They say that ambience has a big part to play in how much we enjoy food. Well our pousadas certainly have a lot going for them, not only because they are set in some of the most fabulous locations in Brazil, but also because of their amazing gastronomy: dishes prepared with the freshest of local ingredients […]
The state of Paraná is not known for its beaches and I first discovered Ilha do Mel only because I was searching for places within easy reach of world cup city Curitiba for those who wanted to escape a bit. What I found was fabulous. A beautiful hilly hour glass shaped island with a couple […]
Best of hidden pousadas in Brazil voted top travellers choice by Tripadvisor in small hotels, B&B and Bargain hotel categories.
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In the blazing Brazilian heat it is great to have the option of your own private pousada pool to keep cool and bathe in the sun with a caipirinha in hand without interruption. Here are 10 pousadas we think have the best ambiance and beautiful surroundings to do exactly that: 1. Pousada do Ouro, Paraty, […]
Corumbau is a small fishing village (population 400) with a huge long sandy beach, situated in the south of Bahia, Brazil. I first discovered Corumbau 4 years ago when I was staying in Cumuruxatiba and I took a boat trip up the coast. We stopped there for an agua de coco. Back then I’m not sure […]
1. Dates for this year’s Brazil’s carnival cover the period of 27th February – 5th March 2014 with carnival pousada packages normally running for 5 nights starting from 28th February). Many people take the whole week off and only go back to work on March 10th! 2. Hottest city carnivals: Rio de Janeiro - street parades (blocos) all over […]
With vistas made up of beaches, dunes, kitesurfers and lagoons, Icaraizinho de Amontada, Ceará, Brazil is an idyllic place of total tranquility where all you hear is the sound of the wind and the waves.
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São Miguel dos Milagres, Alagoas (beaches/praias south of Maragogi plus Patacho, Porto da Rua, Toque and Riacho). What we think? This is an ecological paradise where local residents and pousadas care both about the environment and the local communities. We love it and long may it never be discovered by the mass market package tourist!
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Pousada Sossego do Cantinho is a gorgeous hidden paradise set on the banks of the River Preguiças on the opposite side to Barreirinhas, gateway to the Lençois Maranhenses. This place has all the advantages of peace and tranquility off the beaten track whilst being only half an hour from bars restaurants shops and tourist agencies, for those […]
Brazil is made up of some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world and there are some lucky pousada owners who have managed to find themselves perfect settings for their pousadas. Here are 10 of the best views from pousadas that we have personally come across, but there are no doubt many more to […]
1. Pousada Mata N’Ativa, Trancoso, Bahia - “totally zen..fabulous chalets with pool & tropical gardens” | ”Totalmente zen..fabulosos chalés e piscina com jardins tropicais” 2. Pousada Aratinga Inn, Ilha Grande, Rio de Janeiro – “beautiful hidden gem in Abraão on tropical Ilha Grande island” | ”Jóia escondida em Abraão, Ilha Grande” 3. Pousada Sagi Iti, Praia do […]
Brazil’s tropical climate, beautiful landscapes, beaches, historical towns and nature make it a distinctly magical country and charming setting for a romantic escape or honeymoon break. See uniquely beautiful pousadas ideal for romantic getaways and honeymoons in paradise settings across Brazil …
Pousada Fazendinha Buzios is a wonderful find in Búzios, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A new guesthouse where you feel as if you are in the middle of the country whilst only being a few miles from the bustle of Rua das Pedras and the innumerable beaches of Búzios. There are 6 beautiful spacious chalets to […]
GETTING TO CUMBUCO Cumbuco is located in Brazil’s state of Ceará in the northeast of the country and the main beach has the same name as the town. It is a mecca for kitesurfer and windsurfers and it is only a 50 minute drive from Fortaleza, so options for getting there are quite straight forward. […]
According to Wikipedia there are 2,095 beaches in Brazil. However, that probably doesn’t include the ones that magically appear in some of the off beat, hidden parts of Brazil that Google maps hasn’t even found. This means there are plenty more paradise beaches yet to be discovered. In the meantime here are 10 beaches we […]