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How to get to Ubatuba, São Sebastião and Ilhabela

How to get to Ubatuba, São Sebastião and Ilhabela

GETTING TO UBATUBA, SÃO SEBASTIÃO & ILHABELA There is no mystery around getting to Ubatuba or São Sebastião in Brazil’s state of São Paulo, from Rio de Janeiro. Both cities sit along the Costa Verde, ‘Green Coast’, which runs from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo along the main highway. Getting there by car is easy and there are […]

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12 de August de 2013 | By | Reply More
Best beach pousadas on the São Paulo coast

Best beach pousadas on the São Paulo coast

Q. “Hi Alison, My wife and I will be in Sao Paulo for our son’s wedding in August and have 3 nights after the wedding to explore. Can you recommend somewhere on the coast we can go to relax. We do not speak Portuguese.” L. H, USA   A. Hi there, What a nice reason to […]

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11 de July de 2013 | By | Reply More
Unique Farm lodges ‘Fazendas’ in Brazil’s beautiful countryside

Unique Farm lodges ‘Fazendas’ in Brazil’s beautiful countryside

Farm lodges, or Fazendas, as they are best know in Brazil are the style of accommodation most commonly found in rural regions of the country like Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul, as well as parts of São Paulo and Minas Gerais.  Fazenda accommodation offers a unique ‘home away from home’ feel, providing full-board, wonderful home […]

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10 de June de 2013 | By | Reply More
10 reasons to visit São Sebastião, São Paulo and stay at Ilha de Toque Toque by Edson & Renata

10 reasons to visit São Sebastião, São Paulo and stay at Ilha de Toque Toque by Edson & Renata

1) You are walking distance from the nicest beaches on São Paulo coast – beautiful white-sand and semi-deserted shores 2) You can take a walk over to the beautiful waterfalls of Toque Toque and Calhetas 3) There is no mass tourism here at Toque Toque Grande and the visitors are sophisticated and eco-conscious 4)  In the city centre […]

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10 de January de 2013 | By | Reply More