culture. With pristine white sand beaches and numerous hotels and restaurants, one can never get bored in Recife!
Fortaleza is the state capital of Ceará, located in Northeastern Brazil. It has a typical tropical climate, specifically a tropical wet and dry climate. Nice beaches, dynamic shopping and lively culture all make Fortaleza one of Brazil’s popular places to visit. The most popular beach is Praia do Futuro, but other favorites are Iracema, Mucuripe and Meireles. Not only are the beaches great for swimming, sunbathing and surfing, but they also offer hotels and restaurants. Fortaleza also serves as the jumping-off point for many visitors to truly spectacular beaches, rolling dunes and idyllic fishing villages up and down the Ceará coast. It is a definite tropical paradise!