Covering half of the continent of South America, Brazil is a land of staggering natural beauty and colours, where the carnival spirit reaches each and every corner. From pristine Amazonian rainforests, the wildlife-rich Pantanal and the thundering Iguassu falls to vibrant colonial towns and the dazzling cities of Rio de Janeiro and Salvador, Brazil is a truly hypnotic nation of heady Afro-Caribbean rhythms, sensual samba, exotic flora and fauna, caipirinhas and passionate people. In a country so large and diverse as Brazil, there is fantastic scope to find your own special corner whether you are travelling as a family, are after adventure, would like to explore the country's rich colonial heritage or would like simply to chill out on the beach, and there are a wide range of fabulous properties here, ranging from luxury boutique hotels to remote beach hideaways.
Scott Dunn’s highlights for Brazil:
- Visit the remote island archipelago of Fernando de Noronha for outstanding diving and stunning wild beaches.
- Rio de Janeiro has inspired many a song and has a unique atmosphere all its own. Its beaches, music, colourful people and an incredible natural setting are sure to inspire.
- Go on a safari Brazilian-style in the Pantanal wetlands, home to jaguars, giant anteaters, tapirs and more than 600 species of bird. Stay in one of the working ranches and gain a glimpse of ranch-life and head out by 4x4, boat, on foot or on horseback to locate the incredible wildlife.