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What is the definition of high and low season in Brazil?

What is the definition of high and low season in Brazil?

Q. “I just “discovered” your web site?! Very recently started researching a possible trip. Can you tell me how your “low and high seasons” are defined in Brazil? Thank you!” Corrine, USA   A. Hi there, Generally speaking high season covers January, February and July during school holidays, although you may find high season prices at […]

27 de January de 2015 | By | Reply More
10 Best hill top pousadas with wonderful views

10 Best hill top pousadas with wonderful views

Walking back from the beach in Rio this Sunday the thermal sensation was 45oC and all I could think of was opening the fridge door and covering myself in ice-cubes. But I live here permanently and practically on the beach. There are other alternatives for anyone visiting Brazil who prefers cooler temperatures along with lower […]

19 de January de 2015 | By | Reply More
How to get to Barra Grande, Piauí

How to get to Barra Grande, Piauí

From Teresina: By bus (part 1) : Teresina- Parnaiba Get the Guanabara Line (www.expressoguanabara.com.br) to Parnaiba which leaves at  06.00/08.00/10.00/12.30/14.15/16.00/18.30/21.07/23.45. Journey time is 6hours, cost R$60,00 one-way and it is advisable to buy ticklets in advance as often the bus is full. By bus (part 2)Parnaiba- Barra Grande Damasceno company runs buses at 10.00/14.00/16.00 which […]

8 de January de 2015 | By | Reply More
10 wonderful surprises about Barra Grande, Piaui

10 wonderful surprises about Barra Grande, Piaui

1. Barra Grande is still a beautifully unspoilt fishing village with a range of pousadas at different price levels and sophistication- from basic to luxury. 2. It’s one of the best places for kitesurfing in Brazil, particularly between July and January 3. Despite not appearing on most maps (including Google Maps) it’s not difficult to […]

8 de January de 2015 | By | Reply More
Pousadas in picturesque Trancoso, Bahia, Brazil

Pousadas in picturesque Trancoso, Bahia, Brazil

  Trancoso is located South of Porto Seguro, Bahia and is a fishing town that boasts the delightful beaches of Nativos, Trancoso and Coqueiros. It manages to combine the best of the old and the new, the chic and the laid back, which is why it is a very popular destination for Brazilians to escape […]

2 de December de 2014 | By | Reply More
Pousadas in Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazil

Pousadas in Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazil

  Chapada Diamantina is located in Bahia, the North East of Brazil and is one of the country’s treasured national parks. The Vale do Capão (Capao valley) sits right in the heart of the Chapada Diamantina national park and Lençois is the main town in the Chapada Diamantina.This is a thriving eco tourism destination, ideal for people […]

25 de November de 2014 | By | Reply More
Pousadas on Peninsula de Maraú, Bahia

Pousadas on Peninsula de Maraú, Bahia

  Peninsula de Maraú is located southwest of Salvador and is one of Bahia’s beautiful and up coming eco tourism destinations. Despite Barra Grande (the main village on the Maraú Peninsula ) getting very busy over carnival and major holidays, Taipu de Fora and Cassange are still remarkably unspoilt. READ MORE … Read more about these […]

18 de November de 2014 | By | Reply More
Pousadas on the beach resort of Buzios, Rio de Janeiro

Pousadas on the beach resort of Buzios, Rio de Janeiro

    Búzios is a peninsula boasting 23 beaches located only a few hours drive northeast of Rio de Janeiro. It is now one of Rio de Janeiro’s most thriving all year round beach resort. READ MORE …   Read more about these pousadas: Pousada Fazendinha Búzios Pousada Vila do Mar Casa da Luz Búzios Guest House […]

13 de November de 2014 | By | Reply More
10 beach destinations and Pousadas for perfect solitude in low-season

10 beach destinations and Pousadas for perfect solitude in low-season

1. Vila Pedra Mar, Praia Vermelha, Ilha Grande, Rio de Janeiro  ” exclusive luxury ocean-front boutique hotel on Praia Vermelha with spectacular views” SEE  MORE INFO 2. Loin de Tout Guest House, Corumbau, Bahia   “quiet elegant beachside pousada in the small fishing village of Corumbau” SEE MORE INFO 3. Pousada Lagoa do Cassange, Península de […]

11 de November de 2014 | By | Reply More
Pousadas along the palm-fringed island of Ilha de Boipeba, Bahia, Brazil

Pousadas along the palm-fringed island of Ilha de Boipeba, Bahia, Brazil

  Ilha de Boipeba is Bahia, Brazil’s gem of an island located amongst the mangroves to the south of Salvador, and southeast of Morro de Sao Paulo. Velha Boipeba is the main village and further along the island is Moreré, which boasts beautiful palm fringed unspoilt beaches and natural swimming pools. READ MORE … Read […]

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